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"ALL HATE WORK." MISTRESSES AND SERVANTS. [Newspaper Article] — The Wollondilly Press — 5 May 1906
"Alili HATE WORK. V&'mist»hss13s and servants. •.v,>Wliy,-i8: there.a scarcity of domestic sorviuilu? Is it the fault of mistresses or.of servants, oi- of both'; Or Is because educated women know little of domestic duties? ■'... All these questions arose during a dis cussion, at a conference- convened at Westminster by the Central Bureau for the Employment of i Women and the Guild of Dames. ■ The chairman was Dr. Kimmine, chief Inspector of the Education Depart ment of the London County Council, and lie said there was fault on both sides. He even suggested that If edu cated women entered domestic service In large numbers it would "have an enormous 'influence in raising the dig nity of the profession." iieferrlng to nursery governessos, Dr. Kimmins said the'real difficulty was the average well-to-do English mother. "The Ignorance of the nvcrage mother con cerning the enormous possibilities of (lie educational welfare of her young children ispositively app iing," he de clar...
PRETTY MAID'S MONEY. [Newspaper Article] — The Wollondilly Press — 5 May 1906
PRETTY MAID'S MONEY. Money amounting to £2 3 0s, loft by the. Rev. Mr Meyrick, is known as tlio "J'rctty Maids' Mono}'," and ia given to "a pretty maid of good chin-actor and regular attendance at church'' on the first day of the Fair each year. The legacy was loft "to promote peace on earth and goodwill nmonft- men." -"Cornish and Devon rosl," Launcestoh. Affection bi'.foro innrrlngu Is oftni ovmlouc; but after marriage It usunlly Is rare.
MOSS VALE. [Newspaper Article] — The Wollondilly Press — 5 May 1906
MOSS YALE, A meeting of the Moaa \fnlo Firo Board was liold on:-'Thursday'afternoon. Dr. Xiaightou-Jonos (Mayor) presilod, and thera ware also present MesBra. J. A. Radgery and E. J. Dunu (lion see.). A letter was received from tho Chief' Secretary's office with reference to furnish ing an estimated expenditure for the current year. In referonce to the Btatus on tho Board of Mr. D. MoGregor, representative of tho &M insurance companies, the ohairmau said lie had written to the Underwriters in the matter, and had received n reply from tho. secretary of the association stating that aa the Fire Brigades Act did uofc apply beyond the Metropolitan district, insurance com panies did not take any p.irt in tho elootion of representatives on country boards, and tho boards wuro not properly constituted.—. The letter ivm receive;!, and tho opinion of the secretary accepted aa final, it being the intention of the local board to in future ig no,™ Mr. MuGroijor on the board. Oip'nin S.-ce...
Advertising [Newspaper Article] — The Wollondilly Press — 5 May 1906
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A Year of Progress. REPORT OF THE BOWRAL PUBLIC SCHOOL TEACHERS' ASSOCIATION. [Newspaper Article] — The Wollondilly Press — 5 May 1906
A Ye«ar of Progress. Report-or the Bowral Public School j Teachers' Association.; v', As reported in our last issue, the annual iiieeting'of the Bowral District Teachers' Association was held on Saturday. . The official report was not available in time for publication then, but, as it chronicles .a satisfactory year's progress, we have pleasure in publishing it in full, as follows Monthly Meetings. Ten were held, tho December meeting lapsing .owing to prossuro of work in connection with the A.N.A. Eshibition, and also the Christmas vacation. Membership and Attendance. During tho year 18 members were enrolled, show* •ing an increase of four upon the previous year's en* rolment. Combined Meetings. Ac an innovation it was decided to hold combined meetings in connection with the Picton and District Teachers' Association. Three of these conforeucee were held, two at Picton and one at Mittagong. Much good resulted from the interchange of idea?, £nd a fraternal epirit fostered between tho ...
NOT WHAT HE SEEMED. [Newspaper Article] — The Wollondilly Press — 5 May 1906
NOT WHAT HE SEEMED. 'They wore cnthusiaHts In physiognomy and phrenology, and were travelling by train. On the opposite seat was a man of com manding figure, massive brow, and serious 'expression. "What a fine countenance, Arthur! I wish I knew his. occupation." "Perhaps he's a lawyer, Edith." "No, he's not a lawyer. TUcro's too much benovolencc in that facc for a lawyer, lie may bo a banker." "I am sure he is not! A man with such a heavenly expression couldn't content him self with money-getting. Ilia aim In life Is higher." "Well, do you think ho can be an editor?" "An editor, with such a face! An editor, paying hard things about everybody, ridicul ing women's dresses, and abusing mothers-in law! An editor, cutting and slashing his enemies, flaying public men Indiscriminately, and mercilessly slaughtering I1I3 best friends for the Kake of a paragraph! No, Arthur, bo's a philanthropist. His fuco plainly in dicates that be ir> all that I;j good, noble, pure nnd true." At Iho next...
HIGH RANGE. [Newspaper Article] — The Wollondilly Press — 5 May 1906
HIGH EANGE. On Wednesday evening tha Rateor pre sided at ao Easter meeting at High Range, which was well attended, and much interest was manifested. A oommitfcoo was formed 'consisting of—Messrs. G. KoII, W. H. Buu ter, H. Lako, J. T. Goodfollow, and H. F. Smith. It was deciled to renovate the church as Boon as possible, and Wednesday next was fixed for a working bee to do up the oometery aud church ground*.
A WISE BOY. [Newspaper Article] — The Wollondilly Press — 5 May 1906
A WISE HOY. Hoy: Mn wants Mr Ballad: Yea, I know; sho wants to bor row my lawn-mower. You (ell her she can't haw It. Hoy: She doesn't want your' lawn-mower. Shn wants to know-— Mr Ballad: Oh, sho wants to know If I'll lend her my pardon rake asaln, dooa uho! Well, you tell her I e>ny no, young man! Boy: Mother doesn't want any of your old tools; nho's not plenty of her own Sho wants to know If you'll bo kind enough to lend her that book of poems that you wrote and just lind printed. Mr Ballad: Poems! Why, certainly, with pleasuro. Tell her Bho honors mo with tho request. Boy: SUo'll bo glad to read 'em. She soys your "Bravo, Burns" has made a great hit, and your "Cheer up, Chamberlain" is tho talk of the town. Mr Ballad: Indeed! Toll your mother to keep tho book as Ions ns she wants It. can I do.anything more for you, iny ilttlo man? Boy: Yes; como to think of it, pa Bays I might as well got your lawn-mower wbllo I / wo* over here, if you'd let me have it, * Mr Ballad: Why, of co...
Easter Vestry Meetings. BONG BONG. [Newspaper Article] — The Wollondilly Press — 5 May 1906
Easter Vestry Meetings. BONG BONG. Tlio annual Easter meotiug was bold at Boug Bong ou Tuesday. afternoon last. Tho attendance was fair. The R>-ctor, Rov. A. 0. Motley, presided, aud after giving a brief account of tho work done in tlie district during the year, culled upon Mr. F. Thrnsby to present tho retiring Oharchwardong' re port, whioh waa deemed satisfactory. The Churchwardens elected for the ensiling your were—Messrs. P. H. Throsby, A- Fv. Lloyd, and C. T. Brid^u.s. It was deoided to reno vate the ohuruli as soon aa the npoessary funds were available. The Women's Work.: ing Guild have £20 in hand.
A NAVARINO VETERAN. EXPERIENCES OF THE BATTLE. [Newspaper Article] — The Wollondilly Press — 5 May 1906
I-;''"'NAVARINO VETERAN. -EXPERIENCES OF THE BATTLE. Mr Jonathan Henderson, who fought at Navarino in 1827, where ho helped to" serve tho guns on tho Genoa, has passed peacefully away at Westward Ho, North Devon. In his ninety-third year. • For the last thirty-six years Henderson lived in retirement, beloved by a nume rous family o£ descendants. One o£ his grandsons-has already earned a pehslon .in tho Navy, and two others/are still In tho service. In 1835 Henderson joined the coastguards. Ho liad. thrilling recollections o£ tho battlo of Navarino. In supreme com mand ofthie -English', French, and Rus sian Fleets, Admiral Codrlngton stood in tho bay within fifty or sixty yards of tho Turco-Egyptian Fleet, the guns of "which were levelled at our masts. Hen derson was standing beside Captaiu Bat liurst and Captain Moore, of the Marines, when thoy-were, killed. ; A boat was seen leaving the Admiral's frigate, presumably with orders. Sud denly a volley of musketry was poured into her, k...
Fire Board Meetings. BOWRAL. [Newspaper Article] — The Wollondilly Press — 5 May 1906
Eire Board Meetings. bowbal. The Bo weal Fire Board met on Thursday. Aid. H. M. Osley (Mayor) pra-nded, aad there wore present Messrs. Gv B. Maralon,.. Ebb. Davis, and P. 0. Beer (bon. sec.). A letter was read from, tha Firo Under-. writers! Association refusing to ooutributo. to the fmida of the board until the munici pal council or tlio townspeople did so.—It was resolved to defer writing until the con tribution from the council had been received* a special rate of Jd lmviug been levied for tliH purpose, A communication was received from Mr.. Moses Jones, stilting that owing to ill-health hediad been coinptilled to Bend in his reaig nation us captain of tlie fire, brigade; tlio. brigade wus in a vory efficient state.—The. resignation of Oapt.-Jones waa- referred to., with regret by tha raornbers of tho Boaid,. and it was. unanimously decided that the seerctrtry .forwar.3 tci Cayt. J.ono3 a letter ex pressive of tlseir -high appreciation of the* uupnble. iDimner in which, ha had fu...
THE SAILOR'S ADVOCATE. MR FRANK BULLEN'S STORIES. [Newspaper Article] — The Wollondilly Press — 5 May 1906
THE SAILOR'S ADVOCATE. "SIR FRANK BULLEN'S STORIES. Sailors are the finest workers in the .-world-"and'tlie most neglected, said Mr "Frank T. Bullcn iu speaking at the Dia mond Jubilee celebration of the opening of the .first seamen's chapel in St George street, London Docks. ; During the late general election, in ail the election speeches ho had listened td.lie -taila not heard a single -word about the sailors or a single promise to Im prove the merchant service. ■ SIrBullen, as was to be expected, told niiiny.good stories. He related how one dnvli niglit: at sen he was running bare foot, along the deck on-duty and tried to kicli a ring bolt out of the planking with his naked toe. It is a situation in which tile widest latitude of profanity is freely granted. Mr Bullcn'-sank to the dcck in . his agony, and confined his spoken com ••ments.to the one. exclamation, "Oh mer ciiul leather!".' >> A seaman who was standing by said, "AYlty, I. believe you've got something in you afte...
Advertising [Newspaper Article] — The Wollondilly Press — 5 May 1906
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Advertising [Newspaper Article] — The Wollondilly Press — 5 May 1906
Ttje Pride of Place amongst Storekeepers of the highest grade is unquestionably : held by TAYLOR BROS, j* TAYLOR BROS. ' The reason is simplicity itselfc . Jt is because of our determinations to insist on QUALITY being the first consideration in our businessj and also on peeping PRICES right. No ©rsler too ILarge, None too Small. TAYLOR BR Tflfi LEADING Sl'OKE, 5Y1Q8S VALE.
Wedding Bells. [Newspaper Article] — The Wollondilly Press — 5 May 1906
Wedding BcUs, St. Clement's Church, Mostnan, was the scene of a very pretty wedding on the 18th of April.! The happy couple around whom the interest centred were the Rev. Harold W. Mullens, curate-in-charge of Berrima district portion of Moss Vale parish, and Miss Adeline Maud Fraser, eldest daughter of A. D. Fraser, Esq., of " Kimutaka," Military Road, Mosman. The church was prettily decorated by the Sunday-school teaichers, among w^ose numher Miss Fraser was reckoned for some time, At the chancel steps was erected a large and tastefully decorated arch, from the centrc of which hung, with telling effect, a florar hell. Beside the steps were several large tree palms, which bowed gracefully to the approaching bridal; party. ' The bride was attired in -silk", voile,'-.wore the usual wreatii and. veil. She was attended by four bridesmaids, the Misses Millie and Maysie Fraser, sisters of the bride, and the Misses Myrh and Kittie Mullens, sisters of -the bridegroom, all four being attire...
A Stationmaster Killed. [Newspaper Article] — The Wollondilly Press — 5 May 1906
A Stationiuaster 'Killed. Much-sympathy will lift extended to Mr. D. Junos, on the stall" uf I lie Bnwral railway Station, ou aoeoiiut of tho death of his brother, Mr. Frederick T. Jonas; who \vm the .'Victim of ivtnrrible acoident at Guilford on Wednesday morning, by which ha wns out to pieces by n passing goods train. It appears that,at about 8.85 a.m. liio -passen ger train from Sydney and the goods train from ihe Honth generally meet at Guilfo.rd. On Wednesday morning the deceiis-jd was having hia breakfast in the office, when the passenger train came in. Ho was then on the opposite platform, and it is supposed be jumped on to. the rails to cross, when t-e goods traiu dashed through and cut him to pieces. No one'actually saw the oocurrouoe, not oven the driver of the goodV train, - who was apprised of the fact whoa he reached Clydo. The remains were collected, placed in a bag, and brought on to Parramutta. The deceased had only been relieving for a fortnight, and that day he was...
"The Deserted Village?" To the Editor "Wollondilly Press." [Newspaper Article] — The Wollondilly Press — 5 May 1906
" Tlie Beserte l Village?" To the Editor "Y/ollocdiily Preai." Sin,—English and other visitors have been hoard to remark that Bowral was the prettiest and cleanest country town in Now South Wales. I aw afraid if the same parties were to revisit Bowral say 6 months henoo, under tho present muuioip 1 regime, 4hoy would alter their opinion. What with the footpaths broken up, the principal stroet in holes—a dumping ground for rubbish, and eventually an accumulated manure heap, the plaee may well he named "The Deserted Village." With two medical men now. in o:ir coun cil, one cannot understood why, the council has sanctioned tho diaoontiunawie of the cleaning of our streets. I tironll liko tn bear the health officers' professional opinion on this point. ■ What return are the ratepayers to oxpact for' their mouoy-? tYouw, etc.. RATEPAYER.
What is an Amateur? [Newspaper Article] — The Wollondilly Press — 5 May 1906
What is an Amateur ? A correspondent writes " The mem bers of the Agricultural Society are.evi dently considerably divided as to the meaning of " Amateur."'1 The idea, when .framing the'prize schedule, was evidently jto encourage "the small grower to compete, and to keep, out the professional. The term " Amateur" is, therefore, quite cor rect, for,aoV Amateur " is "A lover of .any particular pursuit, art, or science, but not engaged in it professionally." Should :our worthy doctor (who had something to sa^ on the'matter at the last meeting), be .obliged to follow say, vegetable growing for a living, he would not be an •'■'. Amateur;'1 but a novice; that is "One who js new or inexperienced or unskilled in any business ; a beginner." He, how ever; if he ,has a liking for gardening as an exercise or pastime, may cultivate vegetables or flowers as an "Amateur." In the case at present undecided by the council of the association, as far as the evidence' has appeared, and considering ihe p...
SERVICES TO-MORROW. Church of England. [?], SIMON AND JUDE, BOWRAL. [Newspaper Article] — The Wollondilly Press — 5 May 1906
SERVICES TO-MOKiJOW. Church of England. SIMON AND JQXJli, IlOWlUJi. .Services at 11 und 7. Holy^ommumon—lBt Sunday in month at 11 a m, > "&lt;£Hd at 8 a tn, 3rd at 7 p in, -1th at 8 a iu, 5th at 11am. '.Servlco every Thursday ovoning at 7.30 , . Tho Baclor. ALL SAINTS, BUTTON F0H1SST. Sutton Forest nt 11, communion first Sunday Btindnnooii nt 3.80 communion third Sunday Exeter 7.30, ootnmiinion second Sunday BT. STKIHUX's, M1TTA00NU. Setficeall and 7.30. Ilcv. 'J'. J. Hoffornam 11 S-:' , " WIXnUCAIIHItlllHi:. Kangaloon 11, Kohcitson 2.30, Burrawang 7.80 liov. JJ. T. Smith. Roman Catholic Chut eh. -Bowrnl ll and 7.30, MittagonR 0,30, Burrnwnng 11 Service ut Boftiul every Friday at 7.30 a.m. liev. J. Canuli. i,. . _ ATelhotlist Church, j yjiowrul, Rev J;\V Holilen 11, Mr. A. Holme* 7 i'MittnuonK. Mr. VYv H. Joneu 11, Itov J W, riolden •V" 7.S0— OJiureli: Anniversary , • ' ■ ■ :MoB3r Valu, Rev J; W. Holden 8, Mr. ShoullB 7 ; ' ■iBiiniianoou,'Bnv OiWoodlionac 11 and 1 : : . ....