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THE VERGER'S HALF-CROWN. [Newspaper Article] — Bowral Free Press — 8 March 1902
THE VERGER'S HALF-CROWN- I A clergyman, talcing occasional duly for a friend in oca of the moorland churches of a remote part of England, was greatly scandal ised on observing the old vercor, who hud been collecting the ottcrtory, quietly ab-lriiet a balf-ciowD before presenting the piate at the altar railB. After service he called the old man into the vestry, and told him, with emotion, that bis ciime had been discolored. The verger looked puzzled. Tlien a sudden light dawned on him. •• Why, sir.you doan'c mean that ould half crown of mine I Why, Oi've ' led off ' with be this last fifteen jout 1"
Advertising [Newspaper Article] — Bowral Free Press — 8 March 1902
HOUSE-PAINTING, PAPER HANGING, DECORATING, GRAINING, ETC. Workmanship Guaranteed. All Orders Promptly Attended to. Alfred Lees, MERRIGrANG-ST. . (Workshop Opposite Milton Houso, Bowral). 589 BUSHELS of BIG BEANS CAN bo grown on one plant of TOKGAN BRAN in a .suitable climate. We have other good tilings in our catalogue. Send one shilling stamps for a cataloguo and ackct of mixed flower seeds—100 sorts. HERBERT J. RUMSEY, Seed arid I'lant Merchant, Boronin, Barber's Creek, N.S.W. W.FROST and SON, BUILDERS AND . . . . UNDERTAKERS, Bong Bong-Street and Railway Crescent, Bowral. ESTIMATES FREE. . . . . CHARGES STIIICTL"? MODERATE. 050 Tip to Date Boot Making. W. SMITH', Frost's Buildings, Bong Bong Street, Bowral. ' All kinrlB ot best work made to menauro. Hand sawn Boots made to order. Best Repairs in town. L'ndios' Pumps turned. Children's School Boots mnde to measure at Storo Prices. Good Work and Best Matrr/al guaranteed. Repairs done same day if required. FRUIT AND CONFECTIONERY. M...
Section 17—PAINTINGS, DRAWINGS, WRITINGS. Etc. Judges—J. S. Watkins, Esq., and W. Inman, Esq. [Newspaper Article] — Bowral Free Press — 8 March 1902
Section 17—PAINTIVG8, DRAWINGS, Wlllf* INGS. Etc. Judges—J. Sf. Watkitis, Esq., and W&lt; Inman, Ep&lt;iv Cfil Painting, Lflndstmptf, Misa Adkms lr Miss 1?. (J Riley 2 Oil Painting, Flowern or Stilt Life, M'iss Adltius 1, Miss M. Steward 2 _ Oil Painting, Seascape, Mrs. McDonald 1, Miss F. 6 Riley 2 ~~ Watercolor Pitin'ting, Landscape, Miss Adkins 1, Miss 0. S. Reed 2 . Watereolor Painting, Flowers or Still Lite, Misr E Viles T, MiflB C SReed 2 Paintings in Oila or Water Color of lierrima Dis trict Scenery, Miss Adkins Painting on Satin or Silk, Mibs E Viles 1, Mists A Viles 2 - ■ Best hand-paintdd plaquue, Miss I! Viles 1, MigS' F Riley 2 Crayon Sketch, Miss Elnino Christie Crayon Figure or Figures, J Goldfi noli 1, —— careWInman2' 6 Oil Paintings, Miss Adltins Flower Painting, for girl under 18, R. Illomfiold Map (uncolored, by boy or girl under 1G), .Jennio Middlnton 1, C Sheather 2, Leslio Monzioa 3 Handwriting hy boy under 14 years,T. Dunwoodia" 1, E Bunter 2, F...
PERSONS WITH HOBBIES. [Newspaper Article] — Bowral Free Press — 8 March 1902
PERSONS WITH HOBBIES. It has remained for a Nebraska ,U.S. A., collector to gather looks of hair Bhaved from tlie heads of noted criminals when tliey enter the peiietentiary, and these he labels and indexes with great care. Superstition sometimes accounts for the fancy prices oBeied for such ghastly relics. Frenchmen obtain them as charms against ill-luck. A Jersey man devotes himself to collecting door-handlei,old and i>ew, and claims a museum numbering over 3,000 examples, A national collection of figureheads is to be made Vy the Admiralty. A COLLECTION Of RAILWAY TICKETS. There is in Southampton a mm who has for some years been pursuing a very curious hobby. He has a mania for collecting railway tickets. He not only collects the tickets, but decorates his mirror with them. When he has been able to successfully dodgi the collector, as it were, and retain possession of the bit of pasteboard, he is as happy as a child wilh a new toy. In his possession aie i ail way tickets almost...
Advertising [Newspaper Article] — Bowral Free Press — 8 March 1902
Removed! Removed! has removed to MORE COMMODIOUS PBEHI 3ES next to HILL BROS. Coach Kuilding and Hons Sboeing carried out in best Btyle. Important and Specially Attractive CLEARING SALE SAftTRDAY, 22nd MARCH, AT 2 O'CLOCK, J. G. MORRIS & CO HAVE received instructions from C. J. fiOTfLfa, Esq., owing to bis intended depattttro from the distriot) to sell by auction at bis residence, «' Annetley," near Bowral, cm the above date Saddle and Harness Horses, Vehiclees, Harness, Dairy Cows, Agricultural Machinery, Poultry, and numerous eundrieB. Full particulars in future issue. 1213 MOST PEOPLE know And most pfdba&lj' you KNOW .that ' t ■' 11 r ' '' ' " 1,7 Rutherforcl and Wickl^am a continually irtcfeaSirig trade is proof of o>ur being on the' RIGHT BASIS : 'to do business,- and that We are giving it careful and personal attention?. "We solicit a trial order*. Give us tbfe' pleasure of your business during next \ve6k, or fo'f next mfonthv. \Ve are confident the result w...
LUCIUS SULLY. IN THE BLOOD. [Newspaper Article] — Bowral Free Press — 8 March 1902
LUCIUS SULLY. BY LECHMERE ANDERSON. IN THE BLOOD. " I sometimes tliink it wouldn't Dp a bad idea fur a young fellow to sot up as a [)i o/eaa ional tliief; I believe it would supply h long-felt want," said Lucius Sully, as ire dawdled over our dessert. ( We bad thought of going to the tables, but the season waa rapidly drawing to a ! close, and the evenings weie too warm to be pleasant. It was I who had suggested it would be preferable to remain where! wt were,with the cool heliotrope-scented air blowing gently in through the open ' window, somejBlarct of the finest vintage j on the talile by our hand. Sully had assented readily. Personally, i do not think he muoh cared for play ,* it had palled upon l.'iiu, although, contrary to usual experience, he won heavily. I know now that many a poor tenant in Ireland had'cause to bless an unknown benefactor,but of this Sully said nothing. " Thim'a my sentiments entoirely, son," he said, aB he drew a ba.uboo re clining chair closer to the wind...
THE FREE PRESS. Published in Bowral, Mittagong, and Robertson[?] Saturday, March 8, 1902. ITEMS OF INTEREST. [Newspaper Article] — Bowral Free Press — 8 March 1902
THE FUti PRESS. Published in Bowral, Miltagong, and Robertson&lt;• - Saturday, March S> 1902. ITEMS OF INTEREST. I • — 3'20' persons left tfawral by train yesterday for the show at Moss Vale. ' The Bowral Association Brass Band will render a jirogramme of music from Mrs. Cushing's balcony on Monday evening next. For the past few days Aid. R. S. Mackenzie has. been confined to his bed with lumbago. His many friends wish him a speedy recovery* The Rector of St. Jiide's, Bowral, will- return next Saturday, and will preach both morning and .evening on the followirg day. •" A lectQre on " Loving, Courting, a fid Marrying,5 Was delivered to a taif 'audience on Wednesday evening last in tho lodge room of the Town HbII, Bowral, by Miss fteleri Hart.- Valuable infor mation was imparted to those who attended. The following team will rcpresont the Bowral Association in a cricket niatch against Bundanoon on the Glebe wicket to-morrow (Saturday) play to start at 2' p.m.—J. and W. Grif...
Section 13. —CUT FLOWERS Judge—R. Pro[?]foot, Esq. [Newspaper Article] — Bowral Free Press — 8 March 1902
Section 13. - OTJT. FLOWERS, •hidce—R. PrDudfoot, Esq. • Table jjouqaet, Mrs F Cope Hand Bouquet, Mrs F Cope '.twelve Rosea, James Torpy Six Light Roses (special by J S Ponder, Esq.), J, Torpy T Six Dark Hoses (special by J S Ponder, Esq.), &lt;T Jorpy Twelve Heartsease, J Torpy Colle'otion of Flowers, ■! Torpy Basket o! Flowers, J Torpy . Floral Design, Miss Salmon Collection of Cut Flowers, (special by Messrs. Searl and Sons), James Torpy
B.D.A.H. and I. Society's Show. [Newspaper Article] — Bowral Free Press — 8 March 1902
B.D.A.H. and I. Society's Show* The nineteenth aftnunl show, held under i the anspicea of the Berrima District Agri-; cultural, Horticultural and Industrial So ciety, was opened at tlie Show Grounds, Moss Vale, on Thursday last. The weather. was a little dull in the morning, but as the day advanced,- it became beautifully Sue. The attendance for the first day was about j as large as usual. The entries were about i SO below those of last yeaf, the shortage i being principally in Hie cattle section, but ] horses were well represented. The pivilion exhibits wore of an excellent etiuidai'd, there ] being sortie very fine displays in the veget able section* Several improvements were"' ttoXiceable in the.grounds. The fence round j the ring baa received a fresh' coat .of paint, and the terrnee on the uppet side turfed, the latter improvement adding greatly to the comfort and convenience of those'interested in the doings witbiu the ring. The " goose fiian " was oa the ground, ah per usual, ...
Section 13.—VEGETABLES. Judges—A. Lansdowne and C. Robbie, Esqs. [Newspaper Article] — Bowral Free Press — 8 March 1902
Seetfort 19.—VEOETABLU'S. . . judgea-A. Lansdowne and C. Bobbie, Bpq8« Collection o£ Vegetables, A Yates l| J McClaery'2, J Laekey 3 Collection Potatoes, J Pearson I,- W J Bell 2, John Saflfiefy, jun., h.o. Half cwt. Black Derwents, J Lackey 1 and 2 Half cwt. Scotch Greys, J Pearson 1, J Lackey (two entries) 2 Half cwt. Brownoll'a Beauties, A M Sraitff 1, B. Viles and Mackenzie (equal) 2, W It Hindmarsh and of Pearson were awarded a special of is 6si each. These were the best exhibits the judge had seeii in any show. _ Half owt. Prolifias, d Pearson. Early Rose,. J Pearson 1, a Track ey 2 Half owt. White Kiiiney". &lt;T Lackey 1 and h.o. Half cwt.- Snowflakes, J Pearson 2 Black and White Roughs, J Lackey 1 and h.o. Ccfllection Half cwt. Potatoes, A M Smith 1, J J?earaon 2 Three Large Cabbages, ,J Lackey 1 and 2 Three Small Cabbages for Table Use, J Lackey 1 Snd 2 Dozen Tree Onions, J McCleery 1, 0 Bauer h.o. Dozen Brown Spanish Onions, C Jiauer Dozen Potato Onions, J McCleer...
THE ORATOR'S INFLUENCE. [Newspaper Article] — Bowral Free Press — 8 March 1902
THE ORATOR'S INFLUENCE. There are things whioh type cannot repro duce. The recorded sermons of Whitfield do not glow with the fire of his wonderful oratory. The discourses of Jonathan Ed wards fail to disclose the secret of liis great and resistless powers. The speeches of the - greatest orators are read without emotion, when the audiences that heard them were swept and swayed as by a whirlwind. The face of Cicero gave power to his word. The concentrated energy of Demosthenes carried conviction with his argument. The kind ling eye, the play of emotion in the mobile countenance, the curling of the lips, the pointed finger or sudden thrust of the hand, the erect and quivering frame, the blood mounting to the temples, the momen tary pause, the rush of rapid, eager speech ; all that belongs to an intense and vital per sonality, grappling with great thoughts, moved by strong passions, urged forward to high. endeavour, cannot be transferred to plates of metal and traced upon paper. If sub...
SECOND DAY. [Newspaper Article] — Bowral Free Press — 8 March 1902
SECOND DAV. The second day of [he show waa most successful frtlm every point of view. The attendance covering 5000 persona was a satisfactory record, the gate re ceipts totalling £173. Xlie events during the day were interesting to all, in fact it may be' said the wl.ole proceedings passed off in an admirable mrni nerf ruUectkig ihe highest possible- creefit on the management, judges, stewards, and all worked harmoniously together.- The secretary,. Mr. Jas. Yea. may be specially mentioned for his indefat igable and energetic servioes in the interests of the society. The full programme of events set down for the day were not dispensed with at closing time, hence the horse section is incomplete.
Section 11. FRUIT. Judge—W. S[?]eme, Esq. [Newspaper Article] — Bowral Free Press — 8 March 1902
Section 11. - FRUIT. .Tudce—W. Slieme. K?o'. - Twelve Quinces, W Vanrlenbergh lV C.Bauer 2 Twelve Table Apples',- 0 Bauer 1 and 2 Twelve Halting Apples, O Bauer 1, J Lackey, (two' entries) 2 . Twelye Tuble.P'ears, 0 Banc?'.. Twelve Baking Penis, Ij Prevost 1, J VV Pearson 2 Twelve Peaches, J Lackey 1, G Hernie 2 twelve Plums, H F Mnrr X and 2, 0 Bauer h.o. ;Twelve Stalks of Rhubarb, W Vandenberuh 1, L Prevost 2 • Three Rook Melons,- $ Bryen i, t> Prevost 2 Three.Water' Melons, L Prevost 1, W. J. Bell 2 Three Pie Melons. L Prevost 1, ,1 W Pearson 2 Collection of Fruit, C Bauer 1, L Prevost 2
DECIDED BY CHANCE. [Newspaper Article] — Bowral Free Press — 8 March 1902
DECIDED BY CHANCE. The sun, a great glowing ball ol fire, had just descended behind the fringe of elm trees on Meadow Hill, and the parched Bummer world was free to breathe at last. Wayne Hillard, finishing his sketch of the forn-sliaded pool in the glen, dropped his pcncil and inflated his lungs with the fra grantoxygen. Mrs. Mix, cleaning trout for the morrow's breakfast in the kitchen, sighed a sigh of infinite relief. " Ono more day's gone!" said she; and Kitty aud Tilly, skim ming cream in the cool cellar, mado haste with their work so as to finish without the light of a candle, and as they worked they talked and laughed lightly, as girls will do. Who were Kitty and Tilly ? Why, they were Mrs. Mix's "hired helps"—the rosy ' daughters of impecunious neighbours, who | were more than glad to eke out their slender allowance of pocket money by assisting the harassed landlady in " busy timos." Kitty was a radiant blonde, with hair just warmed with red, eyes of mischievous grey, and a...
FIGS AND THISTLES. [Newspaper Article] — Bowral Free Press — 8 March 1902
FIGS AND THISTLES. The devil's arrows lire all dipped in the poison of doubt. H'ow easy it is to feel big in the pre sence of a dwarf. ■ No man can overcome himself with out help from Christ. The man who is not giving to God is stealing from himself. A man who will lie on his knees won't tell the truth anywhere. Nothing can hurt you so much as to doubt the Word of God. The people who need your prayers most are those'you don't like. All the philosophy in the world has never made anybody better. The man who stands ou God's. Word never travels 011 low ground. A preaclier with the big head is a mail the devil loves to look at. When there is a giraffe in the pulpit how the lambs-do suffer. • It takes inore than eloquence to make the devil let go of people. It is human nature to hate people who show us that we are little. The less a man who won't pay his debts prays in church the better. Watch a man in business who is afraid of getting too much religion. Good character is an excellent thi...
THE STAG FOXHOUNDS. [Newspaper Article] — Bowral Free Press — 8 March 1902
THE STAG FOXHOUNDS. "The man ( marry must be a Nim roil," remavked the fair Diana Trotter to Mr. Slumkins, at the Dainpton autumn flower show. " Must be a 'what, Miss Trotter ?'• . *'A Nimrod," repeated the fair Diana, leaving Mr. Slumkins as wise as ever. Miss Trotter was at the time on a visit to her uncle, Major Gibbins, her home' being Stag Hall, near Cornleigh, in one of the home counties, and her father being a squire of the old school, and owner of a fine pack offoxkoun.ds, which, taking their name from their owner's residence, were known, far and wide as the " Stag Hounds." Mr. Slumkins was a wealthy stock broker on the look-out for a blue-blooded wife, and the fair Diana's black eyes were not long in piercing him through. The worst of it was, lie had never been across a horse's back in his life.' " Confound it 1" he muttered that night in his solitary chamber. " What a nui sance it is that I never learned to . ride 1 But for that drawback, the fair Diana might be mine. If I...
W. C. T. U. For the Young Folk. The Great Importation of Little Words and Deeds including Little People. [Newspaper Article] — Bowral Free Press — 8 March 1902
W. C. T. U. For the Young Folk. The Groat Importation of LiUlo Words .and Deeda including Little People. Lot us begin with tho little people first. People (I" mean big people) are sometimes beard to say, '• Oh I tliey are only children, don't take any notice of them." Now, this is said as it the thing said or dono was of no weight or value, or that it did not matter because fchny, the speakers or doers were children and, therefore, of no consequence. Now, in the first plnce, everything said or done, .and especi ally by boys and girls, is of great moment because your-thoughls, words and 'acli'tna go to form your characters; that is, they form in you the babits of speaking the truth or of saying what is untrue; of obedience or disobedience ; of using pure or impure,' good or bad words and actions ; of kindness or cruelty; of gentleness or rniiKhness. You are by your daily life, really making the mon and women that you will be in a few years if God, our Father, spares you. All our thou...
A Pagan Pleasure Haunt. [Newspaper Article] — Bowral Free Press — 8 March 1902
A Pagan Pleasure Haunt. By A BANKER. A short distance from the beautiful slioreB of the Mediterranean lies that city of the dead, that voluptuous pleasure lmuat of paganism, Pompeii. In its prime it was a busy, thriving city, the popular sea coast resort and residence of large numbers of the wealthy upper classes of Borne, who passed their leisure time in the amphitheatre, the forum, and the crowded streets, the stone pavements of which are worn down into deep ruts by their chariot wheels. The numerous wine ehops too, in which the large amphora? or wine vessols are still standing, were also doubtless favourite resorts of those dissolute patricians. But they were literally sleeping on a vol cano; they hud built their city upon a site ofbeanty, upon the slopes of the smoking burning mountain, which formed a weird, fire-illumined background ; regardless of the fact that, probably those blood-red flames, which by night lit up the pall of cloud and steam as if the universe itself,were on...
Advertising [Newspaper Article] — Bowral Free Press — 8 March 1902
A Certain Cure for Dysentery and lMurrliceu. " Some years ago I was one of a party that in ' tended making a long bicycle trip," nays P. L. 'Taylor, of New Albany, Bradford'Co., Pa., U.S.A. &lt;*1 was taken suddenly with diarrhoea, and was about to give up the trip, when editor Ward,- of the Laeey vi^le " Messenger," suggested that 1 take a dose of Chamberlain's Colic, Cholera and Diarrhoea Remedy. I purchased a bottle and look two doses, one before starting and one . on .the route. I. marie the trip successfully and never felt any ill-effect. Again last summer.! was'almost completely run down with an attack of dysentery. I bought a bottle of this sam9 remedy and this time one dose - cured m«." Sold by-D. Mohoan, Chemist, Bowral.