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Bowral Municipal Council, [Newspaper Article] — The Wollondilly Press — 25 August 1906
Bowrfll Municipal Council, The fortnightly meeting of the abqve | was held on Thursday evening. Present: Aid,. H. M. Oxley (Mayor), R. S, Mack "enzie, A. S. Vallack, II. Throsby, W. A. Savell; Jos. Stokes, and J. J. Campbell, Correspondence. ' From the Under-Secretary for Finance and Trade, as fcjllqws ''In reply toyour Jetter of the ijjth ultimo, addressed to the Chipf Secretary, reporting the existence qfa magazine for e.^plqsivps' in what is considered tq be. too close; proximity to the strpet fqr the travelling public,—I am directed to inform yqu that inquiry has been made into the matter,! and it is found th^t the magazine in Question is that oc cupied by Mr. j. B. Hill, and is registered under the Explosives Act, jioa, for the kpepjng of a maximum of 300 lbs. of ex? p.losjvps. Frqm the feport'of the inspec tor it seems that the rrtagazfne is a sub stantial structure 20 yards from the street, and, that it complies with all the require ments of t^e law, and, under such circum st...
Amateur Press Association. [Newspaper Article] — The Wollondilly Press — 25 August 1906
Ainateur Pros& Association. . The monthly meeting; of Iho B iwrnl j contrn, presided. over by M,r. A. f^iloies, | .•was ljold, oji Thursday ovpning, seven memlii is boii>g prcneiit, utid nij enjoyable tira.0 wis apei;t. The special business of the e.veniug was '.'Leotncoites," tho follow iiig ta!ii>p. partiliss Frost, logio; lilies Curry-,'illustrations ; Mian Houston, Muthow Arnold ; Miss Hicks, G,re&lt;>k Sculpture ; Mr. Holmes, Constellations o£ the mouth; Mr. Wilson, Tho advantages otthe British Con stitution o.s compared with that of Uisjlod States.
Bowral's Bridges and Footpaths. [Newspaper Article] — The Wollondilly Press — 25 August 1906
IJoAvral's Bridges and "Foot paths. The dangerous bridges and worn-oat foot paths which abound within the municipal limits of Bowral were further discussed at tj?e council meeting on Thursday night, but the remarks were of a very business like nature indeed, for instead of discus sing the question of obtaining govern ed, which for yeays almost has been peri odically brought on, the important prob lem of advantageously expending the spe pi^l gr^nt of £250 engaged attention. The discqssion was brought abqi)t by the receipt of a letter from the Qepartment of Public Works, stating, with reference tq the letter of the 27th ultimo at\d to previous correspon dence froirj the B.owral council, urging the repair or renewal of certain culverts in the Bowral municipality, stating that the Minister had approved of an amount tq cqyer- the cost.o.f these works,' being notec} for consideration. Mrv McCoiirt, in for warding the letter, conimente*} as follows ; "I am endeavoring to obtain a grant for...
Moss Vale Police Court. [Newspaper Article] — The Wollondilly Press — 25 August 1906
Moss Yale Police Court. At the above court cn Wednesday, be- ! fore Mr. Maitlatid, P.M., and Mr. E. I^eivison, J.P., v j William Ralston pleaded guilty to al lowing six poddies to stray, and \\;as fined S/;, with 3/6 costs, John Broderick, charged with, being dsunk and disorderly in Argyle-street on Augustnth, was fined £1, and 2/0. court costs. , O.n t,l,i,e application, of Mr. L. T. Lloyd, the Official Assignee, the license for the Vamily Hotel, held by James Curtin, was transferred tajdatthew McAlister.
HE WOULDN'T KNOW. [Newspaper Article] — The Wollondilly Press — 25 August 1906
HE WOULDN'T KNOW. A young man ami a maiden were bo trothed. ' "Dearest ono," -said the young man, "1 lovo thee. So great la my devotion tljnt If nnothor should but cast loving glnnccB at tbee a fear some tliIng would happen." "What might it be?", quotb the maiden. "Even; that I would kill' blm. Dost, bollovo U10?" • A* • • ■■ "Kay," quotb the maiden; " "Nay? But I protest to thee. 1 vow,. I swear, that If another were to mako love to thee, his life should pay forfeit! By yonder moon I^swear! Dost believe me now?", .-."Nay," quoth tho-maiden. •• "Now,' what meanest thou? Why bellovcst thou not that I would kill the dastard vIl-,\ laln?'V "Because," quoth the maiden, " thou wouldat not know aught about It." v";.
Advertising [Newspaper Article] — The Wollondilly Press — 25 August 1906
FEDERAL WOOL SCHOOL For the teaching of expert knowledge of Wool-Classing, ^Vool-Sorting-, Expertlng, Steam and Oil Engine Driving, Shed Rook-keeping, Machine Shearing. School fitted throughout with latast • machinery. Since its inauguration four months ago, over /50 stmlonts havn passed through ih* School,.and a'ro now at vrork at stations throughout the different Stntcs. Wo want gao&lt;^ smart boyn and young men to loam. Positions available for all students as soon ns competent. Prospectus and full information on application. The FEDERAL SHEEP SHEARING CO., 7 Bent Street, SYDNEY.. GOOD When if you LAUNDRY SOAP you have proved the value of Sunlight Soap you will be equally satisfied try Monkey Brand for scouring metal, woodwork and kitchen sinks. fa Macquarie Place, SYDNEY. We sell at the lowest possible price all kinds of Mining, ©.! Dredging, Dairying, and Farming Oils and Grease. W. Gluyas, Manager. SYDNEY. REV5CIFDRSCUIT.BA Principal. ~ THH ROCKDAl.h COLLRUH in oharmtnt...
Published by Special Arrangement when the... Wicked Rice. A Thrilling Story of Love, Intrigue and Adventure. [COPYRIGHT.] BOOK III. CHAPTER VIII.—(Continued.) [Newspaper Article] — The Wollondilly Press — 25 August 1906
ibliaho:1 to./ r>p sciiU arrangement A Thrilling Story of Love, Intrigue and Adventure. -By frederie tUiddocason. [COPYRIGHT.] BOOK III. CHAPTER VIII.—(Continued.) Li.?to&lt;'ul, I vioivod; anoblior' thii g i —g'rudsomo and' horrible." : t?ol ■ lowing in tho wake of the raft thevo wore visible thvco black fi- .8. Sharks, with the instinct of their kind, were patiently waiting for proy. iBank back horrified.' Tho thought made me sick and giddy. Then I lioard tho voice of De I toctive Orr addressing me. With | difficulty, in response to his beokon I iug, I moved over to him. Charles Lasker's slight figure was stretchod out over the» raft. I stoopod ovor j him. Ho smiled up at mo woarily. I "It's my turn next," he said. ' " I'm noarly dono for." " Come, come," I triad to oheor ! him, " tho sun is shining down on I us at last, and to-day we must be I picked up by some posing vessel. [ Try and pull yourself together for [ a fow hours longer." 1 " Thoro's no chance," he an swer...
"REFORMED" SPELLING AT SCHOOL. [Newspaper Article] — The Wollondilly Press — 25 August 1906
' &lt;" : '• "REFORMED" SPELLING AT SCHOOL. •I. lie "Westminster Gazette" writes: The home rule that Is enjoyed by Indi vidual American towns In' educational matters Is Illustrated by the decision of the School Superintendent of Plaiiilleld, New Jersey—practically nn important suburb of New York—that lienceforth the Carnegie "Improved" system of spell Ing^siinll be the standard In the fifteen "public schools" under Ills control. One month Is "to be allowed for pupils to .'.familiarise themselves with tlio new rules; after that time all words, written according to the old faBhlon will bo ! counted as misspellings, and the'usual I penalities will be inflicted. If .tile Plain , lleld example' Is widely followed. It Is' hardly likely to mitigate the general complaint of American 'business men that lads who come to them for clerk ships are unable to write the simplest letters, without mistakes in spelling.
WOOL SCOURING. WHAT IS BEING DONE FOR THE GROWER. [Newspaper Article] — The Wollondilly Press — 25 August 1906
WOOL SCOURING. WHAT IS BEING DONE FOR . THE GROWER. The ■■•wonderful revival in business throughout Australia,-and more par ticularly in New South Wales, has to bo credited mainly to the great wool ■industry.' Our Hooks have been in creasing rapidly, and though a long way short in- numbors of our sixty million record, yet this last season lias returned a larger money value to fclie grower than that , of any year in our history. This has been broughtabout by better prices, and bigger yields two factors largely secured through the more scientific methods adopted by the sheepowner,. and by tlio men into whoso hands aro entrusted the care and supervision of our great product. To the enterprise, and commercial acumen of these keen business men must be given a big share of this increase in values. 'The wool is better handled, it is plaood before -buyers with a keener appreciation of its merits, and in its preparation for Ihe.market greater care is exercised than of yore. Among the firms w...
HOMELY FARE. [Newspaper Article] — The Wollondilly Press — 25 August 1906
HOMELY PAHS. Norfolk Puree.—Required: Five ounces of pearl-barley, one quart of water, three pints of.white stock, one gill of cream, one raw yolk of egg, one ounce of butter, four tablespoonfuls of cooked-carrot'.cut in balls, four tablespoonfuls of cooked peas; pepper and salt. "Wash and blanch the barley for five minutes. Drain oft the water, it is blanched In, put the bar ley in . a saucepan, add the; quart of water, boiling:, and the butter. Boil the barley -till soft. Drain off the water, rub the barley through a hair-sieve. Add to the barley pulp the stock, and simmer It for ten minutes. Beat the yolk of egg with the cream. Slightly cool the soup, strain into it the cream and egg. Re heat, but do not let the soup boil again. Add the cooked peas and balls of carrot, season carefully, and serve with it crou tons of bread the thickness and size of a slillllng-piece; . . . .JTillets of Fish a la Vatel.—Required: One sniall flsh, filleted; one ounce of Parmesan choese, one ounce o...
TEMPERATURE IN CHURNING. [Newspaper Article] — The Wollondilly Press — 25 August 1906
■ TEMI'ERATUHE .IN CHUBNINb.'.] ' In. the. prd6'ess"bf clitffttirig^'Wgti pehitures arid coYisequ^'nt-feolt'-fat make. the , butter iipRear. quickly. . Quick churns*\Vhich bring .butter .in; five; min utes. :appear from 'time to ; £ime',-.-but; they;ar6- dependent' ulwiV''Warm ..cream, which would churn just as quickly in n barrel churn.,, .l.Jn 'case 'the fat Is soft, lihe 'grain o£ the.; butter will be greasy. The fat irrttie form of small globules ■is left behln i in.tihe buttermiii"; thus causing un^ecessary.lqss /of fat. A thick cream i&'on^ih. which the globules are more likely;tb cimic incorttact with oi'her globules,^a'nci be- gathered out in the churning process. Low ^tempera ture encourages: the thproughness".of churning, nnd'the firmness of -bhe grain. Cream of 40 per cent., fat will at firaj drop In: the ch.um/ ' After the tat glob-, ules have run together, making-rough; irregujar masses, the rough edges ca-tcti and prevent.further,-movement, of the fat, and we h...
FARM AND FIELD. UNIFORM QUALITY OF DANISH BUTTER. [Newspaper Article] — The Wollondilly Press — 25 August 1906
FARM AND FIELD. \ ^ 1 UNIFORM QUALITY OF DANISH BUTTER. - The.annual report of the butler ex-., amlnaMons In -1905 at the 'Danish, Gov- j eminent Laboratory for Agricutlural | Kesearch has. just been Issued. .Nine t hundred and six dairies participated : in the exhibitions, and the^rule was that three-casks were taken on the surprise system from; each dairy during the year. The ..total number was 2778. Diplomas . and honorable; mentions were distributed to butter-makers whose butter had continually been of - special good quality. All the- butlers were analysed, and the results as to contents of 'moisture .were that- IS casks, 11 to 12 per, cent.;; 152,,casks, 32 to 13 per cent.; 1)14 caskf, 13 to 14 per. cent,: 1203 casks,. 14 to 15 • per cent.; .. 407 casks,, 16 to, JG per cent.; 54 casks. 1G to 17 per cent;; G.casks, 17. to .lS per cent.; l"caskr 18Vto .isi per cent.; 2', casks, 19Ho..20 per c-?nt.-; Icask ;21' to*. 22 per cent. The average percentage of' moisture found In these:'...
WOMEN AND POLITICS [Newspaper Article] — The Wollondilly Press — 25 August 1906
WOMEN AND POLITICS ; Women will not'really be interested In ! Parliamentary politics; for the essence or Parliamentary politics Is wasting ;tlme. • Men do not,wish 'to govern well, but merely to govern; they like lhe.-at mosphero of citizenship. To women I think It appears as futile as all other very long conversations. It is not that women are not practical onbugli for nolltlc*. It la that polities' are no! practical enough for women. - - a. k. Chesterton, in the "IUustratod London News." - . . .
THE LADIES' COLUMN. USEFUL HINTS. [Newspaper Article] — The Wollondilly Press — 25 August 1906
THE LADIES' COLUMN. USEFUIi HTNTS. Cauliflower should lie turned head downwards In cooking, bo that any scum may not by any chance settle on the white portion. . The resistance of glass jars that re fuse to open can be overcome by setting them, top downwards, in an Inch or two of.hot water. , &lt; To clean plaster of Paris ornaments cover them with a thick coating of starch, and allow Itto.beSome perfectly dry. Then It may be brushed off, and the dirt with It. A very good, way to prevent the Irons from sticking to starched things Is to tie up a piece of beeswax In flannel and rub on the Iron before using it. This method also gives a very nice gloss to the articles. j Now flannel should be put into clean cold water and Jet remain for a week, changing the water frequently. Wash well in warm "water, using a little soap to remove the oil. Flannel thus washed never hardens or shrinks. Wash new blankets as follows4.—Soak them In plenty of cold water for about an hour previous to w...
FRUIT EXHIBITION IN LONDON. VICTORIAN EXHIBITS SUCCESSFUL. [Newspaper Article] — The Wollondilly Press — 25 August 1906
FRUIT EXHIBITION IN LONDON. VICTORIAN EXHIBITS SUCCESS FUL.' At-the second of! the series of fruit shows, In London,; the Victorian exhibits obtained tho highest award.. The.sliows are being held under the auspices of the Royal Horticultural Society of Eng land, and the coveted prize, the' So ciety's gold medal, has been won by this State. ; In a letter to the Premier (Mr Bent), the Agent-General (Mr Taverner) says: —'"The fruit sent for. the show arrived in very good condition, and formed, a most excellent and interesting exhibit. We had a first-class commercial exhibit showing the-fruit' In -case, Joose,' and packed, which evoked general admira tion. Nine. British colonies took' part in' tho show, , and ?I-'am pleased to siay we received ,th'e^ highest -a ward, the gold medal for thd'ijbst collection' of- fruit. The peaches, although carried well,were not ;oC the; best variety., tI included some cereals, and wines, and a'^feiv.other, pro duets, vtpVnuike our starill : interesting\...
GRAFTING FRUIT TREES. [Newspaper Article] — The Wollondilly Press — 25 August 1906
GRAFTING FRUIT TREES. In the graftng of rrult trees; there arc as with nil 1'oilier mattors, numerous ways of doing the. shrrio-thlrig:; • We il lustrate and describe a method of graft ing which was published hi .the Journal of the'Ne\y" South; WaJes Horticultural Society. • * It Is stated .that, growers who have i trieiV -this method speak highly .of the results obtained-. ; .Qne tongue of tha J graft is worked-in' 'the ordinary way, while the other is taken across the crown of-the stock, and inserted beneath ithe bark on the opposite side, Jf the 'stock-is 'cut at an angle of 45 deg., the operation is even more easily, performed. As growth is induced. on tyoth sides of the-stock and scion, it naturally follows that there will, -be more rapid and stronger union. V, In a very short'time the wound is Covered.
The Moods of Nature. BY A BANEER. [Newspaper Article] — The Wollondilly Press — 25 August 1906
Tlie Moods of Mature. - By a Baneeb. v v What an added beauty and cliarra is im parted to both land and sea-jcapo whon the glorious orb of day holds regul sway, and the vivid nznre of 'hi oanopieVKyimlt of hea ven i9 glowing in ail its snhiiinnst ;depth of coloring, and apparency nothing iiitt'rvenofi between us nnd the infi'iije nhysmOf space ; though really the unseen myriad galaxies of oelestial spheres whose light has, with the morn,,waned and paled away, are scattered throughout tlie depths of'the other in linm bora so utterly incalculable and so infinite that even: its prdfoundest infinitude is screened by theso unnumberod worlds, this vast and serried avray of universes. When the sun is animating us with bis life-giving rays all nature is gladdened aud beantified, the songsters of the wqod trill out their lays with redoubled vigor; the flowers expand their petals, and glow iu all their many-hued beauty, Foroe even turning to him as lieges to their monaroli J • the var ied tin...
WHO STEALS IRISH FOXES? TRAFFIC IN VIXEN'S AND CUBS. [Newspaper Article] — The Wollondilly Press — 25 August 1906
WHO STEALS IBISH FOXES? T15AKKIC IN VIXEN'S AND CUBS. . • Colonel. St. Ledger- Moore, * the master ' .of;-. a--.pack of foxhounds in Ireland,- recently '.brought up t\ grievance in regard to the traffic fox cubs atnd vixens at the annual .meeting of the Masters o) -Fox •hounds' Association held at Tntte.* .sail's. Kniglvtsbr*dge '(writesVan Kng • lish Exchange) . His attention, he said, had be^ii drawn by advertisement in .several Irish papers, asking for any amouin of fox cubs and vixens, which woal 1 be liberally paid for. About th.1 same time.: two litters of young foxes were dug up in a country adjoining Colonel Moore's. They, had vanished,, ■and .there- was reasonable, ground .to . believe that they \vere sent tb "Eng- . land. He'would like to know if the association could' do anything'to stop ' this unsportsmanlike traffic.;- -There •were not" too many foxes in Ireland that tliej:, •could atford. .to' lose them, -'in that fashion. • . - The lion; -secretary of th'e.Jinsh. Asr ...
Advertising [Newspaper Article] — The Wollondilly Press — 25 August 1906
■ Jn the reign of King Charles II, it was oustomary. for Englishmen to beep their bats on at meals. , Three-fourths of tbo tofal population of; Russia are engaged in cultivating tbo soil. The honey-bee was never known in the1 Unitod States till imported from Eugland. It is estimated that 180,000,000 oysters are annually received, at Liverpool from abroad. ■ Throughoot Australia voicos sing—* A Ouro I A Cure I I A Cora Ml. The only really ecrtiiin thing Which, Summer, Autumn. Winter, Spring, WiUCuve. Will Cure. Will Cnro Your eoiigha and colds,' and make thorn bring Glad, tribute to their healing king, • ' . Woods'Great Peppermint Cure. Pbysioiansdeclare that iko most nutri tious article of diet is butter, and. bacon comes next. _ It is estimated that there ara from 90,000 to 100,000 deer in the forests of Scotland, and that 4000 stags are lulled aunually. The waist of a wasp is synonymous both iD natoral history and fashion for BlightneBB. No insect has so slim a connection between ...