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NOT VALUE. [Newspaper Article] — Bowral Free Press — 23 April 1902
NOT VALUE " I understand yon thrashed my boy this morning," the angry parent said, striding into the schoolroom after the ohildron had been dismissed, " YeB, I did,1' the terrified teacher answered: " bnt 1 did not thrash him stverely," " That's trhat I am angry about," he rejoined, "you didn't hurt him at all. Now, look here, sir. I'm one of the lare est ratepayers in my street, and ray boy. is entitled to as good a thrashing as you cive any other boy. Understand that. If you slight him again you'll hear fr&lt;m me in a way you won't like. Good after noon, Bir."
THE BASHFUL AND THE UNOBSERVANT. [Newspaper Article] — Bowral Free Press — 23 April 1902
THE BASHFUL AND THE UNOBSERVANT. A young Aberdoman, bashful, bat desperately in love, finding that no notice was taken of hia visitB to the house of his sweetheart, summoned up sufficient courage to address the fair one. " Jean, I was hew on Monday nicht." '• Aye, ye rere that,' replied she. " And I was here on Tuesday nicht." " So ye were." 1 " And I was here on Wednesday . nicht." '• Aye, an' ye were here on Thursday nicht an' a'.'" " An' i-was hore last nicht." " Weel." she saya, '"what if ye were ?" - " An' I am here the night again." " An'what aboot it,, even if ye cam! every nicht ?" "What aboot it, did ye say? Did ye no begin to smell a rut ?"
CHARACTERISTICS OF ROBERT BUCHANAN. [Newspaper Article] — Bowral Free Press — 23 April 1902
CHARACTERISTICS OF | ROBERT BUCHANAN.! ( BY ONE WHO KNEW HIM. B.y the death of Hubert Buchanan a stormy and turbulent literary career has been closed. Seen through the public BpectuclcH. he can not bo said to have presented * veiy amiable prrionatily. He was angresuive, combat ivi , sudden of quarrel, aad he often seemed un necessarily hitter of speech. But to his friends " Bob " Buohaosn was h very differ ent man—kindly, genial,and iven over hospi table in the tranquility (f his own homr, and little oncerned about his quarrels with the world once the street deor had been.olosed upon them. -It was the harshness of his rarly struggles in literature that embittered Buchanan's life. A little ever forty years ago, when a lad of seventeen, he left his father's office in Glasgow—the office of the old dead-and-gone newspaper, the " Seoti" nel ' where he made his beginnings in jour nalism. ^ EARLY AMBITIONS. There, even at a bay, be used to be loll I ing back in bit father's easy chair with...
Presentation. [Newspaper Article] — Bowral Free Press — 23 April 1902
Presentation. ■ At. tbe conclusion of the . lessons at-the Methpdist Sunday-school, Bowral, on Sunday afternoon last, the Superintendent .performed a pleasing' duty, in presenting Mir. A. W.. Beer with a beautifully bound morocco bible. The presentation was made on , behalf of the teachers of the school, in recognition of the past valuable services which Mr. Beer had rendered as secretary. Mr. Stokes., was pleased to think-that he had b^en, connected,, with th.§ school since, his infancy, and trusted his example would be. followed by'the youthful scholars. Mr. S.'Fros.trand Mrs. Maddern also . spoke.. They expressed sorrow at losing Mr. Beer from their midst, and wished him, every happiness and success in his new. life and work at North Sydney. Mr. Beer briefly thanked the teachers for the handsome presenta tion, at the. same time remarking that he was pleased; to know' his services had been o£ some value.
Simultaneous Mission. PRELIMINARY MEETING IN BOWRAL. [Newspaper Article] — Bowral Free Press — 23 April 1902
Simultaneous Mission. preliminary. meeting. in, " " ' " * " £o\vral.' public meeting; wa,s hgld in. the Tovyh HaU,"'lj;0\yral, on Monday evening last, to make arrangements for the, hojding, of a | Siniiiltanepiis Mission in Bowral. o,n ihe 1,8th of May. The Rev. M. Maddern oc cupied- tlie, ch„a_ir, and there were represen tatives from the various. Churches present. ' The' chairman^ said a few day's ago lie had,sent a. letter to the various represen tatives of the, churches in. Bowral, to see what could-be done to.hringBpwral with in, the scopeof the Simultaneous Mission, to .be held in this'state in. iVJay'next. Ha thought that if they got the "heads qf the, churches together, they might consider, wliat could,be.dope. They were, aware' of the difficulty in a smalj place.like'.Bow ral.of one church going singly ipto a work, of this kind. They were all agreed that, they needed, a gracious revival, of the' spirit in.* Bowral and Mittagong. G.od haa been pleased, to bless this mission n...
Advertising [Newspaper Article] — Bowral Free Press — 23 April 1902
THE usual-WEEKLY- PANOE will bo liold in the ODDFELLOWS' HALL to-morrow, (TF1UBSDAY) NIGHT,'April 24th, Dancing from 8 to lS. tickets—Gentlemen 2/(5, Ladies free.' Musicians, Mr. G. E. Vincent, Plififiat, Mr. Colin" Ftrgnjen, Violinist. T. llnpwaod, M.G. Dancing, to commence punctually at 8, o'cicck. 12:15 LOST, on Uriday night, in MerriganRrStrcct. be-. . tween Bendooley anil Bonn Bong-street, a lSL-iCK."OSTRICH FBATHEU BOA. Howard on' returning: to '.'.Brewongle," Jlcrrigang-stroet. 1282. E.VERYBODY who. can (farmers especially)' ' Bhnuld,.plant, a -few, CABBAGE. plants—bo. very'acceptable later on. * Wa liaye thouaando of nion plants. Send for a few. Is'per' hundred.—. COl'E A SONS, Boural. Under uow management.' TT'Olt SALE.—Two young COWS. in full raillc, J? vary quiet. Also one LADY'S and GENT'S" HACK, nnd- one CHILD'S PONSf, very,, qiiiot.' Also light double-seated""BUGQY and IIAliNfiSS.' Apply J... W. NORMAN, Butcher, Bowral. V" -jV/T.n. W. N. WILMS?, M..L.A,, hnsnornmonccd....
STAGE ANECDOTES. AN ACTOR'S TIMELY WIT. [Newspaper Article] — Bowral Free Press — 23 April 1902
STAGE ANECDOTES. AN ACTOR'S TIMELY WIT, \ One ol those unrehearsed incidents which call for extra smartness on the part of the performer, if he wishes to ^avoid appearing ridiculous, recently oceuired at a performance of " The Shop Girl,'' at a certain theatre in UerkBhire. Hie French Count, at a sally of wit . from Appleby, anent his feet, retoits sarcastically. " I reserve my foot for you, aare," at the same time raising his foot as if in the act of kicking. On this occasion imagine the aston ishment of the audience when the count's boot flew oft into the wings, dis playing a large hole in his sock. The ^ready-witted comedian who played the part, was, however, equal to this occasion. '• .Farewell, aare," he exclaimed, tragi cally limping round the stage. "Fare well! We shall meet again;'I go—to mend my socks." The house literally roared with laugh ter, and the situation was saved. THEN SMILED GRIMLY. When a certain popular music-hall singer, whoae.deatli oceuircd only a few weeks ...
Advertising [Newspaper Article] — Bowral Free Press — 23 April 1902
Sore,and Swollen Joints, sharp, shoot ing pains, torturing muscles, no rGstr.no; sleep—that, means rheumatism. It is a Btubboru disease to fight, hut Chamberlain's Pain Balm lm- conquered it thousands of "times. 'One application' gives, relief. Try it:. D. Morgan, Chemist, sells it.
MRS. MILTON. [Newspaper Article] — Bowral Free Press — 23 April 1902
MRS. MILTON. . This lady • died.suddenly on Thursday, morning "at the, residence of Mrs. E. Murpii.y, Main-street, , Mittagong. Mrs." Milton - was a Visitor" to. the/town from Sydney, having come to seek the benefit of a change of climate. Hen two sons were, advised of the death,'andrhad the body conveyed to Sydney, where the funeraltook place on Saturday,last. Mr. J. Beavan had charge of the arrangements.
ARTHUR WHITE. [Newspaper Article] — Bowral Free Press — 23 April 1902
Arthur' white. The deepest sympathy is felt for Mrs. J.'White, of Mittagong, in the double loss svhich she has sustained. Only on Fri; day last "she laid -.to rest the mortal re mains of her. daughter. Miss Rose White; Yesterday - we" learnt with. regret of the - death ; : of -Her' youngest -'son v ■Arthur; aged :. 1G years, ' whichvsad/; event took place ii} the Cottage Hospital at :T3ow ral. The deceased had been sniFsring from a painful illness.' ; The funeral talcas place at Mittagong to-day,' M:r- J. ■ Beavan Rifling undertaker.: We beg tovfcgudeV our sym putliy to the bereaved family. 1 .
TROOPER E. J. ARMFIELD, [Newspaper Article] — Bowral Free Press — 23 April 1902
TROOPER E. J. ARM-FIELD, Y.et. another death, is recorded, the. victim on this: occasion being Trooper Edward John,, Armfield, which sad occur rence t,p9kvplace on the iotfi of-last, month, *o'n the trpop^hip " Custodian," while on. the voyage to South Africa. Trooper Arrn.field was just entering on the verge, of manhood, being only 20, years of-age at the time of his death. De ceased only returned from,South.Africa,a few month ago, where he had been serv ing with the Bushveldt Carbineers. Shortly after reaching home he again enlisted, and died while on the way to the: front, as'before stated, the cause of death, being dysentry. He was the second spn of Mrs. ClerUin,'of Mittagong. Queen Wilhelmina of.Holland is suffer-, ing from typhoid fever. ' The latest bulle tin states that the disease is normal, Hut; that her Majesty's strength is diminishing. It is said that there is mucb soreness in the State Cabinet ratli6 appointment of Mr. Tillet as Grown Solicitor.
AN OMITTED DETAIL [Newspaper Article] — Bowral Free Press — 23 April 1902
AN OMITTED DETAIL . Binks: What's vrrone ? Jinks: My wife gave me a letter to post this morning. " And you forgot it, eh i Well, it isn't too late." " No, bat I posted it. I kept it in my hand, and fixed my mind on it until i got to a box, and then dropped it in. I was making curtain she shouldn't have anything to complain of this time." " Then what's the matter ?" "It has just occurred to ma that I forgot to put a stamp on it." Magistrates' Clerk (swearing witness): 'Take the book in your right hand. Witness: Yes, sir. Magistrates' Clerk: That's not your right hand. Witness: I'm left-handed, so my right hand would not be binding on my con* science.
THE CLASS' AND THE LIQUOR. [Newspaper Article] — Bowral Free Press — 23 April 1902
THE CLASS' AND THE LIQUOR A teurist ill Ireland stopped hia car at a hotel far the purpose of listing a drink, and he piopesed to the carman that he should have one also. The resolution having beea canied unanimously, the followiu? conver sation took place. " What will you have, Pal?-' " Faith ! phwat'n ver aoner goin' to take?" " Well. I shall have a Chartreuse." "And phwat's that?" "Its a wmiuing drink brewed by the monks, and tliey sell it for the benetit of the poor." " Indide, sor! Oi'll take that same, too!" The Ciiaitieuse was brought,iu liqueur glasses. Pat, having emptied his glass and fl't the comforting effect., laiaes his eyes piously, and remarks with unction, " May the bloBBing uv Hivven rist on the howly inio that brewed this drink!" Then, raising; the empty little glass, with an expression of scornful indignation en his face, he adds, " And the divil take the blavguard thai invinted the glass!"
THE KING'S CHAMPION. SOMETHING ABOUT THE ANCIENT OFFICE. [Newspaper Article] — Bowral Free Press — 23 April 1902
TNE KING'S GNAMHON. SOMETHING ABOUT THE ANCIENT OFFICE. Although it if unlikely that the cere mony ol " the Challenge " will be re vived at the coining Coronation, there will piobably be found room in the pro ceedings for tile Honourable the King's Champion. That such an officer exists may be news to some people. Nevetthe less, in a picturisque village near to the ancient town of Horncastle, in Lincoln shire, there live the repiesentatives of a family which for many centuries has ren dered service to successive Sovereigns in that capacity. In lact, the present ocoupant of Scrivelsby Court may, with out fear of disproof, claim descent from that Kobert de Marmyon. Lord of Fon tenoy, Normandy, to whom William the Conqueror granted the manor, and whose family, it iB said, had long discharged the office of Champion to the Dukes of Normandy. The office of Royal Champion has evet since been attached to the manor of Scrivelsby. .Some writers speak of the post as hereditary; but this is an e...