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Boxing. [Newspaper Article] — Cowra Free Press — 1 March 1911
Boxing. On Saturday night Tom Cole, of Orange, and Joe Campbell, of Watta mandars, met at the Centennial Hall, when the latter, alter receiving a good deal o£ punishment, 'skied the towel in the sixteenth round. Mace Maker, as referee, had very little to do, both men being good clean boxers. * * Prior to the above contest Cole ac cepted a challenge issued by Walter Campbell to box him in a fortnight's time. The Rev. Gordon Tidy, who acted as locum tenens at the Anglican Cathed ral, Bathurst, during Dean Marriott's visit to England, was received into the Catholic Church on Friday night by the Rev. Father O'Reilly, O.M. Mr. A. S. Cohen, late Bathurst dist rict manager for Messrs. Beaio and Co-, of piano fame, has, we are pleased to note, been promoted to the position of South Coast superintendent. There are two reasons why some people don't mind their own business ; one is, they haven't any business ; the other is, they haven't any mind. 'l'he striko at Carcoar and Lithgow was settled...
Swimming Class for Schoolboys. [Newspaper Article] — Cowra Free Press — 1 March 1911
Swimming Class for Schoolboys. I Rev. . Cams Caton, hoii. see. to the Parent's anil Citizen's Association, hns formed a swimming class at the Public | School, and instruction will also bo given as to how to resusitate the apparently drowned. The instructor will be Mr. P. F. Mackellar, of the school staff, who holds certificates from the Life Saving Society. The first demonstration will be given to a squad of twelve, boys at the river on Thursday next by Mr. ; Mackellar, assisted by the Itev. Cams Caton. The boys are requestei to bring towels.
Advertising [Newspaper Article] — Cowra Free Press — 1 March 1911
To'-.bo shouting "low price" and "Bargain .Snaps" ovory day is 0110 o£ tlio poorest grades of merchandising. You don't oxpccfc them to bo true avid r certainly there's a big clouhfc always lingering in the back of your brain that because ' ,. the price has suffered, tho quality has too. And more often than uot, you are RIGHT. HYAMS' have no bargain-bait to offer- you. excopt those absolutely " proveable " oms that come our way once iu a while or at Sale time. But what we offer you what YOU do really w.infc is consistently good valuo . value that is."WORTH WHILE" coming for-. value that you know means the .. bedrock price and honest quality in whatever you wish to wear or use. WE .IS LOCAL STOREKEEPERS OFFER THIS TO "iOU AS LOCAL RESIDENTS AND WYJ FEAR NO INTERFERENCE FROM SYDNEY MAIL ORDER HOUSES OR PRICE CUTTERS, BECAUSE WHEN" IT COMES TO CUTTING WE ARE GOOD AT THAT TOO. Come and Save Money on our " Worth While " Values. M. G. Where the Prices are always Lowest. COWRA & WAT...
ULSTER'S BLOOD UP. [Newspaper Article] — Cowra Free Press — 4 March 1911
ULSTER'S BLOOD UP. "An Ulster Man Who Will Fight" writes to the "Pall Mall Gazette" as fol lows :-"Ulster would certainly resist by force of arms, not passively, but actively, any attempt of a criminal House of Com mons to place the Government of Ireland in the hands of the disloyal faction. God grant that the occasion may never arise, but if, unhappily, it should, there'will flock at once to tho aid of Ulster thou sands of non-resident Irishmen in whom still lives the same spirit that animated their heroic defenders of Londonderry in 1689. Not an officer or man of tlio British army would consent to fire upon the loyalists, and as for*tlie chiefly half hearted mobs collected by the terrorists, they would speedily be scattered like so much chaff within six --weeks after the opening of hostilities. Tho Loyalist forces would hold all Ireland in trust for the -King, and many knaves -would have suffered on the gallows. As your military correspondent wrote 011 January lOtli, 'Thus would H...
RIGHT WAY OF READING. [Newspaper Article] — Cowra Free Press — 4 March 1911
RIGHT WAY OF BEADING. I remember no remark which was of more personal service to me than a few words used by the present Secretary of State for India, which I read years ago in .-his "Life of Richard Cobden." Speaking of that distinguished mail, Mr. Morley said that " When he read a book he read it as ail reading should bo done, with a view to life and practice, and not in the way of refined self-indul gence." Tliueydides had very much the same idea when dedicating his "History of the Peloponnesian "War"-"To those who de sire to have a true view of what has hap pened, and of tile like of similar things which in accordance with human naturo will probably hereafter happen." What I think Tliueydides and Mr. Morley both meant was, that to read in what may be called tlie ordinary way, ev en with a desire to accumulate some knowledge of facts, is of 110 practical use, unless it is coupled witli an effort to ap ply what we read to tho living facts around us. In this connection it is intere...
QUEER FISH AND ITS WATER GUN. [Newspaper Article] — Cowra Free Press — 4 March 1911
QUEER FISH AND ITS WATER GUN. Attention 1ms been before now attract ed to a queer specios of fish called tho archer, which captures its prey by tho uso of wh'at might- be called a, water guti. It shoots bullets of water with doadly aim at insects on adjacent plants, and, having thus knocked them down, prompt ly" gobbles them up, If tho first .shot is not effective it discharges bullet after bul let. It is able to shoot with accuracy from a distance of a foot or perhaps twenty inches-sometimes oven twico that far. The insect, if not knocked off tho leaf instantly, is quickly drenched by a shower of such shots, and falls into tho water. A well known-Russian scientist, Dr. Zolotnitsky, has been making experi ments witii these little fishes, which are only five or sis inches long, in an aquari um. Hp observes that, instead of the ex pressionless stare which is characteristic of fishes generally, the archer's eyes sparkle with intelligence. Although chiefly day-feeders, the archers are a...
OUR SHORT STORY LIFE IN A HUMPY. A Sensational Night. [Newspaper Article] — Cowra Free Press — 4 March 1911
OUR SHORT STORY LIFE IN A HUMPY. A Sensational Night, .. . (By VAL JAMESOlf.)' 7' ; The people of Nuggetvitfe .were re turning from church. Those impressed by tlie sermon discussed its application to their daily lives and renewed mental, resolutions toward spiritual improve ment. Others who, in vanity and self righteousness, had allowed the minis ter's words to slip over a greased sur face like ducks in a shower of rain, chattered amicably on mundane affairs. But all were, in scattered groups, proceeding to their homes on the resid ence areas, lighted on their way by a three-quarter moon, whose serene in fluence aided the sermon's chastening effect on the pious, and increased, the complacency of the self-righteous. The bough-shelter on the recreation reserve that served, as grandstand on sports days became the point of diver gence for one large group. Breaking, into knots of twos and threos, they straggled "in various directions to their scattered humpies. A man, a woman and a boy w...
The Cowra Free Press USE SOFT WORDS AND HARD ARGUMENTS. SATURDAY, MARCH, 4, 1911. Local and General. For Men Only. [Newspaper Article] — Cowra Free Press — 4 March 1911
USB 80FT WORDS AND HARD ARGUMENTS. SATURDAY, MARCH. Ih 1911. Local and General. ? For Men Only. To-day we have flying machines. It makes us wonder what next is possible. To-day there are thousands of men who do not know the perfection reached by scientific cutting in tailoring. It is such that ninety men out of a hundred can be perfectly fitted with ready-to wear clothes, if cut by the right cutter. The others we can make garments for. We have the coats with shaped backs, long waist, aud all tho latest details of fashion. The trousers with a taper and stylo of exclusiveness. The suits from 38s and trousers from 10s 9d shows the bonefit you get from any cash trading policy. Seeing is believing, call and see a coat tried on at G. Bollinger & Go's., Casii Traders in Men's Wear ONLY (next door to Croploy'd Boot Store) Cowra.*
THE SCARECROW. [Newspaper Article] — Cowra Free Press — 4 March 1911
THE SCARECROW. Farmer Brown had engaged a new boy for odd jobs about his land. Mike proved willing, ingenious, and found a method of his own for every sort of work that turned up. One morning, coming in for breakfast from his early morning round, Mr. , Brown exhibited considerable temper over the deprodac tions of a flock of crows of more than usual voracity. . "Mike, my boy, ye'll havo to spend this, day playing scarecrow on the Three Acres." "All right, yer honor; scarecrow did ye; sny ?" .. . . ; A- few hours later, Mr. Brown was again in the Three Acres. There was no sign of Alike, but in the middle of the field, a. bulky, ragged scarecrow stood stiffly against an upright post. " . lio,"'thought the farmer, "so this is Master Mike's dodge, is it? I'll bet. he's down at the stream in the next field." ' He put his hands to his mouth, and hollowed "Mike!" To his utter surprise the rags of the scarecrow fluttered, and : Mike's anxious face appeared from under an old hat. The farmer ...
LAUGH AND GROW YOUNG. [Newspaper Article] — Cowra Free Press — 4 March 1911
LAUGH AND GROW YOUNG. If we laughed more we should all bo happier and healthier. True, w© arc busy and very practical pooplo, and1 most of us probably find more in this life to bring the frown than the smile; but, neverthe less;, it'is a pity that" we do not* laugh .?more; that \ye do not bring outselves to the laugh, if need bo. For we all agree tluit u goodlaugh is the best medicine in ?the world. Physicians have said that no .other feeling works 60 much good to the ?entire Iranian body as that of merriment. As i digestive, it is unexcelled: as a melius of expanding tho lungs, there is nothing better. It keeps the heart and face .voiiiijg. It is the best of all tonics to. the spirits. It- is, .too, the most en joyable of all sensations. A good laugh makes us better friends with ourselves and: everybody around- us, and puts us in tovcloser touch with -what is best and. brightest in our lot in life. It is to bo ?regretted, then, that such a potent agency for our persona! good is not...
The Famous "Alfa-Lival." [Newspaper Article] — Cowra Free Press — 4 March 1911
The Famous " Alfa-Lival Tho " Alfa-Laval " cream s?parator is j a lioii8ohold word in tho dairying com- j ratuiity and has been for tho last quarter of a contury. There has probably never j boon a pieco of machinery invented which has boon rocoivdd with such gen oral popularity as tho "Alfa-Lival" era am separator and its popularity every- 1 where increases as tho years go by and proves tho truth of the common saying that " old frionds are the best friends." Other makes of cream separators have been intraducod on our market in shoals during the last '15 yoars but most of these machinos only lnotod for a soason or two and in most instances oven th> ir namo9 nro now forgotten, bnt tho " Alfa-Lavnl " gains strength and popn larilh ns tho yoars go by. Consideration of cost is nover allowed to entor into tho manufacture of the " Alfa-Livat " cream separators. Tho company in Stvodon omploy all tho highest skilled oxperts it is possible to obtain, it being tho settlod business policy of...
STRANGE RECOVERY OF A WILL. [Newspaper Article] — Cowra Free Press — 4 March 1911
STRANGE RECOVERY OF A WILL. In the subterranean vaults of Somer set HOIISO millions of original documents, their dates running back 'for centuries, ar0 carefully stored away: and iimongst them are many wills witn curious his tories,. There is one, for instance, that was hid den away in the leg; of an okl-fasliioned four-post bedstead b,y a nobleman of ec centric and suspicious tcmporament. Both leg and will arc preserved at Sonior sot Hoijse. As his Lordship lay in bed, it was no doubt his delight to withdraw tho will from its strange- hiding-place-for ho could'easily do so-and either dwell with satisfaction on its contents, or else make any alterations that might occur to him. After his death tho bed was consigned to a lumber-room, and it was by tho merest accident, thrco years later, that the precious document was discovered. Of course, then it bad to lie proved, so a. compli'to model of the bedstead was motto 011 the scale of an inch to the foot, and produced, in order to demonst...
A Bad Taste in the Mouth [Newspaper Article] — Cowra Free Press — 4 March 1911
A Bad Taste in the Mouth It is anything but pleasant to awako I with iv bad taste ia the month.. This al ways arises from a disordered stomack, ' and may be corrected hy taking a doso r.f I Chamberlain's Stomach and Liver Tablets immediately after supper. Tuey cleanse i and invigorate tho stomiieh, improve the | digestion and give one a relish for his food They are e&lt;wy t'> t ike and pleasaat in elfeet.
A QUAINT OLD CEMETERY. A Hawkesbury Landmark. [Newspaper Article] — Cowra Free Press — 4 March 1911
I A QUAINT OLD CEMETERY, A Hawkesboxy Landmark. . On the Hawkesbury River, a few miles above th© modern, towpship^of. Brooklyn, where the' confluence Joj^Berowra ana - Marra Marra Creeks i tie parent river forms .a broad e&'pan'se' of placid water surrounded by towering hills,: is situated the email island ^iiicli derives its names (Bar Island)"from, the 'sub merged stone'bar which Teaohea from its northern extremity to;itS^Jjmainland.op- . posite. The island itself, with'its steep, rocky sides risingabruptiy from the broad bosom of the rivor, is crowned with a wealth of native; foliage, and on the eastern slope is situated the little "God's acre," dotted with the tomb stones which mark the places of rest of many of the early residents of the lower Hawkesbury. Truly, a beautiful spot, suggestive of peace and tranquility. Henry Kendall (the Australian poet, who. spoilt many years in the district), in a few lines sent to a sorrowing mother whose babe was buried here, says: '.'...
A Reminder. [Newspaper Article] — Cowra Free Press — 4 March 1911
A Reminder. Messrs. Angii3 and Goolo, of 492 Geirgc-sfc, Sydnoy, tho -well-known and leading Sight Specialist's "repre sentative may bo eousnltod on all Byo defects, headaches, etc., '.on-: Fri day, 17fell March, at tlio Imperial Hotel, Cowra from S a.m. to 6 p.m. Sijhb testing froe. All work guanm feo.l one year.
Men's Hat Store. [Newspaper Article] — Cowra Free Press — 4 March 1911
Men's Hat Store. There is a talking window of Mon'a.j Hats next dcor to (J&lt;op'cj's Hoot Sioie, Cowra Tho prices markud on . thrf hi'.s' tpesk of Iho value j,'ivoa bv eftsh tndinp; na ! adopted by G. BOLLINGER.'& Co. If you hare nod b9iioGtted by cash trading, why n -t start now *
CHAPTER III.—SANTA CLAUS, OF CANADA. [Newspaper Article] — Cowra Free Press — 4 March 1911
CHAPTER III.-SANTA CLAUS, OF CANADA. There was a slight frost in the night, and Boxing Day. broke cold and bright. It was a morning for cheerful spirits, but it was impossible, she felt, to play another game of pretending. She could roast potatoes and take-the children for a walk; but it would be a. long, long day, and for the dear ones' sake she must keep a: smiling face. They -went for a walk in the morning sunshine/ and 'had sat down to their dinner of roasted potatoes, when there came a ring at the belli A tail, dark bearded, man, in. a fur coat, stood at the door. "Why, Stella!" he'said, and then flung his arms round her and kissed her. She stared at him for a moment, or two, and then cried agitatedly: "George! I did not know you with, a beard," and then she laughed at the in-1 unity of her remark. j "I'm ashamed to come in, my dear," he said. "If you've cursed me you have not,cursed me as mucTi 'as 'I have done myself the last thirty hours. I acted for the best, Stella, but 't...
Advertising [Newspaper Article] — Cowra Free Press — 4 March 1911
We are talking about Ayer's Hair Vigor. Just note that word "Ayer's." You are perfectly safe with it. No harm to you or to your hair. Makes the hair grow ? It certainly does. Stops | falling hair, too. .Remember, it's "Ayer's " we are talking about. Ask your doctor about your hair and about Ayer's Hair Vigor. Get his approval. Your own doctor and "Ayer's" make a strong combination. It means j faith, confidence, satisfaction. fipfs Hair Vigor DGES NOT COLOR THE HAIR Prcr-arcl Ly Dr. J. C. Ayer &. Co,, Lowell! Matt.i U.S. A» G. B. SANDERSON, ARCHITECT, Late of BatUr & Bradshaw, Architects Melbourne. COWRA. May ba consulted at the (gENTENNiaii yaiiu £. W. "Warren, -4^ ^Architect Cowira. de S. B. Douglas MaGdonald, Hon. Ophthalmic Surgeon to Orango District Hospital., ;: MAY ba .1 ai Or.v.ij i ol- B.ithurst Orange-'First and Third Monday to 1 Saturday of ovet-y month, j Bathurst-Second and Fourth Monday j to Saturday of every month. j Kits-st., Orange. 'Phone 83 Miss Eth...
SUNSHINE—The World's Best Harvester. [Newspaper Article] — Cowra Free Press — 4 March 1911
At George-street West, a magnificent branch establishment of Mr. H. V. M'Kay's Sunshine Harvester Works lias been opened. This marks a dis tinct epoch in the progress of New South Wales of one of Australia's greatest industries-an industry that has contributed in a vory largo measure to tlio prosperity of the Common THE SUNSHINE HARVESTER WORKS, SUNSHINE, VICTORIA. wealth. AVo congratulate Mr. H. V. M'Kay on tlie expansion of his opera tions, and contribute a word of appre ciation, to the praise already overflow ing, concerning the splendid enterprise that lias built up this immense manu facturing concern to its present great dimensions. Although from his enormous factory at Sunshine, Victoria, Mr. H. V. M'Kay turns out almost every descrip tion of agricultural implement, his name will always bo chiefly identified with that of his far-famed Sunshine Harvester, which has made good its claim "to be successfully used wher ever grain ripens on the stalk." Throughout Australia the harves...