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VALUE OF PASPALUM GRASS. [Newspaper Article] — Bowral Free Press — 7 May 1902
VALUE OP PASPALUM GRASS. The success of paspaluru in the dry disUicta were 5 furred to at a meeting of the WycheproofAgricultural Society. Mr.. A. MfPherson, .who supervised ilie Grovarnmeut experimental plots near Wyebupruof, s atcd tlitit,-"though hiri plains had liaci no water, tboy'ljad grown well, and remained >;roc-n all through'the'sntwiijqr. • He bad turned stock upon it two months ago, and though the plants/had been eaten down, they still remained green and;healthy.Mr. E. Miles a'so reported equally favorably upon some plants of biH, and geneially the grass was i'ocognised as a most valuable one.
SYSTEMS OF HORSE FEEDING. [Newspaper Article] — Bowral Free Press — 7 May 1902
gSflTEMS OP HORSE FEEDING. In response to an inquiry by an American ptock journal desiring practical correspon dents to give tlieir opinions as to best pyajtem of feeding horses, " S.C.A." thus jfurnishes details ' I think the best and moot economical feed for lioreos is maize meal and wheat jbran mixed and fed with cut hay. Horses pre very fond of it. I have a tight box, in isvliioh I pot somo chaffed hay, put in the peal and bran, ptiur on some water and paix it' up with a scoop and give it at once to the horsesi My horses are always in good condition, do a large amount of work, 'and are very rarely sick. If fed \yhoIe grain 1 often see them take a little grain aud then a little hay, and thus do some mixing for 'themselves. The amount of grain fed de pends on the work being done. If doing littlo I givo them three quarts per day each, and I seldom give them more than nine quarts when doing spring work. ' Three-fourths of all the horses spoiled, foundered and generally done up" are ...
Advertising [Newspaper Article] — Bowral Free Press — 7 May 1902
'Chamberlain's Couqji Ukmkdx is intended es pecially' for cougha, eolda, croup, whooping cough Jind influenza. It has become famous for its cures of these diseases over a large part of the civilised .world. The most flattering testimonials have been received, giving accounts of its good works ; of the aggravating and persistent coughs it has cured ; of severe colds that have yielded promptly to its sooth ing effeots, and of the dangerous attackB of croup it has oured, often saving the life of the child. T1 e extonsive use'of it for whooping cough has shown phut it robs that disease of all dangerous results. It is especially prized by mothers because it contains "nothing injurious and there is not the least danger in giving it, even to babies. It always cures and cures quickly. D. Morgan, Chemist, sell it. A number'of farmers in the Molong dis trict, the local journal reports, not long ago gold' thejp hayBtaclis to outside buyers at ifrotn £2 tq £2 5s per ton. They now want the hay ]...
HOUSEHOLD HINTS. [Newspaper Article] — Bowral Free Press — 7 May 1902
HOUSEHOLD HINTS. U?o Ketnove a.Tight Stoppor.—P!ace the j.iottle in cold walor so tlint it ia .covered, jind leave it all night. C-trofuiiy wipe ir, knd the stopoer will uorao out. To prevent lb "sticking " Again rub a little vaseline on. Stained Marble, — lake two parts of soda, pno' of pumice stone, 0110 of finely powdered chalk. Sift thoso through a sieve, and mix into u paste with water. Rub tins v/ell all over the marble, then wash it with »oap and W'er, fttul polish with a dry duster. To Glean Straw Hutting.— Put three pints of bruu in two quarts of water and ■boil. Whfiii it is nearly cool, waab the matting with it, and afterwards drv.it w«ll *■'jvith; a oIottn,_olo_th.&lt;sv -Aild; a'-little-siilt n tha ' jvutor for'white raa'ttinf?, viaegar for red. Home Made Hair Curlers.—Out ordiuary round hat wire iuto lengths of 6 or 8 inches ; 'turn >up each end half on inoh ; p'ovoi' the whole of t'lie wire with wool, then cover with a strip of kid from old glove3. Tliey wi...
A DOCTOR'S STORY. [Newspaper Article] — Bowral Free Press — 7 May 1902
A DOCTOR'S STORY. A physican tells a good story a bout himself. "During my absence," he says, " my two youngsters got in to my consulting-room, where they began to ' play' at being doctors.' Presently one of them unlocked a door and disclosed an articurified'gazc to his playmate. " Pooh ! What are you 'fraid of ? " he asked. " It's nothing but an old skellington." " Wh-wh-where did it come from ? " asked the other with chattering teeth. " 'Oh, I don't know. Papa's had it a long time. I expect it was his first patient.' "
LETTERS TO THE EDITOR. Bowral Water Supply [Newspaper Article] — Bowral Free Press — 7 May 1902
LETTERS TO THE EDITOR. Bowral Water Supply Sir,—1 nm glad to see that this questiou of iho water supply ia tvgain coming lo the front. It is tiruo we lmd one. The thiug in my mind to be dono is to make it *i real live question, and this can bent be done through the council. Tho tost questiou to intending oouuoillorB should be—" Are you in favor of a water enpply ? " Then when (lie pnnnnil up±r n linnrnmnns council, there ouuht not to'bo too much trouble, —Yours PROGRESS.
IN THE ASSIZE COURT. [Newspaper Article] — Bowral Free Press — 7 May 1902
IN THE ASSIZE COURT. A judge and councellor being upon indifferent terms, a client of the coun sel's making his appearance at the bar with his jaw terribly swelled the judge remarked, " Mr. —, this client of yours would make an excellent councellor ; he's all jaw," which set the court in a roar of laughter, a gainst the councellor. On silence be restored the counsel then remarked. " My lord, I think lie would make a better judge, his jaw is all on one side." The retort turned the' laugh against the judge, and from that day they were on the best terms of friend ship.
Advertising [Newspaper Article] — Bowral Free Press — 7 May 1902
FURNITURE AND EFFEC1S, BUGGY, HARNESS, Etc. SATURDAY, fOlb- MAY, at 2 o'clock. J. G.MORRIS &CO. HAVE receivotl instructions from MB. A. RICH (owing to his intended departure from the district), to Boll by auction at his residence, Car lisle-street, lJowral, on above dnle, FURSITUUK AND EFFECTS, comprising:— Heavy Linoleum, 12 x 14, good as new ; Wal nut Extension Dining 'l'nblo, Cedar Sidoboard, 6 Superior Austrian Chairs (cane scat and back), Spring Couch, Whatnot, Fonder and Irons, Cedar Book Caso, Small Mirror, Hearth Rug, Glassware, Quantity of Ornaments, Pictures, Fine Top Dining Table, Austrian Chairs, Rock er, Nursery Fender, Cano Sofa, Clock, Cedar Safe, Double HaU-TeBtor Bedstead and Redding, Double French Bedstead and Redding, 4ft. Roadstead, &c., Pino Wanlrobo, 7-drawer Cedar Cbost, 5-drawer Cedar Chest, 2 4-drawor Pine Cheats, Pine and Cedar Waehstands and Toilet Were, Eider-down Quilt, Toilet Mirrors, American Chairs, Toilet Tables, China Tea Set, Crocke...
The Thugs' Revenge. [Newspaper Article] — Bowral Free Press — 7 May 1902
The Thugs' Revenge. When I was at Eton, the "cook of the school" was Jack Melcham, a sixth-form boy. He was tho ideal hero of everyone, for there wasn't an atom of " bully " about him. Yet who, to look at him, would have credited him with all those pugilistic victories and "deeds of noble daring," with the recital of which I, a mere youngster, was, on my arrival, entertained by my companions ? Tall, his clean-cut figure was singularly slight. It was only when tested that the muscle it possessed was discovered. When I began my first term, Jack Mel cham took me under his protect/on, adopt ing mo as his fag, and many were the kindnesses and services ho rendered me. My pleasure may, therefore, be con ceived when, seven years later, on going out to all uncle, who held a high civil ap pointment in India, nearly the first name I heard mentioned was Jack Melcham's. Two years previously ho had inherited a large fortune, and was in India for tiger and elephant shooting. He delighted in manly ...
A PROPOSAL OF MARRIACE. [Newspaper Article] — Bowral Free Press — 7 May 1902
A PROPOSAL OF MARRIACE. Mrs. McKinley's marraige to the late President ( says " The Sketch " ) was a true romance. At the time they first met she was the daughter of a wealthy banker, and Mr. McKiu ley was an utterly unknown young lawj'er. The story goes that, with ' customary courage, after first seeing his future wife, Mr, McKinley lost no time in seeking an interview with the young lady's father, who, having no \ suspicion of what was coining, open ed the conversation by remarking— " Now my young friend, who are you^1 and what can I do for you ? " "My name," replied his visitor, "is McKinley, I am a lawyer, and I wish to marry your daughter 1 "
THE CORONATION CHAIR OF ENGLAND. [Newspaper Article] — Bowral Free Press — 7 May 1902
THE CORONATION CIIAIR OF ENGLAND. This oliair, known as the chair of St. Edward, is of tho utmost historical interest. It ia an antique scat of hard wood, gaily painted, and was used iu ancient times for the coronation of the kings of Scotland. Edward I., known as Longshanks, brought, it to England iu 1206, after defeating tho Scottish king, John Baliol, at Dunbar. •' Since then the chair has been kept in Westminster Abbey, and every ruler of England has been crowned on it. Under the seat, twenty-four oentimetres from the: floor, is a board supported by four liods.. On this rosts the fatnons Jacob's stone, or stone of destiny, on which Jacob's, head; is said to have rested when he dreamed of seeing tho ladder which reaohed to hoaven.. This stone was originally the royal chair o£ Ireland, It was called Fiufal or the stone of fate. There is a tradition that u descend ant of the Scottish kings will always reign in. tho country possessing this, troaaure,. This stone is said to have boon...
THE SEVEN EDWARDS OF ENGLAND. For the Children. [Newspaper Article] — Bowral Free Press — 7 May 1902
T:HE; SE.VEN: EDWARDS OF'' ENGLAND,. For tho Cbildi'dni.. SfivonE"1 wards have sat upon the- thvonov of Great-Britian sintie the O'ViYgiiestV" Before-" the Oonquos^.Eajvnra the OqufosMbr.-was'Mir wise and good man, wild Rave form to some? ofr.the laws-yet existing in Great'Britain. ; ., The First King Edward was; nicknamed. " liongshiuiks," because of ; liis very long; legs. He was a powerful man and-a great; soldier. Ho it was who- conquered- Wales?.. When the Welsh chieftains met finally uk ' submit to his role, he carried into the. room., a tiny baby, his'eldest son, and laying tho, little one in the arms of the fiercest chief tain, bade all-; look upon the new ruler,, - " The Prince of Wales." The sullen scowls vanished fron their faces, and kueeliug: ■ before the helpless babe, they took oath to.., support the kiusdom over which it should, eveutally rule. A few years later ho was. given, the title of Prince of Wales. When Edward I. die1, the baby Prince had grown to manhood, au...
On Holidays.. [Newspaper Article] — Bowral Free Press — 7 May 1902
On Holidays.. Mr., J. D: Sherriff, postmaster at Bowral,. has. been granted a six months! leave of ab sence, which, commences next week Mr,. Slierriff has fur many years discharged; his official duties in a. manner which has • been generally very satisfactory, to. the towns people of: Buwral,. arid the- holiday, just granted'' him- lins hcau . genuinely earned.. His pliioe as postmaster will be filled during' his absence by Mr. P.' W. Glia.vo, from. the William-street (Sydney)-P.G;, and he takes up his.duties on Saturday morning nest. Mr. and Mrs. Sherriff and family intend leaving for Sydney on Saturday., Included iu their holiday programme is a sea ttip...
They Say. [Newspaper Article] — Bowral Free Press — 7 May 1902
They Say. That Yic. is full up of the Juuior football clnb. That he has had n " hot time." That he has a bad opinion of the Seniors not buckling up to their graft on Saturday laat. That they are afraid of the Juniors. That Sunday football is becoming all the rage in Bowral. That a few were seen playing on Sunday Inst.. That if they do not take care tbo u man in blue will be on their trail. That a couple of Chinese youths passed through Bowral, Sydney-wards* on Tuesday morning, on foot. That Mittagong *' waltzed " over Mobb Vale on Saturday last. That the " bluo and gold " have a fine hope for this season's competition. That Moss Vale will have to smarten np'to stand the least possible show aguiust them (Mittngong), in future matches. That the draughts match on Saturday, night last was a stubborn one.. Thai the old Bowral boy is pretty sudden.. That he can hold his. own in this lino as well as football.' - ; : That when courtship is over,, it is over i when marriage is, over,, it is ...
TESTING THE MIND BY CLOCKWORK. [Newspaper Article] — Bowral Free Press — 7 May 1902
TESTING THE MIND BY CLOCKWORK. A wonderful machine to test the minds of human beings and to tell them what they are fitted for in life is one af the latest triumphs of scien-, tific research. The " new psychology' j as it may be called is a science of , yards and inches, of instruments ad- j justed with almost inconceivable nice- j ty, of apparatus the only purpose of which is to measure the intangible, to gauge the hitherto unknown. As scientists themselves are amazed at the daring character of these latest inventions and appliances in this line, the ordinary man, who may never have dreamed of putting a foot-rule to his thoughts, may well gasp at the paraphernalia which is to aid in fu ture in the study of the human brain. ****** A set of this very unique machin ery, which is really a "clock" has just been installed in the psychologi cal laboratory of the Pennslyvania University, .and it will register the exact time it will take one to name a letter colour, or sentence; to add, sub...
The Town in Darkness [Newspaper Article] — Bowral Free Press — 7 May 1902
The Town in Darkness To have a town thrown into sudden dark ness at'a time when business is most brisk, is on occurrence whiob, wo venture to say, business m«n of the ordinary stamp would not relish with any degree of pleasure. At least the Bowral storekeepers did not on Saturday ni»ht, when, without a moment's warning, the street lamps and shop lamps began to fail at about 9 p.m. to tbe astonish ment and bewilderment of all. It would, no doubt,., have been interesting from an historical'point of view, although perhaps none too edifyiug, to have secured iu black and white a document containing, tbe thoughts " uttered and unexpressed " of bur worthy business men, as they watched with bated breath the extinguishing of the lightB, aud the damping for a while,, at least, of their hopes for a satisfactory night's takings; The army of counter-jumpers, having uo light to guide their footsteps, wandered aimlessly here and there, until | the advent of kerosene lamps and candles, which were a...
THE SHORT CUT. [Newspaper Article] — Bowral Free Press — 7 May 1902
THE SHORT GUT. -4 ' .TwoT Irishmen got a job to clean some lofty windows. Having no lad der that would reach the windows, they invented a plan of their own. "I" have it," says Mike. "Get a plank and put it through the window. Oi'll sit on the plank outside, and you sit on the plank inside." "All right," replied Pat. All Went well until Mike, at the outside, cried out: "Oi've let the window leather fall.'' "All right," cried Pat; "stop where you are, and Oi'll get it." Jumping oft the plank, away went Pat down, stairs, and, getting into the street, exclaimed : "Be jabers, Mike, you're here first ! Which way did you.come?" To Prepare Pickles. —Experience shows that cold vinegar alone can be used in preparing pickles ; in boiling, much of the strength is lost by evap oration, and the pickles are apt to. spoil. When you lay by .your pickles put a small piece of alum in each jar this will make , them firm and crisp.
Lawn Tennis. [Newspaper Article] — Bowral Free Press — 7 May 1902
J^awm TTeamis.."'\.. - The , return match between gentlemen", players representing the Berrima District teachers and the Mittagong Town Tennis Chjb/was played off. on Dr. Middleton'a pri vate eburtn last Saturday aftoruoon, tlie re-* suit on this occp.'ion being a win for -, die teachers, who cauie ont with a lead of two games, the Boores being 81 games and 20- ■ games respectively.. Afternoon tea, provid ed by the teachers,, was enjoyed duriug the", afternoon. The scores are appended " r" •' . - : TEACHERS. MITTAGONG. A. White and W. Campbell v. J. E. . Graham and A, Sweaney- ... 5-6 W. Clarke and 0. Pheatber v.,L. Shea tlierand R. Viles... • G-l W.. Clarice and R. Harvey v. L. Slioa ther and H. Chapman ... . ... G-4 H.. Campbell and C. Sheuther v. C. Leo and R. Viles... .... - ... 4-6'. W. Campbell and.A.' White v. J. E. Graham and A. Swenuey ... 5-6 H. Campbell anil R. Harvey v. H. Chapman C. Lee ... ... 5-6 Totals—Teachers, 2 seta,81, games ; Mit&lt; tagong,. & s...