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WIT AND HUMOR. [Newspaper Article] — The Wollondilly Press — 14 July 1906
WIT AND HUMOR. The resources of tho present King of'Servla are said to be about to Peter out. Sentences of deportation have .been passed on a number of alien criminals. Native talent bo pes to fill tho gap. "Mamma, what Is tho use of ■ condensed milk?" "Oh, It's for people who'live In flats and have small kitchens." Many doctors, we hear, aro now rccommend log smoking.for. ladles as'an Inexpenslyo-sub stituto for' a sea voyage. • ' ; • "Dressmaking Season Begins" the":beafl-'' Jug of a paragraph lu a contemporary.. . Tbo . pocr. husbandsIhadViio Idea,;'tUat there.; was.;a( ■ close time; -.•••. v-v- ^ 'y.-.v! It .Is proposed to ke«?p permanent exhibitions: of paintings on the greats. American „,Uner8.. Oueo moro we aro to try tbo eflect'of oils upon, the troubled.".waters. >. . Hicks: My. wife-is very methodical. . She's." alwuy.s gol a plate for. ovcrytWng,: and .every thing In its place. Wicks: So has mine; but I„can never -find the place. '.Our,curate'(\yho is goibgtodcscrlbo h...
Moss Vale Band Committee. [Newspaper Article] — The Wollondilly Press — 14 July 1906
Moss Yale Sand Committee. A meeting of the above was hull! on Wednesday .night, thi'ro being present D&lt;\ Jones (in the chair), . Messrs. F. T. Herman, H. Wade, and NicholU(hon. ae-;.) An apology was received from Mr. Allraan. The correspondence included a full receipt from Paling and Co. for instruments. A letter was read from the Wollonditly lodge, re gretting its inability to let the hall for band practice on Friday nights.—The secretary was instructed to endeavor to obtain that night, or to'try and secure a ' reduction.in the rent as it was not possible for the bandmaster to have any other night for a. second practice. Tlie aeoretary reported that owing to members leaving the district and other caupes, there were five instruments on hand.—It was decided to advertise; that there were vacancies for players, and the hope ..was expressed by the Mayor.Uiat the young: men of . fche^town would take advantage, of the opportunity of learning such a useful sooomp ishment, especi...
A Holiday in Queensland. [Newspaper Article] — The Wollondilly Press — 14 July 1906
& Holiday in Queensland. .The Rev. Mr. Mosley, rector of St. .Tobn's, Moss Vale, returned home on Tuesday evening last after an absence of a month. During his nbsenco he travelled 8000 mik j by water. He spent two or throe days in Brisbane nnd Townsviilc. but his deitination was Cairns whioh possessg ono of tho grandest ports in Australia and is becoming quite a popular rcaort lor the tourist on account of the natural phynical attractions in the immediate vicinity, the principal being the Barren Falls, aboul 21 miles distant. The railway running thereto passes through the Barren Gorge, and is constructed on the si'lo of the moun tain. It is a marvellous piece of engineering, and is Bpokcn of qi tho most expensive lino in the world, that is for its length. Cairns has grown rapidly of recent years, and in believed to have a groat future on account of its agricultural and mineral resources. It is expeote 1 that, at no distant date, it will be conneoted by rail with the Gulf cou...
PARTY POLITICS. [Newspaper Article] — The Wollondilly Press — 14 July 1906
PARTY- POLITICS.: . A -joung farmer .Avho hod been- returned to j. arllnnjont^nnd, JnstrUcted-to follow tho lead JiJl™ party,? was. rcoontly^tnlcen' to^'tiisk: bv some, of his ..constituents- for voting, against a' . party'/..Tncnsuro. " .v. . . • ;■ . - My friends,■! ho s replied, "when- I was a £?/«■°?r neighbors got-n new. plough man.—. Ono: dny lie- took him out to-n" pas-; and. set him to turning 'the sod •.under''7" ^ .,..You start in. here,! ho said,; 'and plough right., to that .old red cow.' "Than-, ho /went off about his work- To ward >nooa;hc.; came back- to sec how the fel loW' was getting along, and found he had ploughed a. -rambling furrow all over the field; and wasBllll -at it." >:* • •. " 'Here!'..ho shouted.. ' 'What do-yoti mean by that sort of work?' 'Why;' . said tho man, 'you" told me to plough to tho-red cow;, and I'vo -been plough ing toward hcrall the mornlntf, but- she keeps walking : all> over , the. field.' "...., .
Advertising [Newspaper Article] — The Wollondilly Press — 14 July 1906
ORDERS over 20s. POST FREE, 2K TBT *WT85* 9 *4-^® ORDER AT ONCE, excepting Floor Coverings. JUL JlOiLJlLJlQa S£& 1L~A &G€Ot . — GREAT PITT STREET SALS. SHOW IN FULL SWING. TREMENDOUS REDUCTIONS IN ALL DEPARTMENTS. THIS IS THE TIME TO BUY. PS" Do not miss tSae opportunity. Writs a,t once fco tiara ESaxsiest S3n©p in SydLnesr, 1@S) PITT STRHSTo
HOMELY FARE. [Newspaper Article] — The Wollondilly Press — 14 July 1906
HOMELY FARE. Oxford Hate.—Required: Weil-hung loin ot mutton, two ounces of salt,, halt' an ounce of' blaeippepp'c^7ftaiKji^er^d^an'' ounce, each of cloVe.s, nlaee, aricl~" nut-; megs, one'gill of ilort'wlne, red'burrant 'jelly; some"'forcemeat. Remove the bonen;anti-most of the fat from a well hung loin of mutton,- lightly sprinkle the meat with';Som6:4)£itlip salt and spice mixture. This-quantlty ^of -.spicei hav ing been made It should bc'kept foi-fa ture use in a closed" tin' box.l■ After' twenty-four hours wash off' the spice, dry tho meat; cover It'Avlth^fbrcomeat such as la used fprjipast have. Roll, and sew It tightly, place in a baking dish and bake for one hour, basting .It.with' one pint and-half of stock. Lot It cool, remove '.all'fat from the gravy, thicken it with;, flour, add: a glass oC port wine, place ;the ; meat and 'gravy* in' n .stewpan and slmmoi' for an hour. Lay on a hot dish;', strain the pravy over, and serve hot wltli rcd-cUrrant jelly. Turin Pudding.—Requ...
THE LADIES' COLUMN. USEFUL HINTS. [Newspaper Article] — The Wollondilly Press — 14 July 1906
THE LADIES' COLUMN. USEFUL HINTS. i ' When flavoring soup never use pow , dered spices, as they form a sediment ['■at the bottom ot the plate and spall the l appearance. Whole clove.1; and other . spices should be stuck into the vege tables while boiling. Long pepper , is , superior to ground, but it requires sever ■ rul hours boiling. , Teacups, even when carefully kept, I sometimes have, dark strtins atithe-.bot ; torn, caused by the action of the. tannin In the tea. Salt, sllghtly molstened, will . remove these, but In the ease of very I flue china sometimes scratches ita-little. 1 Powdered whiting .will- be" round quite. i harmless and equally' good."' . • Always save your egg_shells and use i them for the purpose of cleaning bottles and cruets. Store them in a box, and . when you wish to wash the. bottles, • crush the shells up very finely, ■ partly fill the bottles--with them, • pour hot soapsuils .over them, and . then shake well. Rinse out-tin clear • -water, and your , bott...
A RECLUSE'S FORTUNE. BANK BOOKS STRAPPED TO BODY. [Newspaper Article] — The Wollondilly Press — 14 July 1906
A RECLTJSE'S FORTUNE. BANK BOOKS STRAPPED TO 130DY. An aid- man with tattered, clothes fell on tho pavement In a leading New York thoroughfare the other day. I-Io was ap parently suffering from exhaustion;.and tl^re was every indication that ho!was starving. When ho reached.the hospital hiB ragged . clothes wero • searched for something by'which ho might be iden tifled. ■ At last the searchers came . upon an oil-cloth bag, strapped about the; body at tho waist. The cord was cut, and out tumbled a ■ stock of bank-books; s Thoro were 29. Inspection of • the contents showed that Lho old man had on'deposit in'-various savings banks . no. less than LSOOO. . . - . ' ' It was ascertained from. the.books that 'tho'Old man was- Thomas;WNally, a recluse, .who lias lived for years . in: two squalid rooms in a tenement.: ■ Ho was a ragpicker. Some or.'the books were made out In the names of his two sisters, llary and Bridget. The former died 21 years ago, and the latter six months ago. M'Nally ...
A REVIVALIST COUNTESS. WORK AMONG SAILORS. ROMANTIC CAREER. [Newspaper Article] — The Wollondilly Press — 14 July 1906
A REVIVALIST COUNTESS. V AVORK. AMONG SAILORS. ROMANTIC CAREER. &lt;,me or the. most remarkable religious I 'philanthropists of the world is Adeline; •Counteas Schimmelman; who- on the night- of 19th April concluded a spccial, Amission to soldiers and sailors in the^cos mopolltan-city of Cardiff; , The Countess is fifty-two years o£ age, and her life story forms a remarkable romance. For many years she has^.de-. -voted her'life to'the welfare of the.fish •-ermen'and sailors of Germany-and'Scan-: dlriavia; and her name is,as well known among them and as'deeply: respected as .is that of Miss Agnes Weston in British' ports. (■ : The work of the Countess among the miners of the Rhine district is also , a re . markable record, and it -was while"mov-v ;ing among' these'men that she had, fre qufcnt. opportunities of hearing of! Evan Roberts and the Welsh revival,'and tbis I induced her to visit Wales. I The Countess can converse fluently :in. five languagesr^and several dialects.-....
TOBACCO KING'S DIVORCE. THE GALLANT "MAJOR." [Newspaper Article] — The Wollondilly Press — 14 July 1906
TOBACCO KING'S DIVORCE. THE GALLANT "MAJOR." Mr James Duke, the American "To bacco King," : Is .suing his wife, Lilian, for divorce, -Major Frank -Huntoon, onoe a club proprietor, and now a banker, be ing named as co-respondent; Both plaln tm and defendant are almost as well known In KUrope as me States. Tho former Is regarded as an immensely rich •man. Detectives gave evldonce of the wife's alleged goings on during the ab sence of lier husband-: on tobacco com pany .business, of motor trips with:the major,fiot- little luncheons in wayside Inns, and o[ big dinners. Mr Caleb Dula; another great poten tate In the'worldwide kingdom o£ nico tine, also gave evidence. Mr'Dula'sald that on 12th August he was summoned as a friend of Mr Duke to Mrs Duke's homeland with adetectlvo watchedt'rom midnight until G.2!> a.m., wlion lie saw Major Huntoon depart, giving a parting salute to Mrs Duke.In:a graceful wave of the hand.- She gave a similar salute. .. "llow .was she.' dressed?" asked coun...
"LITTLE DORRIT." STILL LIVING. [Newspaper Article] — The Wollondilly Press — 14 July 1906
"LITTLE. DORMT." v' v •;• STILL LIVING. - - KINDLY KEMMISCENCES. Ih vIgw of the announcement that the | erypV of/the Church-'of, St. George the Martyr, Southwark;" so' -closely associa-' ;. ted -with Dickens'. ."Little Dorri t,"„. Is to .'let for'"storage purposes," it may inter I est lovers of Dickens to learn that the I original of thc'character Is still .nllve. | Mrs Cooper; who, ns Mary Ann- Mit rton.-was.a:playmate..of. JJlcUens, and the sister of his closest-school compan ion, has. lived at. Soutligate for., more •than ,half a century. Although; more | than ninety years o£ age^'she Is still lu ' full possession of all her faculties, and . takes an outdoor walk every-line iluy. In conversation with ail "Express" rep resentative, Mrs. Cooper showed how j keeu a-pleasnrc it affords iier to talk of ; the far-away times when as a girl she - attended St. Pancras : Ohurcli with i ' Charles," aiid of the visits afterwards paid by liim to Manor Farm; Suubuiy, j wliere the Mittons lived...
THE BEEKEEPER KEEP THE HIVES CLEAN. [Newspaper Article] — The Wollondilly Press — 14 July 1906
THE BEEKEEPER KEEP, THE HIVES CLEAN. One of the most important mutters Associated ;wlth the bee "industry is cleanliness Id the hives. Unless the apiarist is watchful, the hives, will quickly become jfoul.. The present is about the best time of the year to over haul and renovate them. All liives and other appliances of the apla; y shoui 1 b£ disinfected before storing, them away for the winter. The hives should be scraped inside aud: out with ;a mild so lution of diluted carbolic acid—1 oz. oi Calvert's No. 5 to each gallon of water, A large wooden tub Is very handy foi this purpose, as the bodies of .hives can be immersed in the solution. - A stifl scrubbing brush should be used; -and the hives should be exposed to the all for a day or two.before storing there away. IXlves cannot be kept In good condi tion unless they have an occasional coal •of: paint, and when done in the spring of the year It is liable to be affected bj the hot rays of the sun (luring, the en suing summer, and t...
MILLIONAIRES OF THE MIDDLE AGES. [Newspaper Article] — The Wollondilly Press — 14 July 1906
MILLIONAIRES OF THE MIDDLE . ACES. That Indefatigable historian o£ the 'middle ages and the anclen regime M. d'Avcnel has now turned hlsattentiop to the subjeot of millionaires. Plutocrats were not, It seems,' oh,plentiful as black borries in former days. Large fortunes were much roror, and the dowries of Royal princesses aro not to be compared with thoso of American heiresses. From one to three million.francs, ho. tells us In the pages of the "Rcvuo des Deux Mondes," constituted the revenues of French kings, the .income enjoyed by .hundreds of sugnr-refiners rind choco late-manufacturers- in twentieth-century Franco. The riehlsslmos of to-day are (ten times richer and more numerous than the most opulent princes of feudal • times and six times richer and twelvo times moro numerous than the wealthiest nobles of the anclen regime.; XL d'Aye nel has Judiciously put all sums Into actual values. Thus when ho uses the word "franc" wo are to understand by It tho equivalent of OVid. History...
LONDON FANTASIES. MEN PROUD OF GOOD LOOKS DITTO DOGS. [Newspaper Article] — The Wollondilly Press — 14 July 1906
LONDON .FANTASIES. 1"' v men proud of. good looks. ; ditto dogs. ■ ■•-TheLondon i'Express" writes as fol lows bn Gth April:— • The Health, Beauty, and Toilet Exhibi tion was opened yesterday, afternoon at tho Grafton Galleries. . ■ Lady Colin Campbell, before declaring the^ exhibition open, said she considered that ail women owed a debt of gratitude to; Mrs Ballin, who Had gathered to gether such a number of. exhlblls to teach us,chow to be , healthy arid""., beautiful, which were synonymous terms. Anxious members of the fair sex then flocked to tho room where the photo graphs of handsome men were exhibited, while handsome men who had sent in photographs stood about In.unconscious attitudes, waiting to.be rocognlsed. An: cxcited crowd gathered round the screens, from-which bearded men, clean shaven men, old, young, fat, ana slender men looked down, air with smiles o£ satisfaction at the beauty .with which they have been endowed. The majority, of competitors had evi dently expended a...
GLAZING SECTIONS. [Newspaper Article] — The Wollondilly Press — 14 July 1906
GLAZING SECTIONS. The matter of glazing sections is one that often causes the new beginners iu bee culture considerable anxiety. 'The Importance of a neat, .tasteful appear ance for the retail couiiter \vlll be ad mitted, and those apiarists who pre serve their sections successfully every winter by keeping them in a dry, mode rate temperature, and ' avoiding ;• ex ; trpnies:of heat and damp, are doubtless able to glaze them for sale as .success fully, but the unpractised hand requiA £ instruction. , In the 'first place, if dividers have; l.een usjd in:the'erates. tocause-.the b;*es to build the comb flat,, the sections will be. more easily operated .upon, .owing to •their ino'ro regular surfaces, and In glaz ing for retail it is necessary to cut out the small corner pieces of wood in or der to permit the glass to go in : flush with the sides of the section, providing 'the glass is cut perfectly true.. • To fasten the glass in -Its' place, four small tacks, or* what the shoemakers, t...
Money for Shires, [Newspaper Article] — The Wollondilly Press — 18 July 1906
Money for Shires, Mr. CarriithovR eayn that provision is to bo mitdo to liberally assist both shires find municipalities at the onset of their existence undiir the new Shires Act. He was aware, he said in reply lo Sir. McLnuriu, that some of the country municipalities were financially err:biirra36ed, hut he pointed out that Biich embarrassment was oflun the result of neg lect on the part of tho couucils to impose and collect adequate r'ltes. In 1896 a special grant of 5/- in tho & on general rates, amounting to £0-1,000 was mudo.
Extravagance of Modern Life. A BISHOP'S WARNING. [Newspaper Article] — The Wollondilly Press — 18 July 1906
Extravagance of Modern Life. A BISHOP'S WARNING. A good deal of comment 1ms been caused bv a striking sermon delivered in Loudon on March 2 by the Bishop of Birmingham, criticising the extravagance of modern social life in England. Why was it, asked Bishop Gore, that the requirements of income were ao very much smaller in Germany nud Franco than in England ? It, was in a very large measure because our scale of expenditure on enter tainment was absurdly aud needlessly higher. There was no reason why a man should not havo dinner with his friends without that amouut of expenditure I hat waa at proFent considered necessary in liigli circles oil costly wines and other matters. This applied to women as much as to men. He did not say that they were not to have regard to beauty, but ho was quite sure if they askod anybody with any considerable knowledge of the modos of dressing in the world at largo, tlio artist would toll them that beauty did not go with extravaganca. Ho knew, this ad moni...
Advertising [Newspaper Article] — The Wollondilly Press — 18 July 1906
WEEKLY AUCTION SALES. 1 Moss Yale Rooms — eveuy — SATURDAY - AFTERNOON. H. EICHA.RDSON AUCTIONEER AND • COMMISSION AGENT. &lt;JjJ-OODS received on any day in tha week. Ho Sl'OltAGE charges. sales ON COMMISSION ONLY. Sellers can rely on moat cnrelul attention to their instructions, and beet possible market rates obtain able. Account Sales rondcred promptly every TUESDAY. HORSE CLIPPING SEASON. E. BRAZIER, UHCAYINfi purebred u New Chicago Horse CLIPPING MACHINE, is now prepared to clip UOHSKS in uuy part of the district or at his own residence, Merrigang-street, Bowral. Collins' Colliery, Exetei?, For Household Purposes ask for the— New Seam Coal, equal to Mountain Coal in Every respect. If the coal is not what we say, viz., a Good Household Coal, we won't ask for payment. W. It, FARROW, BOWEflX, -WILL undertake to collcct rents, sell propcrtice privately, miiko ppci-ificatious, estimate?, or execute .rcjniis, etc., to b;. ; injure your property against-fir?, or your, .f again...
Advertising [Newspaper Article] — The Wollondilly Press — 18 July 1906
Stubborn Coughs Ctircrt. Thnro in no danger of pneumonia or [nnmniption, or other serious Iiuik trnuble, if Chttmborbun'a CoaRh Romcdy » tnk'n, im it will curu Iho'most stubborn ootids—til ■ danRcnms kind that netilo on tlio luriga, and map devcl-'p into pneumonia uve niglit. For Ealo by D. Morgan, Chemi't, Buwral. Hill Bro!.,Bowrnlt for clothing. Tlie King bus arranged to meet tlio Ger man Emperor near Iiuin bury in AngUKt. On the fint nt Fleminjjlnn (Melbourne) on Saturday Dmmld M'Li-oil, bookmaker, was kicked to death. A hir^e number of people were concerned in the attack, which occurred after tlio Grand Naii'iiml Steeplechase was run. U'Lcod wuh walking away from the spot he had occupied when the cry of "wolBher" wkh raised, and the attack mado. Several persons tri&lt; d to protect Jl'Leod, but were overpowered hv the mob. After the police arrived persons kicked the prootiate body. The head was t,altered. Uig mind imbued with nnblt thought— Forlheuoo l cf fill nrinkind— ...
Family Doctor Wanted. [Newspaper Article] — The Wollondilly Press — 18 July 1906
Family Doctor Wanted. The following advertisement appenred in a journal of medical literature of 1825 :— "Wanted, for a family who have bad health, ft sobor, steady person, in the ca pacity of doctor, surgeon, apothecary, and urnl) midwife. Hn must occasionally act in the capacity of butler, and drofs hair and wigB. Ho will bo required to read prayers occasionally and to preach a sortnon every Sunday. The reason of this advertisement is that the family cannot any longer afford the expense of the 'physical tribe,' and wish to be at o certain'esponso for their bodies and souls. A good salary will bo yiven."