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CHAPTER XXXI. [Newspaper Article] — Tocumwal Guardian and Finley Free Press — 31 July 1908
ClIAl'TKIt. XXXI. Conscience, wlnvt art thou? thou tre mendous power I Who (lost inhabit iiN without our loavo; And art within ourselves another self. A master-self, that loves to domineer, And treat the monarch frankly an the slavoj How dost thou light a torch"to &lt;lintivnt deedsP > . _ Make tho wist, present, anil tbo future frown P linn' ever and anon awake tho KOUI,* Ah with a peal of thunder, to ttlrango horrors, In this long restless dream, which idiofs hug, Nay wise men flatter with the name of lifo. -Young. The cottage which the steward inhabit ed was situated on tho verge of the Va« vasseur estate, in a retired spot*-just Mich a solitary -uuolc as a disturhed con science would seek to retire to and breed over the past. Remorse had done ils work upon the otd man, whose hollow cheeks and glassy eyes denote how terrible had been its ravaues. lie had got. rid of his attendant under pretence of sending her on some errand in the village, just, before the hour which B...
CHAPTER XXX. [Newspaper Article] — Tocumwal Guardian and Finley Free Press — 31 July 1908
C'MAl'TIOll XXX. Sorrow trends heavily, and leaves behind A deep impression* ovon when sho de parts; While joy trips by with steps ns light as the wind, And scarcely leaves a trace upon our hearts. -Mrs. Embury. In tho midst of tho joy which Sir Ed ward Challoncr experienced at tho cer titude of his young favourite being still in existence, ho was embarrassed how to break tho intelligence to his daughter, whose health had boon .so severely shaken that her life lump; upon a thread. Til Ins agitation ho pondered over a dozen schemes, and rejected them ono after tho other. And yet the necessity of decision was most apparent, for Susan was in such an excited state, thero was no relying on any promiso sho might mako to keep si lent on the subject of Jack's loiter. Tho poor girl wa.s* as likely as not, tho instant she beheld her mistress, to burst into an hysterical flood of tears, and relievo lid* heart by declaring tho trutli. "Heaven will direct mo," thought tho old man. After giving s...
FOOTBALL. BERRIGAN v. LENISTON. LENISTON WIN THE PREMIERSHIP. [Newspaper Article] — Tocumwal Guardian and Finley Free Press — 31 July 1908
FOOTBALL; BERRIGAN v. LENISTON.. LENISTON WIN TIIF. PRE MIERSHIP. Teams representing: the above clubs met on the ground of the tormer on Saturday last when there was a good attendance of supporters °f,eack The play was any thing but representative of good tootball, as each side indulged in. rough play. The field umpire had. a-most difficult task to keep the game under control. Although the Leniston boys were victorious, they did not show much superior play I to their opponents, each team hav ' mg seven scoring shots. Leniston boys were aggressive from the, bounce of the ball, and1, quickly had two points to their: credit albeit, one" was lucky as the* ball only bounced through the sticks J The.home team by dint of hard I work carded the bcu. |n -%1'liere free kick the home team scored a. minor. M'Carthy secured a mark right in front of the sticks, but to the dismay of his team he only raised one flag. The home team were still attacking, but Leniston" had a strong defence in, W. Pat ...
OUR LADIES' COLUMN. [Newspaper Article] — Tocumwal Guardian and Finley Free Press — 31 July 1908
I OUR LADIES' . COLUMN. (By Penelope.) As wo have still some winter months before us during which warm frocks lor the little ones will ho required, uml the sun's ardour not sufficient to necessitate bit; hats ami bonnets for warding oil' freckles from little faces, a lew hints on juvenile froeking this week might not be superfluous. Von have most of you at your disposal a silken ' scarf, possibly with fringed or homstiehed ends, and out of this at a moment's notice you§ can manipulate a dainty and becoming little bonnet lor your girleen, while perhaps the others of her wardrobe are In the wash or under^oin}j; repairs. Allow your .scarf to eome rapwise across the bond and buneh into a soft rosette-Jit eaeh ear, leaving tho ends for tying under the chin. Draw tho hood part to a slight point back and front, and fasten to tho hair with a lace pin, or failing that, a small hairpin. This contrivance seen on a little girl of about six, with flowing curls, gives rise to my desire to forward...
Shire Council. [Newspaper Article] — Tocumwal Guardian and Finley Free Press — 31 July 1908
Shire Council. A meeting o: the Berrigan shire couiicil WHS held oil Monday jast when the following were prese nt. Crs. Gorman (president) Reynold soti, Pyle, Macpherson, Heffernan, Murphy, Hoyle and Quirk. Correspondence. Wagga Land office, asking what action had been taken'in reference to securing another site for a night soil depot. Crs. Reynoldson alid Pyle, that the engineer prepare a plan showing area required,. and application he made for portion of the common. A. Erskine - Stating that the rate notice ill the names of himself and Miss R. Gibson should be in tlie name of Alex. Erskine only. Dpt. of Public Works-Asking ?where the council desired to hold j Courts for the Revision of supple- j mentary lists of electors. j Crs Gorman and Hoyle, that Re- ( vision Courts be held at Berrigan [ Finley, and Toctimwal. J A M'Kenzie, drawing attention to the almost impassable state of the road between Messrs E. J. Gor man's property "and R. M'Donalds. Edgineer to report.. , .^-j.ruEScCH...
FARRER SCHOLARSHIPS FOR WHEAT STUDENTS. [Newspaper Article] — Tocumwal Guardian and Finley Free Press — 31 July 1908
FARRER SCHOLARSHIPS FOR WHEAT STUDENTS. WITH tho object of perpetuating the memory of tho Into William Earrer and his raro achievements in '.tho Held of wheat-brooding and improvement, tho Sydney Daily Tcleyraph has decided to offer scholarships for tho host wheat student, in alternate years, at the Bathurst and Wagga ' Experimental Karma. Examinations will IJO held in Deceinbor of this year and next year, at .which candidates will ho tested in their knowledge of the cultivation of wheat. Scholarships will be awarded on the understanding that tho holder, I who must havo served one year at one of tho State farms, will use it for tho payment of his fees for a ^econd year's, i training. Full particulars as to tho ' conditions and scopo of tjio examina- ? tion may bo had on application to tho } Director of Agriculture, Sydney.
CORRESPONDENCE.1 GODS ACRE. (To the Editor) [Newspaper Article] — Tocumwal Guardian and Finley Free Press — 31 July 1908
CORKtiSfUiN Ocrt CE. GODS ACRE. (To the Editor) Dear Sir,! write with the object of invoking your aid in stirring into a semblance. of activity that sloth begotten body of men known as the Tocumwal Cemetery Trus tees. What have they done ? At the beginning of the year, midst clashing of cymbals, blowing of trumpets and braying of asses, the Show was announced as tlie greatest living show of activity etc., etc., on "airtli" and wonderful to relate they actually managed to fence thirty-fiive chains of the thirty-six chains of fencing required, when acute symptoms of inertia set in, and from all signs to the contrary did succumb. Now what were the trustess elected for ? Through the mismanagement, or rather no man agement at all/of the previous trus tees, the cemetery fence had got in to a disgraceful state of disrepair, and when the rabbit inspector threatened to take proceedings against them for allowing the rab bits to burrow down and hold com munion with cur dear depart ed ones, the...
HIS ABSORBING PASSION. [Newspaper Article] — Tocumwal Guardian and Finley Free Press — 31 July 1908
HIS ABSORBING PASSION. A famous Dutch violinist played ono day for Edward VII., when lie was tlio Prineo of Wales. "Is thoro anything you caro moro for than your Slradivarius?" asked the Prince, oxpeeting, of course, a negative reply. The j'oung Notherlandor coloured a little. "The vioiijx is not an absorbing passion' with mo, your Highness/' ho replied. "Ah J Porhans you have a loaning to anothor branch of art!" suggested the Princo. "Indoed, 1 have not," tho violinist said, in a burst of confidence. "But, your Highness, I just love to cook! I really believe I .should make an excel lent chef, if X had the opportunity to practiso."
Advertising [Newspaper Article] — Tocumwal Guardian and Finley Free Press — 31 July 1908
cocumwM COURSING CLUB. Registered N.C.A. of N S.AV. President-Mr F. STAPI.KS. IJudge-Mr M. Snn-r"s.] Slippers-Messrs Wni. Fui.i.kk and D. GRAHAM. August J 2th, 1908. THE eunmpwN STHKES, For an unlimited munbzr of all Aged Dogs, at ,£1 Is eacli, with Twenty Guineas added by the Club. Nominations Close at H p.m On "Tuesday iitli A.ucsus»T. AT DO.NKIN'S HOTEL. Absolutely the Finest Open Coursing Grounds in Rivenna, and the added money is more than double that of neighbouring Clubs. W. K. MEEK, Hon. Secretary. To Stand this Season at "Gort" Finley, THE TIIOKOUUHBUVSU STA1.I.I0N, "MAJESTIC " BytTrentou-Bonnie Rosette (imp.), by iBarcaldlno Bonnie Hose liy Rosicruchn-Botuiio Kate by Kinjf of Ti'unis. Basquiuc, I by Or. ' Jando-Can/on by Melbourne. MAJESTIC is u big brown horao of immense Ijouo and muscle, is :i good wihuer, land with limited chances In has already got Thackeray, Kinjf Darius, and the Or.mil Natioual Ilnt'dle winner Iiealui, His Majesty, Loyaleon,etc. Trenton wan the champ...
In a Tight Corner. [Newspaper Article] — Tocumwal Guardian and Finley Free Press — 31 July 1908
In a Tight Corner. A countryman was on bis first visit to London, aiul though ho was shown all objects of interest, ho-gave each but a passing glance, and not oven a word of comment. "Whon he name in sight of tho Nelson Monument, however, a new light shot into his eye. At hist it was obvious something had been found to interest him, IIo scanned tho column, running his eye, as if fascinated, from the oaso to tho point where tho statue stood, and back again; then ho fastened ail intent gazo upon tho lions. His lips parted, and his friends drew near to hear his criticisms of the sculptor's art. "Well,'' ho said, "they'vo got tho old chap in a tight corner, ain't they?"
The Rainfall. [Newspaper Article] — Tocumwal Guardian and Finley Free Press — 31 July 1908
The Rainfall. The following table shows in points the rainfall as recorded officially at the Finley Post Office :? 1899 J9°° 1901 1902 1903 1904 1905 190 57 1 366 i?4 245 334 187 221 83' 2 X40 4+ >5 30 241 26 I32 165 242 154 181 65 7 96 1 188 nil 10 152 32 113 .37 165 12 384 6 55 186 216 37 300 205 35 283 178 99 238 225 49 24 51 57 257 211/ 166 35 283 86 5' 208 59 40 241 i58 152 306 62 127 140 nil 8 5'9 11 35' 260 90 298 354 335 170 '43 12.35 117-9* 12.S3 ll.tjp i 18.383114.95 I'5-°8 125-39 i i3-2°
Epitaphs of Failure. [Newspaper Article] — Tocumwal Guardian and Finley Free Press — 31 July 1908
Epitaphs of Failure. - Ho lacked tack. | Ho did iiot care how lie looked. | Ho was too proud to tako advice. | He did not fall in lovo with his work. | Ho got into n rut and could not got ; out. Ho did not leahi to do things to a finish. He lacked tho faculty of getting along ! with otliors. Ho could not transmute his know ledge into power. Ho tried to pick tho flowers out of his occupation. Ho know a great deal, but could not make it practical.
Advertising [Newspaper Article] — Tocumwal Guardian and Finley Free Press — 31 July 1908
PERCY MEILLQN, Solicitor. &c., UERIL.OERIE. Commissioner for Taking Affidavits ill New South Wales and Victoria. "Will visit Pinloy um! Tocuinwal on Monthly Court Dn.vs jVinley Thursday, Toemnvml Friday, /ollowinjc Momlii.v), jmuI .wJh'ji rcf/uircil. Trust to T&lt;«nu\ on npjiroveil Bpcority in stay mnonnt :»f 1 wwt cnrrent mtos of ifiN»rc'xt. ARCHIBALD C. TUTHILL, Solicitor &c,, ATTENDS Tocumwal every Thursday . -Afternoon and will re main for regular Court days. Commissioner for Affidavits for New South Wales.' . - Mackenzie Brofbers Stock Station and Financial , lAzMlrSfiiiid -Auctioneers, etc. §£$ I Stock Lists on application.. . Clearing and Special Sales condtic tedinany part of the Districts:-Fin ley, Berrigan, Jerilderie, Tocumwal Moama, Mathoura, Barhani, Moula meiu, and Deniliquin. (H. LLOYD, Auctioneer.) "cMplLFFcar AUCTIONEERS NUMUKKAH (Vic), and TOCUMWAL. Regular Stock Sales held at Num urkah, Katamatite, Stratlimerton, and Tocumwal. Horse saies ...
Advertising [Newspaper Article] — Tocumwal Guardian and Finley Free Press — 31 July 1908
SOMETHING REALLY NEW! THECROR MAKER. Take a good look at tHis Cultivator/it's the 3PATEKTED AM3 MANUFACTURE BY at ; /7/s Steam Imolement Works, - WEW;'.SOXJTH ' WALES.^.-: Write to him for full particulars of the Imperial "Ideal ". ~ Disc Cultivator and copies of Testimonials from practical farmers, Did you ever see a better proportioned or more simple-looking Implement ? . It is just as good as it looks. It is made right, works right,. and is not an untried experiment. It has a record UN SURPASSED by any like tool on the market. Its praises are sounded from all parts ot, the State m fact from many other States ; ' ? , - ? . The "'IDEAL " is built of iron atid-.-steal, well braced up and stayetl, and is mounted 0:1 three massive iron wheals. It is practically indestructible. Send a post card to .v. J. T. CLOSE, Finley. N.S.W., for full particulars and testimonials. ^ ? -©©mmeirdiall 'Trawlers0 -TT &lt;o>&lt;simmmwsiD&lt; -flf" ' Begs tct Advise Commercial ...
CORRESPONDENCE. (To the Editor) [Newspaper Article] — Tocumwal Guardian and Finley Free Press — 31 July 1908
CORRESPONDENCE. (To the Editor) Sir,-I have read >with interest the three letters that Lave appeared in your journal in connection with the Gibbon's building fund. As I was one of the first to subscribe to the fund and one amongst . a few other workers who spent a good man}' Saturday afternoons working at the-building, so I think that I should ' have a little say in the matter. Your correspondent "Jus titiae" asks "Why are the people for whom the'house was built not yet in it,? " That is very easily answered as upon inquiry I find that'owing to the generosity of Mr Casey. Mr Gibbons and family have been living rent free in a nice little cottage with more conveniences as regards water, etc., than they ".would have had in the new house and of course the latter is still oir the same ground and not likely to take wings and fly because the people are not in it. Again "Jus titice" indulges in a little sarcasmat the expense of the leading men 011 the committee. Now, in all fsir.iess to ...
Tocumwal Guardian AND FINLEY FREE PRESS. (Established 1897.) FRIDAY, JULY, 31st 1908. [Newspaper Article] — Tocumwal Guardian and Finley Free Press — 31 July 1908
Tocumwal Guardian AND FINLEY FREE PRESS. f (Established 1807.) FRIDAY, JULY, 31st 1908. CORRESPONDENT. - Your letter will appear next issue, we were re luctantly compelled to hold it over. SAI.ES.-Messrs Campbell & Co in conjunction with Messrs Adam som Strettle & Co., will hold a special liorse sale at their Numur kah yards on Thursday August 6th '08 when they will have a good attendance of buyers.' MEETING.-A general meeting of delegates of the S.R.F. Associa tion will be held at the Tuppal Hotel on Monday evening next when the I,euiston boys will no doubt receive the eight guineas for their win. STIIA RISING.-We beg to draw the attention of householders to .the notice inserted in this issue by -H-a'ijSrife-. STKUt son's estate, announcing' the rise in price of meat from the 20th inst. owing to the continued scarcity of fat stock.1 BOOK-REEVING - In this issue will be found notice of a class to be formed in connection with ' the Mechanics' Institute at Tocumwal for...
Old Men and New Mothods. [Newspaper Article] — Tocumwal Guardian and Finley Free Press — 31 July 1908
Old Men and New Mothods. Aii old fisherman was rowing 1*11 Iiis 1 boat 011c day when a motor canoo ! sprung a leak by him, and immediately I sank. j To the indignation of tho canoe's ; occupants, tho old 'man paid no, hoed to them, but rowed calmly on his way. However, tho wrecked canoeists man aged to swim to him, and as they clam bered into his boat, one of them splut tered : I "Ctfofound it, why didn't you lend 1 us a handP Couldn't you seo that wo were sinking?" The fisherman stared hard'at them. "Blessed if I didn't think yo was one o' them new-fangled submarines,JJ said he, gravely.
Mark Twain as Reporter. [Newspaper Article] — Tocumwal Guardian and Finley Free Press — 31 July 1908
Mark Twain as Reporter. Mark* Twain, at a publishers' dinner in New York, talked of his reporting days in Virginia City. "We were trying a horse thief ono day," ho said, "and all of a sudden the big. burly scoundrel pulled off his boot anu threw it at the judge. It was^ a heavy boot, too. It was studded with hob nails. "I am still rather proud of the way I* wrote up that little incident, doing it neatly, and at the same time gotting back on a rival reporter whom I dis liked. I got it all in one paragraph something like this: " 'Suddenly the blackguardly thief, pulling off his boot, hurled it with all his might straight at the judge's head. This desperate act might have been at tended with most disastrous conse quences, but, fortunately, the missile only struck a reporter, so that 110 harm was done.' "
DIGESTION AND THE COOK. A MODEL MENU. [Newspaper Article] — Tocumwal Guardian and Finley Free Press — 31 July 1908
DIGESTION AND THE COOK. A MODEL MENU. "All fooJ well cooked and rightly pre pared i3 digestible by normal people, if the chef knows how to arrange his menu." - With' these- words an official of the Savoy Hotel yesterday (Gth May) Runimod up to a representative of the "Daily Mail" the question of indi/estion and long menus. "Some chefs know lit tle of the chemlcul lncompatabllity of ncMs and starches and albumens in their materials, but the experienced culi nary artist knows by instinct, almost, how to choose his dishes so that dys pepsia may be avoided. "There is one great rule to fol'ow : Each 'heavy' dish must be succeeded by a 'light' one, so that the digestive or gans may have a fair chance. When three or four heavy, thi:k sauces or coarse meats come together, you may know that the chef is not ent'rely com pe ent. Here is an example of a neatly-balanced and easily digestible, yet appetising, dinner recently served here: "Oysters or caviare to begin with. These lay no strain on t...