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THE SAFETY OF CIVIL AVIATION. OFFICIAL STATISTICS FROM FRANCE. [Newspaper Article] — Robertson Mail — 4 July 1924
THE SAFETY OF CIVIL AVIATION. OFFICIAL STATISTICS FROM FRANCE. The French Minister for Public Works, replying -in the Chamber of Deputies to a recent question, gavel the following figures regarding civil aviation fatalities since the close of the war: — I 1919 — 1G5.050 miles flown; 3 fatal accidents. 1920—530,330 miles; 14 fatal accidents. 1921—1,461,490 miles, 15 fatal accidents. 1922— 1,638,788 miles; 13 fatal accidents. 1923—2,103,448 miles; $ fatal'ac cidents. In the above table, kilometres have been converted to miles.
Reserve Grade. [Newspaper Article] — Robertson Mail — 4 July 1924
Reserve Grade. Bowral v. Glenquarry, at Glenquarry Wildes Meadow v. Berrima, at Wildes Meadow. Moss Vale v. Exeter, at Exeter. Thirlmere v. Robertson, at Thirluere Mittagong, bye. Owing to the Moss Vale ground being fully occupied on Saturday, the Moss Vale-Exeter competition game win De played at c,xeter. Bowral Reserve. — Full back, B. Hancock; thrcequarters, F. Stubbs, L. Hall, F. Todd, W. Stubbs; halves, C. Whatman, J. Gash; forwards, G. Robinson, A. Savcll, W. Fahey, L. Fahey, R. Armstrong, H. Ivison. Re serves: A. Mitchener, T. Fulmer, W. .Peterson. Glenquarry Reserve Team. — Full- back, O. Ritchie; threoquarters, D. Jeffries, R. Griffiths, J. Rowland, C. Jeffries; halves, S. Shearer, T. Mc Guinness; forwards, F. Mitchell, L. Griffiths, F. Brenning, O. Churchill, W. Shearer, J. Wood. Reserves: W. Woolmcr, W. Foster, G. Riley. Robertson ? Reserve Team. — Full back, H. Bisby: ' thrcequarters, F. Quinn, H. Hanrahan, R. Emmett, A. Moss; halves, J. McGuinness, A. Mac key; forwards,...
CO-OPERATION FOR FRUIT GROWERS. THE FORMATION OF AN ASSOCIATION. [Newspaper Article] — Robertson Mail — 4 July 1924
CO-OPERATION FOR FRUIT GROWERS. THE FORMATION OF AN ASSOCIATION. A spirit of rivalry naturally as-, serts itself between the members of a .fruit-growers' ? cooperative society (the formation of which was dis cussed in these notes recently), and if this rivalry is based upon common sense it proves of very great benefit. In the same way, competition tends to -become keen between individual societies, and vested interests are not slow in playing one society -against the other. To .avoid this it will be necessary to 'link the local societies into a district association. In bringing this about, each so ciety should be allowed to preserve its local character, and the fruit of the society should be sold under the Drana registered uuu cmhuiwiwu : that society. The enthusiasm^ andj ambition of the contributors in eachj local society should be fostered, and assisted to develop along up-to-date lines. Initiative and originality should be encouraged to the utmost, and the reputation for its fru...
NEXT SATURDAY'S FIXTURES. First Grade. [Newspaper Article] — Robertson Mail — 4 July 1924
NEXT SATURDAY'S FIXTURES. First Grade. I Mittagong v. Bargo, .at Bargo. I Robertson v. Moss Vale, at M. Vale. Bowral, a bye. Robertson First-grade Te&tti.— Full back, G. Bisby; thrcequarters, F. Mackey, J. McBarron, A. Bisby; halves, G. Murray, W. Johnstone; forwards, J. Missingham, J. Miller, T. Johnstone, A. and W. Brooker, F. Ritchie, with one threequarter to be selected.
A DAIRYING ESSENTIAL. MUST HAVE HOT WATER. [Newspaper Article] — Robertson Mail — 4 July 1924
A DAIRYING ESSENTIAL. MUST HAVE HOT WATER. Hot water, boiling, if possible, is an essential to successful dairying. Without hot water, and plenty of it, dairy utensils, milking machines, etc., .cannot ._,b.c thoroughly cleaned. Too often efforts are made to heat water in a kerpseije tin or (similar contri vance,1 stuck out in the - yard some T ? ? Jnirn In uiniltf Of wnerc iieui ' ? * — wet weather it is Very lukewarm water that is obtained, apart irom the scanty supply and the waste of fuel and time in securing it. Indeed the -scarcity of fuel is ever become ing a greater problem on some dairy farms, and fuel is used very reluct antly for heating water for washing up purposes. Under these circum stances it is easily understood why dairy utensils are so often not at all clean, and- why the milk and cream become contaminated by unclean I kiioL-afc ' nf** A CHEAP SUPPLY. A most satisfactory method of pro viding a plentiful supply of hot water is to - use an ordinary bath water heater ...
Advertising [Newspaper Article] — Robertson Mail — 4 July 1924
STOMACH TROUBLES QUICKLY REMEDIED. Disorders of the stomach are, gen erally speaking, always caused by harmful acid, which accumulates, causing fermentation in the stomach and often agonising pain. You have only to get rid of the excess acid and strengthen the stomach lining, when the whole trouble will leave you. The instant you take a dose of Bisurated Magnesia, all possibility of digestive pain ceases to exist, be cause this preparation immediately counteracts the cause of the discom fort. . : It doesn't matter whether your trou ble be indigestion, gastritis or djs pepsia; whatever it is, if it causes pain in the stomach, Bisurated Mag nesia will give you the relief you have long sought. Get a package to day from the nearest chemist; it costs little, and is obtainable in either pow der or tablet form. The very first dose will convince you that your sto mach troubles will quickly be reme died by this, the ode remedy pre scribed by doctors and used with I success the world over.*
MITTAGONG V. ROBERTSON. [Newspaper Article] — Robertson Mail — 4 July 1924
MITTAGONG V. ^ROBERTSON. j After an even and exciting game Robertson won by 8 to 7. There was nothing in the game until the final whistle sounded,, each side playing determinedly, and defending and at tacking in turn. ' TKt Robertson for wards were slightly. the better pack cf the two, while the backs were very evenjy matched. For Robflut-. son, T. McBarron scored the firet try in a good position, and he also kicked the goal. Stan Smith, with a good runj scored in a nice position for Mittagoljft - and Vin.ce O'Brien made no mistSSfe&out^the goal. The scores: were nowjkverij'and cheered on by; thfe ®ajgtap|ft.'-teams exerted all their to scorn. In a forwa^EH^^e-rSIeree award ed a penalty, against Robertson, and amidst much excitement Vince O'Brien kicked the goal, making Mit tagong ahead by 'two points. The game now proceeded up and down the ground, but Robertson -were ' not to be denied, and a try was scored in the corner, from which no .goal re sulted. Shortly afterwards fu...
BOWLS. [Newspaper Article] — Robertson Mail — 4 July 1924
BOWLS. ' One' of the semi-finals for th'6 Petersham Bowlers' 'Trophy was play ed.onthe Bowral rink onhSaturday,. whc.il Melbourne ,(5), 31- beat Pick-' ard (per.) 28.,: jtt was expected that this game would be keenly contested,' and those who were present to see it were not disappointed, the general opinion being that it was one of the best games seen on the green. Pick ard in the first head scored 4, and followed this up with 2 and 2 before Melbourne opened his scoring ac count. At the 9th head Pickard led 14 to 10; at the 14th Melbourne led 22 to 14; the 21st head showed the scores 24 all. From there to the 28th head, the scores read 25 all, 26 all, 27 all, 28 all. On the 29th head, when Pickard had playel his last bowl, he lay three with a winning chance. Melbourne had one bowl to play. He attempted to draw the shot, but was a shade strong, trailing the iack- makinir liiiriKplf 3 miH fhn winner of. the game. ' The semi-final game, Yates v. Ro binson, will be played during the wee...
HOMING PIGEONS. [Newspaper Article] — Robertson Mail — 4 July 1924
HOMING PIGEONS. Mr. S. Lake supplies the following fixtures -jf the Mittagong Homing Pigeon Society:— »? . July 6 — Bundanoon, 19 miles. July 12 and 19 — Marulan, 38. August 9 and 16 — Breadalbane, 72. Augupst 23 and 30 — Gunning, 91. . ? September 6 and 13 — Yass, 118. September 20r27 — Binalong, 138. October 4-11— Cootamundra, 185. October 18-25 — Narrandera, 218. November 1-8 — Carrathool, 353. A charity race conducted by the Bowral Homing Society, in aid of Berrima District Hospital, was flown fromBundano on, a distance of 14 miles, on Saturday last, June 28. The Hospital benefited to the extent of £3. Results : — R- Crisp ? 4 Bpyds. 2ft. lOin. A. Dowling ? 442yds. Oft. Sin. — Clifford ? 441yds. Oft. 6in. R- Gash . .' ? ? 437yds. Oft. Oin. O. Dowling ? ? ? 435yds. 2ft. 5in. W. Gripimond . . . 431yds. 2ft. 2in.
BLAIRMORE ESTATE. [Newspaper Article] — Robertson Mail — 4 July 1924
BLAIRMORE ESTATE. Referring to the sale of land at Aberdeen, advertised elsewhere in this issue, the following in formation is given: — Blairmore is situated right in the centre of the -famous Hunter River Valley, right at Aberdeen Railway Station. Aberdeen is in tVin m.i,1cf 6f a progressive farming district, has a population of about 1000 peo ple, and is well served by the rail way with both passenger and goods trains; also post and telegraph, con tinuous telephone service, schools, [banks, and all other public offices. Butter factory, chilling and freezing works are right at the door, thus pro viding a ready market for farm pro duce, such as cream, pigs, calves, and all classes of fat stock. The south ern markets of Maitland, Newcastle and Sydney are quite handy for hay and general produce. Blairmore ?was originally an estate of 3000 acres, the whole area being one great alluvial flat, bounded on one side by the Hunter River, on the other by uanmoor v.reeK, wun ine mngoon Ponds r...
DRINKING BRITAIN DRY. (Published by Arrangement). [Newspaper Article] — Robertson Mail — 4 July 1924
DRINKING BRITAIN DRY. (Published by Arrangement). Whisky drinkers of Britain, de clares the 'New York Tribune,' are being told point-blank by some of (ho best distillers that as long as American bootleggers are willing to pay higher prices for their products, the home consumers must continue tO face occasional Klinl-faroc: in thai.. favorite brands. , 'One Scotch distiller recently ran a full-page advertisement, saying only 25 per cent, of its stocks can go to home consumers, so long as American and other export markets are willing to pay extra for quality.'
MOTOR CYCLE CLUB. [Newspaper Article] — Robertson Mail — 4 July 1924
MOTOR CYCLE CLUB. A very enthusiastic meeting was held at Mr. Alec. Marshall's motor cycle service station, Moss Vale, on Monday night. Some 20 odd motor cyclists were present, both Bowral and Moss Vale being represented, whilst apologies were received from several riders living at a distance. It was decided to form a club, to be know/i as the Berrima District Motor Cycle ^ Club,' and as the con veners of the meeting had already been in toiich with the- A.C.W., re affiliation to that. ba|dy,,tjie members of the club will be registered and eligible teo compete ' in' -an'y author ised open competition in the State. Twenty-four members paid in their subscriptions in the room, whilst se veral donations were received and others promised. The genial Mr. Tom Mack was elected as. patron, and Aid. T. G. Hayeis president, whilst the important position of secretary was entrusted to 'Jackie' Blundell, -whoso experi ence as secretary to. various sport ing bodies in the metropolitan and suburban ...
FUEL POWER SECRET. VAST ECONOMIES AND ADDED POWER. [Newspaper Article] — Robertson Mail — 4 July 1924
FUEL POWER SECRET. VAST ECONOMIES AND ADDED POWER. Two doctors, one of medicine and one of science, hav« been busy for the last two years in a workshop near Mornington-Crescent, putting into practice a new physical formula which they claim to have discovered (says 'the Birmingham 'Weekly Post,' of April- 36). It will, they claim, revolutionise the generation of power, and will more 'than double the amount of efficiency gained from any form of fuel in ? use to- ? day. The formula is kept a closely guarded secret. The scientist is Dr. Sproule, who was oncc a lecturer at Sydney Uni versity, where he obtained his de gree, while his partner, Dr. Rodas Shaw, took his medical degree in Scotland, vrpnt -out - to Australia, where lie met Dr. Sproule, and came back to this country ' on the head quarters staff of the Australian Army during the 'war. Dr. Sproule states that he first hit on the formula while he was an in spector of aircraft at Hendon. He spoke to Dr. Shaw about it, and they then...
WHY HE CAME BACK. [Newspaper Article] — Robertson Mail — 4 July 1924
WHY HE CAME BACK. The householder, answering * knock at the door, discovered a poor Jew, who the previous day had begged a waistcoat from him. 'Docs the kind genllemans remem ber,' said the Jew, 'that he gavo me a vaistcoat yesterday? Veil, I found a five pound note in der pucsiv.l '?Upon my word,' said the house-! holder, 'you are an honest man. Come inside, sir.' While the Jew was enjoying the glass of wine and cigar immediately found for hinv, the householder said, 'Of course, you have brought the waistcoat back?' 'No,' replied the Jew; 'I hfef come to beg for der coat and trou sers.' Magistrate; Why didn't you speak to your wife for a Whole year? Prisoner: I didn't want to iuterrupt her. The teacher was trying to give her pupils an illustration of the word, 'perseverance.' 'What is it,' she asked, 'that car ries a man along rough roads, up hilU and down hills, through jungles and swamps and raging torrents?' There was a silence, and then Tommy, whose father was a motor dealer sp...
Advertising [Newspaper Article] — Robertson Mail — 4 July 1924
H. A. Barraclough, LIMITED. OPTICIANS, 38S George Street, SYDNEY, Have visited this town regularly for 30 years. Watch this space or write for date of next visit. NEXT VISIT. MITTAGONG— On Tuesday, July 8, from 9 a.m. to 12 noon, at the Commercial Hotel, Mittagong. i The firm has visited this town regu larly for 30 years. MISS ROBINSON, MAIN ST., MITTAGONG. HIGH CLASS MILLINER AND DRAPER. HATS MADE TO ORDER. CHARMING MODELS AND READY TO WEARS. RENOVATIONS DONE. GOOD NEWS. WE beg to notify the residents of Bowral that we have started a Travelling Butcher's Shop, selling the Primcst of Meat at City Prices right to your door every day. A few of our prices: — ROAST BEEF, from ? 6d STEAlt, from ? 6id CORNED BEEF, from ? 4 Id ? MUTTON, from ? 7d Should we happen to ihiss you, a letter to Messrs. CRABTREE and , STEWART, Albert Street, Mitta- 1 gong, will have prompt attention. A Spccial Quotation for Boarding Houses and Hotels.