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Advertising [Newspaper Article] — The Wollondilly Press — 12 May 1906
, WHY DOES A woman's, health so often break down at gn early age P.'Put a man at a washing tub, Iqt him get heated with the hot suds until every pore i?; opened, then let him stand.over the filthy steam- that comes from scalding nod boiling clothes, and his health certainly would break down before long, and yet thin terrible ordeal is exactly what ' A WOMAN has to. go through on washing days ; and besides, while overheated at the hot work she has to risk her life by going out in the open air to hang up clothes. These facts, which are known to every housekeeper, readily ex plain why so many women ; LOOK OLD while yet young in years, and physicians and ' boards of health cannot draw attention too strongly to the injurious effects of the usual • way of washing, with its necessary steam and scalding or boiling to get the clothes pure and sweet. Fortunately this trouble can be avoided; scalding, boiling, and steam done away with, clothes made sweet and bfi.iuti fully white, and much SOON...
BIRDS OF A FEATHER. [Newspaper Article] — The Wollondilly Press — 12 May 1906
BIRDS OF A FI3ATHER. .• \ A young fellow, while taking his holidays in Lho Highlands, mot nn olil uhophord driving a (lock of ctaccp, and, wlahing to show off it bit, raid : ;; "Now, if I woro & oLcpberd, I would tcach Lhc Bhocp to follow mo.". "Oh, ay—An* I've nac doubt:yo wld manapo It ,too, for it tho bcastlcs.snw unUber ebeep in ..front they would bo sura to follow."
WHY SHE WEPT. [Newspaper Article] — The Wollondilly Press — 12 May 1906
WHY SHE WEPT. . Young/Man (to editor): Here is a littjo poem of e_j>aCbctic naturo, *ir. I showed it to my mother, and fitae actually cried over it. . Editor (after reading the poem) :"^ou say your mother cried? - ; ^ Young Man: Yes, sir. Editor: Well, you go home and promiso your mother never to write nny more poetry, uud [ tftfok the old lady will dry lier eyes, ; . -
INQUIRING FOR DETAILS. [Newspaper Article] — The Wollondilly Press — 12 May 1906
INQUIRING FOR DETAILS. An Irish ' priest, latoly \ returned ; from • ' America, was telling in conversation to some ■ friends of the rum way Americans h&vo of addressing clergy of all ranks. To Instance | this,. ho told tho following story:— I A Bishop, presumably an Irishman, whom he had known, was staying at one of the largo cities, Ono day- the Hlsbop had entered a • restaurant, ..'and seated himself at a table, J when a young Yankee, who was at n tablo \ opposite, roso from his seat, and, swaggering i up, thus rudely aceostcd him : -W.aul, Bishop," said ho, "I guess I've seen i you before! Whaar in hanl did 1 sco you?" II ho- bishop, who was a known wit, paused, and then, in the usual stylo of tho Amcri i cans, of answering a question by asking an* / other, quito tamely iuqulred : J "Pray, friend, what part of hell did you i como from?" Tho Yankee did not wait to reply, but, taking up h'is-hat, glided out of the restaurant.
WHY? [Newspaper Article] — The Wollondilly Press — 12 May 1906
why"? The rector of a largo parish In. tbo North of | England recently told tho following story:—, | At Christmas tho children of tho schools v :ricd to collcct money by going from houso to | iouBo In tho parish (a.suburban ono),-arid, singing carols and snatches of hymns. Many :on»plalnts reached the rcctor'a cars of bands of youngfitorr, scampering through tuo su.-. verso of "While Shepherds Watched," and *-hcn" violently ringing the door bell. .. Ho thereforo instituted a few loquir)*.. on next visiting .tho school. V "Why ia it," ho asked, "thnt instead of going through tho hymn in a proper and reverent way, you sim ply scamper through one vorsc and then ring tho bell?" / Sllenco. for a while, then the shrill volco of "a small boy was heard from tho back o( tho room, "Please, sir, they always lets tho dog loose at tho end of tho second verse!"
TORTURE OF WOMEN STARVATION WAGES. [Newspaper Article] — The Wollondilly Press — 12 May 1906
TORTURE OF WOMEN ) • I starvation wages. "A District Visitor" writes to tho London "Daily Telegraph" of tho 16th February*.— It is general;ly understood1, in & vague and abstract way, that many women work &s tailorceses and semp stresses for very inadequate pay* Once in a way, how, however, a case leaps to light that shows in fierce, sharp-cut outlino how cruelly small such wages actually can bs. An in stance of tho kind has just conic bc foro the Lambeth Board of Guar dians. Mrs Thorowgood—by a strange irony her Christian name is tho same as that borne by the lat& honored Queen—aged sixty-one, applied rafther more than a week ago for outdoor relief. She stated that she was em ployed in finishing trousers for Vol unteer uniforms, and that sho was paid at tho rate of about lid an hour. In three weeks successively her earnings had amounted to 3s OJd, 3s Od, and 5s O^d. i'or her liny room she wm paying half-a-crown a week, and the guardians humanely made a grant...
GERMANY AND FRANCE. HOW THE CRISIS WAS SUR-MOUNTED. [Newspaper Article] — The Wollondilly Press — 12 May 1906
GERMANY AND FRANCE. HOW THE CRISIS WAS SUR MOUNTED. Few people, wrote the "Express" cor respondent from Algeciras, on Feb ruary 21st have realised how near the Moroccan Conference has been to a sudden failure, followed by a possible war which would have set Europe ablaze. Germany's complete rejection o£ the French policing proposals, followed by her Impossible scheme for establishing a national bank, fell like a bomb In the diplomatic camp. One of the delegates tells me that the fcelit.g experienced by the representatives ot the neutral Powers was one of consternation. For the moment it was felt that the confer ence had come Irrevocably to an end. There were grave conversations as to the action the French delegates were likely to take. They had been sub jucted to unendurable irritation by the stubborn silence of Germany, and after weeks of earnest negotiation had thus been finally flouted. A spark would have started a conflagration. Happily there were other powerful in fluence at wo...
WIT AND HUMOR. [Newspaper Article] — The Wollondilly Press — 12 May 1906
i WIT AND HUMOR. "May I nek for a kiss?" "Ma's in tbb nor room.".. "Weil,-you surely don't want t ▼ itncss, do you?" Inartistic.—"Doesn't Miss Dash look llko f peach to-night?" "Yes, but sho-didn't gci tho bloom ovenly distributed.'" Tom.-vJoacs, the new ladles' tailor, odvor tises All the nowest wrinkles. Toss: -Then b&lt; won't get a woman in his shop. "I hear you oxo going to glvo up nmoklof when you marry the widow?" "Yes; ijn&lt; gives up her weeds, and I givo up mlno!" Fortunately.—"Did you bavo to pay hcavj t damages to the man you ran ovor?" "No: » you see, fortunately, it was only my bus ibaud!" May: Georgo kissed mo beforo cverybodj j last night. Aunt Bessie: Well, you didn't | expect he'd let everybody kiss you beforo be 1 did, did you? | Completing tho Sentence. — "That dress if very becoming, my dear!" "Yes" (sweetly), "becoming threadbare, isn't it?" (And thee he was sorry he'd spoken). I "Your wife certainly has aremarkablo com mnnd of language." "Yes,...
"VOICE OF THE PEOPLE." [Newspaper Article] — The Wollondilly Press — 12 May 1906
"VOICE OF THE PEOPLE." An anti-militarist paper, the "Voix du Pcuple." was seized to-day on account of its subversive printed matter and its treasonable illustrations. In the circular sent out on the subject totthe director or the municipal police and tn the district superintendent, M. Lepine orders the seizure of the number of the "Voix du Pcuple" appearing to-day, jus it contains an appeal to conscripts and anti-mili tarist articles and Illustrations. Further more. the seizure is to be made for pro vocations to disobedience of orders, the said provocations belnp addressed to men serving in the naval and military forces of the nation.
VEGETARIANS, BEWARE [Newspaper Article] — The Wollondilly Press — 12 May 1906
VEGETARIANS, DEW ARE. • ■ • ; "Experienced Lady Housekeeper seeks re engagemcnt. Can cook vcgotarluna,"—"Church Tfracs." . :. • Wc can quiet understand how it ta that tho lady is at present out o£ an engagement, hut she Fhoulrt have no difficulty in finding work with & cannibal household. A new piquancy would bu feivcD to her cuisine by tho reflec tion that its fJctlms belonged to a rival school of thoughv. .
Family Notices [Newspaper Article] — The Wollondilly Press — 12 May 1906
WEDDING. STEWART-MITCHELL—May 9th, at Chippen- dale Methodist Church, by the Rev. John Penman, &nbsp; George Wesley, only son of Mr. and Mrs. George Stewart, " Clydeville,". Mittagong, to Rachel, second daughter of Mr. Mitchell, Islington," Picton.
Empire Day. [Newspaper Article] — The Wollondilly Press — 16 May 1906
Empire Day. 1 ;Dear Sir,—I have been very much struck with the determined attitude taken'by Mr. Paradise, tbe headmaster of the Mittagong ■;pnblio school; with regard to tba Empire Day colcbration at Mittagong, bo having spoken, strongly oil the point that nil the f&lt;>n and glory should be oonfined to the public school childreu, since llio public had not taken the matter up. Now I-would like to uak, Was.not the recent meeting at Mitta gong of a purely public nature, since it was presided over by tho Mayor, in tho public • hall of thi town ; and had not the enthusi astic lady oollcctors solicited help for tho movement quite irrespective of whether tho paventB had children attending tho school or not? If such is the case—and I under stand it is—then tbe public school authori ties have no right to debar children who at tend other schools from participating iu the festivities of the day. If I understand ■rightly the objects of this world-wide pat riotic movement throughout ...
Family Notices [Newspaper Article] — The Wollondilly Press — 16 May 1906
Death. Mrs; Emily Westbury died on Friday, arid the fiineral took place on Sunday, and was largely attended. The old lady had a stroke some months ago from which she only partially rallied, and when she had another last week .it was known among her relatives that a very few days was all they could expect her to live. She;.was believed to be the oldest living resident of Berrima, as she had lived here at leaslr 60 years. She left a large family of children, grandchildren, and great grandchildren, the present Mayor of Mittagong being one of her sons.
Berrima News. Concert. [Newspaper Article] — The Wollondilly Press — 16 May 1906
Eerrima News. (From Our Correspondent.) Concert. . 'i'lio nowly-siarted tennis club brought off n' most succns.sful ooneert on Thursday evening. Most of the performers wore members of the Moss ValeMufeicrtl Society, who through the-kindness of Mr. Row, were induced to come Uo the aid of the club. Every member was reoeived with (we might almost say) boisterous applause, and an en oore wasiin each case demanded, especially that of Miss Rathmell, whose " Under the Auheuser Bush " was Riven with such suc cess ns to fairly briug down the house. At the conclusion the Rev. Mr. MnlleDS, on behalf of the Berrimu Tennis club, thanked Mr. Row aud the Moss Yale singers for the excellent concert they bad treated us to. Mr. Row responded with a few happy re marks. The Berriraa ladies had refresh j mehts provided at the close of the concert, and so ended a very pleasant eveuicg. The j programme was as follows:—Trio, " Funic ruli Fnriicula," Misses Rathmell and Bailey, ] and Mi. E. E. ...Row; song,...
The Liquor Act. [Newspaper Article] — The Wollondilly Press — 16 May 1906
The Liquor Act. /, The Chiof Secretary has received from the. Inspector-General of Police the re ports of district superintendents with ref erence to the operation of the Liquor Act. during the month of April. The report shows that the Act continues to work in a highly satisfactory manner, and licensees have, with a very few exceptions, com plied with the law. Special reference is made to the fact that the Queanbeyan election .was held during the month, and that the hotels were closed for the first time during the hours of polling. "Quiet and order prevailed throughout the elec torate," the superintendent says "due no doubt to the hotels being closed." A S immary of the reports shows a generat improvement of the couditions of the liquor trade. "The provisions of the Act continue to be well obserued by pub licans," one savs. Another states that "publicans, wi.h few exceptions, are strictly observing the provisions of the Act." Other reports indicate that "the Act is working well. Arr...
A Harmless Cigarette. [Newspaper Article] — The Wollondilly Press — 16 May 1906
A Harmless Cigarette, A startling frict has tcen-emphasised lately in connection with the American-Spanish War. This is tlmt the cigarette, wtiieb many regard us' hharmless; luxury, may prove a nil' ional menacj. Some people have thought that they knew Litis ---already, but they Imvo been called fools and' narrow-, minded. Nevertheless, here i3 a nasty fact which-cannot be drowned. When President McKinley called (or volunteers, large num bers of inon crowded up,' to figlit for the Stars and Stripos, and in the'ordinary course presented themneivoK for medical examina tion. Many of them, however, were re fused, no less than 90 out of every 100 re jections betraying weakness of heart pro duced by cigarette smoking. "I have been inspecting the papers in a number of case^ undor the nrcKoiii Itecuiting Acii.," nays Dr. Bnnjamin King, of Philadelphia, "and 1 have obscrvt'd that mont of tiio men who failed to pass Imvo whr'c hearts, or lack the vitality ne«af-ary to mike. good soldiers. The...
Advertising [Newspaper Article] — The Wollondilly Press — 16 May 1906
Hill Bros., Bowral—the lenders in fashion. Their stock of drapery, etc., keeps pace with tha seasons. Tho shepherd roaming o'ur tho plain, Tin: slncknmn on hi* lonely run, Tho teumsli'r will) liU bullock wain, T'bu eportfinan oiit with rod or gun,' Tho digger on g6ld-l>oatit>j! reut— \VI\ilo llnu to duty's cm!I tlioy stand— * . : For uotitjhs and oi>1&lt;Jh tlicy flu 1 roliot With \\ooil»' Clrcnt Peppermint (Jure' at hand.
Rapid Telegraphy. [Newspaper Article] — The Wollondilly Press — 16 May 1906
^ ^Eapid Telegraphy.-. • Arrangements are being made to bring into use in the telegraph service- the Swift * antomniia;vyetera of trim-mitter machines > kuowu asthejWhoatstone Gill. The Wheat- / jitonfi instrument is one l>y which tha--pes? feet '•soniiiug" of messages cut) be obtained! at very quick speed by means of tbe Morse code perforated in tapo. Hitherto the per forations have breu made by hand, Which was a :>e1ow process, a\>d results worn tlmro-' by mini'nisod. The GiM ina'rnmnnt .is,, however, aln adaptation of something lilia a typewriter for. the purpose. The tape is , then pnt through an automatic transmitter* and tlie dots and dasbea are recorded by the receiving instruments nt the other end of the- wire in ink on a tape, from whioli " the •telegram is copied. The Postal Department has pmchdBcd several eots, and trials wilt be ..made over the main interstate- lines shortly. In connection with new telegraph facilities,' Mi\ Donald Murray, who is at tached to...