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DASH FOR LIBERTY. DARTMOOR CONVICTS ESCAPE. [Newspaper Article] — The Wollondilly Press — 25 August 1906
DASH FOR LIBERTY. DAHTMOOIi CONVICTS" ESCAPE.: ' A darings escape . was. mnde by a convict from r)artittoorl5yisonon tho afternoon of 28th May. A heavy -fog. prevailed when tho convicts were being paraded Wi enter the-prisbn at .p.in*, and William ScQiie, an- ox-jockey, t wenty-s^veiv years of age. taking advantage of the semi-darkness,' crept away t' tco.iri his party ant) .vanished.' : " The firing- of-a- rifle and ilie clang. of the prison bc-H ibl(J rjje neighbor hood that a man, Iv.ul escaped. Through . the' heavy mist " ^warders hurried oiT in • nU . directions. .. Teler:, •.'grams were .sent" to nil; surrounding places/'aw'r the 'immediate' neighbor hpodyof: granite heaps and heathery ground was diligently ^seaiVh'ed.-. Hailway carriages . were also over hauled, but all 'was .in vain. • Over the .moor prison guards'hur ried,1 scarcely able to sec $ .yard in front of them,* and a\ «rw private-per sons ..iqined them in"* the mirsuilv Worcl was bi'°ught to the prison at. seyen o...
BILLIARDS IN A LION'S CAGE. EXCITED ANIMALS DAS[?] ROUND. [Newspaper Article] — The Wollondilly Press — 25 August 1906
, BILLIARDS IN A LION'S CAGE; EXCITED ANIMALSBASTl ROGNl).; A sensational performance has taken place at tlic .-.Stoke- JJ ippn drouuv whore two local billiard play ers arranged to play a * in»tcli oT. twenty-five tip in the ceiitrn'of a' lion's page.; • .. .. . v ■ The-llpna', which '.wi're unj*., the control of a lady .trainer, snl .round the cagt>. on pedestals. Shorily afto'r the ganx>. litwl liegnn one of the animals'gave a loud roar, which so frightened one of 1 ho players that he dropped his cue. |', As the /-I">110 proceeded the lions grow excited at. the prosonee of tho strangers, and daslied round the cage in an alnrming manner. The match lasted some ten minutes, and the pla.vors were loudly cheered as. they.left'the cage. Daily Mail."
THE SUFFRAGISTS. WHAT THEY WANT. [Newspaper Article] — The Wollondilly Press — 25 August 1906
THE SUFFRAGISTS. . WHAT TJJ10Y WANT. 1 The female suffragists, do not want the ^franchise, or they would not .act the yalioo in pctUcojxts. What they really desire, - one promises, i-i a re • version''to the manners "of ol-| times, when spinsters remained spinsters only so long as they chose—or know the'reason-.why. ■.When good Queen Margaret ruled a ■ happy Scotland, they got this Act upon their Statute Book :— . ' \ ''It: is statit and ordainit that during' the - time of her miiist. biissit Ma.ieslie, ilka m'riiden nryr.vof baitho highe and . lowe .estait shall have libertie. to bespeak ye man she likes ; abeit, gif: he refuses to tak hi:- till be his wyf, : he shall j)o mulctit in ye sum' of one hundred .piindis or less, as • his est'ait; mai be, ascent and alwais.gif he can mo-k-. it appeivr. that he is-b(?throi.hit to ano ither-'woman? thQn' ho shall, be free.•» » The roimpo.siiioji of that law would settle'the whole business in *a monUv, though it might send some of us.into .'...
THE NEW LUNACY. [Newspaper Article] — The Wollondilly Press — 25 August 1906
THE NEW liTJNAOY. I). ,"\V. l-oo llownrd, according to the "British Medical .lournal," says that a desire" to drive lit high-speeds frequently attacks -antomobillslfi, and 4s the psy chologic result of tile - high pressure -which controls ,the active- participants ill the world's' material Improvements. -The feature of the ago. is the increasing tendency towards explosions of psychic energy, and one.-objective symptom is speed mania, which lie eiassos with drug a ltd alcoholic mania; - Dr! Howard says 'that fast driving and a delight in strong drink are, etiologiciilly, the; same tiling... Nevertheless,' lie does not con demn the automobile. 1-Jc considers that a tTiiiigerous.dash }nto the country on a racing machine is ."a -wholesome, vent for the i;eeliless courage that- otherwise would go~ to disorder and noto'iis ex cess." '"As for speed mania," the Brit ish -Medical ■ Journal remarks, "if any such ..thing really exists, .it should be treated when recognised as a dangerous form ...
A MARRIAGE TANGLE. CONFUSED IDENTITY. [Newspaper Article] — The Wollondilly Press — 25 August 1906
A MARRIAGE TANGLE. CONFUSIOIJ Il)EN*TLTY'. A curious - rouhiBiOn 01 identity hills- .fail- 1.0 piwenl a young ..work-: sgiri-'of J-'arisr-froiii marrying. ,. - Two :.:years- ■ ago lier' elder • sister * wrote on- the : eve of her. marriage to JInvor of' her, native^villiige for. a j'topv.-of her: birth certificate.:- For isome reason the ollicial- failed: to find tin .mil atcoichilli had the Wo^traortliiiiu'y ,. idea, to ' send the gii'1 :;the ^certificate.-"of her: younger sister, SKtaiiiig^.tha.t :-He^thpughti: this;;w6uld' do as well. , • . .-The - girl was married, and now her ••• younger- sister, in her turn, on the eve .of .marriage, lias ottered: the same, certificitte to "the -Paris'officials; who • on. verilying the-document have dis. coverod, the facts. : .^Josephine... Uansart is now in the vP.osit'ion .of." being, unable, to marry unless■' hfer 'sister consents to annul her own mai'nage., and by so dome; .placing her name 011 the official reeis :' j. • icrs ' .us " free....
THE JENNINGS FAMILY. AN UNSOLVED MYSTERY. [Newspaper Article] — The Wollondilly Press — 25 August 1906
THE JENNINGS "FAMILY. an -unsolved mystery.* The , death was recently announced of' a centenarian named Jennings at 'Colchester,- -arid Jt was mentioned at the time that a disputed' will in . Jemiinfts's—^iannly :on which Dickens founded his case of Jarndyce v, Jarndyce. A writer in the " Oc cult KeView" recalls a curious inci dent in - .connection with the same case. The Jennings 'family wci:o ter ritorially' connected with Derbyshire •and,the aidjoining county of 'Stafford-' .shire, and the incident in question re lates to--the village-; of' Brailsford, in the ^orin?r county, and occurred .some 'forty-six years ago. \At the. time the Hev. J; G. Crpke:-v was. rcctor' of the • parish. One day a cab "drove up to the rectory door, from which, emerg ed an old lady bearing1 the-'muiVii of Jennings and hailing from . Sheffield, ■with-1 her two ♦ sons. The sons.,ex plained that their mother .. had dreamt on three successive nights that she saw ; a . certain churchyard, and that it: was ma...
THE SPANISH BULL FIGHT. [Newspaper Article] — The Wollondilly Press — 25 August 1906
THE SPANISH BULL FIGHT. AN> ENGLISHMAN'S IMPRESSIONS. •Mr-Edgar Wallace writes In the -I&lt;oa> #don "Dallsj Mall" of 29th: May:—; v. T;'av(!llL'r,s who visit Spain write lurid ',1m£ressioYis" !oC';!',!'!!ojrr'"flrst - bli] 1 'fight. ''lMiey,/d^nourice''itV'as.'in human,' barbaric, and beyond defonce:' . Then tliey go again to the bull-ring-to'.see if their first im pression was justified—and, finding that It was, go to a third to.make sure,. By the time they have s'een their sixth fight .they, are' more-^bloodthirsty than, the Spaniards,'and shout for more horses and for the cowardly bull. ■ . I- have always enjoyed bull-flsht lng, because It throws me back to the days when my ancestors lived III caves 'and beat one another's heads off in the settlement oC nil disputes. V If you,love a horse the sight is sicken ing; if your, fondmss ^embraces all ani mal, life,' It Is* hopelessly cruel; If you are a vegetarian, Mt is sacrilegious. • For me, and for. thousands of Briti...
ENGLISH BACHELOR GIRLS. CAN THEY SAVE? SOME WOMEN'S VIEWS. [Newspaper Article] — The Wollondilly Press — 25 August 1906
ENGLISH BACHELOR GIRLS. CAN THEY SA VIS ? ' S0M13 WOMEN'S VIEWS. The possibility or marriage is the difflcuH.,v&lt; in the way of young wo men Insuring, said a male speaker at, a conference at Jlcnison Tlouso yester day (28th May). What was wanted, lie said, was insurance against matri mony. Mrs Alfred Pollard, of the Women's Institute, said that women had ■ no hereditary disposition to thrift, but rather to believe in something "turn ing up." Paroiits often refusod to spend money on girls, thinking that .a profession was wasted on a- girl who -innrri-.tl, &lt; bui. marriage should not lie regarded ns a kind oT insur nnco o(Tico ; neither should women ex pect to be left money or live on oilier '.people instead of earning for themselves. -Once having an occupation a wo man might reasonably be expected to save from the age; of twcnty-llvn up wards. " I think," said Mrs I'oll&rd. ' that wo may sa/ely put L.1.&0 per annum as the average salary of the educ...
A KILKEE TRAGEDY. LADY BROWNED. [Newspaper Article] — The Wollondilly Press — 25 August 1906
A KltKEE TRAGEDY. ; LADY PROWNBD. The ;Kilkee correspondent of the "Clare Journal" announces a pain ful discovery at that charming west ern resort. At. an-early- hour on Monday morning (21st JMay)_ a man named John Collins. who was on the look-out for drifting seaweed. cans3 across :the body of Mrs Annie Bruce, a well-known local resident. , and member of the. local Town Commis sioners Board, lying., on "some rocks from which the water had receded, at a point nearly opposite her house at West ClifTe, at the West End. . She had been dead for some time, ..ami when Dr. P: Q. Hickie, J.P;,' who wp.s •summoned, examined the body, he ex-; pressed his opinion that the poof lady must,'hayo been at least twelve hours dead when-discovered? From inquiries which were prompt ly instituted -$t seems that the ser vants at her house had been in the habit . of retiring to rest a £oorl while before their mis-tress, and did so as usual on Sunday niu:ht. 'When they got up, and proceeded to. tlieif usua...
Advertising [Newspaper Article] — The Wollondilly Press — 29 August 1906
Notice to the Ladies of the Berrima District MRS. ' L0WE,~"^ZBLT° BOWKAt,. 757VISHES to inform tho ladiuH ot ttowral QntV 13crrima District that ebo will hold a ' •• •; SIEVING CLASS for llio purpose ol Uucliing ladies to mnlro tlioir oAvri weimng apparel- Uvcty braooh ci Indian' anil chiU drci/s (bovii and Rirlit) wearing apparal cut tinc^ in arte. SB05ET IH IKING taughtsba trade. Class ooramencca WEDNESDAY,.22nd instant. ■TERMS: 15a per quarter. Pupils can ontM uuy limu. , . UeconvuonJecl bj Mrs. Innes-Newi.
Mittagong Football Club. [Newspaper Article] — The Wollondilly Press — 29 August 1906
Mittiigoiig- Football Clul). On,Friday evening last a meeting- of? the M.ittagong Football-Club was lield at the . Commercial .Hotel,- there, being a fait attendance of members iind their frien.dsV; Mr. E.- Cupitt occupied, the chair. " No replies had been received'in answer to letters re matches' with' the Balgownieand North Sydney clubs. The- i chairman informed the meeting that the ; old players of .the club had expressed: their willingness to meet the present members—the runuers-up in the late com-. petition—in a friendly.match; next' Satur day afternoon—-It was decide to play the match, the-proceeds to go towards in 'scribing: the names'of the footballers, oa •the'shield.'Snd to hold a smoKe concert the' same evening -In-the Canterbury Hall. The Secretary .'was instructed to send a cordial invitation to the Wilde's Meadow players" for their .presence at the matclv and social,: also to ascertain if Mr. Walsh,., the captain of the club,--would act as ref-. eree. Tt was agreed to ...
Representative Football. [Newspaper Article] — The Wollondilly Press — 29 August 1906
Representative Football. . A. ropruaonUvtive team the Bcrrimi-C'jnj.leiv Union tried concluMons with a combined - Kangaroo. Viiiloy and Berry tenm at tbo Valley on Saturday the name rcRuUm# in a draw. Hampshire acdved &r try for tho home team, and Lewia for tiro visitors.. Wr are obliged to hold over. a full account of tho. match till our next is«uo.
Family Notices [Newspaper Article] — The Wollondilly Press — 29 August 1906
Wedding Bells. Qii Saturday last a very pretty wedding was celebrated at 'the residence of tho bride's parents* Bowral, \yhen Miss SelinaAgnes James,' eldest daughter of Mr. Francis James, was united to Mr. Peter 'Christopher kudcke, ■ of.-Sydney.' Tho ceremony was" performed, by.'the ,Rev. George Martin, of Watson's Bay. The bride was given away hy her father, and looked charming in a: cost ume of cream : cashmere, trimmed with applique, chi/Ton,and medallions, with the customary wreath and veil, Miss Edith James at* tended as 'bridesmaid, and was attired in a costume of-cream voile, with cream satin and cUiflfon'trimmingi Mr. AlbertMiller, of Sydney, acted- as best man. The .bridegroom's present to. the. bride v; wqs an amethyst heart set with penrls, ' and to the hridesmaid a- - gold true lovers' ■■ knot brooch. At the conclusion of tl«y ceremony.an adjournment was made to. :%&lt;:■ marquee erected on the-'lawn, wl;ere the wedding breakfast was.:p;irl;aken -of and v the u...
Hare Drive. [Newspaper Article] — The Wollondilly Press — 29 August 1906
Hare Drive. A party of Sydney shooters consisting of five members and several crack - shoot ers from Bowral had a pleasant day's blit-" ing on Friday last at Mandemar, .the time being spent in a hare drive, which "'proved very successful. They succeeded in bringing home between seventy and eighty hares, which were despatched to " the German Club,. Sydney. The following day the visitors'again went out,_ but the sport was not nearly so exciting, only about iitteen hares being bagged. The party were stationed.at the Royal Hotel while in Bowral, and Mr. J. Gregory con ducted the shooting excursions.
Y. W. C. A. [Newspaper Article] — The Wollondilly Press — 29 August 1906
Y. W. 0. A. M'Hfl Kpunio. who recently retire I from the poal» tinn of Hi crftiary of tho Sytlnoy Yonrig Women's (jhridtiivn Aauocmlion.f\fu.ii* a U>)i«tl\eiio.i conection with that inHtitmion. was tho recipient of nu illn \mnated ftd&lt;Uos8 uu't a pi\iso of tii aovareigns. at u iJnrkcly-f\ttnmle&lt;l' «oeml fiUtheriKK qt. tho AshftoM &lt;Town FIull on Wednesday ovenina titst. Tho wi*U of tho contributor^; that the gift rIwuM be appro prmiecV to the fu'ruisliiii^ nfn tooin.Hi'the now1 wing pf.ihn Y.W.O.A. UnmQ ut ^c&lt;t nt H.owriil, woq met \yiiU a rca:y ;i"ci'Mnsco^cQ on Mirr ncunioV part. Mum Scott JV* pieaontnil a Kilvor photo frame to Uennio for MN* Morgan, wiiose uWonoo from * the gathering w>i* lh« eiUHo of miich regret.
The Gambling Mania. [Newspaper Article] — The Wollondilly Press — 29 August 1906
Tlic Gambling Mania. In response to a request from a committee on religion and morals connected with the Prenbyteriun Church of this State, and of which the mainspring je tfioV.irrinu minister at Woollahra, the Rev. J. H, Craig of Mo«h Vale preached lest Sunday night on the gambling mania. His remarks bora chiefly on the legislation vepently.jntro/lyc>d by the Govern-' raent into the upper and lower b'otwesof .legislature to suppress lotteries and street betting. He warmly cbmraonded (he'/action of Archbishop .Clarke of -.Melbourne in issuing to the poople o^ his-, diocese a: pledge card - against' raffling and*, gambling; and trusted that the Roman Catholic Chuti'h from which much is expected would quickly como into *i'ie with the other sections of the Church of Chridt in dis-. conraging tho raising- of money by ^improper' method?.. It was shown tbat. no inatcli.could be ahnolutel? fair and that ev&n tho fupposed willing* nosa of the loser to lone did not juatifv the tak...
Tenders for Road Works. [Newspaper Article] — The Wollondilly Press — 29 August 1906
Teniloi'S Tor lloud Works. Tho following were tho lowo-»t tnmtor.s for rorul . woik* opened at tho wfork* otV^co, ^oss ynlo. .on • Mouthy : - Bmviful lu. liriur.vH, ClH'Sieitnn^ I'St-l*; . linwrnl to Uo.hnrtKqn. H; Clie^ifrtnii. £128; Ukmv qimrry to Mncfjnaria Pihr K. M&lt;u-lcio,£7u; Mfi.v vtyM to McKnijj'lu^, J. KiIhioo. JJ55 10,4; .MUtnjiuni* »■ • U Cilonqiiairy, Tho*. ITn.vcn, £27; Mosa Ynlo 10 vly-i iVirien^rryViT^rnrkor, i'^0 Pi» Ijd; Moss Vale to k' .C»»i'onlftiKli, ^ Parker,-.; M&is* Vulo to "'■■-•"•liittlWfPbrcst...Henry Ilayter, Tho*. Ruvhs, W. Mas- j il'20; M0SA Vnle via Me^yUv lo H^veumury, J. Parkur, X107 C« 81; Hobortaon id Fiizroy Palls,,. 8. . ' phe*lmtnn;TCBij 13&lt;;lUbbrlMoi\ to. \Un\tiernn, E. • ^l»eke>\ o4s; Shc«ipwstnh to Yarrnnga, 8. Ohes imtun, .tiUO ; Uauongurry to Yoola. \V. .1. Wright, . g!M. Uh; M*vw Y*lp to Burrcngnrry (frcah Uimlcrs): W/J. Uooilfullow, JH1IJ; 1»V* «
Wingecarribbee Shire Council [Newspaper Article] — The Wollondilly Press — 29 August 1906
WingecaiTibhee Shire Council | A meeting of the above was held at Moss Vale on Saturday. Present: Messrs. i.J. A, Badgery (chair), Hindmarsh, Betts. [ and Carter. An apologyy. was received | from Mr. Nicholas. Corrrespondence.- . [ From the Works Department, asking ! that tenders for printing the rolls be in vited from three local printers, and t'hat the council recommend to the Minister the acceptance of one tender,—It was de cided to comply with the request. • From the Department, asking whether the lists had been made arid exhibited as prescribed by the ordinances.—Decided to reply in the affirmative. From the Works Department, notifying that Mr. MaitlHnd, P.M., had been ap pointed a revision court.to revise the rolls. —It was resolved that Mr.' Maitland be asked to arrange a date -for holding the revision court. From the Works Department, asking for an estimated cost of-'the- election.— Tho probable cost was fixed ^t .^"70, and it.was resolved to.notify the Department accordingl...