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To the Editor "Wollondilly Press." [Newspaper Article] — The Wollondilly Press — 31 March 1906
To Iho Kditor '* Wollotidilly I'roaa." j Sir.—Tho lntn sudden bereavement of a family in tliij town Las appealed to tho Avuiptithy of every one in thin community, and tho many that worked incessantly for ihfl recorory of the body allows tlint real pructioai work, without rewr.rd, is to I he front w!i*n necessity r(!ijiiin&lt;s it. There two ninny who could not a&lt;HHt in vhe work of recovory of the body, but I think that further ptaoti^nl sympathy to the bereaved family would be a Kub^c*ipt-ion to defray tho sudden cull on their reaou^cg. We can, na a community, pay our nhll in^ or two to an entertainment in tho town —we auroly cud do the Baruo for a family BUddenly plunge^ in despair. t pcrflonally Haw tho continued etlortc, not only of tho working men, but many of those who have not porforcc to take off their coats, and U.ij is to bo ad- , mired by all. Although at tJie time only an onlooker, my mite towards tho object in view will bp there. Sinoa writmij tho fore...
Bowral Municipal council. EXTRA TAXATION IMPOSED. [Newspaper Article] — The Wollondilly Press — 31 March 1906
Bowral Mimicii>al Council. EXTRA TAXATION IMPOSED. A special meetihg was bold on Thursday evening. Present. AM". Qxlay (Mayor), fcatnpbdl, Kyugdon, Savoll, Mackenzie, and Thrnshy. Finance Committee':? Special lieport re Kates. The clerk road the probable receipts and expenditure for tho current year, aloo ihe ttnanco committee'? gpeoml report. Th-j Mayor said he had previously fully spoken on this matter, and nothing had since cropped up in make liira alter the views he then gavo expression to. The question wac whether those preRent would now adopt the reports, or wait for a fuller meeting. Aid. Campbell said, thoestimated balanco of £5S 3s 9d was loo small to carry oh ihe huHinosts of the borQtigh with, und thought tho tinance committee tihiwld bo asked to further consi.br the reports, su^. gc9t in what way more oapHnl might be raised, mid pee whether other iteina o! expenditure coi^ld be cut down. Ali Throaby moved tho adoption of tho finance committee's report. Aid. Kyngrton s...
Advertising [Newspaper Article] — The Wollondilly Press — 31 March 1906
Tfje Pride of Place amongst Storekeepers of the »; . , highest grade is 'unquestionably held by TAYLOR BROS. g* TAYLOR BROS, §*. The reason is simplicity itself. It is because of our determination " to insist on QUALITY being the ' first consideration in our-business^ '••••. - •' ■ and also on keeping PRICES Pght-. • -v:;; No Order too Large, None too Small.. TAYiiOR BROS. ™V,C STORE, SVJOSS VALE.
Local and General. [Newspaper Article] — The Wollondilly Press — 31 March 1906
Local ami 'General..'' It will be remembered thai, soma time nao, tit. the, instance of the justices of the puaco at Moss Yale, the Cattle Driving Acs was duly extended' to th.air. town., A number of residents, however, taking, obr* jeotion to thedrastio provisions of tho Act, petitioned? for its withdrawal, and were successful, as the following letter, received by the Hon. AY. MaCourt, will* show: —u Chief .Secretary's Offhe, Sydney, 14th,, March, 100(5. Sir.—Adverting to my letter of tho„ 27th Ehiofimber, I am now directed by the Chief Secretary to inform you that u proclamation has b^cti, published in this day's ia.iuc of tho 'Government,,' Gazet te ' declaring that iln provision's of tho 1 Cattle, Driving Act, 1008, shall be no longer be applicable, to tho town of Mob3 Vule. I am to add that Mr, E. Aland, and ihe othor petitioners, have boon dulyC apprised to this effect.—I am, &lt;fco., J. A. Coohlan, for Under Secretary." A ndy who lives on the outskirts' of Bowral dra...
Moss Vale Police Court. [Newspaper Article] — The Wollondilly Press — 31 March 1906
Moss Vale Police Court. At tho abovo court on Wednesday, before Mr. Mailland, P.M., and Mr. Hevvidon, J.P., the polieu proceodnd against John O'llulloran for shooting a quul on tho Bong lionj; Rivor during tho close HGa* son. [Tho gencoa for q.'Jail-shpotin^ in this district docs not oommonce till Aptil 12.] The evidence of tho police was to tho eifcot that defondant'sexplanation when accnstod hy thera was that he was shootinp RnokeB and parrots. Mr. McCarthy aaid tho dofondant was under the impression that the quail season opened on 22rd March, iw ntGnulhnrn. The Bunch found the defendant, guilty, and a fine 'of £1 was inflicted, with com* aoota and witnesses'-gxpenKea Ifcj, in default 7 days. Martha Ann Parker find William Cross were pn» cce«(fvl a(;njinrtt for negloetin^ to tend their children to school a V:ufllctent number of dayd. Tho former was fined Is and 0/8. coatn, and tho latter 10a and 12/y costs.
Advertising [Newspaper Article] — The Wollondilly Press — 31 March 1906
Property Sale. J. G. MORRIS &lt;fc CO AVE been favored with instructions from the owaer to Fell at their Rooms, Bowral, on To-day (Saturday) at 3 o'clock •19 Acres of Land, together with Weatherboard Cottage of 5 Rooms, oto., eituale at Cut-a-wny Hill, only 2 miles from Bowral Station. Maguifiaenj. View. TERMS AND CONDITIONS AT SALE. • Mortgagees' Sale. Under instructions from tlie- Mortgagees, X.& MORRIS & CO. sell at their RoomH, Bowral, TO-DAY (SATXJItBAY) AT 3 O'CLOCK, Ail ALLOTMENT OF LAND hliving a fcantngo ol 00 feet to Bong Tiong-otrnet ijorth, by a depth of about 3 chains. Erected on the land io- ft o-Hoomod Woathesbcmrd Cottage. A comfortable home, with garden and fruit trooa only G minuted'- -walk from liowral Station. TEKM3 AND CONDITIONS AT SALE. AUCTION SAl^lS —OF— FURNITURE AND EFFECTS, WEDnESDAY NEXT, APL. 4 AT 2 P.M. J.G. MORRIS & Co. is^rAVE received inutructioiiB from MR. H. MARKRAM MILLS to soli by auction at his residence, "Mardal...
Cricket Breezes. [Newspaper Article] — The Wollondilly Press — 31 March 1906
Cricket Breezes. I By "Slogger." The team selected to represent the Bowral club to.morrow in their match with Ashfield Borough (Sydney) must he regarded as an extremely strong one, and the selectors no doubt weighed carefully the merits of iho«e nt their disposal. And then, others who would have hecn considered would not be able In be on the ground at.time of starting (I alludo to Me^fera. W. Oarr.Bovrl. Val Saner, nnd Fred -Saveil). Of coi;r«e I.expecte-i great things from Carr-Boyrl, and am greatly ihsappoirjred at hia lack of ehthusi? asm for the pootl old game. Starting well at the beginning of iho f»easo»!, we have not Been much nf him since the ^rnas match, I think golf is more in hn liiiat.: • Looking at-the hatting strength of the team, one is at once impressed vith this department, and againet most of the teams played to dato 200 runs was a reasonable number to expect. Dr. Vallacx is in fino form just now. His century last week was in keeping with other ventures this season...
Berrima News. [Newspaper Article] — The Wollondilly Press — 31 March 1906
Berrhna News. Tho glorious rain we have bad (980 points since last Saturday), baa done tin immense amount oI good, anil if only (be frost keepj ofz bnr little gardens will yet repay lis far tho work and worry of '* long dry spell. Tho boys, after their win with Moss Valo, at crioket, aro in a state of delightful anxiety about the final with Mittagong for tho cup, which wo hear is to be played on the Bowral gronnd oa Saturday (today). There is talk of the School of Arts going into reconstruction. It is intended to raako the subocription one shilling per month, for all alike, instead of five shillings per quarter. It is expected that at least four times the number will join under the new regulation.
PLAYING A JOKE ON A BISHOP. [Newspaper Article] — The Wollondilly Press — 31 March 1906
PLAYING A JOKE ON A BISHOP. | Tho late Dr. Etlicott, for many years Bishop:' . of Gloucester, was once playing billiards at ' I atfamous country houso, not very far from;:;i Gloucester, with a peer -who Is now dead,r . but who in his lifetime was celebrated for' his 'impractical Jokes. The contest had rcachcd its',:1' , most Interesting point when tho clock struck ; ' J twelve, and tho Bishop somewhat rcluctantlyv-. j laid down his cue, saying, "It Is Sunday morning; wo must stop." "Oh, never mind, Bishop," said his host, with a laugh; "it makes no difference now, as I put back tho j clock'for an hour." Dr. Elliocott used to ! , tell tho story with his own pleasant sense of i humor. i
HUMOROUS TELEGRAPHIC ADDRESSES. [Newspaper Article] — The Wollondilly Press — 31 March 1906
HUMOROUS TELEGRAPHIC ADDRESSES.- . *iA* ^nlcuttft Englishman" draws attent tion to the extraordinary code words used fc- ' tolcgrapblc addresses In the Indian Army i • ,L.lsL Ti,e onjcial compilers of the list seem &lt; to havo brought a sense of humor to benr in • i making their, selection. Thus the Chaplain- I General rejoices in the code-title "Meekness," Pi ic.t»or1i.of Barrack Construction is ■ nr.u. Director of Supplies and " Clothing "Jauntlness," and the Principal Medical Omcer Nerves," whilo Commanding Royal Engineers arc always "Chattering."
GREAT DEMANDS. [Newspaper Article] — The Wollondilly Press — 31 March 1906
• ... . GREAT DEMANDS. t /» j*0&lt;?sn t seem right," said the uiember • or^I arllamont thoughtfully. W hut 1h tho trouble?" asked the sympai .thtajng friend. | "They pay a man as much as LHO.OOO a year lor running an insurance company, and I am • expected to know nil about tlie tariff, .canal:!^ engineering, an elastic currency, railway rates, refrigerator cars, the Mormon problem, White Australia, besides keeping a sharp eyo on the • Australian ballot, and all for L400 a year!"
WIT AND HUMOR. [Newspaper Article] — The Wollondilly Press — 31 March 1906
| WIT AND HUMOR. Irish Nurso (to patient): Now tbln, inura, wako up an' tnkc ycr sloepln' dhraught! First Milkman: I had un awful dream last night. Second Milkman: What was It? First Milkman: I dreamt that somebody stole my pump. "The cult of old furniture has now developed Into a religion," says a literary weekly. Hcnco tho present crazo lor the Irco breakfast tabic. "Waiter, theso are vory small oysters." "Yes, sir." "And they don't appear to be fresh, either." "Then It's lucky thoy'ro small, ain't it, sir?" Mr Fullalovo: Do you think your sister will bo down soon, Willie? Willie: "ics. She bald sho was coming down as soon as she could, so a3 to have it over. Mr Goodenough: You must have cried your eyes out when your poor, good husband died. Mr Crffon: Indeed, I did .not, dear man. Crying always-makes my noso red; Nervous Youth (to charming girl, who lias been trying, to set him ath Ills ease):.He, he! I always—hn—feel rather shy with pretty girls, y'know, but I'm qulto at homo wi...
A THEORY. [Newspaper Article] — The Wollondilly Press — 31 March 1906
I .... A THEORY. j ir you would only compel yourself to listen-, to my playing," Bold Uio Wnpnerian musician,.'-.. • 1 V.ou^ benefited morally anil intellec- • ' ' . nnswercd 'Mr Cumrox, thoughtfully, that Is on tho theory thnt BUf-vfr ( ferlng always improves a man's character."
A FORTISSIMO FINALE. [Newspaper Article] — The Wollondilly Press — 31 March 1906
A FORTISSIMO VINAIjR According to the "Musical Tlmca," Mr WUhclm Backhauls Ennllsh tour 1b to eud somewhat noisily. "At Ita conclusion," wo are told, "he will bo hoard in Germany, Austria and Fran or." TUB TEST OF COURAGE. She : You mcj are such cowards. He. ; Anyhow, one of ua marrl&lt;?d you! "I'm taking my boy to the Zoo." "Indeed! I'm nendlne niino to 12ton."
AN ARCTIC VOYAGE. PONY AND DOGS TO EAT. [Newspaper Article] — The Wollondilly Press — 31 March 1906
AN ARCTIC VOYAGE. "pony -and dogs to bat. • Captain Mlkkelsen. the'young Danish explorer, sailed from England Inst month, on an Arctic journey which will last two. years. I He explained to a ' IJenter's rcprcsentative that the object of the journey is to inquire into the theory put forward lifty years ago that a chain of islands exists between Banks Land, to the north of Cape Bathurst in Arctic Canada. running to the westward; 'and^extending probably almost across Beliriug Straits in the direction of the New Siberian Islands. - ■ I If this theory is proved to bo correct it will solve many of the most important questions; connected with the Arctie problem. For instance, some, authorities hold that the Eskimos formerly ihhsibitiiig tlie'coasts of the Parry Archlpolago cunie across from . Siberia by -.means of: this-chain of islands. | Capta in _ Mikltelsen .; will; be accomi paiiied by Mr Uflingwell, of Chicago, who is bearing half ;the cost of the exi pedition, Dr Ditlevseh, a: Danis...
ELEVATED RAILWAYS. A NEW YORK ACCIDENT. BURNING WRECKAGE. [Newspaper Article] — The Wollondilly Press — 31 March 1906
| ELEVATED RAILWAYS. | A NEW YORK ACCIDENT. ' BURNING WRECKAGE. The New York correspondent of the London "Daily Mai!" wrote on 19th Jan' uary:— | The precipitancy of a workman in 1 pulling the lover of a. switch caused the * second car of a three-car train on an elevated railroad to fall forty feet into | the street on the outskirts of Brooklyn , to-day. One man was killed and twelve men and women injured. I The workman's intention was to turn the switch for ah observation train, occupied by railroad officials, which fol lowed the wrecked train, and which was on its way to Rocktuvay Beach to sec . to "preparations for summer traffic. ' The workman disappeared after the accident. ■ The driver of the wrecked train refuses to say whether the red Hag was waved to warn him to stop, I .The first car was uninjured, and'the I third fell between the tracks, but the second, according to an eye-witness, turned over one and a half times before it struck the ground, where it was reduced to a sha...