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Advertising [Newspaper Article] — Robertson Advocate — 24 May 1898
For Afternoon Te*— 'Rutherford's Golden Tips, In 6d per Ib, the favorite. Advertlnn thould note that this paper has a 4-to-l larger droolation than that of any other pappr printed or putliahed In the Berrima district BANTER & PONS' EUCALYPTI EX TRACT.— Under the diitingatihed patron age of his Majeaty the King of Italy, as per oommnnicatioa made by the Minuter for Foretm Affairs, through the Cwnl-Qenenl fA* 5? ??.,** ,Mdbo»™e. M»«b 14. 1WS. Awarded diploma at the AmaWrdam Klhi Milan, 1883. Acknowleged' by MeAieal Clinics and Universities all over ths Globe. There are Imitation! of Eucalypti Ex .tract in the morket, prodnct* of simple dia UUation, forming orndn, mlnonB «Ha, In 'order that these erni-e oile may not be taken .for onr pore Volatile Eucalypti Bxtract, which is recognised by the Medioat Dirldon ?of (he Prussian Government to be of per fectly pure origin, as per information forwarded to ca through the Comnl at Mel. boann, March % 1878, we etate':— ' It ii proved by...
Death of Mr. Gladstone. STATESMAN OF THE CENTURY A LONG AND PAINFUL ILLNESS. [Newspaper Article] — Robertson Advocate — 24 May 1898
Death of Mr. Gladstone. STATESMAN OF THE CENTURY A LONG AND PAINFUL ILLNESS. London, Thursday, 5 40 a.m. — Mr. Gladstone died at 5 o'clock this morning. AH the members of hie family were present at Hawaiden Outle. London, Thursday, 6 50 a.m. — The news of the death of Mr. Gladstone has originated a feelirg of profound sorrow throughout Untat Britain. The Government proposra to accord the remains of the distinguished states man a pnblio fhneral, and also to erect a monMMtDt it -Wnthiinitfer Abbey in his honor, thpi following the prece dents establish*! on tho deaths -4 the 6rst E»r1 of Chatham anS Ms son, William Pitt, the two great Premiers of the 11th oeatury. The Duke -A Devonshire, in the coarse ol bis address at the meeting of the British Empiie Trade League yesterday, deplored the fact that the greatest Englishman of the age was then passing away. At other public gathering!, Sir William Vernon Har conrt, leader of the Liberal party, and Mr. -Joseph Chamberlain, Secretary of Sta...
FIRE ON THE ST. PAUL. THIRTEEN MEN SUCCUMB. [Newspaper Article] — Robertson Advocate — 24 May 1898
FIRE ON THE ST. PAUL. THIRTEEN MEN 8UCCUMB. News has been received of a sensa tional occurrence on board the St Paul, ona of the ocean liners ufiliEed by America as auxiliary nrmpd cruisers. Tbe coal in the vessel's bunkers took ire, and the situation was rendered ♦Uremely dangerous by (lie foot that there were 1300 tons of ammunition on board. The fl.imes were subdued aftfr ex ertions lastiug for half a day, during which streams of water were kept con stantly pouring upon the powder ?''g'?'1'* in order to ke- p them cool. Thirteen men sncctm ---d to the effects of the heat on board Uio I urn ''g vessel.
HOLDING THE PHILIPPINES. [Newspaper Article] — Robertson Advocate — 24 May 1898
HOLDING THE PHILIPPINES. Of the Spanish reserve squadron now in course of formation at Cadiz, twelve vessels are now ready for sea. It is reported that towards the end of May the squadron will proceed to the Philippines via' the Suez Caaal, convoying a force of 11,000 troops in tended to defend the islands against American invasion.
Road Work. [Newspaper Article] — Robertson Advocate — 24 May 1898
Road Work. We have been informed by the Resi dent Engineer for Roads and Bridges that a large number of men, horses and carts are to be employed at once in various kinds of work in all parts of the district. Men wanting work should at once apply to the different roa.d gangers, who have authority to put on suitable men. ' Wheel in your head, unj^reaserl. That's awkward. Not drink f No. Flu, Flu, you know what that is 1 Influeoii, that's net brought on by smiling a box of dominoes. It's a very severe cold in every part of tbe body ; the tieatment is pure, simple and effective. TnTce Wood's Great Peppermint Cure ; it knocks it out every time. Paste this on the kitchen clock. Mr. Reid's schema of Upper House reform will not be a violent or revolu tionary one, but will recognise the good services of that body to the country. The Government does not propose to abolish the nominee system. Mr. Reid claims for the present Government that it h»8 performed its promises more faithfully than any...
The Price of Milk. [Newspaper Article] — Robertson Advocate — 24 May 1898
The Price of Milk. ? WoIloLgong, - Thursday.— The dis satisfaction of dairy farmers through out tbe district on account of the unremuuerative prices which for some monthB post thny have been receiving for their niilk from the Sydney com panies has raiched an acute stage, and there is a very general feeling that. the. suppliers should act in corahination and absolutely refuse to send a drop of milk to Sydney unless paid for at a price which they consider fair and reasonable. The rate at present ruling is considered particularly low, in, view of the fact that winter is fast ap proaching, and thai there, are at prese.it more idle cows on the farms than lias p'erhaps ever previously been the case. The milk yield has recentlv diminished very considerably, and scores of far mers declare that by the time they have paid working expenses and rent their operations show little or no pro6t, and in some cases tlw balance is a good deal on the wropg side. The Sydney companies readi'y admit these ...
Notes of the Week. [Newspaper Article] — Robertson Advocate — 24 May 1898
Notes of the Week. It is encouraging nod satisfactory to note, from reports published in this pap^r, that both the Berrim* District A. H. and I. Society and the Robert son Agricultural Society have this yeat come out on. the right fininc'al side. Tbo last-named society tried the ex periment of altering the month of their show, but ii, does not appear to many that it was altogether a success. Not withstanding this, however, and the severe depression which has run riot through the district during the past three years, oar two district shows have more than held their own. That fact speaks volumes for the resources, of the district, and the bosiness-like management of the respective com raitteea. At ths Annual meeting of the Ber rima District A. H. and I. Society, at Moss Vale ou Wednesday last, the chairman, Mr. W. M'Courb suggested that future iiuprovemauts to the sbow ground should not he done in a. hap hazard WHy. To avoid this, his idea was that a competent man should be engaged to...
KIAMA. [Newspaper Article] — Robertson Advocate — 24 May 1898
UIAMA. Woodhill, Kangaroo Valley, Brough-' ton .Village, Gerringong, JomWoo, Kiama, Burrawang, East Kangaloon, and Robertson; J ?? \- '.- '? ? Mr. A. J. BaKour is .suffering from heart trouble, brought on by bis recent attack of inflnetro, and his condition causes anxiety.' Beit vilneSn town— Mm'i Blnaow Boots, M'Uurtrie'. make, at Eptlierfotd1*, Bowral For Children'* Hiokiag Cough takr Woods' Great Peppermint Cure, It, 6J. and 2i6d.
The Debenham Fund. [Newspaper Article] — Robertson Advocate — 24 May 1898
The Debeiham Fond. Mr. Gavin George, hon.^freasurer, reports that subscriptions received to this fund amount to £32 12* 6d. In tending subscribers are requested to forward their donations to the hon. treasurer this week if possible, as the committee intend to close the looal lists fhorlly and remit the proceeds to Mrs. Debenham. Speaking at Tom worth on Friday night Mr. B. R O'Connor .said that New. South Wales would not always have & majority in the Federal Parlia ment, but would be able to bnld its own bjr the ability and patriotism of its rrprr-Bentdtivei. Jfewatt; FJuin'eleftea and Winter Dress Goods *t KuiherJbrd'i* Bo«r»l.
Lawn Tennis. [Newspaper Article] — Robertson Advocate — 24 May 1898
Lawn Tennis. Tbe Bowral Lawn Tennis Club, past and present, play a team from Goal burn to-day (Tuesday). The following will represent the teams :— Goulburn : Messrs. Hay, Eingsmill, Dunlop, and Puddicombe ; Bowral : Messrs. Boyle, Garling, S. Jones, «nd Arguimbaa ; emergencies, Messrs. Vallaok and Whytt. During the afternoon tbe ladies are arranging for refreshments, and tbe viciting team will be enter tained by the members of the local club during tbe evening.
Robertson. [Newspaper Article] — Robertson Advocate — 24 May 1898
ltobertson. The annual gencr&J meeting of the Robertson Agricultural Society was held in the Sqhool.,of Arts on Thurs day evening Int, I9th 'l8t Present : Messrs'. W.-R. Hindmarsh, jun. (in tbe chair), R. M'Tfcvilly W. Noble, J. E WillianiP, M. E. Hindmarsli, R. Gay, T. Jones,-' $, Williams. R. M. Graham, J. T. Stone, J. Marshall, W. White, F. A. Tatlow, J. D. Wood, H. LitchSeld, 'and R. G. Ferguson, hon. sec. . The following' Report and balance sheet were n«d::~ ' The. committee of the Robertson Agricultural Society heg to submit to the memimrs their nnnuul report and balance sheet for-lhe year ending 1 8th May, 1898. 'The RDuual show thist year took plaoo or- 8tli aud 9tli Febru ary, being a month earlier.khan usual. The entries were numerous and of good quality, but the gate money and side show receipts showed a falling off com pared to former years. This probably from the fact that an exhibition whs held the same week at Nowrn, and there were counter attractions un auged...