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Advertising [Newspaper Article] — Bowral Free Press — 25 January 1902
A Bad Skin ' Boils. Pimples, Impure Blood. Boils aro simply very largo pimples. The trouble is not in- tho skin, but do-wndoop in tho blood. You cannot havo a good, smooth skin unless it is nourished-by pure bjood;-and tho only way to mako your blood pure is to take a strong blood-purifying medicine.' . Mr. F. Elliah, of 370 Rao Stroot, North Fitzroy, Victoria, sends us this letter and his photograph: . ■" 1 liad a most frightful attack of bolls and ' pimples breaking out a'il oyer my body. I hail hoard so m'ucli aliout AYER'S Sarsaparilla I thought I would giro it a trial. It took only four bottles to.drivo all tlio impurities out ol toy system and mako my blood rich. I Iiave en Joyed tlio bost of health over since I took it." If your tongue is coated, if your food dis tresses you, if you aro constipated or bilious, tako Ayer'a rills. Prepared by Dr. J. C. Aycr Co., Loweii, Mass., U. S. A.
Annual Ball. BONG BONG PICNIC RACE CLUB. [Newspaper Article] — Bowral Free Press — 25 January 1902
Annual Ball, BONG BONG PICNIC RACE CLUB. The annual ball in connection with the Bong Bong Picnic Race Club, held in the Moss Vale Hall, eclipsed all previous gatherings of the kind, both as regards numbers and beautiful costumes. Danc ing was commenced about 9 o'clock to the strains of a specially engaged orchestra from Sydney. The hall was handsomely decorated with bunting and evergreens. During the early part of the evening it. was a trifle too warm for dancing, but later on a southerly sprang up, and the temperature; became delightfully cool; Among the guests were the following: — Mrs. P. PL Osbor.ne, black silk and dia monds; Ivlrs. Ewan Frazer, white and black chiffon ; Mrs. Adrian Knox, black ; Mrs. M. Forrest, black and red ; Mrs. Crane, blue satin, scarlet roses'; Miss An derson, pale green chiffon; Miss Irene Marks, blue chiffon ; Miss Queenie Ba'd gery, black and spangles ; Miss Fitz Hill, black and jet;. Mrs. J. Johnston, grey satin ; Miss E. Tarrant, blue broche, pink ro...
Commercial Bank. [Newspaper Article] — Bowral Free Press — 25 January 1902
Coimucrcxal Bank. The halfyearly report-of the Commercial Banking Company of S.vduey shows over ihcreasing'figures ns will be seen from- the following comparative statement : — • ■ ■ • ' ''■ l)e». 3), June- 30, Deo. 31, 7 1900. 1901. .. 1901'. • LIABILITIES. £ • £.: £ ; Onpit'il paid np 1,000,000 1,000,000 1,101,000 Ilesnrves 1,010,003- 1,010,000 1,010,000. Profit and loss- t • ncooant .. 7S.374 ' 79,737. 81,267 Notf;8 in'oirouln- . - v- tion .. 614.013 493,982 535,031. Bills in oirculu .. tion .. 1,094,340 973,857 281,508 DoposiU&o .. 1!,218,243 ll,557,fil4 n,9?6,000* ASSETS *■ Coin nnd bullion 2,073,401 2,325,027 2,430,90S Total - liquid -m- • « &lt; V, .Bfts 0,114,425 4,922,263 5,790,883 Bills, Discoti ta 9,£75,552 9,771,028 !),3C0,087 PremiHOs, furni ture, &o., , .. 425,400.... 426,000 434,050 Dividend per ■ ' > v : cont, •■■.... 10 10 10 Tlie feature of the baldDce-sheet which was compared with that of the corresponding period of 1900 . by Mr; G. J. C...
Letter from Trooper Garling. [Newspaper Article] — Bowral Free Press — 25 January 1902
Letter from Trooper Garling. The follqwing letter from Trooper Gar ling was received by Mr. W. Ferguson on Monday last, and has been handed to us for publication. Trooper Gar!ing (late of Bowral) is servingt, under General Car rington at South Africa :— ~" Ermelo, 15th'December, rgoi.—I sup-j pose you will be surprised - to heir from j from me after so long, but I can assure you that. I have been too fully occupied, j with this soldiering life to have any, time to, write to anybody, and when 1 ha ye I had a little time I could not procure any | materia.1 with which to write, so you can ! see and understand why you have not 1 j heard from.me before now. Well, any how, Watty, you can see by this that I j have escaped all the bullets so far, but 1 , can assure you that 1 have had them un comfortably close. t suppose you can : see by the papeis that the war is. not as near ovei: as people were inclined to think j when we left Sydney r.o„v very near eight months ago. These Boers, Watty,,...
Advertising [Newspaper Article] — Bowral Free Press — 25 January 1902
CAN be Rrown on one plant of ;TONGAN CRAN in a suitable climate. We have other good things in our catalogue. Send ono shilling stamps for a catalogno and aoket of mixed flower seeds —100 sorte. HERBERT j. RUMSEV, Seed and Plant Merchant. Koroma, Barber's Creek, , : N.S.W. HOLLOWAY f OINTMENT * Is an unfailing" Cure For Old Woimds,, Sores, Files,. Fistulas, Bad XdGgs, Bad Breasts/ ■ ' - • •' • AND EVERY FORM OFSKi DISEASE. Manufactured only at 78, New Oxford Street,'L'on.dpu. . Sold by all Medicine Dealers. J&, 02a.c2.03."±'ce.3. UJTaw kk'jj fcry* Cor--IJ1J5das and Nervous"Disorders, sucli as Wind Bad i'aia in tl'c Stomach, Sick is no fiction. " Every sufferer is earnestly invited to try one Box of these l'iils, r.nti;tl«.y-" will ,be: acknowledged to bo "'WORTH A CU1HEA A EOX." ' _ _BKECIIA.M'S PJI.LS,.taken! as directed, will.-qnicjily rcptore ^crfisles 16 Complete pe4Uli; .&lt; They promptly remove any obstruction or ^regularity; ofwe^jfstwn.: i t—a ■ Weak Stomach;...
RAILWAY INFORMATION [Newspaper Article] — Bowral Free Press — 25 January 1902
RAILWAY INFORMATION PASSKJtoF.n trains arrive at Bowral from Sydney: — '"11.47 p.ra.'daijy, Saturdityn excepted: 1 " 1 7 37 li.tu. (Paper Train) daily,-Sunday cxocplcd 11.12 n.m„ Saturday only ' 12.55 p.m; daily, Sunday oxcepted 5.33 p.m., Saturday only . 7.58 p.m. daily, Saturday and Sunday oxcoptod 9.28 p.m., Saturday only 1 Passenger trains leave Bowral for Sydney:— 3.9 a.m. d*ily, Monday excepted : li.oG a.m>Sunday only, stop9 Mittagong and , Strathfield only • ■* 7.3 a^; daily, Sunday cxceptcd. 8.82 a.m. daily, Sunday and Monday excepted, stops Mittagong ami Strathliold only •> 8.31 a.m. Monday only, alopB Mittagong, ficton, Grunvillo, and Strathliold only. 1.84 p.m. daily* Sunday excepted.
The Sentence of Schofield. [Newspaper Article] — Bowral Free Press — 25 January 1902
X?.ae |§g||££2ice of ' SclaofieM. In a previous issue we briefly gave the sentence passe upon Schofield -by His Honor Judge Fitzhairdinge at the Goul burn Quarter Sessions. We now give a report- of the case after the' evidence was closed;7 ■ ■ ■ " Mr. Betts, who appeared for accused, called ■ / Senior-Constable Gallagher, who said, (hat be had been-in the Bowral district for ten years.. He had knowri Schofield for six years, arid up to the time of these charges he had borne a good ■ character. He thought'he was a man who would be easily led. Schofield gave him all the in formation he could to recover the stock, and witness had been'able'to recover fifty nine head; ' ; ' ' " ■= In answer to his Honor; Constable Gal lagher said the stock taken from Retford Parlrwas valued at £1200. ' ' >' '■ Mr. Betts r^ad a statement from Mr. A. D. Bagery, which'stated that he had known Schofield during his residence at Bowral, and always regarded "him as a weir behaved and trustworthy young man. ...
A RIGHTEOUS RECKONER. [Newspaper Article] — Bowral Free Press — 29 January 1902
A RIGHTEOUS RECKONER. " For tho loyo of heaven," ho said, " givo mo a little work to do. Anything that I can turn my hand to." Tho proprietor looked him over. Ho waa docontly drosscd, young and intelligent and had evidently aeon better days. " I have some work," said tho proprietor, but it is of a rough sort." " Anything,any thing," cried the unfortun ate man. * So ho was set to work sorting bolts, but ho hadn't really started tho job when ho was noticed to Btagger slightly. " You must excuse mo," he snid brokenly, " but I haven't tnstod food for 24 hours." Thereupon tho proprietor dipped his hand into his pocket and brought up a 50-cent piece. " Take that," ho said: " got yourself a square meal and then conio back." Tho fellow took it, but ho didn't come back. A week or so later tho victimised man told tiis story to a fellow manufacturer. Tho latter remembered it when, ■ tho very next morning, a young man came into his office and remarked: " For tho love of heaven givo mo a littlo ...
AN UNEXPECTED VERDICT. [Newspaper Article] — Bowral Free Press — 29 January 1902
UNEXPECTED VERDICT. At a murder trial held some yeara ago in nil IriBli assize court a curious incident oc curred. The accused was charged with the murder of n man with whom ho had been at onmity for long time. It seemed that on the day the crime was committed the two men had met at u race-meeting, and blows were oxchanged between them, and ngain on tho Bamo evening at a tavern, whore the inter ference of some of those preBont alone pre vented another light. Tho prisoner vowed vengeance against hia enemy, and was seen to follow him when ho left the tavern. The body of tho victim was found tho next morning with the face so bar barously mutilated that the man could bo identified only by his dress. Tho circum stantial evidcnco against the prisoner was fo strong that there was no doubt of Iub guilt. However, he was asked, as a matter of form, what he liad to say in his defeneo. To the consternation of tho court, ho called the murdered man, aud tho supposed victim came forward. It was th...
A STRANGE OMISSION. [Newspaper Article] — Bowral Free Press — 29 January 1902
A STRANGE OMISSION. Curiously enough, neither the birth, bap tism, nor confirmation of Queen Victoria is a matter of official public record. One might suppose that, Hied away in itB appointed place among the State archives, there could be found a document formally setting forth the birth of the child who, though not heir-prcsumptivo to the throne at the time of the birth, was removed from it by only threo dcgreeB. But such is not the case. With regard to her birth, all that was deemed necessary was its announcement by the State officials, whose duty it was to be personally cogniBant of the fact. In the huge public records building in Chancery-lane,wherein are jealously guarded tho muniments of ancient landed titles and tho records of lloyal' treaties, one may see tho marvellously well-preserved Doomsday Book, which is the beginning of all thingB to the English conveyancer; tho solemn com pacts of cardinals, envoys, ambassadors, and ministers; the priceless records of Royal prerogati...
THE NAMES OF DISHES [Newspaper Article] — Bowral Free Press — 29 January 1902
THE NAMES_OF DISHES Tho sandwich is called from the Earl of Sandwich. Mulligatawny is from an East Indian word meaning pepper water. Waffle is from wafel, a word of Teutonic origin, meaning honoycomb. . Hominy is from auhuminca, the North American Indian word for parched corn. Gooseberry fool is a corruption of goose berry foule, milled or pressed gooseberrica. Forccmeat is a corruption of farce-mcat, from tho French, faree, stuffing, i.e., meat for stuffing. Sally Lunn was a pastry cook, who, at tho closo of tho eighteenth century used to cry the tea bread which bears her name about tho streets of Bath, England. Blanc-mango means literally white food, hence chocolate blanc-mango is something of a misnomer. Succotash is a dish borrowed from the Narragansett Indians and callcd by them m'sickquatash. Gumbo is simply okkra soup, gumbo being the name by which okra is often known in the South. Chicken gumbo is a soup of okra and chicken. Macaroni is taken from a Greek derivation which me...
ANCIENT BRITONS' GRAVES. [Newspaper Article] — Bowral Free Press — 29 January 1902
ANCIENT BRITONS' GRAVES. An important archscologieal discovery hag been made at a small place called Danes dale, near Driffield, by Canon Greemvcll, of Durham, acting under the auspices of tlio East Hiding Antiquarian Socicty. At Danes dale arc a number of mounds, which for years have been popularly and locally known as " Danes' Graves." Further investigation lias been made, with the result that Cation Greenwell has come to tho conclusion that these graves, which are protected by a wood, are not Danes' groves at all, but belong to an age at least a thousand years before the ConqueBt—that is, about 2,000 years ago, and prior to the ttoman invasion. In ono of tho tumuli laid bare wero found, not Oiily the bones of an ancient Briton, but tho iron tyro of his chariot, the iron bit and trappings of his horse, and a bronze pin, beautiful in de sign and enamelled. Tho pin is a spocimen of early British enamelling, and of a type -quite peculiar to the iron period. It has a peculiar twist in...
WONDERS OF A WATCH. [Newspaper Article] — Bowral Free Press — 29 January 1902
WONDERS OF A WATCH. Very few of the many who carry watches ever think of the complexity of its delicate mechanism, or of the extraordinary and un ceasing labaurit performs, and how astonish ingly well it bears up nnd does its duty under what would be considered vory shabby treat ment in almost any other machinery. There are men who think a watch ought to run and keep good time for years, without even a drop of oil, who would not think of running a day without oiling a common piece of machinery, the wheels of which do but a fraction of tliD service. By way of gratifying his curiosity, a correspondent has made a calculation of the revolutions which the wheels of watch mako in a day and a year. The result is as suggestive as it is interest ing. For example :— The main wheel makes four revolutions in 24 hours, 1,460 in a year; the second or cen tre, 24 revolutions in 24 hours, or 8,760 ii&lt; a year ; the third wheel, 192 in 24 hours, or 70,080 in a year ; the fourth wheel—which...
CRICKET. [Newspaper Article] — Bowral Free Press — 29 January 1902
CRICKET., Tbe Bqwrul Association cricketers journeyed to pampbelltown on Sturday iaati' and engnged in "a match with that team. The resu't was' a win for .Campbelltown. The scores were Cnmpbelltown 237, Bowral 132.1 For tlie vjaitors W. Johnson Gli and \V. Griffiths 22 were lli6' higheKt suores. For the home team nearly all the batsmen reached double figures. i Burrawang defeated Kangaloon by 17 rqnR in a cricket match played ot) the former's wieket last Saturday. For Burrawanp W. Haves 22, H.1 Rirlne 19, S. Hayter 13,'and lV|4c(iie 10 succeeded in placing double figures lo their credit. Kangalnon players were less successful, F. Alters 7, and \Y. Mor row not out 4 being top soorers. The .tolals were Jlurrawang 91. Kingaloc n 14. ' A match was played oiV the Camp wicket on Sat urday last, between'teams representing' the Survey ors' Camp and the Quarrymen, the latter suffering a decided defeat. Scores Q mrrymen 40, Survey ors', Camp 241- For the Q larrymen, Nichols made top score wit...
WENT TO BED FOR TEN YEARS. [Newspaper Article] — Bowral Free Press — 29 January 1902
WENT TO BED FOR TEN YEARS. A woman, named Mrs. Hallock, who lives near Elmira, "in America, is possessed of Bomo strange hallucinations that have made her the talk and wonder of the neighbour hood. A little over ten years ago she claims she received a spirit message directing her to go to bed and not to rise for ten years, in the meanwhile to let no water come in contact with her body. She immediately retired to her bed, and no persuasion or argument could induce her to leave it or to allow her Belf to be washed, although she acceptcd clean clothing. She was apparently a strong, healthy woman, not claiming to be ill, but said she must remain bed bccause the spirit ordered it for the purification of her soul. 31io continued to direct the management of her large farm, and did a great deal of writ ing, but" nothing could persuade her to arise. Recently the ten year limit expired, and she got up and dressed herself. She was slightly bent in stature from lier long con finement to the bed...
SALVATION ARMY. [Newspaper Article] — Bowral Free Press — 29 January 1902
SALVATION ARMY. Ensign Lizzie Duff ell, after 12 months', oversight "of the' Array work in Bowral, has been transferred to Qneenstown, Tasmania ; and Lieutenant Smith ,;flas ;been appointed to Yasa. Their places'inBmv-' ral have now':fceen taken by Captain Suter fromi ^Pindaor, and- Lieutenant Biohardson from Mel
AN INDIAN WOO[?]. [Newspaper Article] — Bowral Free Press — 29 January 1902
AN INDIAN WOOIl (. An old cuetom was revived by tlio Now Perces Indians and thoir visitors during the celebration on the lost Fourth of July. The natives of the local tribe ore very wealthy, and there are designing mothers among the aborigines as woll as in the different classes of civilised society. The young men of the Nez Perces tribe are regarded somewhat as the scions of royalty in matrimonial circles. The maidens from all visiting tribes were brought to Lapwai to find husbands. The customs of the tribes, which were revived for the occasion, were more effective than the ordinary civilised man's ways. The marriageable maidens were by common accord quartered in a selected spot in the valloy of the Lapwai. - At an appointed hour the young men who wanted wives to share their annuities, their homesteads, and the affections of their hearts appeared in pro cession on the hallowed camp ground. The hour was midnight, and the scene was in a grove of trees made fragrant by the wild flower...
Advertising [Newspaper Article] — Bowral Free Press — 29 January 1902
A Cure for Sniumcr.Conipluiuts. Summer complaint is unusually prevalent amon&lt;; 'children this season. A well developed case in the wUer'sfamily was cured last week by. the timely use of Chamberlain's Colic, Cholera; and Diarrhoea Remedy—arte of the best'patent medicities manufac tured and which is always kept on'hand at the home ye scribe. This is not intended as a free puff for tho company, who do not advertise with us, but to benefit litile sufferers'who may not he within easy icoess of a physician. No family should be without. • a bottle of this medicine in the' house especially in' summer-time. —Lansing. Iowa, lXS.A., Journal. t"or sale by t). Morgan, Cbqmist. Bbwral," ! W". Beer has .Bikes for Hire.
THE UNDERTAKER'S PROPOSAL. [Newspaper Article] — Bowral Free Press — 29 January 1902
THE UNDERTAKER'S PROPOSAL. The Rev. J. Marshall Mather, of Man chester, in a lecture on " The Comic Side of a Parson's Life," told this Btory. A certain woman lost her husband, and the undertaker who buried him, falling in love with her, decided to propose after a decent interval; but when ho went to see the lady, found that he was too late,for she had already accepted another. In the course of time the second husband died, and anxious not to be antici pated again, the undertaker went the week after the funeral, but was "again too late. Yet a third time was the lady left a widow, and the undertaker, saying to himself, " I'll not be late this time—it's now or never," proposed over the coffin and was accepted.