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Sports and Games. BOWRAL RIFLE CLUB. [Newspaper Article] — Robertson Mail — 27 June 1924
Sports and. Games. BOWRAL RIFLE CLUB. The annual general meeting of the club was held at the School of Arts, Bowral, on Friday, Captain Madden presiding. . , , The secretary's report and balance sheet, which showed the club to be in a very good position, were adopted. Officers elected for the ensuing year were: — President — Dr. Harbi son (re-elected) ; vice-presidents — j Messrs. T. Elliott, H. F. Vejiables, A. R. Warleigh and A. Baker; Captain — Mr. M. Madden (re-elected); Secre tary and Treasurer — Mr. H. C. Knight; Auditor — Mr. G. Bradman; Committee — Messrs. J. Chant, W. Armstrong, F. Woolard, and T. El liott; Marker — Mr. F. Fowler, As sistant Marker — Mr. H. Prior.
INTER-POLLINATION OF FRUIT TREES. [Newspaper Article] — Robertson Mail — 27 June 1924
INTER-POLLINATION OF FRUIT TREES. Pollination varies in effectiveness in different localities and Ultder dif ferent . cou'Jifjons. Some flowers (usually very small and inconspicu ous) are self-fertilised, and some ere wind-fertilised; but generally speak ing, all plants which have conspicu ous flowers are fertilised by insect agency, . aAd in the great, majority of cases nature prevents self-fertilisa^ tion, one. of the preventives being that stamens aind stigmata do hot develop contemporaneously. . The need for cross-pollination has been more emphasised in the case of apples and pearg, but it is also ap parent in cherries and in sprite var ieties of 'both European and Japanese plums.- The grower should take steps to assiBt cross-pollinatiori. , *De C'lfluous trees of any kind should not be planted in blocks of the same var iety, but suitable varieties of the same kirtd should be planted in alter nate double rowB. Any two varieties of'the-same kind will -do, so .long as their flower...
RIFLE SHOOTING. [Newspaper Article] — Robertson Mail — 27 June 1924
RIFLE SHOOTING. The fifth shoot of the current quarter was held by the Bowral Rifle Club on Saturday last, when some good scoreB were registered. Con ditions were ten shots at 300 yards, tin hat target. Scores: — J. Chant 47, G. Bradman 47, F. Noble 47, Captain Madden 46, H. C. Knight 45, F. Woolard 44, T. Elliott 42, W. Armstrong 42, F. Moore 42, E. J. Humphries 39, L. Chant 39. The last shoot of the quarter will take place to-morrow (Saturday).
DAIRY UTENSILS OF BEST QUALITY. MILK AND CREAM CANS. [Newspaper Article] — Robertson Mail — 27 June 1924
DAIRY UTENSj&S OF BEST QUALITY. MILK AND CREAM CANS. Four-gallon, ' 256'. J 5-gal., 26s. 6d.; 6-gal.. 28s.; 8-gal., 30s.; 10-gal., 31s. 6d. Name Plate, Is. per can extra. steel Milk buckets. li-gal„ 8s. 6)1.; 2-gal., 9sl 6d.; 21 gal., 10s. 6d.; 3-ga1.,12s.; 4-gat., 16s. . DANISH STEEL CHURNS: ' To make 41bs. butter, - £3 16s.; 81bs. butter,- £4- 10s.; 121bs. butter, £6 16s.' ? . TINNED STEEL ,MILK VATS. Fitted with Strainer, Cock and Pipe. 20-gal., £3. 5s.;' '3'0-gal., £3 16s.; 40-gal., £4 5s.; BO-gal., £5; 60'gab, £5 10s. -«» i' - SALTER'S MiluK BALANCE. 2oz. tos with Brass Oblong Dial , ^nd,. ad meted for weight of pail, £1 16s.' Also. supplied with Porcelain' Circular Dial, £4 5s. BABCOCK TESTERS, Hand Power. 2 Bottle Size,'4£2 12s. 6d.; 4-bottle, £3; 6-bottle, £6 6s.; 8-bottle, £7; 12 bottle, £8. Complete with Milk Test ing Outfit. We supply everything required for the treatment of. milk or cream, and the manufacture of cheese and butter.
BOWLS. [Newspaper Article] — Robertson Mail — 27 June 1924
BOWLS. Keen interest is being evinced in the singles handicap for Petersham Bowlers' Trophy, and as the compe tition proceeds, the games are pro ductive of very keen bowling, with resultant close finishes. The follow ing games have been played during the past week: — Sherrington (8) 31 beat Beavan (8) 28; Whatman (14) 31 beat Stokes (2) 13; Pickard (scr.) 31 beat Nesbitt (11) 29; Melbourne; (6) 31 beat Sherrington (8) 24; Robinson (11) . 31 beat Whatman (14) 22. The following players . have been left in the semi-final: — Pickard (scr.) meets Melbourne (6); Yates (10) meets Robinson (11). These games will be played at 1.30 on Saturday next, and if time permits the final will be played at 3 p.m.
Advertising [Newspaper Article] — Robertson Mail — 27 June 1924
A STITCH IN TIME. No kidney ailment is unimportant. Don't overlook the slightest back ache or urinary warning you of ap proaching dropsy, gravel or serious . kidney disease. Kidney -disease is. seldom fatal, if treated in tiipe.but neglect may pave th'eway. ' Don't neglect a lame or aching back another day. Don't ig nore dizzy spells, irregular or discolored .urine, headaches, weari ness or depression. If you feel -you ? need kidney help, begin using Doan's Backache Kidney Puis, the reliable, time-tried remedy. For years they have been found effective. Read this testimony: — Mrs. William Pearce, Gordon-road,. Bowral, says: — 'Some time ago my' husband got wet through, and he let his colthes dry on him. A cold evidently settled on his kidneys, for afterwards he suffered terribly with, his back. The pains centred right across the loins and were oft en so se vere that he could scarcely move . about, and on one occasion he waft laid up for six weeks. I obtained Doan's Backache Kidney Pi...
LAWN TENNIS. [Newspaper Article] — Robertson Mail — 27 June 1924
LAWN TENNIS. A match between Bowral Sunny side and Bargo, played on the for mer's court on Saturday afternoon, resulted in a win for Bargo by 7 sets 60 games to 4 sets 40 games. The Pines (6 sets 44 games) de feated Mittagong Railway (3 sets 36 games) in a mattl, 'played on the former's court. On Prince of Wales' Birthday Bargo defeated Mittagong Austral by 1 set 4 games. Bowral Excelsior played two matches on Monday, being defeated in both. At Burrawang the scores were 10 sets 73 games to 6 sets 63 games in favor of the local players; while at Bowral, against Moss Vale, the latter won by 9 sets 71 games to 7 sets 70 games. Mrs. Wright, Mrs. Huthnance, Messrs. Crawley, Huthnance, Wright and Pope will represent Bowral Ex celsior in a match against Mittagong Austral, to be plfcyed at Bowral to morrow (Saturday) afternoon, com mencing at 1.30.
Advertising [Newspaper Article] — Robertson Mail — 27 June 1924
^ . . Tuesday, June 24, to Monday, June 30 PICKARD'S JUKE SPECIALS. HOLD SWAY. DURING THE NEXT WEEK THE. FOLLOWING LINES ARE ALL MARKED DOWN IN PRICE. MAIDS' WOOL GOLFER, : Usual 17s. 6d. Reduced to ...... 12*. fid. GIRLS' WOOL KNIT FROCKS ] Reduced to ? 5s. lid. 3 CHILD'S KNIT WOOL GOLFERS, Damaged. 2s. lid. I LADIES' WIDE ALL WOOL SCARFS. Usual 18s. 6d. Reduced to ? 14s. lid. , Girls' HEAVY TWEED COAT, * 27 inch! - Usual 23s. 6d. ' Reduced to . . . . .. 14s. lid. Special Reduction of 4s. ip the * £ off all , LADIES' HEAVY WINTER COATS j During. This Week. SINGLE BED ALL WOOL WHITE BLANKETS. Usual 35s. . Reduced to .... .31s.6d. f-BED ALL WOOL WHITE WHITE BLANKETS. Usual 48s. 6d. 1 Reduced to ? 44s. D'BLE-BED SIZE ALL WOOL WHITE BLANKETS; Usual 58s. 6d. Reduced to ? 54s. PINK EDGE CREAM FLAN- . NELETTE. Usual 3s. 6d. Reduced to ? 3s. 2d. , 1648 FACE POWDER. Usual 2s. 6d. Reduced to ........ . ls.6d. MEN'S NATURAL UNDER PANTS. Usual 5s. 6d. Special ? 4s. lid. PELACO WORK SHIRTS, Hea...
Advertising [Newspaper Article] — Robertson Mail — 27 June 1924
BURTON, PROPERTY SALESMAN and GENERAL AUCTIONEER CLEARING SALES CONDUCTED' IN ANY PART OF THE DISTRICT. NEXT THE GRAND, BOWRAL. Phone 164. ' GEORGE G. VINCENT, A. Mus. T.C.Li. Teacher of Piano, Harmony, ' Counterpoint, Etc. PepUs trained from the .first steps up 'to a Professional Standard. Theory Clones. ?TERMS ON APPLICATION. ^ynthorpe,' MITTAGONG. 8TATION STREET, .BOWRAL I JOHN BEAMN & SON J IJiidertakeis&Fiiiieral ' Directors , ' ( (Established 40 Years.) Funerals Furnished and' Conducted in any part of the District. Wreaths, Crosses, and all Floral Emblems at shortest notice. Ptibne, Bowral, 50, day and night. To NOWRA Bythe Latest Model 6 Cylinder Buick Service. SINGLE AND RETURN FARES. DAILY FROM MITTAGONG, BOWRiL ] AND MOSS VALE Through Magnificent Mountain and Coastal Scenery. ' Careful Driven. Every Comfort. Bowral Bookiof! Office il Bortotfe, nettlo the Grand Hotel Hiuagong Booking Office - Heal e News j Armisj „ 1 Hoes Tale Bookings at Sheerm&n e....
Local Items. School Holidays. [Newspaper Article] — Robertson Mail — 27 June 1924
Local Items. School Holidays. J The public schools of the district close to-day for the mid-winter vaca tion, work being resumed on Monday, July 7th. Overlands for £250. In a telegram to the editor of The Mail, the Overland agents announce a further reduction in the price of this popular car. The Overland will sell in future at £260, the lowest price at which a car of its quality has yet been sold. Postal Delivery. No postal delivery will be made after Monday next, 30th June, un less letter boxes are provided as stated in recent paragraphs pf The Mail. Already most residents have complied with the request of the Postal Department, which is a rea sonable one. Electric Light. The main transmission line is drawing closer to Mittagong, and soon we shall have the local reticula tion work in hand. Business men and householders will do well to make their connections as soon as possible, as there is bound to be a jreat rush when the poles arc seen ill position. Mcryla Valley. Some time ago ...
Signs. [Newspaper Article] — Robertson Mail — 27 June 1924
! Signs. . JjMlOM THE TIME when, the ancient cave dweller made his mark upon a rock until this year of grace, a man has been known by his signs. .Whether he has written in rock or has scrawled his name in charcoal in public places he has expressed his character in his sign. A glance at the signs of a town will tell you more of the character of its inhabi tants than the oldest inhabitant in his most garullous mood. Our civic fathers are aware of this, and in some cases have attempted to control those daring spirits who seek to write their .names in flaming let ters wherever space .can be found to hold their hideous productions. They have not always succeeded in their pious endeavours, for the best inlentioned rules have to be inter preted by someone, and the prover bial coach and four runs readily even in these days of motors and aeroplanes. Some years ago, the Bowral Coun cal had this matter under review. It appears the public sense had been shocked by a sign of huge propor tions wh...
DAIRY INDUSTRY. THE QUALITY STANDARD. Factory Managers' Part. [Newspaper Article] — Robertson Mail — 27 June 1924
DAIRY INDUSTRY. THE QUALITY STANDARD. j Factory Managers* Part. . . The memberg of the Co-operative Dairy Factory 'Managers' Association^ met in conference at the Royal Ag ricultural Ground, Sydney, pn Thurs day to take stock of the industry and to consider ways and means for their continued activity in efforts to raise the standard of the product. Mr. C. Stoner (Casino) presided, and the gathering included a large num . her of those concerned in the official and commercial phases of darying. . The Minister for Agriculture, Mr.' Cbaffey, in his opening address, said New South Wales could market an article equal to Danish as far as qua lity was concerned, and this needed to be followed up by properly co ordinated work, with the objective of securing equality in prices also. . Now that the Dairy Council constitution, had given them a .charter in Austra lia for the dairying', industry, ft ? wife their dyty to qBe it for all it ^was worth. The State's production' of -butter peached the ...
Scientific Aids. [Newspaper Article] — Robertson Mail — 27 June 1924
Scientific- Aids. QNE of the most deplorable features of our public life iB t&e failure of Parliaments to recognise the im portant part science plays in modern industry and development. The. Fe deral Bureau of Sciences has too long been the sport of party politics. With £11,000,000 surplus the Parliament should vote jsuch an allowance for scientific research as shall give some hope of a speedy solution of one or more of the problems that hamper pastoral, agricultural and horticul tural development.
MITTAGONG RESERVES V. BANKSTOWN B. [Newspaper Article] — Robertson Mail — 27 June 1924
MITTAGONG RESERVES V. BANKSTOWN B. This match -was played on Prince of Wales' Birthday, and was a fast, clean exhibition of football. There was not much between the two teams, the Bankstown boys being a bit nippier and throwing the ball about better than the Mittagong team. He latter forwards held their own throuehout. Dave Dieman scored the only try for Bankstown, and Honeyman converted it'. Darby scored a penalty goal for Mittagong, and the final scores were 5 to 2. Harold O'Brien played a good game as full back, 'his form being much better than against Glenquarry. All the reserves played well, and this match should sharpen them up for their competition games. Mr. W. Collins refereed in his usual effi cient manner.
FOOTBALL. [Newspaper Article] — Robertson Mail — 27 June 1924
FOOTBALL. | A football team from the Eveleigh Workshops visited Moss Vale, and were defeated by the IocbI club by 23 points to 3. The visitors were en tertained after £he match. Bowral has put a second junior team into the district competition. It has adopted a striking costume, in which red predominates, and so will eo down to posterity 'as the Reds. We wish the new. team suc cess. The newcomers will take up the -byes in the original draw, and will commence their career by meet ing the redoubtable Farm Homes Juniors at Farm Homes on Saturday.
GENERAL NEWS. [Newspaper Article] — Robertson Mail — 27 June 1924
. GENERAL NEWS. Diplomatic writers emphasise two main points in the discussion be tween Mr. Ramsay Macdonald and M. Herriott. One is that M.- Herriott favors the rapid liquidation of Ger many's debt and evacuation of 'the Ruhr. Th6 other is a mutual defence pact between Britain, France, Bel gium and Italy, pending a wider pact. Mr. D. Jones, of Queensland, states that there will be a great demand in Lancashire for ratoon cotton. Bayley and Willard, by their sen sational play in the Wimbledon ten nis tournament, have achieved dis tinction. Their fearless methods were- very popular, and they received an ovation.. In the House of Commons, Mr. Hartshorn admitted that British wire less was outranged by French and German. The erection of the Rugby station would eliminate the trouble, and communication with-India would have secured a 'large chateau, with be improved. The Australian Olympic athletes ideal training surroundings. Dr. Honner is out of form, Moss Christie is not suited to the f...
MITTAGONG V. BANKSTOWN. [Newspaper Article] — Robertson Mail — 27 June 1924
MITTAGONG V. BANKSTOWN. Mittagong's team was: H. O'Brien, Stan Smith, L.' Smith, V. O'Brien, G. Solah, A. Thorn, N. Solah, R. Smith, Syd. Smith, Harby, W. Bourke, P. Armfield, A. .Ware. The first half was very even, ho score resulting on cither side. Bankstown did not take advantage of the wind or down hill. and the Mittagong team' was quite content to defend, and this they did well, their tackling being the best this season, neaily all going low for their man. In the second, fhalf Mit tagong did most of the attacking, and the first score came from a for ward rush, from which P. Armfield scored, and Vince O'Brien added the extras. Mittagong, 5 to nil. Shortly afterwards from good play by .George and Norman Soldi, Vince O'Brien se cured and scored in a good position, and he converted his own try. Mit tagong, 10 to niL The next try was a good individual effort by Stan Smith, who ran strongly and with much pace, beating three or four of the opposition, and scored behind the posts. Vinc...