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Advertising [Newspaper Article] — Robertson Mail — 8 April 1924
WHAT TO TAKE FOR INDIGESTION. ^ Nothing equals harmless, honest, eVer-popular Bisurated Magnesia as a remedy for digestive and stomach troubles. Pain after eating, 'full feeling,' nausea, sickness and lack of appetite are all signs that harm ful acid is attacking the organs of' digestion, fermenting the food and' starting a train of seriohs troubles. A single dose of Bisurated Magnesia will neutralise all trace of acidity instantly, and will put your appetite and spirits to rights. Enjoy what you eat! Let your meals do you good; try Bisurated Magnesia once and you will have the very thing you've been looking for — an honest, inexpensive REAL remedy for dis ordered stomachs. NOTE. — Be sure to see the oval 'Bismag' sign on the package when buying.* .
Advertising [Newspaper Article] — Robertson Mail — 8 April 1924
SPECIAL DISPLAY ;C^V of LADIES' FASHIONABLE FELT HATS. At PICKARDS. SMART SHAPE FELTS, New Shades, also Navy and Black, Moderately Priced. From 15s. 6d. LADIES' JACQUETS. LADIES' KNIT WOOL JACQUETS, Smart Stripes, New Heather Mixtures. SELF-COLORED KNIT WOOL JACQUETS, Neat Contrasting , . Colors. -? LUXURIOUS WOOL SCARFS, w VELOUR COATS ? Iii a Variety of Shades and Styles. — — ^ j NOVELTIES IN DRESS MATERIALS SMART CHECKS, NEW STRIPES and SELF COLORS. ENGLISH ALL WOOL FLANNELS, in Navy, Black and all the New Shades. NEW SHIPMENT OF WHITE SATIN QUILTS. Direct from BARLOW AND JONES, Manufacturers of the Famous Osman Quilts and Sheets. ? V.. -UWiJ I PICKARDS LTD.. The House for Novelties. r .-v BOWRAL. DR. R. CRAWFORD SALOPIA ? -BOWRAL. r Surgeon DentUt, Stay be consulted at above address daily. B. HAILLE PAINE, SOLICITOR, MOSS VALE, BOWRAL AND M1TTAGONG, Attends his Office, Bong Bong St., Bowral every FRIDAY, 9 a.m. till 1 p.m.; Mittagong every THURSDAY, from 9 a.m. to 1 p.m., at Mr....
Advertising [Newspaper Article] — Robertson Mail — 8 April 1924
MK. VIBCHHT, A. Mm- T.O.L., TEACHER OF PIA1I0, HABMONY, GOUHTCRPOUITl ETC. Piplll trained Iron the first flbepi ip to » prtleadoml standard ' THEORY CLASHES, fERMS ON APPLICATION. « Lynthorpe' MITTAQONQ. DAILY MOTOR SEWAGES Robertson to Moss Vale via Burrawang. L6a*e Qobgrtaon 7 80 am Arrive Bnwawaog 7.45 » m .. Leave Burrawang 8am Arrive Mom Vale 8.36 am bbtdbn Leave M orb Vale 10 am — Arrive Bnrranang 10.86 a'm Arrive Bobertaoa 11am Three Tripe Daily from BobertBon, leaving ae above also a» U-ooon) and 6.80 p m. Mrs. BMSmollie, B0BEBT80N. ItorTT BURTOM Real Estate Agent and Auctioneer Insurance & Commission Agent. District Agent H V McKay's Farm Machinery Buaeott'e Famooe Qatee afld Machinery Qnirk'e Viotory Light Do Humphries' Goaetal Motor Paeaenger Ser vice, Ao., Ac Next, to The Grand, 'Bowral. Phone 164. ? tsffli 8TATION STREET, BOWRAL JOHN BEAVAN & SON, Undertakers & Funeral Directors (Established 40 Years.) Funerals Furnished, and Conducted in any par...
Local Items. Jumble Sale Postponed. [Newspaper Article] — Robertson Mail — 8 April 1924
Local Items. Jumble Sale Postponed. The Jumble Sale in connection with St. Simon qnU St. Jude's, Bow ral, has been postponed until Friday next, owing to Wednesday being a public holiday. the Bowral Pharmacy. Messrs. Mcintosh and Brake, trad ing as the Bowral Pharmacy, chem ists and druggists, Bong Bong Street, Bowral, have been registered under the Firms Act. Partners: Colin G. Mcintosh and Eric L. Brake. Furniture Sale. Mr. Arthur N. Burton reports hav ing held a successful sale of furni ture and effects at Mt. Hamilton re sidence on Wednesday last. There was a large attendance, .and the goods realised satisfactory prices. Bowral Weather Report. Week ended Monday, 9 a.m. — Maximum 76, noon, 31st March; minimum 45,' 4 a.m., 1st April . Rain fall, 174 points. Forecast: More showers with E. to N.E. wind; fine and warmer later; but unsettled wea ther again approaching from the West. Robertson Rainfall. For the first three months of the current year, a total of 1208 points was record at...
Advertising [Newspaper Article] — Robertson Mail — 8 April 1924
i ? ? ? II FOR ECONOMY'S !! ? , SAKE VOU should buy your Drapery where you I ! can get the Best Value for your money. You want Reliable Goods and ; the assurance that the same Good Quality cannot be bought cheaper elsewhere. You \ can have the full advantage of both these factors by dealing at this Store. - ? ? HOSIERY SPECIALS. Serviceable Hosiery in Good Grades at ; Specially Low Prices; . ; WOMEN'S BLACK COTTON HOSE, Full - ! I ! ! Fashioned, All Sizes. Per Pair — I ! I Is. 3d., Is. 6d., Is. 9d. ;; WOMEN'S LISLE HOSE, in Black, All ! '? Sizes. Per Pair — 2s., 2s. 6d., 3s. 6d., 4s. 6d. ; ; WOMEN'S COTTON AND LISLE HOSE, ; ; - ? Available in All Sizes, Nigger, Grey, ! ' I ! Mastic, Navy, Beaver, etc. Per Pair — I ! | 2s. 3d.; 2s. 6d., 2s. lid to 4s. 6d. ; ' ' WOMEN'S PLAIN CASHMERE HOSE, ; ; All Sizes. Per Pair— t - 3s. 6d., 4s. 9d.f 5s. 6d. . WOMEN'S RIBBED CASHMERE HOSE, ; ; Available in Cream, Greys, Stones, ! ! - ? Putty, Black, Nigger and Heather, in ! ; ! ! All Sizes. Prices ...
BORIC ACID IN BUTTER. SUGGESTION FOR PROHIBITION. [Newspaper Article] — Robertson Mail — 8 April 1924
BORIC ACID IN BUTTER. SUGGESTION FOR PROHIBITION. According to information which has been supplied by the Depart ment of Agriculture, manufacturers of butter in New South Wales are quite unconcerned about, the sueces *inn „..il ? ? ?. , : . v' ttuuivriuws mac the importation of butter containing boric acid should , be prohibited. The problem of turning out a product which will retain its freshness and quality without the use of this pre servative has already been solved. Very few manufacturers in this State, it is said,, are using the pre servative, and the whole of them are prepared to entirely eliminate its use at once. The choicest butter being manufactured now is of such high grade that it can be held for nine months in storage, or despatched to London without showing any sign of deterioration, either in condition or flavor, after its long journey through the tropics, and it does not contain either boric acid or any similar pre serving agent. This standard of perfection has been...
SIR SAMUEL HORDERN SPEAKS OF RURAL AND SECONDARY INDUSTRIES. [Newspaper Article] — Robertson Mail — 8 April 1924
? SIR SAMUEL HORDERN SPEAKS OF RURAL AND SECONDARY INDUSTRIES. Sir Samuel Hordern is making the pilgrimage to the British Empire Ex hibition, and in his capacity of Pre sident of the Royal Agricultural So ciety of New South Wales, will re resent important interests concerned in the rural development of the State. On Friday the members of the council of the Society, entertained Sir Samuel at a luncheon at the Show Ground, and with felicitations and manifestations of appreciation of his nine years' work and guidance as of ficial head of the society, wished him bon voyage. AN IDEAL PRESIDENT. 'In -Sir Samuel Hordern we have an ideal President,' said the chair man, Mr. F. L. Martin, in proposing the health of the guest. 'A gentle man,' he added, 'who in every re spect fills the position, and maintains and protects the traditions of this great institution.' Since Sir Sam uel's term as President, the Society and its activities had expanded to a much greatei' extent than in any pre vious d...
FAREWELL SOCIAL TO MR. AND MRS. DAVIES. [Newspaper Article] — Robertson Mail — 8 April 1924
FAREWELL SfOCIAL TO MR. AND MRS. DAVIES. A farewell social and presentation were tendered to Mr. and Mrs. C. H. Da vies on 2nd April, in the.Robert ison Methodist Church. Mr. Davies, who had been in charge of Robert son circuit for three years, has been transferred to Helensburgh. The night was very wet, but there was a very fair number present, .never theless. In the absence of Mr. J. T. Stone, Chief Circuit Steward, 'Mr. T. H. Roberts took the_ chair, and re marked on jMr. Davies' energy, his arduous' j$rvice during his term at Robertson, and especially his deep interest in work amongst the younger people. Wherever Mr. and ..Mrs. Davies could see an opportunity to do a kind deed, or lend a helping hand, they were always ready to give of their best, Mr. F. Poulton, Superintendent of the Sunday School, said the prayers of the school would go with Mr. Da vies to his new appointment. He had always been ready to let the work amongst the young people take first place. Mr. F. Myers, on b...
MARKET GARDENERS' UNION AND HIGH FREIGHTS. The Editor. The Mail. [Newspaper Article] — Robertson Mail — 8 April 1924
MARKET GARDENERS' UNION AND HIGH FREIGHTS. The Editor, The Mail. Sir; — At a recent meeting of the B.D.M.G. Union, the Secretary was directed to read a letter that ap peared in your columns re Market Garden Produce, Freights, etc., by Mr. Thomas Elliott.* Mr. Elliott strikes the nail in ex actly the same spot as the small growers of this locality did some two years ago. It was high freights, amongst other things that caused the growers of Burrawang, Wildes Mea dow and Avoca to form themselves into a united body, with the result ftiaf Kit Q ii nifarl ofFnt4 nrn animr I privilege of truck rate, providing we of the Union consign a full truck or trucks, as the case may be; by this method our small growers have saved considerably. I think it was at the February meeting that one of the members made mention of re-naming our Union — The Berrima District Market Gardeners' Association. We are of opinion that this would be a decided forward move, for the-simple reason that branches could be in...
TAXING THROUGH THE POST OFFICE. [Newspaper Article] — Robertson Mail — 8 April 1924
TAXING THROUGH THE POST OFFICE. The annual report of the Post master-General s Department, which was tabled in the House of Repre sentatives on Thursday bv the Prmt master-General (Mr. Gibson) showed 5n l r J. ». year enaea Junb 30 last of £1,466,059, after allowing on capital, amounting to £9 H9R lfis ? ®arnin8s were ia, B98.168, as against £9,347,656 for the previous year, 1921-22, being an increase of £650,502, or 6.89 per cent. ,-^]e P°stfll branch showed a profit ;'„.,G64, compared with a pro Tu °I ^1-258,286 the previous year; ?^ telegraph branch showed a loss *£8,459, compared with a profit 1.1809 the previous year; and the telephone branch showed a profit of £179,455, compared with a profit of £280,986 the previous year.
MITTAGONG MATTERS. [Newspaper Article] — Robertson Mail — 8 April 1924
MITTAGONG MATTERS. Arrangements have been made for his Grace the Coadjutor Catholic Archbishop of Sydney,, Dr. Sheehan, to visit Mittagong early in May, when he will administer the Sacra ment of Confirmation. The Sisters Qi T~, — l, nHn nA„ 1, ? ? : — ui uti uuocpsi aic nun uuoy picpaiiiig the candidates. Constable White, our lock-up keep er, has been absent on leave through having diphtheria. He is reported to be improving.
CHAIN OF THANKSGIVING. MEETING AT BOWRAL. [Newspaper Article] — Robertson Mail — 8 April 1924
CHAIN OF THANKSGIVING. MEETING AT BOWRAL. A meeting was held at Bowral Town Hall on Tuesday afternoon to inaugurate Bowral's effort for the New South Wales Chain of Thanks giving for speech and hearing. Mrs. VoTiflhlpR /Mavnress) Drfi sided, and introduced Mrs. Blackett Smith, who addressed the meeting. Mrs. Blackett Smith stressed the point that Melbourne, Adelaide, Bris-| bane and other large cities had wel-| fare centres, so New South Wales must not fail her adult deaf and dumb. The welfare centre which the Society aimed at putting up is to be to the adult deaf and dumb — (a) An educational and industrial centre; (b) an employment bureau; (c) a hostel for apprentices away from home; (d) a club and guild; (e) a hall for religious services and classcs. A motion was carried that all pre sent form themselves into a commit tee to further the effort. _ Mrs. Ven ables was elected President, Mrs. Harbison Secretary, Rev. Mr. Beck Treasurer. Several donations were sent in. Mrs. Norton Kni...
OTHER PEOPLE'S VIEWS. CIVIC RESPONSIBILITIES. The Editor, The Mail. [Newspaper Article] — Robertson Mail — 8 April 1924
OTHER PEOPLE'S VIEWS. CIVIC RESPONSIBILITIES. ' The Editor, The Mail. Sir, — The prize essay on Civic Re sponsibilities has set some of our townspeople thinking — myself being! amongst the number. There is so much we could do for our town if only all those who wish to push it ahead could get together. Australia seems to be lacking in a senBe of civic responsibility; perhaps we are vet too voune a nation to eive the time we should to the subjects men tioned by young Mcintosh. Or are we of the Southern Highlands like our Sydney .brethren, who are the in heritors of a site so -blessed by Pro vidence that they are content -to. let well alone? Nature has been very good to us, but there are many things 6he has not done. Mr. Mcintosh has alluded to some of them. Let's get together and help along the good work. ' Yours, etc., PROGRESS.
PRESENTATION TO MR. AND MRS. COATES. [Newspaper Article] — Robertson Mail — 8 April 1924
PRESENTATION TO MR. AND MRS. COATES. Prior to thieir departure from' Mit tagong, Mr. and Mrs. Norman Coates were entertained by t. Stephen's Church of England Ladies' Guild. Rev. W. R. Bowers presided, and Mrs. Bowers presented Mrs. Coates witn an oaK tea tray with cups and saucers. A presentation was also made to Miss Jean Coates. The Sunday School children, through Dudley Roberts, presented Mrs. Coates with a beautiful silver vase. Mr. Coats was also f arewelled by his fellow-employees and presented with a case of pipes, and Mr. and Mrs. Walter Cupitt handed, him a check. Mr. and. Mrs. Coates are settling in Glenelg, South Australia.
JOADJA. [Newspaper Article] — Robertson Mail — 8 April 1924
JOADJA. &nbsp; Mr. John J. Richards writes: — The story of Joadja is really a good one, if it could be adequately told, but it has been long neglected, and probably much of the data has been lost. In the early days the blacks were said to have burned the shale and thought it was a kind of stone. Early settlers, too, did not know its &nbsp; value, and lived to deplore their ig- norance. Mr. Duncan Macarthur was the first to appreciate the value of the deposit. He saw it would light, and took a sample to Mr. Ed- ward Carter, of Sutton Forest. That shrewd gentleman offered him a new saddle and bridle for the shale, and sent it away for examination. The result was satisfactory, and subse- quently Carter worked the mine known to this day as Carter's Mine. Later on, the Australian Kerosene Co., better known as A.K.O., bought the mine for £10,000. It must have angered Macarthur when he realised the deal is said to have laid the for- tunes of the Carter family, many of whom ...
DOES NOT FEAR DEATH. REMARKABLE INTERVIEW WITH CONDEMNED MAN. [Newspaper Article] — Robertson Mail — 11 April 1924
DOES NOT FEAR DEATH. REMARKABLE INTERVIEW WITH CONDEMNED MAN. The 'Guardian' prints the follow ing report of an interview with Ed ward Williams, under sentence of death for the murder of his children: 'I am prepared to die. To-day I received the final preparation 'for the end. I believe I am never likely to be better fitted to die than now; certainly not if I were to live for 15 or 20 ,years in the atmosphere of a prison.'— Edward Williams, who will be hanged at Long Bay on April 29. So the Paddington murderer spoke from his cell yesterday to a special woman representative of 'The Guar dian.' , He spoke calmly, and said he had always welcomed the idea of death. And he said that if he were ner vous on the scaffold, it should be at tributed to his temperament. 'At no time in my life,' he added, 'have I feared death. On the con trary, almost throughout the whole of my existence I have felt envious of the dead. When I have seen a funeral cortege I have wished that it was I who was in th...
HOUSEHOLD CREAM SEPARATORS. [Newspaper Article] — Robertson Mail — 11 April 1924
HOUSEHOLD CREAM Separators. A Cream Separator should be in every borne where a cow is kept, or there is milk to separate. A Cream Separator is really a necessary com modity, and is as profitable as it is necessary. Our prices are so favorable that nnhnriv hnc nnv nxrilKfi fnl* beillCT without a Separator. The Cash Prices of these Household Separators are as follows: — 'Nugget,' 9 gallons .... 6 0 0 'ExceU,' 13 gallons .... 7 10 0 'Excell,' 19 gallons .... 8 10 0 'ExceU,' 29 gallons ....(10 0 0 We also supply Churns in wood or steel, for making small quantities of butter, so that wherever situated, no family need be without cream and butter on their table. Our stocks of Dairy Utensils are most complete, comprising Milk and Creani . Can^,a jn all sizes;-; Milk Buc kets, Strainers, and Coolers, Milk Vats; and Babcock Testers. We sup ply everything required for the pro per treatment of milk and cream. WAUGH & JOSEPHSON, LTD., General Engineers, Sydney.*
SHIRE ENGINEER'S CAR. [Newspaper Article] — Robertson Mail — 11 April 1924
SHIRE ENGINEER'S CAR. At the monthly meeting of the Wingecarribee Shire Council at Moss Vale on Monday afternoon, the Engineer reported that he had re ceived a memo from the President to discontinue the use of the car, and to hand same over to the Shire Clerk, the reason put forward being that he disobeyed the minute passed by the Council at last meeting. He desired to say that he had not vio lated the instructions of the minute, and he had used the car solely on Council's work. It had been neces sary since to arrange his inspections by the use of a hired car. The super vision of the various works in pro gress throughout the Shire was of paramount importance, and lie had deferred a number of inspections un til a more inexpensive arrangement was arrived at. When another car was purchased it would, of course, have to stand rough usage in all wea thers and must be rugged in construc tion to resist the heavy duties im posed on it, otherwise expensive re pairs will have to be met. He rea...
FRISKY CENTENARIANS. YOUNG FELLOW OF OVER 100 ASSAULTS NEIGHBOR. [Newspaper Article] — Robertson Mail — 11 April 1924
FRISKY CENTENARIANS. YOUNG FELLOW OP OVER 100 ASSAULTS NEIGHBOR. A resident megistrate on the bor ders of Mayo and Sligo had a curi ous case to deal with recently. One, Owen Connolly, a gentleman of over 100 years of age, was ac cused of leaping a hedge and assault ing a neighbor with a blackthorn. The accused walked nine miles to the magistrate's court and nine miles home. Stories of Irish longevity are apt to be suspect, for birth records do not seem to be carefully kept. There was a striking advance in the age of the Irish peasantry at the time of the passing of the Old-age Pen sions Act. The record story, probably legend ary, is of an Irishwoman, the Count ess of Desmond, who danced with Richard Duke of Gloucester, was married in the reign of Edward IV., and lived till 1604, finally dying, it is said, about the age of 140 through falling out of a cherry tree! Age records in themselves are dull and mostly mendacious; far more in teresting are the claims of authenti cated lives wh...
QUAIL PROTECTED. NO OPEN SEASON DECLARED. [Newspaper Article] — Robertson Mail — 11 April 1924
QUAIL PROTECTED.. NO OPEN SEASON DECLARED. Quail are to be protected by the Government for the present year and for 1925. Quail shooters have one hope, how ever. Mr. Oakes, in answering a deputa tion of farmers and others, support ed by Sir Joseph Carruthers and Mr. Bruce Walker, M.L.A., said he would let them know whether he would al low them a month's sport or not. The Chief Secretary backed up the farmers' contention that 'quails were insectivorous. Sportsmen claimed that quails cat seeds and vegetable matter, and , wanted an open season declared by the Government, but Mr. Oakcs was adamant. He refused the request to allow three months of the present year for 'sporting' purposes. It was pointed out by various speakers that quail were useful be cause they loved a diet of insects, which in turn loved the crops. So Mr. Oakes declared quail 'pro- tected.'