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RELIGIOUS CHURCH OF ENGLAND [Newspaper Article] — The Kiama Reporter and Illawarra Journal — 20 May 1899
RELIGIOUS --+-- O11t1101 OF ErOLAIND ')rIvno Servieo will be conductedan acnday nort, by the Rev, 0. t, GObbes, ns follows : Klama, 11 a.m. GerringonR, 2,80 p.m. Klams, 7 p m. Servoies will be conalcted in the Vhuroh of England, JTmboron and Shell. harbour, on enday neoxt, 'y the Rev. t. Stophons, as follews : Jamhorno, 11 an,. Ohollharbour, 7 p.m.
CLEVER, BUT FRIVOLOUS. [Newspaper Article] — The Kiama Reporter and Illawarra Journal — 20 May 1899
CLEVER, BUT FRIVOLOUS. A competitire examination was held reoentli in Boston. One of the candidates shocked the rrxamiuer by his display of frivolity in evading questions whioh he could not answer, Hlere are a few of the questions and ansners from the e?amioation paper : Q -Dnmcribe briefly the dlffrrenee, Ia n. oorded in hislory, between a Pilgrim and a Puritan, A.-One was a oeetre.board and the other a fin-keel. Q.--Through what Btates doe thbo blilaeie Ippi River pales A.-Its usual Itate, mud Oad water; done ot alter. Q -Desribe a feasible course for the olea nmnavrlgation of the globe, mentioalng all bodies of water which would be paseed through. A.-In a balloon. No waters would be paesed through. Q,-What was the cause of the War of 1812 and et the blexionn War P A.-Love for tighting, with excusse, Q.--l)ecribo two famous Naval bhattle of may age. A.-The shipe which were to boutentd with eaoh other approoohod, and an ecgugement sunaud, in which one eide get the worst of it The l...
A WOMAN SMOKER AGED 107. [Newspaper Article] — The Kiama Reporter and Illawarra Journal — 20 May 1899
A WOMAN SMOKER AGED 107. , There lives in a small Wllsh village, near Llanelly, Routh Wae,, a womln named Mlr!sh Th'omsa. who Is olosl sa her 108th birthday, This is the oentarilu to whom II.,III. the PItrnuea of Wales sent 100 shUllings I 1804, elnog a ehilling for eaob yecr other sgerbhohse; grlna great*grondohillulro by the dones, great. genldabildreo by thb loore, and ahato of grand. childrun h bvt of onieteen ohlldreo the otlte hrated old lady has only one. living-her widonul daughlvr, ttre, Grylle, who Is betwlto ovently and elghty, loth plother and dllaghtul ive together, supporteld solely by Parlsh relief I sad, although In very humoblu clroumaktere;, tIey manage to keep the wolf from thu thresh. hold, "I casllad to rie lea, Thomas a few tlay ago," writes a Iorroopoidaot, " iand, not seuing her amokilg, as is her wont, I lquired of lin., (Irll thla reason of hter mailIler'e asitetilo, be. eaius I rknow she had elel accustomed to smoke foj cleas upon Iolfty.lyelts. ' I" I don...
DEATH TO MICROBES. [Newspaper Article] — The Kiama Reporter and Illawarra Journal — 20 May 1899
DEATH TO MICROBES. It is a welllknown fIot that paper mousy Is liable to transfer baoleria froom jo person to another. it wan also supposed lthat colas, which are more il ocirculatlion than sotes, might soatas similar agetl. JIno elity, colas act. so to speak, an antiseptllcs to bhateia or mlcrobls, the fact being thlat bthese microscopic orgnoisms have but a very short lease of life while on metals. The desltroyling iollouce of metals inlorease with their toemperaturloe. At a femperature of 95 to 100 doge, fabrebheit, whio is oommono in the pookets where money is carried, the desotruollon of microbes occurc within throee houres,-' Vienna flodlenl Unsette.'
[ALL RIGHTS RESERVED.] A TUG OF WAR. [Newspaper Article] — The Kiama Reporter and Illawarra Journal — 20 May 1899
tArn. lmursrn ntueanena. A TUC OF WAR. "What a lucky girl I am I" said pretty Lisa Versne - a month ago Line Moore. " I'm only nineteen, and I'm married before any other girl I know, and I've had my own way through engagement aod honeymoon and ail l tly gu'lln'.lmking huibansi Is acredit to me, sad I've plouly of assas to enjoy myself." This lss said aloud, in the molt complsoont manear, as the bride admired her bharming self in a mirror, " And l itlih girls are envious at me," Ihs went on, still more estiflled ; " it's notlhing but nuvy that made them Iaugh when I laid of course I should be aralmount. They were all dyilg to Stand In ny abooes." 'ithe irst day in the new home wllas noupied bry the youg lady In rerranging all the fautu. turn cxsetly to her likiag. The housemaid was called up to asaist her, Her hbosall , after trlying every roonl, and finding each uninhablt. able, remarked mildly " l hopae you'll oon get to rights, little woman. Perhaps I had better go out." " Very we...
GENERAL ITEMS. [Newspaper Article] — The Kiama Reporter and Illawarra Journal — 20 May 1899
GENERAL ITEMS. -0 Over one hundred miles of telegraph wires run through the sewers inl Paris. There are forty seven Chinesoe toemples in America. London has a little Army of 50,000 lady clerks. Drioittg is a favourito' pastime of the Duchess of Fifeo. Glue mixed with skim milk will resiat water after drying. Kissing a woman's lips is a a gross insult il Finland, Shetland women are tile finest knitters in the world. In Berlin sheeot music is sold by weight. The French army prefers Irish lorses for its cavalry. Drunkenelss is very rare amongst Japanese women. Good players on the harp are the scarcest of all mlsical porforptors. Danish ligh:houses are supplied with oil to pumtp on tlhe waves during a storm. When Japanuao oranges have the akin removed, tile soetions fall apart naturally, The increase of the French population is becoming smaller and smaller every year. In eertain Parisian restaurants a shilling is charged for tile use of tile tablecloth. Hoani which are packed nll pulver...
TWELETH NIGHT. [Newspaper Article] — The Kiama Reporter and Illawarra Journal — 20 May 1899
TWELFTH NIGHT. A capricioua fate seems to have gorerned the deetines of eooleeastioal and aemi.ecoleaeistioal festivlel, A few, Ilike Eater and ObChritmas, are hardy porentials, and are observed with uutfaliog rugularity, and,one might almost add, with growaig and widennlg interest; for Chrilt mas is cot queriug even Scotland, and relegating New Year' D)ay to aeecondary place in popular estimation. Very many feasts have teased to be observed as all, and even their oames are for. gotten. Otherare merelyname. .Yetothers again, after mliataioing a vigorous existence foraooturies, have suddeuly, wiltin quite reopot times, undertgone rapid deeay, and have shruink to the merestahadow of their former popularity, hbe most conspituous ilstaluoe of decay ol this kind are to be seen in the almost complete neglect into whioh the day of Saint Valentine hal fallen, and in the marked desline of speoial observance of Twelfth Niht, . ..igt Twelfth Day and Night, in the old timer, when the festival o...
RATHER TOO MUCH. [Newspaper Article] — The Kiama Reporter and Illawarra Journal — 20 May 1899
RATHER TOO MUOH. (George Peabody, the millionliro phllai. tildopit, lived in chambers, where he gave good dluetea and choice wine, Uplo one comoalell hLe fobtner partner, Mr. Itiggl , who rulshlidl I Amerila, wroue to him to ungglo lodlaege for him, servante, aod a goodl cook, as hle was com Ing to taiy a low weeks It Loltdoll, Pebody ldelded to give ip his own rcuiia to lils frllili, he hlihelf ?liag to in hotel, As he know cr. Itlge wotuold Inurer conceut to suoh an arraemge. mlelt, the mllcr was ken oceloat. hae colo ree tie d speclal IlslaruollOns to do Ills best, anlt ita buller tae Inselvo the wines/ rom t'oahnodiy' cellar, lprtetdinig to have ordlered Ithes from tihe wine nerchant. irn, Higgsl was delighted with the rooms, neid one day Invled iMr. Pea. bocly to dine wilt him, At the leh'a tLh lteo. purvlry h)ot ahllmogisd far the ouieler, s hli i, had to tak sulch a cook is he coull get'" I tllll when the wine. wall srrecd hte apoilblaed for that also, raylig that a i strange...
A CAREFUL PURCHASER. [Newspaper Article] — The Kiama Reporter and Illawarra Journal — 20 May 1899
A CAREFUL PURCHASER. Iie went slowly ain with great deliberatlio oto the drug-store, and his e ye wandeced nround the room Is if in search of onmething, whlie the clerk waited behind tie counter fr, him to make known his wishes, " I was looking for your diploma," he said at lengthb, " ome druoggits display the sheep. ikli they reerivoon gradualihg from the College of Pharmaoy. You area graduateo I suppose," SYen, sir," I You are duly Ilceased to dispense medl. ulnes antd compounld ilroolipliols P " SOh, yes, sir." I ask one cannot because one cannot be toe partleuist when maklug purchases It a druog.stre. T'ha newspapers speak frequently of grloevous mih. Ickes made by careless dillensure of drugs, Of course If you hid ever put morphrino is prearilpton Inustead of quiniln you would oat .mlnmit it, I suppose P " " I have never made thet mistake, air," " I have hoard of soln very srions reaulth followingl, the oareleeeaubtllutlon of pohoni for somo lharmless druog imilar il appoerance...
TRICKS OF THE TRADE. [Newspaper Article] — The Kiama Reporter and Illawarra Journal — 20 May 1899
TRICKS OF THE TRADE. Shopper Ilon't £5 rather dear r this P Salesman i The price II £2, That other ticket Ia meant to be kept on when you make a present of the artiole. Show Proprietor What's wrong with out new midget P to doesn't selm to draw. Manager i Ut course not See what a mess you've made of the adeerliermeoti. You've put his height at threeo ett, Mlake it 3a locher, sad the people ilo ciome with a rush. "Take that mantle," said the ahopmen to his asaistant, " mnt pit it in the window with a ticket announcing that its price will be three guineas for thin week onuly," " Buppoalsig we don't sell it, shall I cbhaoe thes ptice nest week P" "Certainly. We never deetire the publio. Nent week its price will be £2 15." Irrlitated Lady I No, it doesn't it as if he had been born to it-it durnnt''t ist anil, sad I shall expect theo money back Mr. ioses . But, ,'help me- Irritated lady n Your advertisemeats any 1 " Money retnetntt it noIt appIoeid n' IMr. Moses So lit y do, ma lear madam...
SHE WAS CONVINCED. [Newspaper Article] — The Kiama Reporter and Illawarra Journal — 20 May 1899
SIE WAS OONVPINED, A woman, a nativo of Erin's Islo, entered a dootor's surgery tho other morning, The doctor, on looking at the woman, saw shel was in groat trouble, and remarked to her SWhat is the cause of your groft, Mrs. 'Faitih,' aho said, 'I found my poor husband dead in bad this morning,' The dootor, thinking to allay her grief, romarkled '[ will comn to your houso and son himn lp orhaps he is not dead, but In a faint, ' Faith,' she saold, ' I have a posltlve proof that he Is dead.' ' In what way P' said the medical man, eoll, suroe enough,' said site,. ' I put a bottle of whisky to his nmouthe, and dlvil a dhrop would he drink,'
HE "EXPLAINED." [Newspaper Article] — The Kiama Reporter and Illawarra Journal — 20 May 1899
lIE "EXPLAINED." Oceeaionally a victim resents naggting in the courts of justice, and answers in a spirited and unexpected mannor. A solicitor was cronesexamining a young fellow of rather haughty temper, Theo youthful witness hid testified that heo had sooeen the defendant "shy " a book at the plaintiff, and the solioitor had seized on the word, ' hy l Shy a book I What do you mean by that? Will you explain to the Court what the word 'shy ' meons I' The little chap leaned over the desk beneath the witness-box, picked' up a law book, and throw it at the solicitor's head, who dodged just in time, 'I think the Court now understands the meaning of the word 'shy," said thel magistrate, gravely, And the boy was allowed to finish his toetiulolny witlout any further Interrup' tion.
A NARROW ESCAPE. [Newspaper Article] — The Kiama Reporter and Illawarra Journal — 20 May 1899
A 1ARROW CSOAIPIC, An East End youth walking alonog Commeoroil hload with his Hwootheanr atoppod at the window of a oonfootioner's uiho , and, addrossoing his nldy.lovo, anidl Nw thon, what will ye lok ' Shio, oxpooting to bo treated to nolo of the good things, modestly replied: ' Oh, anything yo like .' h e?ll' ho sad, we'll tok n walk.' Aund he marohod her past the slop. Duonxoan,.-Pationt I 'Iam fooling wrotched dotolor, I tako no intloret in anytlhin havoe no appoetit, an't sleeoop irlDor 1'Why don't you marry the arlrB'
SEEDS OF KINDNESS. [Newspaper Article] — The Kiama Reporter and Illawarra Journal — 20 May 1899
SEEDS OF KINUNESS, Somo timo baook i the Woal of ong. land, a lool pronolor had to preach at a nmal ohapol morning and ovoning, After Ilt morning sorvioo, ho wao In. vit1d to dinnor by two old moida who heolpod him to mont, potatoes, and broad bonne, Io got on aill right with tho nmont and potatoon, but the bonns ho could not oats no watohing hie oppor. Ioniy, ho laid lia handokerohiof over his knees and psleod tlhe boans into it, nod put them in hio pookot. During tlho ovoning sorvioo ho got rothor ociloted, and took out hlis hand. horoitof to wipo his brow, when theio beonans soattorod in all dirootiono, Tlon ho oo out lothe hymn, "Basotlor Booids of Kindnoaos,"
THE WRONG TRAVELLER. How Edward Larkins of Birmingham Went on Business to Aberdeen. [Newspaper Article] — The Kiama Reporter and Illawarra Journal — 20 May 1899
THE WRONG TRAVELLER, How Edward Larkins of Birmlngham Went on Business to Aberdeen, The Scotch are known to be a remarkably "canny" race--oger to increase their stock of "olller," and holding on to the bawboos, when gained, with a death.like grip. This Is a characterlstio of the nation generally ; but the citizens of Aberdeen are the very essence of the Scot, double.distilled and boiled down. Even thosbe remarkable traders from foreign lands, whole stock.lsntrade seems to consist of a few ropes of onions, a bag of sponges, or a dozen impossible oleo. graphs, In still more impossible frames, never visit Aberdeen a second lime--onoo Is more than enough for them. There are, however, a few Individuals who are Ignorant of the character of the Aber. donlans, and, until very recently, that ignorance wans shared by a perpatetlc vendor of photographcl albums-those which have a muslcal-box in their cover, I mean, Well, he's not ignorant on that scorn now, and this is how his enlightenment cam...
DAIRY NOTES. Lactic Acid Ferment. [Newspaper Article] — The Kiama Reporter and Illawarra Journal — 20 May 1899
DAIRY NOTES. Lactic Acid Ferment, From the Agricultural Gaollt of .N,. V. Arrangements have been made for the preparation, under the supervision of the Dairy Expert, of pure cultures of lactic acid bacteria, to be used for the purpose of ripening cream, according to the fol. lowing instructions: It is understood that the cream, or the milk from which the cream has been produced, has been pasteurised. The cream should be cooled immediately after separation or pasteurisation, as the case may be, to about 70 degrees Fahr., at which temperature the ferment or "starter" may be added it the propor. lion of 5 gallons of starter to 100 gallons of cream. HIow To P'aEPAEn Tue "SBTirnTa." Take a gallon or two gallons, ocording to requirements, of clean, freshly. separated milk, and heat it to 176 degrees Fahr., keeping it at this tempera. tore for an hour, then cool it to 85 degrees Fahr, as rapidly as possible, and add the contents of the bottle at the rate of 2oz. for every gallon of separat...