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Historical. [Newspaper Article] — The Scrutineer and Berrima District Press — 3 December 1892
Historical. Many ooinoidents met with in historyj are-. . curious. For instance : On two- oocaeionB, : ? whon Jerusalem hau been besieged and taken tho names of tho priucipal persons have. been ? - , ? tho same, the two Popes Urban, two Roman Emperors Frederick, and two Patriarchs Eracliua. : ... ; Tnn founder and introducer of ''animal '' mognoticm was Anthony Mt'smer^ tfbo whs '? ' | born at Mar&burg in Swabi'a1 in the' year 17iU.' -? ' :';i Rhcknt discoveries in tho ruins of Pompeii prove that tho ancient Romans' usoa win-' dov.' glnpn, but'for centuries tbcx h 0 us e s of our. . | ancebiors' wero without window glQBBln'the( .. .. place of which was frequently Mipnlird'wUh ; waxtd Jiiitn or oik'd At t the U&t century thero wtro Miil men vhoes occupation it was to paM* oiled pi p-jt iulo , window gfighea,
Mr. Stanley on Arrow Poison. [Newspaper Article] — The Scrutineer and Berrima District Press — 3 December 1892
Mr. Stanley on Arrow Poison. Mr. H. M. Stanley, tho African explorer, in a letter whioh was read at a rooent meet ing of tho Royal Geographical Society, ' I gavo an extremely interesting roferenco to the arrow poison employed by the natives of ! th Lower Congo diotriot, and it afforded a curious insight into tho strange perversions of knowledge by which the advances, ol civilisation are retarded. Mr. Stanley says that they wero much exorcised as to what! might . bo tho poison on the heads of, tho arrowo -by whioh Lieut, Stairs' and ', coveral others were wounded, ond from.' tho effects of whioh four persons died . almost direotly. Tho mystery was solved ' :by fiuding ot Arisibba several paokets of dried red onto. Tho bodios of thesd' insects wero dried, ground into powder, cooked in palm oil, ond smeared on tho pointo of arrows. It io well known that' formio noid exists in tho free Btato in red ants, as woll as in stinging nettles, and in several speoies of oaterpillare. Tho acid is...
Searching for Gems. How the Work of Collection is Carried or in Ceylon. [Newspaper Article] — The Scrutineer and Berrima District Press — 3 December 1892
| Searching for Gents . i - 1 How the Work of Collection is Carried or - in Oeylon. A correspondent of a contemporary -de« . scribes the district in Coylon in which uems . have hitherto been1 most commonly found, and tho method employed by the nativeb in .. digging for them. Ratnapura, or tho ' city of gems,' is tho centra of a district twenty, to thirty mileB square, in almost all of whioh a stratum of gravul six feet to twenty . feet under the surface exists. Throughout this area gem pits aro to bo seen near the villages— some being worked now, others boing abandoned. The natives work there..! in companies of six or eight, and pay a rupee for tho privilege of working a certain allot ment, whero they begin by marking off a square of about ten feet. After removing about threo feet of soil, tho sounding-rod— a pieco of iron about one-half inch in diameter and six feet long— -ia unad to sound for gravel. If euccessful, the digging is begun in earnest till about four feet deep. On the ...
An Ideal Husband. [Newspaper Article] — The Scrutineer and Berrima District Press — 3 December 1892
An Ideal Husband, \ At a gathering ot young ladies ono evening ono of them proposol thoU'oe party dtaw up in a oirclo, and each in turn givo hor opinion as to theq l.'.lificatiouoof an ideal husband. It waa immediately agreed to. nnd oh I tbo di versity ot prfrrqu'-uiios would cause a man to fear and tremble as to hia ncceptableness even were ho an angel sans winna. (inn wanted n rich man, ono a famous mnn,'&o- other a handsome one ; aomo wanted a title, and most of them wanted all these things combined. At last it oamo tho turn ol a sweet, snony littlo creature in pink and white. Vot i moment hee Jaco grow serious and than ea' ' hor verdict: . ' Ja j 'Ho' must ho moral, -woll-brod, or ,, oome fixed and honambla method r , ?vo aliving,' 1 mB''DS What 1 not ono word ubor' . v. t titled, rich or handsome I being ' But,' oho oontinued, ' »' „„ T ? [ must bo my other celt. ii„ mn„f lj ™ pathctio with mo in my' j When he comcs I ohal' „nPi n JL8' 1 v 'now him, and all tho le va I...
Traveller. A Japanese Flower Holiday [Newspaper Article] — The Scrutineer and Berrima District Press — 3 December 1892
[?] ' '%r'£ap0\csW,y.^ t // ! . '.V j From an arlicle.by r.ho artist Wores in the September tho .following :. '? Tho love of llowtrs iu . Japan amounts al^. mnBt to adoration,. .Th6y are inscparalh from .tho HfCj . brtTand ; literafcuro, of . tho... people, and to deprive, .the tTapaaeBO of thera, would be to toke tho bunahino out of their .. Hvee. On one occasion, I rem ived through f my young friend an invittiiion , hia,' pnrents to accompany them on a .visit Io a . .. very celebrated grove of, plum Irces'that y,'ero y' then in full bloom., 'Aftcr.an'houi'd jide 'in a * jinrilc'B^u' or 'kuruma,' aa tliKse little . marj'carriagca aro moro oommonjy called, we arrived at our destination, wliero grciit numbers of peoplo wero flockicg fcoin all pofr.ts. ' V,1. ' The trees were ono mass of fragrant' white and delicato pink bloeeotfH.' 1 Him-' drtds of visitors in holiday attiro wero strolling about under tho branches 'with extreme delight df-piotcd on their countcn ances, Others OEain h...
How It Was Done. [Newspaper Article] — The Scrutineer and Berrima District Press — 3 December 1892
. . How It Was Done. ; ti . . 1 Tifiwyer : V Then your troublesome nofgU hor h.ip put up tho fence after all, and fail fowlfl do lnnprr come to eoratoh up your garden ? Hut however did you manage it without poinfi to law /' Oddbauer: ' Findiflfe that ha turned a docfeer to nil my oompl&inU about hia houe, I chanted my taotiV. and becan to -sand. him A dozen eggs every two'or three days, I payinc that hie hena had laid them. Aftet I n while I dropped it eft, ond he immediately ! put- up hia new fence, l'he thing wu dOQfl I 10 l«e tbat MorloigM, « w
Egyptian Discoveries. [Newspaper Article] — The Scrutineer and Berrima District Press — 3 December 1892
Myyjttian Dlscovoics. Boforo tho Victoria Inotjtut} jM. Kavillo rccantly gavo an account ojhia latest Egyptian dicoovorics. Tho leciror gavo a description of bio discovery \ Bubaotio, whero ho unoarthed numqrouojnsoriptiona dating bacli to tho . Fourth Dymty, among others somo referring to Choco, ohowing that ho reigned bvor all Egypt, imo to tho invaoion of tuo ouopneraa or n^eos, wno, from come of thoiC' tnonumonto Dund, wero olc&tly highly oultivatod, and 'amo from Mesopotamia. . Among thoir tatuej un entthod \wro two of Apopi, tho aarapli of Joaoph, also inscriptions in rc&d to tho Pharaoh of tbo Esoduu, nnd othcj of high interest. Enginoer says that among ooo things that novor will bo settled aro] tho llowing ; Whether a long ccro\7*driver ia betv than a short ono of tho Bamo family. Vhether wator-wheclo rupi'faoter alright thnthcy'do iintho doy-timo.1 Tho 'bcat^v/ay, tqiardou j otecl. Whioh sido of the'belt shouldjn next I sho pulley. Tbo proper tfpeed of litsh...
Local Information. COACHES. [Newspaper Article] — The Scrutineer and Berrima District Press — 3 December 1892
Local Information.^^, COACHES. I ? Fon 3dtton Forest — Uaddin's coaeff leaves Eg Moss Vale nt H 7.15 am rclurnin nt 8 a m H 2.15 pm 3 pm n 7pm 8pm H Faro Is single, children Cd I Fob Beiirima. — Hnddin's . coach leaves Moas I Vole at I 7 am returning at 12 noon I 2,15 p m ,, 8pm [ Faro Is Od singlo, children 9d Small charge mado I for pnrcols sout through tho driver Sundays aa | abovo except tho midday journeys Special trips t mado at any time on application to Mr Haddin t Coaches also run to Robertson and Kangaroo f Valloy. -. I
Progress of Bee Sugar. [Newspaper Article] — The Scrutineer and Berrima District Press — 3 December 1892
' Progress of Bed Sugar, 1 Already moro than half tk world's sugar is .derived from European bet root. Science, chemistry and mechanical fcill have com bined to trnnoforj tho habhfc of a primo ncoesBity'of lifo' from the trojoo, whero only it was supposed it eould boproducod, into two normera lawsuueu. ouipca uuu uuuwu tho way to prepare tho soil \t it, has over como all tho meohauioal probmo neoessory to tho oxtraotion of tho Agar, made its oultivation profitable, and giva employment to tens of thousands of wage-cmers, and all this within tho laot twenty years. Tho futuro of this groat industry jcema almost boundlecs in its posoibilitics. ?
POSTAL. [Newspaper Article] — The Scrutineer and Berrima District Press — 3 December 1892
POSTAL. 11 i On Mondays, Titcsdaya, Wednesdays, Tiniradays, 1 Fridays, Saturdays the mail will lcavo Moss Vale at I 1.30a.m., arriving at undermentioned places at times j atateel :— Yarrunga at 3 a.111 , Barrcngarry, 5.30 1 a.m., Kangaroo Valley, G.30 a.m., Cambcwarra, | 8.45 a.nr., Nowra 9.-15 a.m. On Saturdays 1 Mondays, Tuesdays, Wednesdays, Thursdays, and | Fridays, thoy will he despatched as follows:— | Leavo Nowra 3.30 p.m., Camhcwaira, 4.30 p.m., i Kangaroo Valley, 7 p.m., Baircngarry, 7.45 p.m., I Yarrunga, 11.45 p.m., arriving at Moss Vale at | 1.15 a.m., on Sundays, Tuesdays, Wednesdays, J Thursdays, Fridays, and Saturdays. | The mail at present despatched from Moss Vale j a} 2.50 a.m. 011 Monday will not be despatched * until 0.30 a.m. The mails at present donate lied 1 to places on the southern lino beyond Moss Vale on ' Sunday at 2.30 a.m. will ho discontinued, nnd in lieu thereof the mails will he despatehe t at 12.30 j a.m. on Mondav. A train will ho run \ on Sunday e...
Treatment of Eneumonia by Application of Ice. [Newspaper Article] — The Scrutineer and Berrima District Press — 3 December 1892
Treatment of Pneumonia 6// Applicatiol of Ice, ' Dr. Fieandt, writing in Duodccim , a Finnish mcdical journal, statos that ho hos now treated no less I'han 100 aaoes. of pneumonia ? with ico, cad with the bent results. Though ten oftho cases were of double pneumonia, onlj threo out of tho wholo number succumbcl, nofcwithotanding that tho opidomio was noh slight ono. Tho ?method adopted was to apply over tho affectcd lung an India-ruubr bag containing ico oontinually for from ;v?elvo to twenty four hours after tho oricic, In addition to tho looal treatment the pcients wero givon auoh medicinos as are uually employed, that is to soy, opium, ipeociuanha, digitalis, brandy,' Ao. ? Tho methodqas, wo may re I mark, recoivod of late somattention in thin oountry.
PENNY POSTAGE. [Newspaper Article] — The Scrutineer and Berrima District Press — 3 December 1892
Penny Postage. | Thero is a penny postage service between tho following towns in the police district of Berrima : — Berrima, Bowral, Bundanoon, Burradoo, Burra wang, Cross Roads. East Kanqaloon, Kxeter, Glen quarry, Groat Southern Colliery, Joadja Creek, Kangaloon, Mcryln, Mittagong, Moss Vale, Robert son, Sutton Forest, Wild's Meadow, and Yarrunga. i
Judging at Shows. [Newspaper Article] — The Scrutineer and Berrima District Press — 3 December 1892
Judging at feiliows. | ^ Somo aotoniohin^ nnd nmiiaing rovola tiona of tho mannor in whioh judges award prizoa at country shows comos from tho northorn const districts : — At a rocont show on tho Manning, atomptincr prizo wa3o(torod tor tho beat whito Ayloabury drako and pair of ducks. Ono original gonitis, it io said, sot hi3 honrt on socurinc that tirizo — but alas, the duoksworo suarco. Flo could only mustor ono. 80 what do you think ho did ? Ho caught nn ablo-bodiod rlrako, and, plucking away all tho curly, suspicious looking fnathors, transformed it into a prizo duck. Tho judu es, looking vory wibo, awarded that beautiful bird tho blue tioket. It only nooded a duly quallifiod qunck to domonstrato that it was only an ' M.D-'— i.e., mutilated drako. At that samo show ono onlorprising individual oxhibitod as honey a jar of beautifully clear neatsfoot oil, aud was awarded tho first prize.
Poetry. Fame, Wealth, Life, Death. What is fame? [Newspaper Article] — The Scrutineer and Berrima District Press — 3 December 1892
©oetrp. | Fame, Wealth. Iiifc, Mcutli. What io fnmo ? * 'lis tho sun-gleam on tbo mountain, Spreading binjhtly cro it flios, 'lis tho bubbloon tho fountain, Biaiog lightly era it dicn, Or, rf 'ncro nnd thcra n hero I . ' Bo iiamcmbcrcd through tbo yenvu ] ? Yet to him tho nrun inroro ; v- ;S'V Dcathhnth olillod hinhopen and feme. * Yctwbat daoRora men r:ili dnro | -? ? ? : If bat only in tho nir, Moy bo heard oowo oncer mention of their namo; ThoDRh they hear ifi not tlicmcclvcn, tiu ? ' muoh tho oamc. ? ' . What 10 v/enhh ? 'Xifl Q tninbov?, ctil! reccdmfi Ao tho paotinp fnol pumupy ; Or a toy that youib. unheeding Seefco tho readiest vmy to loco ; Bnt tho wico man hccpa duo mcacuro, ' Neither cat o2 breath nor biro ; Ho hulholdo in trunt hia trcanuro For tho vrclfaro of tlio rncc. Yet what erimca came men vrill daro But to Ram their rlcndor r*hnro In somo profit, though with loss o! nnmo or hen) lb. In Domo plunder, cpent on vicco or by Gtcaltb. WilGt 13 life ? | 'Tifl 'tho earthl...
Advertising [Newspaper Article] — The Scrutineer and Berrima District Press — 3 December 1892
; SriuttinfcT.'' ' ' TERMS SpBseniFTfo.T 2/0 per quarter prepaid; 3/- i lwoked ; charged'only from tho time of commcncing Advertisements— oMcbk than one inch, l/-ioi the firat two Hues and 3d. per line after; lonptoi , adrcrfcisements, 3/- for the first inch and 1/6 foi ?vary subsequent inch. A liberal reduction made «r atauding adrertisements: Advertisements o : u . births, mairjages, and deaths^ if sent by post, must !»? antheutioated by the signature of somo person known at the office, or they will not be inserted. . Advertisement? will be received up to 'fl'pVnii on , day ©f publication. The number of insertions , * ?houhl be written on the face, or the advertise* wents will be continued till countermanded. Orders for withdrawing, altering, or changing ?. Advertisements must be sent in by nine a.m. on . . Mondays and Thursdays. AVAIL accounts due 'for subscriptions, advortU «f, ®r printing are payable at the office, Moss Vale : Ma lo ATJ OTIOISTBER, WILDS MEADOW AND ROBERTSON, I...
An Egg With Windows. [Newspaper Article] — The Scrutineer and Berrima District Press — 3 December 1892
An Eyy With Whitlows, | A French sciential who removed tho shell on either side ol an egg, without irjuring tho membrane, in patchca about the size uf tho diameter ot a poo, nnd snugly fitted the openings with bits of i;laoa, givus tho follow ing report ol the wonderful experiment ; I placed an egg with tho glass bull's eys» in an incubator, run by clockwork am*, re volving onco each hour, 00 that I Vad tho ploisuro of looking through nnft watching iho chango upon tlio inBido tit the end of each liO minutes. No ohanges wero notico able until after tho end of tho twelfth hour, when tome ol tho lincamenta of tho head snd body of the chick made their appearance. The heart npp:ared to beat at tho end of tho tt7enty-founh hour, ana in -18 hourstwo vessels of blood wero distinguished, the pul sations being quite visiblo. At tho fiftieth hour nn anrioln of the hoart appeared, muoh resembling a lace or noose foldsd down upon itEelf. At the end of 70 hours wo di?tinguiBhcd wings and two bubb...
Novelist. ONCE AGAIN; OR OUR AMATEUR THEATRICALS. [Newspaper Article] — The Scrutineer and Berrima District Press — 3 December 1892
'(Novelist. ONCE AGAIN; OR, OUR AMATEUR THEATRICALS. BY A. C. BE BORREi'O. It was lato in November, nnd darkness, accompanied by a chill nnd slightly foggy atmosphere, -tns aotting in rapidly. One by one in quick succession tho gas lights wort being lit down at tho lower end of tile street, though it occurred to 1110, judging from the general obscurity, that tlio lamplighter must liavo been behind his time. Tim nnd o'lier thoughts equally irrelevant concerning iny mission llittca tnrougli my nniul wlien, witli sonic tropidation, 1 stood before a door in Duke street, now raising tho knocker boldly, now letting it gently down again, to rehearse onco more my little sot speech arranged for tho occasion. The fact is, however much some people may possess ! assurance, I must personally plead guilty to a certain iimocnt of imbeciie nervous* ness, which invariably txkc3 possession of mo when about to ineet strangers. Cloarly, however, 0110 could not rcmiiu a permanent fixture 011 that door B...
THE S.C. & W.C. CO-OPERATIVE COMPANY'S PRICE LIST. [Newspaper Article] — The Scrutineer and Berrima District Press — 3 December 1892
rHE S.C. & W.C. CO-OPERATIVE COMPANY S PRICE LIST. Butter (factory), per lb ... 0 0 8 to 0 0 0 Do. 1st quality (dairy) ... 0 0 0 , 0 0 8 Do. 2nd ? 0 0 0 . ? 0 0 6 Bacon, hand cured ... 0 0 6 0 0 7 Do. machine cured ... 0 0 5 0 0 6 Hams, hand cured ... 0 0 9 0 0 10 Do. machine cured ... 0 0 6 0 0 8 Lard ? 0 0 5 0 0 6J Cheese, Ht quality ...' 0 .0 0 0 5i Do. 2nd and iuferior ... 0 0 4 ? 0 0 4i Houoypcrlb ? .0 0 0 0 0 :3 Pigs, each ? 0 10 0 1 17 6 Calves ? 0 3 6 0 18 0 Hides per lb ? ? .0 0 1 0 0 OA Calfskins, each ... ... 0 0 6 0 1 9 Tallow, per ton ? .17 0 0 . 20 0 0 Flour ? ... 11 0 0 11 10 0 Do. 2nd ? ......0 0 0 ..??.11. 3 0r Maize, per bush. ... 0 4- 4 :0 4 6 Wheat (chick) ... ... 0 0 0 0 3 3 Chaff, per ton ... .0 0 0 5 10 0 Barley (Eng,), per bush. ... 0 0 0 ? 0 0 0 Do. (Cape) ? ? 0 0 , 0 0 4 3 Bran... ... ... ? 0 0. 0* 0 0 111 Pollard ... ... ... .0 0:0 0 1 0 Oats (seed) ... . ... ... 0.3 2 : 0 3 3 Do. (feed) ... ;.. ... 0 2 7. 0 2 9 Onions, 'per ton — ... 0 0 0 7 0 0 H...
THE BERRIMA DISTRICT C.C.F. and D, COMPANY, Ltd. [Newspaper Article] — The Scrutineer and Berrima District Press — 3 December 1892
THE BERRIMA DISTRICT C.C.F. and D, COMPANY, Ltd. Sydnoy, November 20th £ 0 d £ s d : Bvuter, Factory, per lb ... 0 0 10 to 0 0 0 Butter, Dairy ... ..'.0 0 8 0' 0 9J Bacon, hand-curcd ... 0 O G O 0 0 Chccso ? ... 0 0 4J 0 0 5 Fowls, per pair ? 0 2 3 ; 0 3 0 ? Ducks ? : ... O 3 0 0 4 6 Potatoes ... ... ... 2 10-0 5 0 0 Eggs ... ... , ... : 0 0 8 ? 0 0 05 Hides ... ? ... 0 0 1 0 0 1 Calf skins ... ' , - ... ... 0 0 9.0 1 31 Lard ... ... ... 0 0 0 '0 0' 6J Geeso ... .;. ... 0 4 6' 0 6 :