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ST. SAVIOUR'S CATHEDRAL, SOUTHWARK. [Newspaper Article] — Tocumwal Guardian and Finley Free Press — 8 May 1908
SAVIOUR'S CATHEDRAL, S OUTHWARK, Southwarlc Cathedral, the anniver ary of which was celebrated recently, can claim a romantic connection with many British poets and dramatists ; .and Shakespeare's youngest brother, tnund, a player, was buried there. It . was'not, however, a very safe-resting-" place, an&lt;j possesses:some sordid aasoc' ations. Among other burlal-gTaundd at tached to "St"/Saviour's- Church-as u was then called-was one known as the "Cross-Bones," from'a ghastly ombJem . over the' gateway.' In- the vestry minutes for 1786 It is recorded of the ; "Cross-Bones" that some persons had i dug up the bodies burled there and sold ' them for dissection. The chief culprit proved to be the sexton of St. Saviour's, who was supposed to bo In the pay of Guy's Hospital. It Is the privilege of youtli to .regard tho atmosphere as eternally In sympathy with the most desirable garment In your WMtirobQt-"WftflatnQi"
A WELSH CANON. HIS USEFUL CAREER. A LIFE BOAT CAPTAIN. [Newspaper Article] — Tocumwal Guardian and Finley Free Press — 8 May 1908
A WELSH CANON. HIS USEFUL CAREER. A LIFE BOAT CAPTAIN. The Bishop of Bangor (writes the "Dally Mall", of 19th February) has ap pointed the Rev. Owen Lloyd Williams, rector of Llanrhyddlad, Anglesey, to the' Canonry and Chancellorship of Bangoi*' Cathedral, vacant by the death of the. late Chancellor Richards, rector of Aberffraw, Anglesey. Mr Williams graduated at Jesus Col lege, Oxford, lii 1851, and was o-rdalned In 1852, He is the con of 7 a former; chancellor of the cathedral, who was rcctor of Llanfalrynghornwy, a parish on a dangerous part of the Anglesey coast, where his mother started the first lifeboat In North Wales, Mr Williams's ministrations having., been always in parishes by the seaside, he has, In addition to his pastoral work, always commanded the local lifeboat, until compelled to retire by oid age. Iiii 1S54, for example, he went out on a pltctf dark night in a gale of wind on ttio coast of Anglesey and. saved twenty. four lives. ' Again, he went out in De cember,...
Finley Post Office. [Newspaper Article] — Tocumwal Guardian and Finley Free Press — 8 May 1908
Finley Post Office. , Mails close at the Office as fol lows: ? Daily-For Sydney, T.P.O. south west, Narandera, Jerilderie and Berrigan, at 7 a.m. Train leaves at 7.35-. Daily - For Melbourne and. To.ciumval, at 8 a.m. Coach leaves at 8.30. For Deniliqniu, on Mondays,: Wednesdays, and Fridays, at 7.30 p.m. Coach leaves at 8 p.tn. For Pine Hills, Fridays' only, at 7.30 p.tn. For Jerilderie via Springfield, on Tuesdays, Thursdays,, and Satur days, at 6.30 p.m. Coach leaves at 7 p.m. ARRIVALS From Sydney, T.P.O. south. ; west, Narandera, Jerilderie, and. Berrigan, at 7.10 p.m. daily. From Melbourne and Tocumwal,. at 7. p.m. daily. From Deniliquin on Wednesdays,, Fridays, at 12.30 a.m. " On Sua day at 4 p.m. From Pine Hills, on Sundays, at:. 4 p.m. From Jerilderie, on Tuesdays,. Thursdays, and Saturdays, at 8.30* a.m. . . , M. W. CLIFFORD, Post Master.
Tocumwal Post Office. ARRIVALS. [Newspaper Article] — Tocumwal Guardian and Finley Free Press — 8 May 1908
Tocumwal Post Office.. ARRIVALS. Kerrigan, Sundays, Wednesdays,A. Fridays, u a.m. I'inley, daily at 11 a.m. Jerilderie, Tuesdays, Thursdays,. and Saturdays, n a.m. Sydney, ? Tuesdays, Thursdays,, and Saturdays at n a.m. and p.m. Tuppal Mail, Tuesdays, Thurs days, and Saturdays, 2 p.m. tleniliquin, Tuesdays and Fridays 5 p.m. Barooga and Mulwala, Tuesdays, Thursdays, and Saturdays, 9 p.m. Yarroweyah, Cobram, Nuniur kah, Melbourne, daily at 3^0 p.m. Barooga and Mulwala, Mondf.ys, Wednesdays, and Fridays, 9 a.m. Finley and Sydney, daily 4 p.m. Berrigan, Tuesdays, Thursdays, and Saturdays, at 4 p.m. Deuiliquin, Wednesdays, arid Saturdays, 6 a.m. Tuppal Mail, Tuesdays, Thurs days, and Saturdays, at 6 a.pi. | Yarroweyah, Cobram, Numurkah and Melbourne, daily at 11.10 a.m. DEPARTURES.
ROUGHING IT. [Newspaper Article] — Tocumwal Guardian and Finley Free Press — 8 May 1908
HOUGHING IT. A glance at the August magazines. (observes a writer In the "Westminster . Gazette") gives one the impression £hat. modern man does not know what he wants or what amuses him, otherwise he would not require so many hundred paragraphs of advice on what to do with the holidays. The actor's preference for going to see somcono else act; the countryman's lllclng for a long day ln.a; tightly-packed railway carriage ; and tho Londoner's delight in half an hour's sail on the sea, and Us resultant mal-de mer, are so familiar that they hardly seem strange. Ono of the oddest amuse ments on .record was the pastime with which Peter' tho Great beguiled his lei euro, time at Evelyn's house at Deptfordi. The diarist was justly proud of his holly, hedge, and Peter adapted it to tho Inter ests of sport by sitting In a wheelbar row and, making; a servant charge witiv him Into the hedge, as; hard as ho could go. The most ardent apostles of. cne, virtues of "roughing it" could scarcely1: out...
WIT AND HUMOR [Newspaper Article] — Tocumwal Guardian and Finley Free Press — 8 May 1908
WIT AfID HUMOO Mr^KooJbrltlo: Yes, dear, I wns married loot mouth. I'd UUo you to call on mo and st» I dreamed last flight thai 1 proposed to you." "Obi What did you droam that I Bald?" "I dreamed that you Bold 'No.'." "I don't bclievo In dreams, do you?" "Who Is tho beppier-tho man who has a million or tho 0110 who has seven children?" "Well, tho man who has d-'- million desires rnoro, and the man with soven children hao eulllcient." ; Jlmmlo: I BOO you're fond of tho ladles, Uncle Henry," Uncle Henry: Young man, I-or-novor--- Jlmmlo: Got outh,There's o-* female'* figure on this penny you gimme, au' ma says you squebzo ovory penny you gotl "Oh, madam," said tho French maid, "Fide* weoi not eat ze bon-bons," "Tho dear, intelll . gent uttle do^ule!" oxclaiwed Mrs Rich. There must bo something wrong with thoao bou-boue, Gloe, GivQ tUcui to tUd chlldcou." Johann: You nearly got engaged whllo you were-on your tour in tho mountains, I hear. But lortunntely, iuat ?11 down a preclnloa.' "I...
The Rainfall. [Newspaper Article] — Tocumwal Guardian and Finley Free Press — 8 May 1908
The Rainfall. The following table shows in points the rainfall as recorded officially at the Finley Post Office: iSgg tgoo igoi 1902 1903 1904 1905 1906 1907 1908 63 104 165 86 57 3ii 30 140 50 63 163 3/ I 366 124 ' 245 324 1S7 421 _ S3 140 44. 17-94 15 30 241 26 I32 . I65 242 154 181 .65 7_ i2.S3 96 1 188 nil 10 152 1 -.0 113 37 165 , 12 384 186 216 3" 300, 205 35 283 I78 99 238 225 49 24 51 57 257 211 166 35 2S3 S6 208 59 40 24' 158 '52 306 *62 127 140 11.90 118.38 nil 8 5'9 11 35' 260 90 29S 354 335 170 '43 >4-95 I'5-oS Oliiunln'rluin'* Oiujfh JiomuOy )J:ih bccomo a jcre.it favomlto for clilMren, for cou^li", colds,, croup ami wliooiiliiK cousin bccame It' can alwayrf bo doimude*L m>oji imu i* jdnasuiit to take. Mother* hav« foirut tliut tliuroirt uoti tlio leuntdaiitfor in Kivinw it- to th*ir ..liildruii iu lai'jjc tnul frcmioiit dotted, as it coutuo1* no IninrioUH sut'itam'o. For Kilo by Ij. Jeuxuu Jtuii Co., Tcuiuwul ami Finlcy.
Advertising [Newspaper Article] — Tocumwal Guardian and Finley Free Press — 8 May 1908
Wde leverage that benefits. I^OT simply a thirst quencher, not merely a stimulant, but just the purest, mqst inspiriting, aad most health-infusing spirit that has ever been produced. yiir 11' roll; 11 ucnto liroiioliif.is, .mil tli»uKli I liu.i nun tr. I I»f, of tflings, natliing M L'ivo liinuxi j m mont relief. A mcitfoal ni:ui wlvM n,e u}Ktu ( Cli'imfiurltiin s Cui^h Rcmody, ami I am toabito fJiufc jiftyr ho bail fokc-ji four JoMcm. Jie tvai uoiipjIihcI.V cmert, mul is now onioviiisr 11m ]»>wf to i lioilfh. For ««}0 )>y L. Jejjaeiwm/i Co,, Toe, ] uimvul ami Fiuley, j "Quite Dead Beat!" A Medical Saviour. Tho Caio of Mr*. L. PHILLIPS. (By a Special Keporlcr.) In rcplv io a, pressman's query, Mrs. I&lt;ouise lMiillips, who lives at No.. 33 : Grose-street, Camperdown, went into ( details of such an interesting character that it is considered advisable to tyivo our readers the benefit of them. Mrs. i'hiiiips said : ! "Some time before I was married my i health took suclt...
Luck. [Newspaper Article] — Tocumwal Guardian and Finley Free Press — 8 May 1908
Luck. Luck does not guide tho Artist's hand To paint those forma thai live "for ayo Nor cauBO tho sculptor's work to stand Deathless In marble, bronze or clay. Luck never made a martyr strong To.suffer for tho true and right; Luck never wrote a deathless song . Or armed a chleftoin'for the flght -Thomas F. Porter. Charles-"Well-or--if you married mo J could at least give you all tho necessities of life." Cicely-"But the only necessity of modern life is a hus band who is able to provide the luxuries."
Advertising [Newspaper Article] — Tocumwal Guardian and Finley Free Press — 8 May 1908
The Immense number of orders for FROOTOIDS sent by post direct to the Proprietor Is convincing proof that the Public appreciate their splendid curing power. They cure «&ulckly, are elegant in appearance, and pleasant to take. "I am writing to you to express my thanks for the Frootoids which I received from you some time ago. My mother, who was a great sufferer from Headache and Bilious Attacks for many years, has been taking them, and has found complete relief from them." - L. PATCH, Pelican Creek, Corakl, N.S.W. "Kindly send by return post two separate bottles of Frootoids for.indigestion, Ac. I got a bottle from you before, and am pleased to say they have done me good." E. PIKE, "Myrtle Cottage," Manildra, N.S.W. "Your 'Frootoids' Is the only medicine I hays ever found to do me any good for Biliousness -and indigestion. One dose gives relief." J. H. SLEEP, Lochtel, S.A. "Enclosed please find 3/- for two bottles of Frootoids for Indigestion. I got some from you two months a...
FASHIONABLE WEDDINGS. ROYALTIES PRESENCE. COMPLIMENTS PAID. [Newspaper Article] — Tocumwal Guardian and Finley Free Press — 8 May 1908
FASHIONABLE WEDDINGS. ROYALTIES ' FIIESENCE. COMPLIMENTS PAID. The presence of Royal personages nt a fashionable wedding, gives as It were the crowning glory to the bride and her gratified relations. This matter of attendance of what may be called Inti mate and solemn functions - notably christenings and weddings - Is quite outside etiquette. No great noble, how ever exalted in rank, has any right to expect to number a prince or princess of the Roynl blood among his wedding guests; on the other hand, nn untitled lady or gentleman' connected with the Court is frequently so honored. Yet another point: the presence of Royalty at a coming wedding Is kept very quiet; it Is never officially announced, and the matron who boasted that her daugh ter's marriage was to be so graced would probably flud her fond expecta tions disappointed nt the last moment. A ROYAL COMPLIMENT TO ERIN. When present at a marriage. Royal personages always discard even the deepest family mourning. This was seen on ...
A LONDON INQUEST. HOW THE CHILD DIED. THE HORRIFIED JUROR. [Newspaper Article] — Tocumwal Guardian and Finley Free Press — 8 May 1908
A LONDON; INQUEST. HOW.THE CHILD DIED. THE HORRIFIED JUROR, Archibald Marshall ^ote In thP "Daily Mail-' of 10th February as fol lows:-* L Life smlleii on Robert Curtis* He was thirty years old; a blfj, fair man who might bo expocted to, become u-nwieldy later'on; but a taste for field sports and outdoor games had lcept him .from putting" on moro flesh than was convenient, so far. ' 1 He had been married' two years. He had the kind of wife who could make a man very pleased to get home from h a work In the eyenlng, tmd stay there. A.nd he had. a baby of three months, a girl, of whom he would talk to every body ho met until they stopped him. The baby was a morsel of pink, rather moist humanity, wrapped In wool and , flannel and cambric and lace. Its cradle was tho shrine of the house. Its tiny, | helpless hohds clutched at Robert's i heartstrings and clp^ed vaguo, moving j tunes on them. A rich uncle of his wife's had given her a. thousand pounds as a wedding present, to buy anything ...
AGAINST INSANITY. PROPOSED CRUSADE. A DOCTOR'S GIFT. [Newspaper Article] — Tocumwal Guardian and Finley Free Press — 8 May 1908
AGAINST INSANITY. PROPOSED CRUSADE. A DOCTOR'S GIFT. A gift of L30.000, offered by Dr Henry Maudsley, of 12 Queen street, Mayfair, the well-known, specialist in mental disease, towards the establishment of a hospital for the treatment' of mental diseases, was on 18th February accepted by the council, which passed a resolu tion of thanks to Dr Maudsley.. Mr Maudsley stated In' an into-view that he had offered the money so that London might have a hospital which could'be devoted to three special uses: (1) The early treatment of Insanity and mental diseases, to prevent, if pos sible, tho necessity of sending cases to asylums^. (2) Researchwork into the cause and prevention of Insanity. ' J * i- (3)'Educatlonalwork; a medical 'school for the training of students In the treat ment of insanity. "The hospital will not be an asylum,", said the doctor. "Incurable cases will be transferred to one of tlie country asy lums. Insanity can often be cured in Its ear'y stages by special and ih'Jivid...
SAVED BY EDISON. STRUGGLING WITH A FRANTIC WOMAN. [Newspaper Article] — Tocumwal Guardian and Finley Free Press — 8 May 1908
SAVED BY EDISON. STRUGGLING WITH A Fit ANTIC WOMAN. , $tr John F. Randolph, for mora than fifteen years, tho right-hand man of BEr Edison, tho great inven tor, committed suicide this morning (17th February) in a fit of melan cholia, due, it is supposed, to over work. After writing notes of fare well to 'his wife and the inventor, Mr Randolph went down into a cellar and blew out his' brains. No sooner was the tragic news telephoned to Mr Edison than, with extraordinary prescience, he jumped into a motor-car and drove at break neck speed to the home of his assist ant. He was just in time to see Mrs Randolph, who is the mother of three children, run upstairs to a top story window, with her clothes torn to shreds, and shrieking in frenzied grief. Moaning "Oh, John, John, I'll kill mj'self, too," the poor wo man 'sprang to* the sash. ,But Mr Edison, - who had run after her, caught her by the waisp us 'she was about to throw herself to the flag stones below. A" struggle ensued, for the ma...
Land Board. [Newspaper Article] — Tocumwal Guardian and Finley Free Press — 8 May 1908
Land Board. A Local Laud Board was held at MuKvala on Monday of last week, and continued on Tuesday and Wednesday. The Board comprised Messrs J. "T., Keating (chairman) and A. H. Bray. The following is a resume of the business trans acted . - . Application for special lease, No. 1908-87, 320 acres, for grazing, in the parish of Colladidda, County of Denison, ruade by Alfred Hay, should be recommended for approval or otherwise. The Board found that consideration of the lease in volved the question as to whether the travelling stock and camping reserve are required or should be thrown open for settlement. They, as at present constituted, could not euter into this question, as Mr Bray, the only member of the Boajid avail able, is a member of the Corowa Pastures Protection Board, in which district the reserves are situated. They therefore postponed the case to the next sitting of the Board at Jerilderie. In the meantime the circumstances should be freel> placed before the Corowa Past...
SILENT SHIPYARD. PATHOS AT LAING'S. EFFORTS TO KEEP GOING. [Newspaper Article] — Tocumwal Guardian and Finley Free Press — 15 May 1908
SHENT SHIPYARD. PATHOS AT LAING'S, EFFORTS TO KEEP GOING. It is a melancholy spectacle which tfie once thriving1 shipyard of Sir James &lt; Lalng and Sons at Sutherland presents to-day (15th February). In place "of being the hive of 3000 busy workmen toll ing amid the incessant hammer and clang, all is deserted and silent, or nearly so, and the, forest of cranes and the punching and riveting machines are idle and.stlll. Outside are to be seen groups of the men who are waiting the time when it is hoped work will bq resumed, but mean time they and their families are suffer ing from want. Charity has come to .their aid, and a pathetic sight yesterday were the hundreds of children emerging from-the British Workrrjan-an institu tion established by Lady Lalng just outside the principal gates of the yard.. They were each carrying a pint of "soup in a can and two slices of bread In their .hands. Th&lt;> cans were those which their ;fatherp would have been using to carry ....
HOLLAND'S QUEEN. HER NARROW ESCAPE. [Newspaper Article] — Tocumwal Guardian and Finley Free Press — 15 May 1908
. HOLLAND'S QUEEN. HER NARROW ESCAPE. The Hague correspondent of th« "Daily Mail" wrote on 26th Febru ary: Queen "Wilhelmina and her consort, Prince Henry, had a miraculous escape from a serious accident to-day during their customary drive from the palace after lunch. . The Prince was ' driving two high stepping greys in a high phaeton. Turn* ing from Oranje Straat Into Park streel. the Prince intended to pass to the left of an clectr/c tramway.-car coming from Scheveningen. At the last moment hi* Royal Highness tried to cross the r~lla Jn front of the car. The driver of tho car put on the brake, but .the vehiclo ran.Into the back wheels of the phaeton with great ^orce. 1 The Prince was thrown on his knees on the box-seat, while the Queen clung to the seat. Three wheels wera wrenched off the phaeton. One of the .detectives who always follow the Queen helped her Majesty to alight, while the Prince kept the horse from bolting. Neither the Queen nor the Prince was hurt, and both remain...
THE DUKE OF GANDIA. SIR SWINBURNE'S POEM. [Newspaper Article] — Tocumwal Guardian and Finley Free Press — 15 May 1908
THE DUKE OF- GANDIA. SIR SWINBURNE'S POEM. The year's poetical event-the publi cation of Mr Swinburne's long-expected work, "The Duke of Gaudln"-(wrotn the "Dally News" on 24th February) la now definitely fixed for 2nd April,', when, the hook Is to bo Issued slmul taneously In America and In this country by Messrs Harpers and Messrs Chatto and Windus respectively. In the meantime the poet, we are glad to hear, continues in excellent health and spirits, and has lately been busy revis ing proof-sheets of what Is to be his greatest work In'prose, "The Age.of Shakespeare." Of "The Duke of. Gandla" It Is also said that by the ' magnitude of the theme and Its mode of treatment the piece promises to rank among the most Important of the poet's productions.. . Written in blank verse, the -work is really the first of a dramatic trilogy upon the subject of the Borgia family, Just as "Chastelard" was the opening piece of the "Mary Stuart" trilogy. Mr Swiuburne takes the view that Csesar Borgia,...