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The Milk Question. [Newspaper Article] — The Picton Post — 16 October 1907
The Milk Question. A very important meeting of the I flea I branch of the Milk Suppliers' Association was held ou Thursday, when nearly every supplier in the district attended The meeting was called 1o consider a communication from the secretary of the Sooth Coast an3 West Camden Milk Suppliers' Association risking I be local branch to stand oftt for a higher price owing to the continued dry weather and high price ol fodder, aud the executive asked the different bianchi-s to state what price they required nnd the executive would use every endeavor to get it. Mr. L. Nicolfion presided. The chairman, before proceeding with the lniiir business, asked the in -inbes's lo sign the paper requenting tiiu Farmeis' «md Dintyiueu'sComnauy to deduct. 3-1. per week for tlio coiifn'bii'imis to i!i' ,fa;H« ' of i!-e S. C. and W. C. tl. S A. All of the members sn|)|ilyiny that uoinpany si«ncil. ' The chairman stated that some time ago he liad lieon oue of those deputed to wait upon 1 lie wholeof th...
NURSERY NOTES. [Newspaper Article] — The Picton Post — 16 October 1907
NURSERY NOTES. 'Nurse must go home for a week!' This was the fearsome edict with which I was suddenly confronted when Baby Gladys was just five months old. Nurse, (says a contemporary)— the ex perienced, excellent, trustworthy soul on whom all my hopes for tbe successful rearing of my precious first born de pended — was about to leave me alone and single-handed to cope with Gladys by day and by night! Feeding-bottles, 'long flannels,' bibs, and tuckers — all — all were to be given Into my sole, and as I freely acknowledged to myself, moat Incapable charge. It had to'i be; nurse was not well, and the doctor had decreed that she must go home and be nursed, otherwise I ran the risk of being deprived of her altogether. ' To make matters worse— to make them, indeed, about as bad for me as they could well be— we were located in our summer cottage, far from my own people, near golf links it is true, but two miles from the village — a tiny one — and ten miles from a town. My heart sank— see...
Picnics. [Newspaper Article] — The Picton Post — 16 October 1907
Picnics. Last Wednesday was a. day of picnics. Although thn weather was a trifle windy aud boisterous the picnickers enjoyed themselves. The children of St. Mark's Sundny school, nftef a moruiug soiTice, marched out to Jarvisfield, where, by courtesy of Mr. R. H. Autill, they were allowed to enjoy lliemselves on tho estate. The whole of tho arrangements were under the sunei vision of the superiuletidcnt (Miss Larkiu), who was ably ussistod by the teachers. After indulging iu the usual picuic games, upwards of 200 scholars, parents imd friends, sat down to tea, which was greatly onjnyed by those present; The Presbyterian Sunday-school scholars journeyed to Maldon, and the groundsof Mr.L.Nicolson wcrekindly plnced at its -disposal. About 70 children were present aud indulged in games. It was an ideal day, and the grounds' were sholJereil, fo a certain extent, from the wind. -„ . Mr. an-d Mrs. Pickard entertained milieu auiMjfti fjiuuic on weunestiay their employees, wives, children, a...
WIT AND HUMOR. [Newspaper Article] — The Picton Post — 16 October 1907
WIT AMI HttMM Stem Father: Sow. now, my boys, quarrel ling again— and for a miserable little half penny! One of the Boys: Well, you said Ihe less we quarrelled About tae better! 'Can't you find any work at all?' 'Plenty, sir; but everybody wants references from me last employer.' 'Can't you get them?' 'No, sir. lie'e bees dead twenty-eight yean.' 'There goes a man with a very Interesting history,' Bald the assistant in the book shop. 'Is that really so?' Inquired the , customer. 'How do you know?' '1 just sold It to him.' * 'Never mind, old maa,.' said the successful suitor, 'there's a girl In the world for us all, you know.' '1 know,' replied the fellow who bad been jilted, 'but, bang it all, we all want the same girl.' Chemist: Here's a card, madam. Every time you buy something to the value of a shilling I'll punch a bole In it When ten shillings arc puiicbed you get a. syphon' of soda water free. - Madam: Tbat's a fine Idea. I'll take ten shillings worth ot postage stamps now. 'H...
School of Arts. [Newspaper Article] — The Picton Post — 16 October 1907
School of Arts. The nsnal monthly committee meetiDg of the nbove was held last Wednesday night, when there were present — MesRrs. W. Larkin (presi deut), A. H. Brown, T. Walton, H. K. Burr (linn, trensnrer), M. A. Slieil, T. J. Morgan (hon.. secretary), F. S. Houiinuin, J. W. McQuiggin, and ur. mcv^reaie. The niinur.PS of lust meeting were read and confirmed. The treasmvr reported n credit j balance of £47 4s lOd. The takings I in the billiiird room siuce last state ment was £C 3b. Accounts to the amount of £fi l2s.Gd. were passed for payment. Nfw Front, The sub-committee repotted i-u new front and reconnnomleil that the matter bo defe'red nntil the vncant tru.tccf.liip had Icen tilled. ? . Mr. Mc(jaig£iu niovcil that the report be voccivud. It wins ucRessiiry to fill the vacancy before any money could be spent. Mr. Shell seconded. Curried. Dr. McCivdie moved that the secretary call a general inceliug of members of tho institution on November 0, and a second meeting ou December 11, ...
SIGNALLING FROM ST. PAUL'S [Newspaper Article] — The Picton Post — 16 October 1907
SIGNALLING FROM ST. PATO'S. Tbe Grenadier Guards, writes the 'Westminster Gazette,' who carried out* military signalling operations on Mon day, Oth August, from the Golden Gal lery of St Paul's Cathedral, were not the first to make use of the Cathedral for like purpose. Half c century ago the Ordnance Survey companies of the Royal Engineers carried out a trigono metrical survey 'of London from tem porary observatories erected around the . cross above, the dome of St. Paul's and on one of the towers of Westminster* Abbey, a work which occupied over three months to complete. Some thirty years eariier a Mr Homer also spent several .weeks in the exciting occupa tion of 'sketching London from a 'crow's nest' above the cross, nnd the panoramic view of the Metropolis made from ills sketches, was for years exhi bited In the 'Colosseum,' whlru he built for Its accommodation In Regent's Park, nnd which was pulled down In 1ST5. . . .
Picton Pips. [Newspaper Article] — The Picton Post — 16 October 1907
Picton Pips. TheCourlurmse is being rciioviitRil. It was just about timo, too I ' .Australian ' : Your lefti-r- will appear next \vw;k. People ;;rn very dubious about prophesying ,-idout th; weather now. It is too ri.sliy. We have reluctantly to hold over the report of the Yi-rrand«ri«3 Bight Hours celebration till next week. Mr. W. Player, of Lawson, takes Mr. It. White's place as night officer at the Picton railway station. Mr. White goes on the relieving stall. The South Coast dairymen are suffering from the eft'octs of the dry weather just as much as the local ones. A direct daily mail was com menced between Picton and Maldon and Maldou and Picton on Thursday last. Mr. 3E. T- Gough had a marvellous ' jRSciipV #°fl? l-g;ngi bttrut^out :f |st JSiaJiii^-^g^yiiB'todyiffiorb:' the lions'e wo1alqTiav*» Won'tf Heap o£ ashes. ''' : , ? ? The Eev. James Fletcher Briggs has been called to the pastorate of of the local Presbyterian Church. The induction will take place on the 23rd. On Sund...
THE LADES COLUMN. HOMELY FARE. [Newspaper Article] — The Picton Post — 16 October 1907
THE UBIES CiLUMft ... -v ;?:??? BOIOX? TABE..,-. ' ?? Mutton Fritters and Tomatoes. — Re- quired: Slices from a leg of mutton, a little salaa oil, onion juice, pinch of allspice, one egg, breadcrumbs, one pound ef tomatoes, deep fat This' is a very tasty dish and can be quickly prepared from the remains of a leg of. mutton. Cut the meat into neat Angers, flavor with salad oil, seasoned with onion juice, pepper and salt. Brush the oil over the meat. Mfs a pinch of all spice wjui zl Deaden egg. aip me Lriuvus into this, then ' shake in breadcrumbs. Fry in deep fat till a golden color. Drain and. serve. Curried Tripe — Required: Three onions, one clove of garlic, one ounce of butter, two pounds of tripe, one tablespoonful each of mild curry powder, curry paste and ground rice, milk of one cocoanut, half a gill of cream, lemon juice, rice. Fry the chopped onion and garlic in a little clarified butter, und when ijghtly browned put them Into a stewpan with the cut up tripe. Cover with goo...
Advertising [Newspaper Article] — The Picton Post — 16 October 1907
Mi-.* W. Daniels, Temora, |N.S.W., saj-B : — 'Some six months ago 1 was very ill for nearly a week with colic pains, suffering great agony. . Speaking to Mr. Kigney, one of the looal ohemisis, about it, lie said ho had a good remedy for Suoli complaints. LeaWngmeforafow miuutes he returned with a bottle of Chamberlain's Colic, Cholera, and -Diarrhoea Remedy. After the first dose I felt relieved, and in less than 24 hours was completely ourod. My daughter has also . during tUo last few months been similarly attacked, but a dose | of Chamberlain's Oolio, - Cholera, and i Diarrhoea Remedy soon pnt he- rigbt I ' »m now never without it in the Iwuse, and mate a point of recommending it to my ' friends.' For Sale by C H. Piekard, ? Pieton and Thirlmerc*-3(Advt). Aduggish liver rives riee to , Wliousnea. headaches, pnUbifity and other disonJera work, And the nedhiiueiort£is Is Cbambsr lain'eTaljlets. Tliey .are yiiild and ^genUe in fteir action and their nae in not followed biconstipatio«....
HILL, CLARK & CO's REPORT. [Newspaper Article] — The Picton Post — 16 October 1907
;, HILL, CLAHK & Go's. REPORT. Hill, Oliirlf !,„-! Co. report as ioliows uiidi'r date of October 12 :— Hidks. — Fairly heavy catalogues were submit!. ??!. A large propor tion of the catalogues comprised ;... light weights. Competition was ?:; irregular with a tendency to lower ; values and prices itfURt' be quoted ?d. per lb. lower. Calf are 3d. per skin lower. Yearlings difficult of sale. :?? Sheep Skins. -The market was v unchanged for light conditioned Skins. Heavy weights were inclined ;,:: to be lower. Pelts are now arriving in fairly Jarge quantities, but (he ?::.? general tone of the market has a ,..., tendency for woolleu skins, while v:. the decline in pel is will cause short -;: fikms to be lower. ^ ; ' MAnsupiAis.-Grey and Red -$: ? ItangaroDS, also wallaroos, met a * w^F, mal-ket' Scrub and Rock g wallaby were also easier. Hear and p. swamp wallaby were at unchanged s :; -..y. pnees. Sales are held fortnightly ;f =To: our next sale being 16th October. ' |S-V- KAB...
IN THE REIGN OF QUEEN 'MELIA. [Newspaper Article] — The Picton Post — 16 October 1907
IN THE REIGN OF QUEEN 'MELIA. When the coronation procession started from Mullarkey's tenements tbe morning of May-day, an uncrowned Queen nigh up In the fourth story, front, pressed her nose against the. window pane and wept to see. There was Lena - Schtrarzklnd, all In white, with an | aureole of flaxen hair— Lena the pleblan j but victorious— marching ahead In sau sage-legged solidity. There were Mamie Sullivan and Rosa Salvatore, ladles in waiting, proud bearers of royal Insignia —the gilt jagged crown, the veil's filmy lengths of mosquito netting. . There fol lowed James Dannaher, first lord of the May-pole, uprearlng^jls own deft device of one flagstaff circled by a bicycle rim, j tricolored streamers dependent. There j filed the Indiscriminate court, boasting ' white .shoes and stockings of baseball j caps, and rear-guarded by fat Mama Schwarzkind and her lunch basket, the whole pageant, sweeping: sumptuously, i yet chastely, around the comer, to the . strains of two mouth -j...
CAMDEN STOCK SALE. [Newspaper Article] — The Picton Post — 16 October 1907
CAMDEN STOCK SALE. W. LarJfin, antioneer, reports under date of October 15 :— , . Very few cattle are coming for ,? : ward now for sale About 30 head '$&'?'? «f in^xed.^ayift-Avere ^arfled and ^K'^at|c--:w8^408.4o*£512B. ' ' y^vStora tjows, £1 5s. to £2 9s. '?'; '. Dairy heifeTe, £1 8s to £3 5s. Porkers to £1 15s. Gd, Suckeis. 4S. 9d. to 7s. Stor.' pigs to 12s. 6d.
THE PREDOMINANT SEX. [Newspaper Article] — The Picton Post — 16 October 1907
THE) PREDOMINANT SEX. Canon Hbrsley, In bis parish maga zine, records that of (he babies presen ted for baptism at St. Peter's, Wal ?vvorth, daring the past month nine were boys and twenty-seven were 'little girls.' 'If this proportion became con stant,' the Cation goes on to remark, 'what chance would tbe mere male of the future have? As it Is, I have heard that It Is difficult for n man to get Into some local public-bouses because they are so full of vromen.' The names ot ttie 'little girls't shows local preference for flowers— a suggestive fact having regard to the gardenless character of Wahrorth— Violets, Hoses, XitlleB, May, Olive, Myrtle being among them.— So writes the 'Westminster Gtaette.'- The man who wins Is the one who does a little more than Is expected of him all along, and -who can do n llt1V- more, than he himself expects to do at the last— 'Baker's Magazine.'
Commercial News. A. GRAHAM'S REPORT [Newspaper Article] — The Picton Post — 16 October 1907
Commercial News. A. GRAHAM'S REPORT A. Graham, auctioneer, under date of October 16, reports as follott'8 : — Eggs, 7d to 7$d dozen. Butter, KM to Is Id peril). ?Jam, Wintle's, Od to 7d a bottle. Honey, Is9d to 2s 71b. tin;0d to7d a bottle. Peaches, Is a bottle. Wry apples, 4d 1B-. bags. Dripping, 5d to 6d. per It. Oranges, Is to Is 3d per quarter case. Mandarine, ls4dtolsCd. ' Apples, Is 3d to Is fld. ?' Loquftts, Is to Is 2d. ' Lemons, 8d to 9d por box. Cabbage, 2Ad to 4d each. Cauliflowers 4d to Cd ' Swede turnips, 9d to lOd i cwt. Potatoes, iirinie, lOd to Is ' Potatoes, seed, 2s ' Pumpkins, 3d to 3d eocli. Pineapples, Is to 3s dozen. Fresh pork, fid to fid per 1b. Bacon, 7d to 8d ' Heads, Is to Is 3d. Com beef, 3d to 3Jd per lb. Fowls, 2s Od to 3s. Ducks, 3s fid to 4s. Wood (9 inch), 8s a load. Bark, Is 3d a sheet. Jam melons, 3s to 5s a dozen.
THE WAY TO LAUGH. [Newspaper Article] — The Picton Post — 16 October 1907
iTHE. WAY TO^LAWGH, T ? . T,rcie l^ugpingj says -a wise jnau, is an inward 'grace oif' which there may -be ho outward sign; that healing oint ment for thfe isbul is riot applied with a twisted, face and explosive noises. The jesting god is not so worshipped; he has no lov£ of it. You must laugh in 3rour mind, not in your lungs. Hu mour does not demand that accom-. pan!anent so aptly compared to the crackling of thorns beneath a pot. Your true iaugnter may taiK an in our in the drawing-room among- the ladies iind still keep his popularity. Surely our places of amusement provide 11s with strange food for mer riment: They nresent for our enter tainment ch:«riy pictures of drunken ness, accidents, domestic quarrels and true love scorned! Small-, wonder that some of us, iu the opinion of the majority, laugh when we should not, and Jeaye,. undone the lau^hing# we Ttae'clpwriS:with- his «d:hbt -poker seema merely a lunatic with a danger ous weapon; he inclines us more to. horror than -merr...
HOW MILIONAIRES HAVE MADE THEIR MONEY. Wise Words to Readers on Increasing Their Incomes. [Newspaper Article] — The Picton Post — 16 October 1907
HOW MILIONAIRES &AVE - MADE THEJR^KMJEY. i W|,e )Vords to Readers on Increasing -?';'s- ?Thcir Incomes*.- - 'The fortune th^t is' built up by careful plodding from small means is the -only fortune worth the liaving.' This -remark Was recently -made by one of America's greatest millionaires, whose -present-day income, expressed in dollars, would run into eight fig ures. The -pleasure of seeing the baiikaig account and the income that is started from practically nothing grow day by day until it reaches col ossal proporti ns is a pleasure that must fascinate ail. With every man and woman there is the desire to g^t rich, and the history of any -great mo ney-making exploit is read with avid ity. Take the history of John D. Rockefeller. Some years ago Rockefeller stood in the streets of a , great American town -virlh little snore ?than a few cents in his -pocket. He was a ftardwork ing j[pung luan^ajnau ta:see joppor tunitiesand -snake tfce most- of them. He scraped together lids ...
Advertising [Newspaper Article] — The Picton Post — 16 October 1907
In Desperate .Straits.— Are many wE- oould bo cored by Dr. Sheldon's New Discovery for coughs, colds, and .con sumption. Price Is. dd. and 3s. per bottle. Obtainable from W. J. H. Vickery, chemist, Picton.— (Advt). !BA'cra! i)Ofl--diMg houses «t MurwMium Piotoir has sonietliing ti-ijetliSnlrfuWor id possessing a good and cheap 'water i supply, Wliy go hungry if your stoiuac!) is weak, and you are suffering from indigestion, don't sacrifice your health and comfort. Kat all the wholesome food you want. Then take one of Dr. Sheldon's Digestive Tabulcs after each meal. They digest your food, and thus mourieh and build you'up, while the stomaoh is recovering its natural tone. Obtainable from W. J, H. Victory, chemist, Picton. — (Advt). The GoVbagcmbalin and Hnuai settlers who met at Wagga, have 'decided to petition the Government for a suspension of the second instahuent.of 'holdings for 38 years. Sir, Percy Cnimpton, Singleton, JT.S.W., says : — 'Not so long ago I was seized with 3. ver...
GIRLS WHO DON'T GET MARRIED [Newspaper Article] — The Picton Post — 16 October 1907
GIRLS WHO DON'T GET MAR ' RIED For the benefit of those girls who may sometimes have the sort of ex perience a certain friend of mine has just -gone through (writes a lady), Tim going to tell about her, without, of course, mentioning names. This girl for quite a long time went about a good deal with a man of whom she was very fond, and who, in turn, seemed attached to her,. How ever, when 'he finally became engaged, it was to another girl. Meeting an intimate friend of the gentleman's a few days after his engagement was announced, I expressed surprise at his overlooking tnc girl who seemed to be his favourite. 'Oh, not at allP replied the friend, 'I was not surprised. He wouldn't want that sort of wife. You know very few mien marry girls with as little scruples as she seemed -to pos sess about where to draw the line. My friend would never think -of mar rying a woman whose code of rigiit and -wrong was but a sliding scale to be adjusted to whatever degree she thought compatible with ...
Local Directory. PICTON. [Newspaper Article] — The Picton Post — 16 October 1907
Local Directory. PICTON. Mdnicipal Cquncii,.— Mayor,, L. NicolBon; Aldermeu, A. Graham, ?f. J. W. McQuiggin, J.P., (J. Sell, R. H. Autill, J.I'., H. C. EvHns, H. B. Barr, J. Comiellan, and John Bell. Council Clerk —Mr. II. tt. Potter. Inspector of Nuisauoes. — Mr. ' J. BeJl. j p?olice Court.— Sits every Thursday^ .Igmall Debts Ooni-t, every Thursday I- *£ter 4th Wednesday.
Advertising [Newspaper Article] — The Picton Post — 16 October 1907
1 \d/^D*ZZtES THE WOBLD.^^ff £ # OR. SHELDON'S \ ?NEW DlSCOVERYl |; ; mTOBjpfbDGBs. . . Prio. m . IHHlMlp ig&sv. - ??!, .???.ipicton.; . - - typewriting. v MISS; ROSS desires -to inform inhabitants of PictonVind surrounding; : : district jthatctbe ' « REMINGTON ' INVOIOIN© (BlLLlKG) -MACHINE; .; .lias now been installed and is befog, tno'ght nt 'Adovie' School. Every .iattention given \ to students. ?»^y Terms Moderate. i\ i. l.v MISS ROSS, ..' „ '._ . ' Argyle ' School, ,' ?. ~ Pioton. i . ~ ? ? ? . St. Joseph's Convent. THE Sisters pjupare pnpils for musical examinations, practical aud theoretical., piano, organ, and Kinging.' ? - s ;. ?? ' .. Private lessdtw gi\%u iu painting, oils, water colour, poonah, mono chrome, charcoal, etc.^, Copying from nature a speciality. , Also fancy jieedlework (nevvest i° - designs) including point lace, ribbon )t^ work, fish scale., straw work, poko.i ^s. Mount Mel leek, shadow work, (painted ^ or plain ), CarrickniMcross. £Jn For terms et...