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An Extensive Wine and Spirit Business. [Newspaper Article] — Bowral and Robertson Free Press — 20 April 1901
An Extensive Wine and Spirit Riicinpss. The finest display in the wine section, in fact one of the most striking exhibits in the great main pavilion was that of Messrs Sandeman, Wine and Spirit Merchants.of 241 Pitt st, Sydney.. This exhibit' occupied a most conspicuous corner position near the main entrance, and the great concourse of people streaming through the pavilion could not but help viewing with admiration the tastefully arranged exhibits of this firm. The choice of position was good, the passage ways on the two sides giving ample room for visitors to inspect the inside as well lis the outside aspect of the innumerable bottles displayed. Connoisseurs were there in dozens sampling the choicest of the vintages, and if but one order comes from-every dozen of the apprecia tive samplers the, firm should treble its busi ness in 110 time. All these wines come from J. Gommesen & Coy.'s "Perfect" Cream Separator. the linn's extensive cellars at 241 Pitt at. These cellars are...
Horton & Co.. Seed Merchants. [Newspaper Article] — Bowral and Robertson Free Press — 20 April 1901
norton & to.. Seed Merchants. No visitors—nml they were in thousands at the Itoj'nl Agricultural Show failed notice the bold design on the grass plot on the hill rise -II or ton's lielinbleSeeds. It was cut out of turf, each letter being some six feet in length, and about two feet broad, fined in with bright clean shells. Oil the opposite side was the space occupied b.v the linn to give effect to the many varied and va'nab'c seeds which are stocked by them In a pretty Kiosk, witli octagonal roof, each octagon bearing Horton's lieliab'c Seeds in tastefully designed letters in striking colours, was a grand collection of seeds and cereal products, all grown from the Horton Seeds. The front was in the form of n landscape gardener's design, representing a neat lawn, with well cut grass, spacos being devoted to growing ornamental fern and shrubs, with here and there small groups of gardening tools. The whole exhibit reflected the greatest credit on the firm. Messrs. Horton A Co. m...
Our Show Supplement. [Newspaper Article] — Bowral and Robertson Free Press — 20 April 1901
Our Show Siipplenicnt. With this issue we: arfe sending out an eight-page illustrated supplement on .■•■this: year's'Royal Agricultural Commonwealth' Show. It is prepared on the'same gener al linesasthe one we issued last year,"and which wap/so greatly appreciated -by;-our many readers:- It contains'.soine 80 illus trations;-and: a-vast, quantity *of: descrip tive writing. The'.show itself -Was' the greatest ever held;/ the country districts exhibits being: a' leading- feature,: of which special prominence is given; in the publication; whiclrshould prove'- of^ great: interest to our subscribers,.many of whom' were no doubt prevented from personally visiting the exhibition.- Giir supplemeut depicts- the entire exhibition-, from'1 all' points of-vifcw, and the: illustrations em brace all the striking and' interesting sub« jeers'"; and.altogether; should prove an ac ceptable budget'tb our'many new- friends at Robertson-and Kangaloon;
Chrysanthemum Show. [Newspaper Article] — Bowral and Robertson Free Press — 20 April 1901
Clirysaaathemam- Sliow. On Wednesday, afternoon next the Autumn-Flower-Exhibition, organised by the local Y.W.C.A. in aid of the funds of their new Home of Rest, will be held- in1 the Bowral School of Arts. ' Mrs; Gonsett Stephen has' kindly con sented'to open the show at 3p.m.' It is hoped that the competition, in the various sections will be as keen as in the past. Entry forms may! be> obtained" ab the Y.W.C.A., Bendooley-street. The com mittee would earnestly ask the co-opera tion of the public in making the show' a success. - - : ■. . . ■
Large Potatoes. [Newspaper Article] — Bowral and Robertson Free Press — 20 April 1901
Large - Potatoes. As our representative was leaving Robert son on YVednesday- evening last after a. highly successful day's work\ in; canvass ing for subscribers, to the Bowral and Robertson Free Press, he was handed a couple of very large Brownell potatoes which were grownwith- many, others on a small block'of iand adjoining the Royal Hotel. One weighed two ounces- under alb. while the other turned the scales at lib. 6oz. The samples (which were not the .largest grown)'are- exhibited in our office window at Bowral. This is another proof of the excellent soil for growing at Robertson.
A Successful Competitor [Newspaper Article] — Bowral and Robertson Free Press — 20 April 1901
A ^licccssfwl; Competitor Mr. Robert Beer, of the-firm 'of Kelk and Beer; Batluirst, and son of Mr. Eli: Beer, ■ Mount Gibraltar, Bowral, has" been \ very^ successful at this year's show'at Bathurstr, which;has just been.held,:securing 3 first and one second'prices' wit'H'' hil: p'dir of horses, Paddy'and Dolly (brother and sis> ter). • The prizes were as follows:—' 1st. for Best Tandem■ Turnout;'.• 1st for Best Pair Buggy Horses, under1 15 hands.' 1st. forr Best Lady's Turnout'' (horse'," vehicle, and harness). 2nd for Hackney, under'15 and over 14 hands.
Railway Accident at Mittagong. [Newspaper Article] — Bowral and Robertson Free Press — 20 April 1901
Railway Accident at Mittagong, About half-past 7 on Thursday morning, a perman ent way man named William Luster met with a rather painful accident while assisting in unloading a';bullnst, train at the MittagonR.railway' station. Through the door giving way, ho fell off one o£ the trucks on to hiR hack, ami although somewhat roughly Bhaken, he was fortunate in sustaining no broken bonea. He was'shortly aftorwardB brought by the ballast train into Bowral; ' and " conveyed on tho new ambulance stretcher to the hospital, and at tended to by Dr. Vallack. It is expected that ho will be unable to resume work for a few weeks.
Advertising [Newspaper Article] — Bowral and Robertson Free Press — 20 April 1901
"The" Australian- apples' shipped per' Riftr.S.-Ornba arrived in London in: poor condition: Some of the soft sorts werie overripe:- The market5 was1 strong,, and the wholestiipment was soldi James-Reed Injured; Mr. James Heed, struck his leg against a cutis of ice in such a manner as'to bruise it severely. It became very much swollen and pained'him so badly thut he.could not walk without the aid of crutches. He was treated by physicians, also used several kinds of liniment and two-and a half gallons of' whisky in bathing it, but nothing gave any relief until , he. began' using Chambcrllun's Pain Balm. This brought almost a complete cure in a week's time and ho believes that had he not used this-remedy his leg'would have had to be amputated. Mr. Reed'iB one of the leading merchants of Clay Court House; W.- Vs.- Pain Balm is unequalled for sprains, bruises and rheuma tism. For sale by Mr. D. Morgan,- Chemist. Bowral.- -
A WIFE'S COOKING. [Newspaper Article] — Bowral and Robertson Free Press — 20 April 1901
A' WIFE'S COOKING; A young woman sought the advice of Mr. Plowden, the stipendiary magistrate at Marylebone' Police" Court' (London), in reference to her husband. He' only al lowed her 14s a week' to keep four of them, she said ;■ but she did not "com plain so muclvabout that. - Her real com plaint was that he was continually abus ing her,- simply because she would not get up and give him • his&lt; breakfast' in bed. Mr. Plowden :-Some wives would have been only too delighted to have done it; they-would have counted it a privilege to please their husbands after a hard week's work. Applicant: But whatever I cook does -not please him. • Mr:. Plowden : Then you must improve': your cooking. (Laughter.) w Humor-him ;-..-try- different dishes. Some men are fastidious in these: matters. Better have a husband who is particular about his food than; one who does not care what he eats:. Applicant : I can't do that on what he gives me.- Mr; -. Plowden: How long have you been married?' A...
Pearson Bros.' Carbolic Sand Soap. [Newspaper Article] — Bowral and Robertson Free Press — 20 April 1901
Pearson Bros.' Carbolic Sand Soap. A viow is given ol the stand at the Show occupied by Messrs. Pearson Bros., of Henry Street, Lcichhardt, Sydney, the manufac turers o£ the now famous Pearson's Carbolic Sand Soap. The top of the stand, it will be noticed, is an enlarged representation of Pearsons Carbolic Sand Soap Pavilion. uf the blocks uf %Lhc soap, which are shown inside built up ;in a pyramitlical form, en closed in the striking wrapper adopted by the manufacturers. 1'he history of the firm is uuique, in that the business is a represen tation of whiit industry will perforin aceom panicil by meritorious persistency. It is not many years ago sinco tho iirst Carbolic Saiul Soap was made by the Messrs. Pearson in a small town 80 miles distant from the City of Auckland, NZ., the works eventually being transfened to that city. New Zealand was then supplied with the article, and it found so much favour that to-day it is in universal use there. Some 12 years ago the firm - com menced ...
Cold Storage Exportation. [Newspaper Article] — Bowral and Robertson Free Press — 20 April 1901
Cold Storage Exportation. The Exhibition of agricultural appliances and machinery suitable for the pre servation of food products afforded evidence in a marked degree of the wonderful im provements effected in connoction with this important branch of industry. One has only to look back a fow yours—in reality, prior to the advent of tho " Her cules" proprietary some six years ago—in order to realise the marvellous changes effected within this period, Not only lias the entire systom of artificial refrigeration been remodelled, but the savings arising from the introduction of this system lias resulted in a considerable reduction of the price of ice, as well as cold storage accommoJation," The Hercules Ice Machine, acoording'.ttf" the testimony of expert judges, appoars^to have roachcjl the highest point of ollicicnoy when judged from the standpoint of econo mical running. This fact has now become so generally recognised that nearly all the principal moat works, breweries, ice factories...
CA[?]DEN. [Newspaper Article] — Bowral and Robertson Free Press — 20 April 1901
CAflDEN. Though not showing .quite bo ^ varied a number of ..exhibits as the other districts, ,yet that of Camden was conspicuous by the fact of possessing many very haud some specimens representative of the soil and climate of that large district. The dairy was particularly well repre sented, a special certificate having been awarued to it for general excellence. As legards cereals, it is stated that rye usually gives about 70 bushels to the acre on nn manured ground, as against 80 bushels on manured. Some of the pumpkins turned the scale at 1201bs. Oats give about 25cwt of straw to the acre on unmanured. ground. The fresh fruits were particularly flue, a special certificate of merit being awarded to them. The wines were another good fea ture, the specimens shown coming from the vineyard of Mrs Onslow, one sample of muscat being claimed as 3(i years in bottle. A certificate was awarded for the .cordials. The best feature in the'show was the splen did assortment of jams, jellies, pr...
Roundabout Notes. [Newspaper Article] — Bowral and Robertson Free Press — 20 April 1901
Roundabout Notes. [By "Nui.i.ica."] " And what is it," said my friend to mo, " that interests you most at this great Show ? Is it tho horses, tho cattle, the agricultural products, or the machi nery?" " That's it." 1 replied, " What .... machinery'/" "Yes and the groat Human Machine in particular ! " Al though one sees faces of every descrip tion in this motley crowd, the tanned and weather-beaten agricultural face and figure is in the majority. Watch the thin, sinewy man now coming towards us. See his bowed legs and liiB spare frame distorted by tho hard, slow labors of the country. Note his gorgeous belt, of the pattern of a barber's pole, and his painfully now clothes, with pants too long, in rolls round his boots. And his good lady, with fat, red face, perspiring along—for she makes up for his light weight. Will slio burst at the seams that glaring new costume, all girt with ribbons and lace ? Let us hope that the linings' will bear the strain, for this is their proudest day. Th...
Hay, Chaff, and Ensilage. [Newspaper Article] — Bowral and Robertson Free Press — 20 April 1901
Hay. Chaff, and Ensilage. Hays - Lucerne," Hungarian millet, ba>\ey (skinless), oaten, purple straw, wneaten, AlJora spring Chaff's— Lucerne, oaten, wheaten, Hun garian millet, JohnBon grass, paspalum dilatatum grass, rye, barley, trosinte, coa pin grass, rye and lucerne, wheaten and lucerne, oaten and lucerne
Domestic and other Manufactures. [Newspaper Article] — Bowral and Robertson Free Press — 20 April 1901
Domestic and other Manufac tures 1'Voiu the Australian Meat Company. Kamornie—Tallow, butterine, neatsfoot oil, scald fat or dripping, bouea for handles, coarse bonedust,' tine boneduat Leathers (tanned at Mr E Hockey's (irufton tannery)—Sole leather, kip, waxed calf, black grain calf, calf tweed, calf lin ing, cow tweed, collection of boots and shoes, black grain' wallaby, black harness, brown harness, bridle leather, bag leather, stout coach trimming, collection of fur skins - , „ . Saddles—Gent's saddle, stock saddle, made by Mr P jSlctadden, Grafton Sundries—Tea' plant, New Zealand flux, ramie, cotton, tsee lucerne, hops Miscellaneous (not provided for iu scale of points) Sugar Cane—Mauritius ribbon, two years old and one j'fax old j rappoe, grey Fiji, Daniel UiipoM, white bamboo, all two and rne year ola Fodders—Tresiute, Kufflr com, iui phec, pearl millet, soy bean Grasses—G'o:ipim, silver top. cocks foot, common rye, Kentucky blue, Johnson, thousandfold rye, pispaluni dilatii...
Cereals and Grains. [Newspaper Article] — Bowral and Robertson Free Press — 20 April 1901
Cereals alnd Grains. Cereals in 8heaf—Alloru spring wheat, purple straw wheat, poland wheat, fanner's frienil wheat, Marshall's No. 3, early baarh wheat, Canning Downs wheat, red stiaw wheat, Zealand wheat Barleys—Cookie's malting, Chuvnllier, Wiilhiilla, Capo, English, skinless Oats—White Uirtariiin, potato, dun, Algerian, black tartariun Rye— Thousandfold, common
Cereals (Threshed) [Newspaper Article] — Bowral and Robertson Free Press — 20 April 1901
Cereals (Threshed; Wheats—Alloin spring, early bmirh Barley8—Tnjiu, skinless, English. Wul ■ lmlla, Dookiii's limiting Oats—Algerian, .white lui'tunun," black lurtariun, potato Rye— Thousandfold oimnou All other Grains and Seeds. Maize ithreshed).—Large reJ core, large Hawkesbury, earliest, small white core, giant; whitt, pop, Hogan, Anderson's table queen, large yellow, red Hogan, golden king, ninety day, small red core, mammoth, ami 26 varieties in cob Millets, etc. (in head)—Sorghum, imphee, broom millet, Kaffir corn, red Kaf fir corn, pearl millet dwarf, pearl :;miilet, early amber cane, Hungarian millet, white French millet, Japanese millet, Bulgarian millet, guinea corn, canary seed, prairie grass, sunflowers (2 varieties), Indian sorg hum Muugiii, Indian solghum Utannti, Indian sorghum Juvan Jold Millets, «tc. (in grain)-Sorghum, Imoliee, brown millet, red KutBr coru, Kaf fir corn, amber caoe Bean#—Canadian wonder, pale dun, Burpee's new green pod,"broad Windsor, Iturpce's dw...
Ac[?]tylene Gas. [Newspaper Article] — Bowral and Robertson Free Press — 20 April 1901
Acctylene Gas. The Acetylene (ins Company of Austra'asia. Ltd., registered'office illi l'itt StrcRt?- Kydiicy, mo to lie coiigratiilateTl for agaiHiciirryirig olV nil honors at the'Sli'ow. They--'secured no less than .20 iiist prizes and medals for generators, burners, lamps, cte. , The room iu which the exhibits wove dis p'ayed was tastofuHy decorated, and tho light arranged so as to.show the beautiful illum inant tothebestndvantngq. dinners ranging in civnd'o power from 30 to 200 were shown, tho striking characteristics being softness, steadiness, and brilliancy.' Quite a number ot generators, both automatic and non automatic were shown, but the burners were supplied from a " Perfection" non-automatic, which has already estab.ishcd itse'f the favourile throughout the Austri^jmitfiStatos. ■ The Company arc in -a position to cjiiolu much lower tlinii anyofie'elso for generators, thonglr it ln'u'st be remarked that it is the on. y company running n, non-automatic generator. Automatic...