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General Chat. [Newspaper Article] — Canowindra Star and Woodstock Recorder — 11 April 1902
General Chat. Since the recent TiinR it now only re* quivos ahnut nnother \\ inches to make the ground moist. A footbnll clun was established on Saturday evening. Practice was indulged in. Dr. Davies, who is still in town, hula thii new departure with dignified glee. A vow Tvleasiint online was exper ienced by the Canowiiirlra cricketers on Saturday, when the miners of Belmoro. treated thflm to a beating and very ploasaut luncheon. The emotion of tho battery in connec tion with the Blue Jacket mine is now ? fairly well in hand, and will be completed in about three months. It is considered Hint th« T.ucknow mines will soon again bo in full swing:. In addressing a crowd at Lucknow. M'- Nmrraan, Sinier:utfin-l*nh, expressed the opinion that the searching of miners was not necessary. Miss Humour died at Belmove qa Thursday last, the cause being dropsey. 'Tomnva Jack' reeontlv sold out hia last, sharo in the Temnle Bar mine,' Mr. G. K. Minter being the purchaser. The largest of printing ...
Ladies' Column ORIGINAL LONDON LETTER (ALL RIGHTS RESERVED.): AN ELDERLY LADY'S COSTUME [Newspaper Article] — Canowindra Star and Woodstock Recorder — 11 April 1902
Ladies' Column ORIGINAL ' LONDON LETTER Bt MBS STRANGE BUTSOIST. (in Bights Ebsebvkd.) j AN ELDERLY LADY'S COSTUME . iiiSffHOULD in itB way be just as up ?SKSj to-date as that of her younger -g3j| sisters. It is a great pity that ss many women aB they advaneo in years become rather oarelese as to their appear ance and forget that it is just as incum beatapon them to be pleasant to look at ?»- aver it was in their youth. In point of fact, even more so, for when the 88pecial charm of juvenility is no longer theirs, they need some artificial aid to make up for the loss of it. I trnst that I may not be misunderstood by this to advocate dyeing the prey hair, nor paint ing eyes, and complexion, which so greatly caricatures those who do so. What I mean is that elderly women muBt realise that the natural changes in their per sonal appearance require accompanying changes in their attire to Buit aocli alterations', and that they will look far better if they take a little trouble to carry thes...
A ROYAL CARPENTER. [Newspaper Article] — Canowindra Star and Woodstock Recorder — 11 April 1902
A ROYAL CARPENfER. 'Ma falther's a soger/ said a little Scots lassie. 'An' ma faither, too,' said her play mate. 'Ah 1 but ma faither's a brave mon. He's been in war, an' he's got a hale gang o' medals. An' he's got the Victoria Cross. The Queen pinned it on him wi' her ain hand!' breathlessly announced lassie number one. 1 Aa' ma father's braverer !' cried the other little one. ' He's been m dozens o' wars, an' he's got gangs and gangs o' medals an' Victoria Crosses. An' he's got a bonnie wudden leg, an',' with a triumphant shriek, ' the Queen nailed it on wi' her ain hand.'
Lockwood. [Newspaper Article] — Canowindra Star and Woodstock Recorder — 11 April 1902
Lockvvaatl. (From- our Correspondent.) Notwithstanding the dry weather seve ral fiinnurs liave started to plough for ! he coming crop, and a genoral start will be made in a few days. There is every probability of a large area being; pu! down this season, the higher price pre lTrtili,.o. f.-*i- *liil T»l-/l'iTinf « .if tlld ftrtll RJ-inill* lating our producers to increased effort by promising tlieiii better returns for their kilmur should their efforts be crowned with succe.=s. The duhlruesioii. of rabbits is being vigorously oarriad out, tho pui.soa ciirl is being used Gxtoiisivi-ly in all directions, imu.ariOgt.MUor pjor Liuuuy is ii;t\in^; a very rough time of it. Whero a few weeks back thousnnds^ could bo seuu, now only odd onosi lemaia. But rabbits ai'e not the only tilings \rliich full victims to. the deadly phosphorus. Mrs. Lawrence having lost two valuable milch cows in one night by getting at a quantity mixed ?ready de»tribui.iou. She also lost a valu able ram a few days ag...
AT A POLITICAL MEETING. [Newspaper Article] — Canowindra Star and Woodstock Recorder — 11 April 1902
AT A POLITICAL MEETING. Two candidates, one of whom woa entirely bald, while the other had a luxuriant head of hair, were seeking the favour of the electors in a densely crowded Lancashire mining district. The gentleman whose head was in nocent of hair had been croBS-ijueBtioned and heel led at a meeting almost beyond human endurance, and at last, goaded pra«ticV.ly to madness, he declared that he could do all his opponent could do. A collier broko in, in broad Lancashire tones: ' Na, th' conna' 1' 1 And what can I not do ?' demanded the candidate excitedly. ' Part tbee hair i'n th' middle !' was the reply.
Disadvantages of Advertising. [Newspaper Article] — Canowindra Star and Woodstock Recorder — 11 April 1902
ESssdifsntasss cf Aaiverilshsg. An Amcrifiiin paper sarcustioalh' indi cates thess ast.illows : — Advertising is a groat both'-tr. It only brings a lot of iolks t'.i yo'.ir pi a co of business. If they want you let ilife'.n hunt you up. Then if you get youv n.iiiio in the paper you will Ik; bored with drumniers, and. people will call on you aiuL you. will uavo tu shjw ih'ini g'lod. Your stook will be ex hausted so umoJi tbiit yuii will bo obliged to buy nvive go:' Is, and tint is a groat troubio. If you. adrortUo, too, its gives your ])iace a reputation abroad ; folks will go there aud ci-ovvd, and make it too livelv. If vou don't want to do anything, keep as stiil ns you can.
NOT THE PLEDGE. [Newspaper Article] — Canowindra Star and Woodstock Recorder — 11 April 1902
NOT THE PLEDGE. A strong temperance advocate spoke at a temperance meeting in Burnley, a few years ago, and during his Speech he re ferred to the wealth of the publican. ' Look at the publican,' he said, ' he can have his dogcart to ride about in, silk hat, sold watch and albert, diamond ring, &c.' ; and then he urged all to sign the pledge, aa all the publican's posses sions were got out of drink. A short time ago the advocate was on a visit to Southport, when he was tapped on the shoulder, and asked if he was not Mr. So-an-So, the temperance lecturer. He replied in the affirmative. Then hk questioner said he wished to thank him for the advice he gave at Burnley years ago. The lecturer, thinking he had made a '' recruit, said : ' You signed the pledge then I?' He was somewhat startled to receive the reply: ? Signed the pledge, be hanged. I bought a pub, and yon see I have all these,' pointing to his gold watch and chain, and to a smart little pony and cart close by.
NOT HANDSOME. [Newspaper Article] — Canowindra Star and Woodstock Recorder — 11 April 1902
: NOT HANDSOME. Dr. Book, the celebrated Yorkshire vicar, was not a handsome man. An old acquaintance says of him : ' The boy Walter Farquhar Hook might almost have been described, as one of those on whom Nature is Baid to hava tried her 'prentice hand.' He was very fond of commenting on his owe ugliness, sad repeated with great amusement some of the 'left-handed com pliments' he had recived. A little girl was one day told to 'go and kiBS Dr. Hook.' She looked at him, hesitated, and exclaimed : ' Tell mamma to go and kiss him first 1' On one occasion the good vicar saw a little girl looking attentively in his face. ' Well, my dear,' said he, ' 1 don't think you've seen me before.' ' Oh, yes, I have.' 'Where?' ?I saw you the other day at the Zoo, climbing up a pole, and I gave yon a bun.'
BOILED OVER. [Newspaper Article] — Canowindra Star and Woodstock Recorder — 11 April 1902
BOILED OVER. There was once an American in Cabul who thought himself bo important that the Ameer had to take him down a peg. So he called him before the throne, and aaid, ' If yo» behaje well, I will increase your salary ; if sot, I'll cut off your aose.' Another tale, related by an Indian journal, concerned the time soon after he -egan to rule in 1880. He suffered ex tremely from a boil at the back of his neck, and his doctor (there was no Eng lish there then) prescribed some lotion to bring about a speedy' cure. Naturally, the pain was temporarily increased, and the Ameer was so enraged that he sent for the unlucky medico early the next morning and had him beheaded on the spot.
Decimal Coinage. [Newspaper Article] — Canowindra Star and Woodstock Recorder — 11 April 1902
OscSnial Crsinaga. The report of the salect committee ap pointed to inquire- ioto the desirableness of tho CoinmonwealUi coining gold, silver aud copper coins, and adopting a decimal system of coirvago (apjiointed 6th Juno, 10U1), was circiilahid last week. ; Thf recouiiuenciauons oi me uommmw u.i-« ; — (1 ) That the Commonwealth adopt a'dwa mal svstom of coi;i»ge mul money of ac count' (2) That thn basis of tho cur rency be gold and expressed iu tho exist ing British sovereign. (3.) That the following series of tho existing system be adopted :— The sovnrpicrn, -half-soveruign, two shilling piece, shilling, and sixpence, as:-^10 florins, 1030 cent*; 5 florins 500 c^nts ; 1 florin, 100 e«nt« ; $ florin, 50 cents ; £ florin, 25 conts. (4 ) That a new coin of the value of 2 2-5d of the existing currency he coined in some mixed metal, and made current as 10 cents (ono-tent.h . florin). (5.) That bronze coins of the value:-- '1-lOOtli. l-500th, l-25th of tlla sovereign, or WOJth, i-50th,...
RICH AND LIBERAL. [Newspaper Article] — Canowindra Star and Woodstock Recorder — 11 April 1902
RICH AND LIBERAL. The richest man in Scotland, assuming Mr Carnegie to be away, is said to be Sir Charles Tennaat, Bart., whose seventy eighth birthday occurs on November 4th. He is the owner of sonu immense chemical works in Glasgow, and by the making of Rulphuric acid, bicarbonate of soda, chlo rate of potash, and other commodities of the kind, he is supposed to derive an in come of over ,£60,000 a year. He also owns mines and land. and. having mar ried again at the age of seventy-five, his lot, to say the least, ought to be a happy one. His eldest son ie forty-two years old, while his youngest is two ! Among his other children are Lady Ribbleadale and Mrs Asquith, the wife of the cele brated statesman. Six Charles was a strong supporter of the late Mr Gladstone, and the famous portrait of the G.O.M. by Millaia, now i» the National Gallery, is a present from the baronet, The gift was announced by the President at the Royal Academy banquet of 1893, one of those present being hii pr...
Sketcher. THE UP-TO-CATE FAD. [Newspaper Article] — Canowindra Star and Woodstock Recorder — 11 April 1902
Sketcher. THE UP-TO-CATE FAD. jfTKHE nineteenth century is the age liWb of fads. The people of our day 3lt» possess the peculiarity of mind which tends to exaggerate every preference and bring into undue impor tanoe the passing whim of the hour- It seems impossible for anything to become nnnnlir wit.hnnt becoming a fad and nothing can become a fad without, sooner or later, reaohisg the stage when it is tiresome to its followers and utterly loathsome to all othors. And yet sometimes the antifaddist may he wrong. Should a man enter a restaurant and order his tea without sugar, he is at once marked aB an eccen trie, a faddist. But the man may be no such thing. Tea without sugar is a cure for headache, an invigorating and re freshing beverage, and in its effect on some people is to be infinitely preferred to the cup that contains sugar. The fad or craze may be defined as the perversion of a good thing to bad use. It is most glaringly illustrated by the readiness of people to catoh up Bo...
Cricket Notes. [Newspaper Article] — Canowindra Star and Woodstock Recorder — 11 April 1902
Cricks! Notes. On Saturday hist a team representing Oanowindra C.O., were ontyrtuined at Belmore bv a team composed of miners and the ncucle» of the fut.in-rt Belnioro O.C., the occasion bidng the ni'«t mntch played on the Btflmoro ground. This is situated on tho 131ue Jacket property and give^ promise of in the near 'future be coining, witbJJ attention, an ideal crickpt ffi-ouiid. l'v 12 noon the inumborsot' tho Ciinowindra ^eaiii \vt?re almost all in nUemlanoii, and it mas deoit!«d that a start s-lr.iuld bo made. Messrs. Myring and Cook, tin* csptaitis selected, immedi ately ?pvnesr-iSfl.! to bu-si'iess, and the Oanowiiidvn captain wiuniug tho tossdo cided to take tho wickets. AVeatiior con ditions proved rather disagreeable, a rather ftiff breeze blowing, though this does not fully account for the small scores which resulted. After the fall of three or four wickets for a comparatively few runs, an ad journnjnent was 7iiad«, on the ii-vifation of tlie Belmore captaiu to the lunche...
Humour. AWKWARD FOR PAT. [Newspaper Article] — Canowindra Star and Woodstock Recorder — 11 April 1902
Humour. AWKWARD FOR PAT. 5jJP?N Irishman once sought employ -.^gjiqP ?mMGs ment as a diver, bringing with '?vs*^ m'^- fflf him very little experience. He had never been beneath the water, but he heard of a job, and on Monday morning Pat hid his smile in a diving helmet. Hb. was supplied with a pick, and told off to work on a ledge in shallew water. He nad only been down fifteen minutes when there was a great tugging at the rope. xae wtiujiMam puuwi mm luiiu \-n» ouau and took his helmet off. 1 Take off the reot av it. Oi'll worrnk no longer o a a, job phwere Oi can't spit on me hands.' \ And off ha went.
Football. INAUGURATION OF CANOWINDRA CLUB. [Newspaper Article] — Canowindra Star and Woodstock Recorder — 11 April 1902
Football -? IxAuamiATiox or Canowindba Club. A meeting bold at tlie Miners Anns Huti'l on Saturday evening last for the purpose of inaugurating a football club passed off in a most football like manner. The amount.of enthusiasni exhibited was most protniiing, and «?' onloiiknr cmld not otherwise thnn predict a successful Cjiwiflv fnr tlin OfimiiKT *;i*MRr»Tl. ilie l'OU up eclipsed the expectation of the most sanguine lover of the scrum, and not only wns quantity in evidence but a more likely looking ' lot of /? never-fanks' would bo hard to beat. The meeting commenced at eight; Mr. A. White iu' the chair. Proposed by Mr. Bymor. seconded by Mr. Ru-? ' That Mr. J.B. Newland act as secretary ?-ro. tern.' Carried. Proposed by Mr. Rue, seconded by Mr. J. B. Newland, ' That Mtio Utt i:4liti-.ti. niu \silil'1 -- nun » ?*- wu1'11' Association.' Carried. Proposed by Mr. J. B. Newland, seconded by Sir. Crane, ' That Mr. J. Rue take the office of Treasurm-.' Carried. Proposed by iWr. ,J. B. Ne...
Dr. A J. Davies. [Newspaper Article] — Canowindra Star and Woodstock Recorder — 11 April 1902
Dr. A A. Davles. The very great benefit of having a resident doctor in CanOwiudra has during tbe last few weeks bean proved beyond doubt, and even those sceptics w)io at fivtt 'couldn't see why we worn agitating to procure a rsoccor, must now acKnow ledge that l.is presence is a boon fur which every resident in the district should bo thankful. Dr Davies since his arrival here has proved himself a most skilful medico, and has succeeded in at least four instances in bringing his patients out of very grave danger. The severe wouud iu the foot'; Mrs. James Mulligan, puerperal fever; Miss Mabel Wiggles worth j enteric; Mrs. Jarrick, pleurisy end pneumonia. As before stated the whole of these patients were iu imminent danger of their lives, and it is with, pleasure we state that thej'are all now well on the way to recovery. Dr. Davies states that a very 'groat denl of thaulcs is due to Mrs. J. H. Marshall for the unremitting attention to the patient Mrs. Jarriek. who during: her illuess w...
Gazette Notices. SPECIAL AREA. [Newspaper Article] — Canowindra Star and Woodstock Recorder — 11 April 1902
Gazetts Noticss. SPECIAL AEEA. Land district of EWbes. — Special Area No. 34122, portion No. 161, County Ashburnham, parish Waugan, area 78 acres, :prico ])er tcre £4, deposit per aero 8s, instalments per acre 43; esti situated withiu 12 miles of Eugowra and 16'milfts of Forbes, level country, subject to inundation, fronting Laciilan Hirer, black clay soil, timbered with gum forest, permanent, water supply. Within Forest Efserve No, 2,030, revoked and identical with Reserve No. 34123 from sale other than- additional conditional purchase. The above will be be available for con ditional purchase on 5th June, 1902. Caowx L&ots Foxt Oriqixai, Conditional Purchase. The Crown Lands hprfiundnr described have boen sotai-art for orgioal conditional purchase and sliall become available Ou 24th July, 1903. The price is set down at £2 ner acre. Land, district of Molong;, County of A-libiirnhain, parish of Trifure, con taining an area of 40 acres The Crown lands with the boundaries of th...
General News [Newspaper Article] — Canowindra Star and Woodstock Recorder — 11 April 1902
Genera! Hews In tlie abspnen of the P.M., Mr. E. Eyan, J.P., adjudicated at tho local court on Friday lust. Tlie sUblos burnt at Oalc Farm last wpnk wore insured to t!io amount oi £'30. TVTr J. .T Gintv. whom wo reportnd as not having reeoiwi any serious injury rocontly from a fall from his horso, _r« ceivi'd a nnsty gash in tho back Jiortion of tho hoad'. and lay on the roadside unconscious fw soveral hours. Tho Woorbtook reprnsuntfitivo of this journal will h-i plotispd to rewivn any iiiform-iti'iu from any constituents iutliat portion of the globe. Tlioso vnquiriiitr j'tbliim? work onn not do bettor than try tho office of the C.vxo \vi.\'UT!A Stau and AArooi)srocic Ebcokiiei?-. Ptirf;ial siispeni-J-jn of J«.bor conditions^ has been gi-antotl to the Ciinobolas G-M.' . - Syndicate,' for si I: months, nine nieu and two horses to be employed. Tlie cricket mai cli Wtweeu Broak 'o Day and AVellingcon (N.Z.I to detm-mino the 'championship of tlnj South for tho season brought to a closo ...