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The Bulwarks of Britain. [Newspaper Article] — Robertson Advocate — 26 July 1898
Tbe Bulwarks of Britain. The First Lord of the Admiralty, Mr. Gos'.hen, lias submitted a supple mentary programme of naval construe tion, apparently intended as a warning to Russia and France. Mr. Uoschcn points out that the battleships of the British navy could not be matched by those of any two of the other Powers. It is proposed' that four additional battleships,- four cruisers, and 12 tor pedo-boat destroyers shall be built for the British navy. The warships will cost £8,000,000. Members of the House of Coroojpn» and tbe leading newspapers Rjw^most unanimous in their approval of the new naval proposals. Tho Fiemieryi* in communicatiou with the Governor, with the view of securing the assent of the Imperial authorities to the Aliens' Immigration Bill. As the bill was a modification, made at the instigation of the Secre tary of Stpte fpr$he Colonies, of the bill previously -adopted here, Mr. Reid believes that Hr.^Po&mberlain Will KUU1O but) lIVJJHfMH^ll nUU IIUVC (116 fact...
HOW FAR DO BEES FLY. [Newspaper Article] — Robertson Advocate — 26 July 1898
nOW FAK DO HEE9 FL.YT It ha* never been determined how far btei fly. but theoretically the solution has been iattimpted by counting tho number of ving Wta, per Koond, and from that. gue«« ihd ?distance -h» b«e« fly from their hive;. ?According to Prof. Marcy'» ?graphic method,' the bees maice i»u «»'H ««-» i'-1 ^wmu. Hia method consists In tautening »bcc in mid, a wav lhat ita wings we Jree to mow, ono of them touohing lightly a rotating cylinder covered -vitli n smooth and lighlr-Maclound paper. Prof. L»Ddou-, who ba» ptndied the Mund epparatus ot many aumil», thinks, from the pitch of the Hound* mad.! by tho vibrating wings, that ilicy mote to and fro at the rate of 400 viWatioui rer «econd - more than double Man-v'* rosnlu. A.w»rrt. ?ing to Prof. Mnrry'a fi«iir». l'J'ning beat* per second wouU brrnir the Im over a dis tance of one Kuulir'b mi!e per raiunto. If Prof. Landois i« right, ihe distance would bs two miles. According to these «Hmate« it will uot bo far from tho truth to ...
Three Castle Cigarettes. [Newspaper Article] — Robertson Advocate — 26 July 1898
Three Ca3lle Cigarettes. The manufacturers of those justly' celebrated ' Three Castles ' Cigarettes are now giving with each box. of 500, a beautifully illustrated album of the Jubilee procession. They should cer tainlv Drove a vws «»t1-u- eift The Porte complains that tbe Powers acted unfairly in refusing to permit the landing of troops to relieve the Turkish garrisons in Crete. In future lost postal notes, under certain circumstances, can bi replaced by duplicates. The Moscow correspondent of tbe London ' Standard ' reports that a large reduction has beeu made in the Russian naval programme. The national memorial to Mr. Glad stone will take the form of statues in London, Edinburgh, and Dublin, and a new building for tho Hawurden library. On Saturday night at Merbacli's Hotel at Tumberumba, a young roan named Charles Darly was sitting at the tea-table, when he suddenly ex claimed that the lamp bad gone out, and on inquiries being made it was found that he had become totally blind. ...
Advertising [Newspaper Article] — Robertson Advocate — 26 July 1898
Newest iFJanneTettes and Winter Dress Gooda at Ratb.eri-M's, Bowral It is reported that Mr. Gnschpn and Mr. CJiamberlain desire a conference to Arrange for annual contributions by the colonies to the army and navy reserve*. Udia'Boot* and Shosa s apeciali y at RqtherfordV. ttowral.
kangaloon. [Newspaper Article] — Robertson Advocate — 26 July 1898
Sunga'soii. The hand of death has again visited this district and taken from oar midst onj of the oldest pioneers, in the pcr spn of Mr. John Maloney. The de ceased was 77 years of age, and bad been ailing for come time past. The remains of tbe deceased were buried, in tbe Roman Catholic Cemetery at. Burrawani; on Sunday list, 17th insl. Father Rohan officiated at the grave. The funeral arrangements were carried o.nt hy Mr. R. B. Simpson of East Kangaloon. . Deceased was a brother to MeBsrt. R. h. and M. Malouey of tLis neighbourhood.
Dairying Information. A NEW PRESERVATIVE. [Newspaper Article] — Robertson Advocate — 26 July 1898
Daiiyinjj lulurinalioi'i. A New Pheservatitk. A Fn-iicli liutter tuerclinnt pro )io8'S 'o [Tiffne fns'i Imtltr for a rfi..soiia' :i: lut gill t.f liiup liv h rf-nsnu. able use of fluo. itip vfat (liuiii .ii-.solv. d in wn«?r. Tin's so'.ulion is coI(.ui]ffs, clotllliES ,ll-Si|u-cly IlKrnilKES, :.11(] ft pouriful uiitisc|.tic. ]t U Uf il in the | rnriii'linn uf o tn 20 run is hy wi^ht lo 10C0 parts of »-,,trr. Tl.e fwsh butter is place) in t lif-i ;ii J kllt?a^ed j lip im-dmnira! y, when ll.is is doim | blocks of 1 uil- i-'nrr put i:i un air tiglit iPttplnclc with a cover hcrmclicully closing it, anrl n space is lift ovpr the liultcr lu be fi'lcd up uilli a solution by six parts by wri^lit of fluoridi! of sodium in 1000 paits of wuter. When tbi' cover is put on, according to tin -Ujny be tr:ii;;rmt-tiJ long distiiiicrs in the hottPft climates without tlettriora lion. VS'li'n ?(.?quired for consumption i lie liutur is tlioiou°!ilr ki.Pa'led up in fresli waler, wbicli ras.ily reinnTf-s ...
Football. [Newspaper Article] — Robertson Advocate — 26 July 1898
^|J^U '' The first o£lhi». season's intercolon ial football, '.'matches was played be tween New South Wales and Queensland 'on Saturday on tbe Sydney Cricket Ground, and the re sult was a no for New South Wales by 13 points to 8. In the visitors total there is, however, a disputed try included, and should this be given against them their record will be re duced to five points. The weather was unfavorable to good football, though the flay was excitiup, and much closer than the difference in points would oouvry. The Pictoft learn of footballers visited Bowra.l«n Saturday to fulfil the engagement in connection with tho Borrima-C&coden badge competi tion, but.tha.weather was unfavorable to the matchfeiag played. The ground was covered i«J: snow, and althsugh the xcams ?WBrsr%teng-iw'go on witn the contest,' heavy iiin fell, and spoilt the fun. '? '\
The Fall of Snow. [Newspaper Article] — Robertson Advocate — 26 July 1898
The Full cf Snow. Last week finished up with a fall of enow on Saturday moruini.'. The fall was general throughout the district ; it commenced fulling shortly after nine o'clock and fell heavily with slight intermission for a couple of hours. Heavy rain followed and finished np ^the day, quickly melting the snow ; Sunday morning however dawned beanjUfully fine, and there was very little left as a reminder of the snow and intense cold of the pre vious day. Bowral came in for a very share of the mow. Although tbe 'fall' only lasted far a couple of hours the ground was completely covered wiih a coat of white, the Gib aod the 'surrounding hills'^iresenting, a beautiful and pic turesque appearance. ' Snowbnlling ' was freely indulged in, and in some cases was carriea to extremes aud nearly, ended in ' fist-fights,' in fact in one case blows were exchanged. A couple of lively' bands of snowballers kept. things going very merrily in the main street, and t6e fui. was fast and furious at the...
WINTER [?] [Newspaper Article] — Robertson Advocate — 26 July 1898
' Wistkii IJcrrcn.' It will In- (onr.fi that in winter milk unil cream require snn-.enliat dif fi rent nimi&g' ment. The effort must now be to kepp the milk vmrm rather than to kiep it cool ; mid a failure in this reject will very materially affect tbe quality of the butter. If the milk is very much too cold, it will have to stand to long for tlie cream to rise that it ^ ili l-ecome bitter, often long before it (urns sour, and the quality of bilti rness will be still more apparent in the Lu'ter. To prevent this the milk shiiuir] be kept at. a temperature of six'y i!e.!»recs if possihle ; if not, the milk limy be FCRldid. he eoon ns slr.-iiiifcil, i.fl tl'.o creHin v. ill have a fair start iMfori! tin- ruilk baa pnrti d with this rxtia hiat, unless the p!jce wlici-e it is kept is very cold. If t'caldiiiL: is not found surlici- nt two or tine': spoonfuls of sour milk (which hns&juicd quickly and is not bitter) may be i:ddrd to each pan of milk when it is set. away. Thi...
WORKING THE S[?] [Newspaper Article] — Robertson Advocate — 26 July 1898
\Vokkini~. the St;p.vr.\T'irt. Questions nro ofn-n Rsked almut wi:rliii:c t!lR cmiitii-s-epain'or. Tlv workinq of ii liist c!;.ss macliiuc like tl.e Alexandra is tinipl. enough. Warm tlie milk up lo tlie tempir.i lure required, mid ecp (hat llii-i teinpeinture is maintiimd all through tl'i; run as i;cai!y as possible. Somn maciiiiK-s s- p-iratp .it 5o or GO ilc^p c. o'lieis at SO io So -lcgn-i'S. Tl-e milk iievi.r Ei-pufulis any Lel'cr tlian at llie normal teuippr.iture at v.hich it leaves the cow. ll is then in a perfect condition, nnd the butler glotuUs move with moie freedom under centiifugal force. Atwsiys «si- n. dairy tlievinomclnr to te0; tlur uiiik v\ii\e liPatinp. meantime l:c(t.ivg (lie uiiik well a«itated to pr.' vi : i any |.ortio;- 1'eu.g nverliciitid i'.iiii ilia 6H|)»r:ilur at tin- i.uiulirof !?? volu'ioi.K P'-i ruiiiUti1 Mited in the i o'-k -n .iifc-' us Tin iv is ik. liar-.'pr in usinp; ill.- inn [icm-I ninch:n-'S if run e,\a t!y accivd iiig to pi-iin mid easily fol...
Advertising [Newspaper Article] — Robertson Advocate — 26 July 1898
lAUSTRALIA'S GRll^T MANURE DEPOT 'MOf(£Y FROM M THE SOIL.' &E0. SHIRLEY S CO-, ^- Proprietors, 52 « 94 riU-«L, Syttaey. ' Honey from the Soil.' TRADE MARK. Agents for Colonial Sugar Co/s manures, LAWES' CHEMICAL MANURES CO., LTD. SUPERPHOSPHATE, BONE PHOSPHATE, NIPHO, AMMONIA, BI.OOB, POTASH, KAINIT, BONEDUST, GUANO, Etc., Etc. SPECIAL^M^NURES for Wheat, Oats, Maize, Planters' Friend, Gra||3, Potatoes, Vegetables, Fruit, Vines, Turnips, eta Write for Copies of Splendid Boiia Fide Testimonials, Prices, and other information. You Want Printing, ^ : — ^ ? ^ The Job Printing Department in connection with this Paper is one of the largest and most com plete out of Sydney. All classes of work at Sydne^ Prices for Cash. \ The Bart Vti^Biuid^for 'Coughs, Golda, Influenza, &&d ^ C ajl XThest j4^^MP», :\ :?. ? . f $ . _,'-f»VOK EVERYWHERE-I/6 & 2/e S I For a 'Porpsd Liver - ^SENIOR'S LIVER ftLlS - 'E'nivenally'ipCD^^WKl ft GEUTAIN CUBE. Small, I \ i ' '; :^T^X0^...
Signet Tobacco. [Newspaper Article] — Robertson Advocate — 26 July 1898
Siguct Tobacco. ' PratEe is the tribute of men, but felicity the Rift of God.' So wrote Bacon in referring to'Quecn Eliz^bttb. Praise is the trilaite paid to ' Signet ' tobacco and tha felicity is in the smoking of it. Tn the West Indies a lemon-bath is almost a dnily luxury. Three or four Iimp.8 or hmons are sliced iuto the water and allowed to lie for half an hour, in order that the juice may \,o extracted. A remarkHble sense of freshness and cleanliness is given to the skin. Mnny sailors belivo that the frigate bird can start at dayhreak with (he iraue winus irom me coast or. .Ulrica, and roost tho sumo night upon the American chue, It is at least certain that (he bird is (be swiftest of winged creatures, and is able to fly, under favorable condition?, 200 miles an hour. Rest value in town- Men's Blurl-cr Boots, M'Murtrie'n make, at Rutherford's, Boivm]. An Act of Parliament was passed in the mien ot Edward IU prohibit ing anyone from being served at dinner or supper with more th...
Advertising [Newspaper Article] — Robertson Advocate — 29 July 1898
IT TAKES MOR€ * THAN HALF AN to detect the schemes of dishonest tradesmen who attempt to foist ? IMITATIONS of WoJfeps 5»cboapps ON YOU. Federation MAY be the burning ques tion of the day, but the cold weather makes itself felt for 'Jl that; and, moreover, our weather prophets declare ' We are in for a rough and bleak winter this time.' Thoughts of rough and bleak weather remind us that prepirations are necessary in the way of ** Blankets, Rugs, Flannels, Flannelettes, Warm Dress Materials, Capes, Jackets, Overcoats, Macintosh Coats And other comforting Dra pery which we rely upon to save us from colds, rheuma tism, etc., and keep us in good health. IT CHRISTIE'S A large assortment of these goods can now be placed before customers who wish to make a selection. Consignments of General and Household Dra dery have also recently been opened, including Sheetings, Quilts, Hearth Rugs, Wool Shawls, Overalls, etc., Ladies' Underclothing, Blouses, and Skirts, Men's and Boys' Win ter Suits, S...
Three Castle Cigarettes. [Newspaper Article] — Robertson Advocate — 29 July 1898
Three Castle Cigarettes. Tho import returns of New South Wales demonstrate beyond a Houht tlio favor w-ith which iho 'Time Castles ' Cigarettes are viewed by the smoking community. Facts ;ind H - ures plhce this bevond a;iv .i,.,,i '? Master Edivin B. Riley (son of Mr V. B. Riloy) paesod the recent junior examination at Couth] in English History, Geography, Arithmetic, Algebra, and Geometry. Master Riley is a pupil at Mr. R S Jla(; kenzie's Brahau Bank School. 'ti.-: other successful candidates wero Miss Lamb from Miss Swinson's school ? Master Proctor from the Bowral Superior Public School ; there were also two from Mis3 Mullhall's School. Rutt'.dV^ii8'01' ' 6pecU!Uy at It is inuounced by the Railway Commissioners that an excursion train at specially low rates will be run to Sydney on Friday, 12th August. De tailed arrangements aro advertised. After reference to England, it has been decided that a Piivy Councillor takes precedence in a colony after- the Governor, the Admiral, aud t...
ST. STEPHEN'S MITTAGONG [Newspaper Article] — Robertson Advocate — 29 July 1898
6T. STEPHENS, MITTAOOXfl. vaEa 'J5iiiS'lr y ConillI'1''0n) '' Col° 2nd SniijIij—JlUlasoiii;, Bev. Jo«.],h D.rk 11. H-v. Dr-KutlBl^MUa,,,,.,,.!,,,,,,,, Tup 3, Mil,.. 3taoifen.™SiA'r'' Col° la'° »? Mi'»P='f illi JniidJj._Jllit!||o,!t.Vl ai,rt T, Jrll.^re .'. Ro.-. Dr. KuUeJin
RELIGIOUS. CHURCH OF ENGLAND. [Newspaper Article] — Robertson Advocate — 29 July 1898
RELIGIOUS. CnrjKcu op England. PARtSD or BKRR1MA AND MOSS VALE nioiitli at 11 a.m On drat uid third at » p.m l'?T '5^ 'nd Ulipd *-''** ri '''-'? at '«h .ts'pi,':80 '?''? °' KTO'ti' '''^ and Mouut^hb^.-SccoDd -nd toarth Sundaj- ol month ''ah 5j^— °' «™nd «nd Ctih Sudd.y ot month Cross Roads-OnthiH Su.iday ol month nt 3 p.m. Betatlo.-On ll^t Sunday . ( 11,0111)1 »t .1 p.m 1 arrJMK,i. -On Thurstlny nearest full uioou nt 7.30. Kei-. O. Ebenpord, H.A., Bvctor.
Great Decrease In the Consumption Death Rate. STRIKING FIGURES AT THE QUEEN VICTORIA HOME. [Newspaper Article] — Robertson Advocate — 29 July 1898
Cr-?nt Decrease in the Consump tion Deatb Kate. STRIKING FIGURES AT THE QUEEN VICTORIA HOME. The Hon. Dr. MacLaurin, in se conding the adoption of Hie report and balance-sheet al tliC annual meeting of the committee of the Queen Vic toria Homes for Consumptive Fond (says the ' Evening News, ' of June 28th), gare some interesting statistics with regard to tbe number of deaths in this colony from llint dread disease, consumption. He said that up to ten years ago the number of deaths in N.S.W. from consumption had been increasing considerably. In 1885 there were 1095 deaths due to this cause. For the years before 1885 con' sumption had been increasing much more rapidly than the imputation, while now, although the population has increased 50 per cent., the number of deaths was very much less. ]n 1885 there were 271 deaths of young children from consumption. The decrease of deaths from this disorder has attracted attention at borne also. The 'Weekly Dispatch' of London, writing on the sa...