August 1905

"Ye Amphibious Ancients"

City SqaureOn Saturday Messers Thomson, Blair and Murdoch, three members of "Ye Amphibious Ancients" a confraternity who take their morning dip, summer and winter from the railway pier, successfully accomplished the passage of the Tay. Entering the water opposite Church Street, the trio, who were accompanied by a boat, struck out for Tayport. A strong ebb tide carried the intrepid swimmers eastwards, but they all stuck manfully to the task, which all completed.        

Dundee Football Club's Loss Last Year..

As regards it's financial aspect last season had been an unfortunate one for Dundee Football Club Ltd., and at an annual meeting of the club held on Monday, the report showed a deficit of £580 on the years working.

Lost Linens

Lost box of valuable linens, antiques and modern, names and initials:-
Durlac, Nicholson, Kerr, Hill, Hackney, Montgomery, Smith during removel from Greybank, Dundee on May 19th 1904 or thereafter. Anyone giving information to Mrs Dulac, Woodmuir, Newport, Fife will be rewarded according to results up to £15.

Sale Room

William Watson and son will sell on Monday first in room 47 Hilltown at 7pm. Lots of pledges - watches, drapery and chairs etc.

Music Magazine

The People's Welsh Songs words in Welsh and English with music
Principle Contents:-
All Hail To Thee
Miller's Song
Bending the Shoe
The King's Departure
The Monks March
Come to Battle
The Inspired Bard
Strike That Harp
48 pages - 0ne penny at Newsagents.

Crisp Apple Fritters

2 eggs beaten seperately, one teacupful of sweet milk, two cupfuls of flour, a good pinch of salt. Beat the yolks well, then add milk and flour gradually, then the salt. Beat eggs white until thick. Pare apple and cut into quarters and slice very thinly. Stir apples into batter. Cook in very hot oil, drain and sprinkle with castor sugar and serve hot.

Education of the Deaf and Dumb

Edinburgh Institution for the Education of the Deaf and Dumb, 54, Henderson Row, Edinburgh. Next session commences 2nd September. Applications for admissions should be made without delay. Forms may be obtained from the Headmaster or from Andrew Scott, C.A Secretary, 2, York Buildings, Edinburgh.

Cricket Match

Forfarshire v's Aberdeenshire
at Forthill, Broughty Ferry
today (Saturday)
Commencing at 11.30am
Admission: threepence.

How To Dry Mint Leaves

Mint like other herbs should be gathered on a dry day and the proper season for doing so is the end of June or July. Cleanse the leaves and dry by the heat of a stove, or in an oven. Pick off the leaves, pound and sift. Put into stoppered bottles, label and put away for use.


Greenkeeper (experienced) wanted for Balgay Club. Wages 24s weekly. Apply 243 Advertiser.

Grand Floral Exhibition and Competition

Mains and Strathmartine Horticultural Society

Grand Floral Exhibition and Competition
In The Public School, Downfield
on Saturday 5th August 1905
The exhibition will be opened by Mrs Ogilvie at 12.30pm.