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CHEMICAL LOVE SCENES. CHLOROFORM SIGHS. [Newspaper Article] — Canowindra Star and Eugowra News — 15 April 1910
CHEMICAL LOVE SCENES. CHLOROFORM SIGHS. If,'as the cynics tell us, to are losing our capacity Cor emotion, the modern druggist can 'give us back all the out ward signs of love, grief, anxiety, des pair and exaltation, neatly compressed into tablets and capsules, at so much per dozen. This was made abundantly clear at •the Medical Exhibition, which opened at the Horticultural Kail on 1st October. Information . gleaned from the mass of scientific "drug-data" in "The Extra - Pharmacopoeia,"- a . new work exhibited oil the.stall of Messrs'W. Martindale, the publishers, make it clear that a love scene of the following nature is quite possible in the near futuce:— The blase w-ooer, fearing lest he should betray his boredom and lack of emotion in the course of his avowal, provides himself with portable chemical prepara tions which will £Tve him a Romeo-like gamut of emotion. On the doorstep of his ladylove's house' he drinks a concentrated solution of glucose, and all appetite leaves him o...
LORD BUTE'S BOMBSHELL. THE CARDIFF DOCKS. [Newspaper Article] — Canowindra Star and Eugowra News — 15 April 1910
LORD BUTE'S BOMBSHEXL. THE CARDIFF DOCKS. ■Tim Lord Mayor of Cardiff announced • last -uljilit (27th September) at a special. meeting of the city council that the ''Marquis.of Bute had decided to sell his - immense interests in the Cardiff Rail way Company and docks. The news was received by the members 'with amazement. Lord Bute's decision is one of the highest importance to Cardiff., Groat commercial concerns will, no doubt, be eager to bid for the colossal share in the undertaking which Lord Bute is soon to relinquish, but his lordship, re sponding to an appeal from those who have the welfare of the town at heart, lias consented that Cardiff shall have the first offer to purchase. Many considerations have weighed with Lord. Bute in coming to this con clusion. He feels that the responsi bility of such a vast and important un dertaking ought to be borne on the shoulders of more than one man. The authorised capital of the Cardiff Hail wa.v Company is about L7,000.000, of which nearl...
TRAIN SICKNESS. RAPIDLY GROWING. [Newspaper Article] — Canowindra Star and Eugowra News — 15 April 1910
' TRAIN SICKNESS. RAPIDLY GROWING. Train-sickness is becoming more pre valent. Whereas ten years ago only one traveller out of 100 ever became train sick, now five times ns many succumb. The cause among women is an increased tendency to eat hastily at stations, reading small type while the train is in motion, and with tired eyes gazing at the passing 'landscape. Too much smok ing is the cause among men. A long-dis tance train scarcely ever leaves London without causing sickness to someone be fore it stops. This fact has induced one company to placo a woman medical attendant on its fastest train, and the plan may be ex tended. The woman travels on the Great Western Express from London to Pen zance. Her duties arc exclusively to take care of the sick. Occupying a com partment in one end of the train, she must be ready throughout the 300-mile journey to administer to any passen ger. She must be quick in emergencies, and as resourceful as a Red Cross nurse. ' - Most of her remedies are ...
The Viennese Optician [Newspaper Article] — Canowindra Star and Eugowra News — 15 April 1910
The Viennese Optician MR.'S. A. BASSEIl'S many local patrons will be jflarl to learn that this wdll-kmiwn Viennese and London Ophthalmic Optician and Spectacle MaUor, of Cl>al!is 3[onse, No. 10, third flour, Martin Placo, Sydney, will pay Catiowindra his usual periodical visit on Thursday and Friday. Hay 5th and fiili, 1!) 10, and may ho consulted afc Boyd's Vic toria Hotel. During a trip round the world Mr. Bnwer visited the renowned optical colle frnsof London, New York, Vienna, Berlin and -Dresden, from leach of which ho holds credentials, and is also a qualified master of the British Optical Association. AH defects, of the sight corrected, and glasses specially adapted for ocular headaches. Yonr sight tested with the latest invented instrument; Consultation freo of charge. Mr. Bassor may be consulted in pel son, so ns to guaran tee the best result. No travelling agents employed. Sole agent for tho " fio Kasy" rimles# glasses.—- 0.
Advertising [Newspaper Article] — Canowindra Star and Eugowra News — 15 April 1910
Church Services. 1 CHURCH OF ENGLAND. First.'.Sunday in tlio month—Grouln (jong I I n.in.Nyrniifj; Orofil: .3.SO p.m. ; Guiiuwiiidra 7.30 |j.m. Sooond Sniidny iii month — Onno ivindru 10.30 n in. (Holy Communion) ; Woodstock 3,30 (i.iji- and 7.30 p.in. . Tliiid Sunday in tlio month—Woiid pl.ncl' 11 ii.iii. (Uoly Coimnunion) ; YV/iili". '2Ao pi in.;. •• Cttl«o«p»ndni,;. p.m. ..Fourth- • Sundny -in llio ■ month— L ickwoud 3 p m ; Oanowindrii 7.30 p.m. Fifth ' Snmlny in Ilio inontli—Cnno windni I I it.in., Ijituny 'itnl Sermon ; Walli 3.30 p.m. ; Woodstock - 7.30 p.m. Ihsv. E F MAECri ANT. »wumujmiaLWjJXU^u.j. Kcurasthema ami Oilier $erv.e Ailments. A NATUItAJj BUT POTENT UKMEDY. Neurasthenia is one cf tho most com mon of nerve disorders. It has the rao'H cer.ain : yet puinf jl.. symp om ', ,'wh cli pave tho way for both m.-n-tat and or ganic disease. It Is a disease of the nervous system whi'ih, ;rqn.i\ s carcfe), -correct treatment and .r'.st.' To have vigorous ht-iilJi is, n-i S'aak...
SUNDAY LABOR IN FRANCE. [Newspaper Article] — Canowindra Star and Eugowra News — 15 April 1910
SUNDAY LABOR IN FRANCE. The question of "hebdomadary repose" is (writes the "Westminster") not now being agitated for the first time in Prance. It was brought up in the time of Na>poleon I., when Portalls, Minister of Public. Worship, proposed the 'com pulsory Sunday closing of shops. The Emperor replied from Ostend, in a de spatch .dated February 5th, 1807:—"It is contrary (he wrote) to Divine right to prevent men who have needs on Sun days as well as on other days, from working on Sundays as well as on other days to earn their bread. The Govern ment would only be justified in impos-, ing such a law if it distributed bread gratuitously on Sundays to those who have none. Moreover, the fault of the French people is not a desire to work too hard. The police and the Gevernment are not, therefore, called upon to inter fere.
A Novel Exhibit. [Newspaper Article] — Canowindra Star and Eugowra News — 15 April 1910
A Novel Exhibit. The German Government railroad oxhiW* dt th-> St. Ijotiis Fair sbofrs the bionk nymam ami switch signals now in use in Gcnimrr'. More than 1500 feet of track, in llvo c-j struction of which both iron &lt;oid vvidan : it • were used, have boon 'aid. There nr&lt;t . Jion house, two switch towers, mid &lt;o. mediate Mock signal po>t. One of i;t trt'.vni-sis fitted with 'meohunical *i&lt;?ctricfil signal iipparatu!;. iem tj.nkes it impossible I'o; into-Ml open switch, or for down Another between «tiv: urik BVBtem prevents cc.lil:. oi eieetricul ai>parwus nil : one opening xlesiriul making iui error vn ti:" muri impossible. As lijj '.ruin p.vsses, the s«i rail conlaet, m.-tki" M intervals of nboucj intermediate blockj BiJ '«nd swilcti the J 3)10 truin cnnno]f train ahcml i prevcr,&lt;i_/ : mother. A J
THE STEAM TURBINE. [Newspaper Article] — Canowindra Star and Eugowra News — 15 April 1910
i THE STEAM TURBINE. : In the six months the use of.the steam turbine (writes "Popular Science Sitt ings") has increased- from 65,000 horse power to more than 2,000,000 horse power on land, and from 25,000 horse power to SOO.OOO horse-power at sea. On land the chief applications of the turbine were in large electrical generating sta tions. The chief items of saving result ing from the use of turbines as com pared with reciprocating engines,;were reductions of 25 to 40 per 'cent, in the total capital cost of steam, from 10 to 30 per cent, in the cost of fuel, from % to % In the consumption of oil, and from 25 to 30 per cent, in tiie engine-room staff. .
P.A. and H. Association [Newspaper Article] — Canowindra Star and Eugowra News — 15 April 1910
P.A. and H. Association Tlio adjonrned annual meeting the above was held in the local It it 1 ® on Saturday afternoon but. LVsent : — Messvs W. II. Traves (I'residenO, ri\ J. Finn, If. T. Angivin. J. Oeok.N. Lavoi combe, E. Speare, Joseph Junes, A. W. Matthews, E. M. Finn, Goo. . Marshall, B.. J. Thompson, W. Coblcy, W. J. Fleming, M. J. Thompson, J. McCarron, R. M. Brown, Stun. Parker, Chns. Whitmeo, W. Bassott, V. lilatchford, Olius. Archer, Jno, Boyd, Clins. lino, Jus. .Ruo, John Finn, C. McDonngh, J. Korr, S. Loniioy, P. Murray, Dr.Onhill, Geo. Newman, T. "'Murray and John Jones. It was stated by. Mr J. Finn that the debit balance amounted to £117 4h. • ■■■■■"■ The fust business dealt with was to appoint a secretary. Four applica lions woro received, viz., Moshi'h John Finn, — Macrae, J. Foley, and G. Nowmnn. A ballot was taken, result ;iug in Mr Nowman being appointed. Snow Dates. It was decided on tho motion of. Mr Jos Jones, seconded bv Mr Lnver- , combe, todiold the next. Du...
THE BENGAL TROUBLE. [Newspaper Article] — Canowindra Star and Eugowra News — 15 April 1910
THE BENGAL TROUBLE. The London "Daily Mail" thus briefly sums up in the course of a leader the position just now in Bengal:—"The Ben galis, who talk the most and have taken the lead in resistance to the British Raj, are indifferent soldiers. . ■ straint which B;:itftilV"f5riposeS Removed, they ^•snild'biS'crushed by the more war like races of Central and Northern India, The Sikhs and Mahommedans would never be ruled by a people for whom they entertain the most sovereign con tempt, and ana-rchy would be the im mediate result oc the withdrawal of the British flag; or the concession of such revolutionary changes as the Babus de mand." .
LONGHEADS AND SHORTHEADS. [Newspaper Article] — Canowindra Star and Eugowra News — 15 April 1910
LONGHEADS AND SHORTHEADS. An interesting paper was read the other day before a medical assembly at Stuttgart by Professor 'Walcher, whose object was to demonstrate that the racial characteristics of braehycepha.lic ^nd dolychocephalic (i.e.,. so-caJled long and shorty, heads, are mainly the result of the peculiar treatment babies receive during infancy. Taking as an example the southern' German ' type, in which "short,", or "medium," skulls predomin ate, Professor Walcher gave it as the re sult of his researches that they owe the: distinct formiation o£ their heads to the fact that a baby in southern Germany is generally strapped on to a feather pil low, causing it instinctively to lie on the back of its head, in order to be able to breathe more, freely. When an infant lies on a harder surface, suoh as a. horsehair pillow, as is the. practice of the northerners, the child turns its head habitually on one or tho other side, which produces a "long" head. Professor "Walcher claims to h...
THE VISION OF INSECTS. [Newspaper Article] — Canowindra Star and Eugowra News — 15 April 1910
. THE VISION OP INSECTS. , It' is known that, insccts are ordinar ily unable to fly through a net, .'the meshes of whicH are two or three times the size of their bodies. A bird would dart through such' an aperture without hesitation. Several explanations have been ottered for the conduct o£ insects in this respect. - - •' ;. : , ' ■ An official of the Smithsonian Insti tution—says the "Baltimore American" :—has recently made experiments from which he concludes that the peculiar facetted structure of the eyes-of insects; is, the cause of their difficulty in getting through nets: To an insect, he thinks, a net looks like a continuous partially opaque surface, the separate lines being-1 unnoticed, and accordingly, on ap proaching a- net, • the inscct alights before discovering that it might have i continued its flight and, passed safely through;
PUSHED OFF A MOUNTAIN. [Newspaper Article] — Canowindra Star and Eugowra News — 15 April 1910
PUSHED OFF A MOUNTAIN. A providential escape from what ap peared to be certain death was the thrilling experience of a Swiss lady, when watching the sunrise from the Sentis, a mountain peak some 8000ft. above sea level. The morning was exceptionally fine, and every alpine club and tourist agency in Switzerland seemed to have furnished a contingent to view the matchless beauty of the Aip penzell mountains at early dawn. Some S00 people were squeezed together on the small 'summit plateau, and when new arrivals were impatiently elbowing their way to the front, the lady, who had' selected a favorable position close to the edge of a precipice with an almost sheer drop of 1000ft., lost her balance and fell down the steep declivity, to the horror of the onlookers. Her fall was fortunately broken by a projecting piece of turf-covered rock, and when some members of the Zurich Alpine Club, a£ ter/a somewhat perilous descent, ca*ne to her aid, it was found that she had suffered no injury excep...
IMMORTALISED ON A PENNY. [Newspaper Article] — Canowindra Star and Eugowra News — 15 April 1910
IMMORTALISEDON A PENNY. In an article on Samuel Cooper in the September "Burlington Magazine," Sir Richard Holmes describes o> series of five large miniatures, which are among those reproduced as illustrations to the article. They represent the Queen, Cathe rine of Braganza, James Duke o£ Mon mouth, Barbara Palmer Duchess of Cleveland, the Duchess of Richmond, and George Monk Duke-of Albemarle. The i miniature of Frances Stewart, after wards Duchess of Richmond, excited tho admiration of Pepye. She was the most beautiful woman of her time, and her figure has-been immortalised as "Brit annia" on the copper coinage of the realm for more than two centuries.
BLUE COAT BOYS. AT THE MANSION HOUSE. [Newspaper Article] — Canowindra Star and Eugowra News — 15 April 1910
BLUE COAT BOYS. I AT THE MANSION HOUSE. On 21st September (St. Matthew's Day) the scholars of Christ's Hospital revisited the city to attend Divine ser vice- at Christ Church, in Newgate street, and afterwards- to reecive at the Mansion House, from the hands of the Lord Mayor (himself an old "Blue") the customary gifts in coin and kind. The boys, nearly 800 strong, came up from Horsham by special train. At Christ Church the sermon was preached by a former scholar, the Rev. H. de Vere Welchman, M.A., Head Mas-: ter of the Cathedral School, Exeter. The Lord Mayor, aldermen, sheriffs, arid governors of the Royal Hospitals attended in full civic state. At the sub sequent assembly at the Mansion House: 18 Grecians received a guinea cach, 13 probationers half a guinea, 42 monitors half-a crown, 602 boys a shilling, and 102 little boys in the preparatory school sixpence each — all in new coin, fresh from the Mint. The boys were then entertained at tea, and, before leaving, each boy was giv...
BRITISH MOLTKE WANTED. ESSENTIAL TO GENERAL STAFF SCHEME. [Newspaper Article] — Canowindra Star and Eugowra News — 15 April 1910
BRITISH MOLTKE WANTED. ESSENTIAL TO GENERAL, STAFF SCHEME. . The one topic of .discussion in Army circles yesterday (13th September) was Mr llaldane's' General Staff scheme, the: details, of . which were published yesterday, but the. preva lent opinion, was that it is very little of an innovation. We (" Daily Mail") have received the following from Colonel Sturiny Cave • The constitution, of a General Staff for the Army will make for efficiency on one condition, and unless that condition be fulfilled it will make no difference whatever. • The departments, or,- as they, are termed in Fall Mall, the branches, that are set fortlv.in the new Army Order published on Wednesday havo already been in existence for more than1 two years, and called tiy tho .very, same names : (a) Military: opera tions, (b) staff duties, (c) military training. The thii» rriaijoy-generals in ' (ho schedule. attached to the Army Order have long been presiding' over their branches under ■ the title of direc , tors...
A TERRIBLE MISTAKE. [Newspaper Article] — Canowindra Star and Eugowra News — 15 April 1910
A TERRIBLE MISTAKE.' A sensational crime, reminding one :of some gory "penny dreadful," has been committed, at Munich. A girl named Therese Niedermair had amorous rela tions with a man named George Dunz, but the lady proved fickle, and arranged •to meet" surreptitiously another candi date for her favors. The tryst, how ever, was observed by one Max Gun;ll fingey, a bosom friend of Dunz's. who was not slow in informing the jilted lover of what he Had seen. The latter,' furious -with jealousy, rushed off with the informant to the girl's house the same night, and . demanded - admission, threatening 'to break open the door. The panic-stricken girl, seeing: that the door must soon .yield to the infuriated man's pressure, opened, but had the presence of mint! to extinguish, the light first, then slipped • behind " the door and darted through, while the maddened lover, who was armed wi'th a long knife, rushed into the; darkened room., Striking blindly abo\it him, he plunged bis weapon into...
The Canals of Mars. [Newspaper Article] — Canowindra Star and Eugowra News — 15 April 1910
f*. The Canals of Mars. " ;;.ThcacoDmpnnyiiigdingram8willl)0 mainly bitermting to astronomers and to students of tli« spheres generally. They are the out come of reaetvrchoa by Mr, Maunder, who asserts that the idea that the eanalB of Mars are Land-made is erroneous. He contends that ho has proved that tbey are mere Illusions, and he describes how he arrived »t this conclusion per media of the boys of the Royal Ho.fpital School, Greenwich : . The boys were placed at desks at different ^istanoes from the end of a room ; and when «11 were seated in their places, from which they ware not allowed to stir, at diagram, reproduced from •some published drawing of 'Mnrs, was hang up for them to oopy. The \«JiiiRr&lt;wn was placed immediately below a skylight, from which it received a very ■aven illumination without any glare or *ide shadow. » ', » They-did not in the ■least know'what they were drawing, or why $liey veto "drawing it. When the drawings ■were finished some ^ery 'curious...
NEW YORK CONSTABLE. HOW HE IS PROTECTED. [Newspaper Article] — Canowindra Star and Eugowra News — 15 April 1910
J YORK CONSTABLE. I ?feow HE IS PROTECTED. ''Kn American Visitor" to London writes in the "Express"':— j Tho frequency of-eerious assaults on ( tho police by hooligans which has re cently attracted the attention o£ the mi j ffistrates furnishes th^ text for a con sideration of whether London and, in fact, the whole English polite system, is sot seriously at fault. At present the fact seems to be that the policeman is fair game for any mur derous ruffian who chooses to attack him. Hardly a day passes that cases do not come before the magistrates in which policemen have been disabled, and the punishment is, as a rule, so inadequate ; that the deterrent effect is practically ' nil. j In no other country in the world could such a state of affairs continue. The [ Continental policeman would cut down the hooligan with his sword. The Ameri can policeman would not hesitate to strike him senseless with his club, or, If the club failed, to use his revolver, and he would be commended by the ma...
Women Workers and their Scope. [Newspaper Article] — Canowindra Star and Eugowra News — 15 April 1910
''Women Workers and their Scope. Women -are acknowledged experts in Siuvsing, in teaching and in n few other 'things. Why not in all tiling*? An Ameri can paper aelts the question and supplies •evidencs that the women uf it« csuntry are i£nviim»n every department of art, snienco *ncl literature with the same sue "tie as *!V(iMUn 'Shine as Trackers, Nouses Actresses, why not as ■trade ofifiupatioiiB. Similarly that they lire | ••lifusling tlia " •itronuouB " oc lupntion with j "lie snm&-&uocese1 showing (hut a woman ie "TSl-Jmble >of evurything that'll ^trmn is, with | 'due allowance '(or the difference iirstrc.n^jpW 'Tho lrist census bears on this to some -pur pose us it emphasises the (act that wom.eii oc cupy the following positions in the XJnited | . 'Stales.:— *; ,| ■Stock raisers and drovers •••. >. "1SH7 IfjULiibeiT.'omen ^Wood-choppers Civil engineer, and surveyers Xjongshorewomen .. Stevedo^s ... .. 2M. Wutehwomen, policewomen •... .. 879 &lt; \...