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STILL WAITING. [Newspaper Article] — Canowindra Star and Woodstock Recorder — 11 April 1902
STILL WAITING. A millionaire, famous for his 'love of horses, and also for the very low prices he paid for them, Baw a very good-looking hack in a Quaker's stable. As usual, he bid a vary low figure for the animal, which, to bia surprise, the Quaker ac cepted. His suspicions aroused, the rich man inquired if there was anything the matter with the hcrse. ' Have no fear/ said the Quaker. ' I can assure yon that you will be pleased when you see him go !' The horse, when home, turned out an inveterate jibber; nothing could induce him, when in harness, to more a yard. The angry millionaire interviewed the Quaker, ana exclaimed : . ? ' ' Yon assured me, when I bought the horse, ' I should be pleased when I saw him go.' ? So I did, my friend,' was the xeply ; 'and you will be pleased when yon see him go 1'
GOOD ENOUGH FOR PRACTICE. [Newspaper Article] — Canowindra Star and Woodstock Recorder — 11 April 1902
GOOD ENOUGH FOB, PRACTICE. A newly-recruited militiaman was. ?louching along past Whitehall, when his gaze suddenly fixed itself upon one of the two stately mounted custodians of the Horse Guards. Instantly he pulled his lanky figure up to its full height, and, standing at ' attention,' gravely and re spectfully ealnted the Lifeguardemaa. inu laroer, aicer viuwuig bue j»u.vi.\jb vt the militiaman with much amazement, said, in a contemptuous undertone : 'What are you saluting me for, you foolP I'm not as officer. I'm only a private.' . . . ? Gam aw'y I I knows that right enough,1 retorted the other, in a smart manner! 'You Bee, if a like this ?£», matey. I've only jist fined, an.' aByfink does to practise on, don't it f
BESSIE'S ANSWER. [Newspaper Article] — Canowindra Star and Woodstock Recorder — 11 April 1902
BESSIE'S ANSWER. Bessie having been punished for mis behaviour, slunk to the other and of the room crying. When her sobs had subsided, h«r mother turned to view her repentance, but found her engaged making faces at her. t Tin*** Dnflnn ' nai'J 1ia«* mArhar 'TirtW 1(11*, WOQICf O((1U UV* u*vtj.uv-.j uv-- can you do bo f ' ? . ?Oh mamma,' answered the pirli quickly, ' I was trying to smile at you, but my face slipped.' He: 'Nellie, just look at that man standing . behind me. I don't think I over saw anyone so plain 1' Sh«:.' Hush, dear; yon seem to forget r'ourself.'
HIS LITTLE JOKE, [Newspaper Article] — Canowindra Star and Woodstock Recorder — 11 April 1902
HIB LITTLE JOKE, The late Ameer of Afghanistan was a friend of England, but he had funny ways of showing his friendship. The Indian Government, for instance, gave him some ?£50,000 a year and provided him with rifleB, bo that he oould defend hiB country against the Russians. When the rifles got a year or two old, the Ameer sold them to the tribesmen cheap, and before long John Bull had anotheriittle war on hand with the tribesmen in question. But he was a friand of England, aB he again assured the Indian Government when they protested ! It was his game, indeed, to play off one nation against the other, for he did not want either Russia or England at Cabal. Once the Russian Governor of Turkestan informed the Ameer that a thousand RussUn cavalry were about to be exercised on the Afghan frontier, and he expressed a hope that it would not cause alarm. The Ameer re plied that he had no objection, as, by a most curious coincidence, he also was about to exercise a thousand cavalry opposite...
TWO MINDS THAT THOUGHT AS ONE [Newspaper Article] — Canowindra Star and Woodstock Recorder — 11 April 1902
TWO MIN DS THAT THOU GHT AS ONE A leading English inventor of the time, though not popularly knows, is Mr Joseph Wilson Swaa, who celebrates his seventy-third birthday on the last day of October. The veteran's chief invention, and certainly the one which has made jumi uuv auvdu uavuojt, ID but} UlUttHUCDUtfllV electric light. Both Mr Swan and Mr Edison, the American, hit upon this method of lighting, and there was a dis pute as to the priority. Instead of going to law and ruining themBelveB, however, the two inventors joined forces under the same of Edison t nd Swan, and divided the profits. These it need hardly be said were tremendous. For example, their patent expired in November, 1895, and immediately that event took place the prioe of a lamp was reduced from 33 9d to 1b 9d. Another important invention by Mr Swan was the dry plate, which re volutionised modern photography, while he also discovered the metal by which photographs are made permanent Less than a month ago he received...
NEVER MORE. [Newspaper Article] — Canowindra Star and Woodstock Recorder — 11 April 1902
NEVER MORE. it appears that Madame Albam com pleted the first half-century of her existence lately, having been born at Montreal, Canada, in 1881. The fact that the famous singer made her life's debut in that part of the British Empire caused her to be much favoured by Queen Victoria. When Madame's fame began w ue iiuicrou otpuuii, xLor juajeBcy uesirea her attendance at Court. Lady Errol had charge of the youthful singer, and, when she introduced her to the Queen, Her Majesty asked in what language she could speak. 'In any language, Your Majesty — she knows them all,' replied her ladyship. So they chatted in Eng lish and French, and then Albani eang some songs. During the years that fol lowed the Queen never forgot har Cana dian songstress, and scoreB of times did Madame appear at Balmoral, She was one of the singers, too, at the service in the Memorial Chapel at Windsor last February. ?
POETRY. GOD'S COMFORTING. [Newspaper Article] — Canowindra Star and Woodstock Recorder — 11 April 1902
POETRY. GOD'S COMFORTING. The world grows lonely, and, with many a tear, I stretch out longing bands in vain to clasp . . The treasures of my life, and hold them here, But - all dear things eoem slipping from ray grasp.' Oh, Bay not 80, my heart. One stands beside Whose love, in all its fulness, is thine own; That love is changeless, and whate'er betide He will not leave thee— thou are not alone ! God keep my treasures, and some glad, bright day He'll give them to my longing sight again ; So Faith and Hope shall cheer me all the way. And, Love, their sweetest Bister, soothe my pain. Thus, taking; God's full cup of comforting, Let me giva thanks, and pouring out most free My life in loyal service let me bring To other lives the joy God giveth me.
New Coinage. [Newspaper Article] — Canowindra Star and Woodstock Recorder — 11 April 1902
Kavsf Coinage^ By proclamation King Edward VII announces that his silver c linage shall be as follows. — tWwif.— Every crbvn Bhall have f.ir the obverse impression. Our effifry vntli the inscription, ' EDWARDUS.VII DEI /-iv-T- -n-iiTmm . mm . t)l?\ril7Tn . Tl 17.17 . IND t IMP :' and for the reverse the image.of Saint George armed-, sitting on horseback attacking the dragon with a sword, arid a broken spear upon the ground, and tho date of the year, and on the odpre of the piece in raised letters. 'DECUS ET TUT AMEN ANNO REGNI,' the year of the reign being in Roman numeral letters. H-iLF-Cliowsr. — Every half-crown shall haVe for the obverse impression tho aforesaid effigy, with the inscription, ' EDWARDUS VII DEI GRA ? BRIT T 0MN:REG:' and for the reverse the Erisigns Armorial of the United Kingdo:n contained in a shield surmounted by the Xvoyai viu\yu tiiiu ,oai njixiiusru i'j L.t. Gatter bearing the motto, i; HONI SOIT QUI MAL Y PENSE,' with tho inscrip tion, 'FID: DEF: ]ND:IMP:'...
Woodstock Items. Splashes. [Newspaper Article] — Canowindra Star and Woodstock Recorder — 11 April 1902
Woodstock Items. Splashes. Grass is shooting splendidly and with another 6hower cf rain would appear in abundance. Mr. Grant of Belubula, trucked 34 head of splendid fat bullocks here on Saturday lnst for the Sydney market, and Mr. Geo. Wood a truck load of sheep. [ think, beei. decided for 2Cth April. ? The ball will be in aid of the English church. Mr. S. Brown returned last week from the Sydney Show with his draught colt. Mr. Brown had no luck, his horse not gaining a ribbon. Rabbits are very much on the decrease here owing to pokouing operations. Phosphorus is being usedireely, and the rodents are fast disappearing. Mr. G.. Marshall's sale on Saturday next should be a good one. as tho stock, etc., to be sold are a splendid lot. On Saturday eveuing last Miss J. Pratt, who has been spending her Easter to Carcar to her duties. Miss Pratt is a tpfleher in the Careoar Public School. The daughter ot Mr. and Mrs. Vane who I reported last week as being _ ill, has no-v almost recovered, ...
MILLIONAIRE'S SON. [Newspaper Article] — Canowindra Star and Woodstock Recorder — 11 April 1902
MILLIONAIRE'S SON. D. J, Finch, jun., son of » New York millionaire banker, is running wild at present. Recently he made a purchase in a warehouse in Albany, and paid for the same with a cheque on a bank, receiving change. A little later in the day he returned and asked the proprietor to casha cheque. He beanme suspicious, njmnrfA.lTiAfl nvnr fliA folanlinna t.ho.1: fcliA first cheque wos no good, and caused Finch's arrest. A younger brother set tled the matter and secured his rplease. Young Finch acquired a reputation early in life. He was expelled from school for various escapades, and several times .tiied to rob his father's house. Ten years ago, when 20 years old, he was shot in the moath while making one of these attempts when the rest of the family were away from home. The police had heard of a plan to rob the house, and two men were placed on guard. A man with a mask entered the house, and the officers seized him. It was then discovered he was young Finch. He was keld for the...
HATS ON BEFORE THE KING. [Newspaper Article] — Canowindra Star and Woodstock Recorder — 11 April 1902
HATS ON BEFORE THE KING. Captain Weld-Forester, who married Miss Alexina Wollaston, iB the third son of the fifth Lord Forester, who shares with one or two other peers the rather mythical privilege of sitting before the King— like the state coachman— with his hat on. Tne Foresters own a good deal of property in Shropshire, but the barony is not a wealthy one. Lord Foresters uuuiti, mo buiru uamnr uiouiou nu auur mously rich widow, whose first huaband had been the son of an Indian Begum, and left his wife his whole fortune un conditionally. Lady Forester, however, quarrelled with her brother-in-law, the fourth baron— a canon of York, and left her money away from the family, to found convalescent homeB and cottage hospitals in Shropshire aad Wales.
Personalities. A CHINESE CASE. [Newspaper Article] — Canowindra Star and Woodstock Recorder — 11 April 1902
Personalities, A CHINESE CASE. £}P« CHINESE! boy was, says the EM® 'Indian Medical Gazette,' brought ^£K I11*0 the Peking Hospital terribly injured .by a heavy log falling upou him. The doctors, to save his life, eut off his leg. The mother came, apparently to help to surge the lad. The patitnt, however, almost immediately afterwards died, ani expert examination ?bowed that his mother had given him arsenic. Eer reason, it i» supposed, was to prevent her bob from the disgrace of reachiog the next world in a maimed condition. This is a very strong point with the Chinese, who always pickle an amputated member to have it buried with them when they eventually die. In this instance, the family being poor, and the whole leg being difficult to pickle, the simpler course was taken of poisoning the boy, bo that he and his leg might go together.
NOVEL [NOW FIRST PUBLISHED.] That Strange Old House, [ALL RIGHTS RESERVED.] [Newspaper Article] — Canowindra Star and Woodstock Recorder — 11 April 1902
j^2gb*fa— ***ga*^wge'^ii\ [NOW FIRST PUBLISHED.] That SlrangToid House, By Janet A. McCulloch, Author of ? The Laird or Orme,' ' A Strange Wedding Morning,' &c. [ALL EIGHTS RESERVED.! When the sisters returned from Aber deen they were in raptures over the house, Christina even going so far as to 6ay it was absolutely perfect. Elizabeth had given our lawyers instructions to come to terms about it; so now we had only to hasten our preparations so ub to bo in the now house before our time was up with the old one. But devoured by curio sity as I waB, I never saw our new abode till we went, after all our furniture was sent off, to see our two maids arrange and Bet it in order. We took only two girls at Huatherdyke, beoauso the house was much b mailer, and as we were only ladieB in family now, a laundress was not really needed, Jean, our cook, being a beautiful washer and dresser. Cook and house maid were all we required, as we did sot intend keeping the pony and basket car riage....
Wool and Produce Report. [Newspaper Article] — Canowindra Star and Woodstock Recorder — 11 April 1902
Wool and Produce Report. The Australian Woolbrokers Associa tion report as follows for week ending April 6th 1902. \Voot. The past week has been a particularly Xiuiet one in connection with the local ^rnni ffndn ar\A nlflion-rll n -rnr»(l pllQuirV Bae been met with, tho market is practi cally bare of stocks with the exception of '?wools which are being held for auction, 'and no transactions of any magnitude are reported. Public auctions will be held on Woduesday and Thursday, the 9th and 10th instant, when the total quantity to be catalogued is not expected to es oeed 6501 bales. PRODUCE. Sheepskins. — the market was firm, Competition well sustained, good butch ers lines of merinos improviug to the ex tent of a full 1 s 4d. Hides. — There was practically no 'change in the market, the only exception being light weights which showed a 'slight tendency to ease. Tallow. — Values for prime sorts were 'Amaltered, whilst other qualities suffered tt decline of %s to 7s -6d per town. Quo ' -...
Advertising [Newspaper Article] — Canowindra Star and Woodstock Recorder — 11 April 1902
FOR PRIVATE SALE, 1*HE Stock, Furniture,' and Good Will B of the— '? - MINERS' ARMS HOTEL. For Full Particulars apply to tho Proprietress. L. DENNIS, Canowindra. CanovrSndra Federal Stores William Pendal!, GROCER, CONFECTIONER, FRUITER, AND GENERAL DEALER IN COLONIAL PRODUHE. HiRhtest price given for BUTTER and EGGS. f£t~Very beet brands of groceries kept \n stock, at cheapest possible rates. — THE STAR For Job'Printing. W. H. ATKINSONJ BWLDER & UNDERTAKER, C A N O Wl N D R A. HLL classes of Building material, Gal ™ vanised L-on, and Glass on Land at lowest Prices. ESTIMATES GIVEN FOR ALL DESCRIPTIONS OF WORK. Funerals Conducted to any part of the District THOS. BR'EEIM. WL AHD PR9DUCE BUYER, CANOWINDRA. JS prepnrod to buy, for Cutsh, 'WoOj Hidos, Sheepskins, and Furs of every find, also Tallow and Horsehair in any quantity SAVE MONEY A1W SELL LOCALLY HAS on band tho Largest ami Best Assorted stock of SadJk's, Harness and overy article ia the trade. j,B,N., having secured th...
Tradesman and Husbands and Wives. [Newspaper Article] — Canowindra Star and Woodstock Recorder — 11 April 1902
Tradesman and Husbands and Wives. As to the extent to which a wife may Hedge her . husband's credit there has |-een a case recently decided in the Eng lish Court of Appeal, which must be of interest to all in this State, as the lcc.il law here is parallel to that in . En gland. This case is Eimmiugton v. Broadwood and the facts are simple. lEhe plaintiff, p, Sraper, Supplied the wife of the de; ienuant wjiu cerwiin iiiliuius ui ululuiii between 1895 and 1899. For some time the defendant had allowed hie wife £1800 per annum of tthich £500 per annum whp . lolbthihg and purely personal expenditure. In 1 899 the husband revoked his wife's authority to pledge his credit, by publish ing in the newspapers that ho would not be liable to p&y his wifo's debte- It was heldbytiiQ judge who presided at ' Iho trial that the authority to pledge the husbands credit which existed in the be ginning, was revoked by the fact that an allowance 'was given for domestic ex penses and accessaries, a...
P. & A. Societies' Union. ANNUAL CONFERENCE. [Newspaper Article] — Canowindra Star and Woodstock Recorder — 11 April 1902
P. & A. Societies' Uulon. ANNtJAL CONFEEENCE. The annual conference of delegates ''from Pastoral and Agricultural Societies 'Svaa lield in 83'dney this week. The Sinister for . mines and Agriculture, in opening the proceedings _pl the Conference, said he was cordially in Bympatay with the objects sought to be attained by fee Union. It had become ? a large and important bodyj becaiise it 1 represenie'd. I'6,000 members of lagricul tural societies. H% wtfald have to be vflrv tnin.rrlpd in his remark's, because ho believed that as a result of the deliberi ationof the conference a deputation would wait upon him. He noticed, however, ono ~propo8al on the .business paper -which \rould be most difficult to carry out. That was 'th-?- 'proposal, thajt oiily one 'grant should be given by the Govern 'ment to tho agricultural society— 'in the 'chief town, of each electorate.' Some ^electorates litd three or f o'ir chief tofrns, lence if the malic n were carried it ?would be a most diffi...
General Matters. [Newspaper Article] — Canowindra Star and Woodstock Recorder — 11 April 1902
Gsncrai iclztiars. Weddiso.— Oa Wednesday lust Mr. Benjamin ]Uazely, ot near here, was uniied in matriinony to Miss Francis, of Oarcoar. Thoio wero a nuiubor ot f liondi ftDd rulutivos of both bride and bride groom piosent, ttiid' the presents wato both liuuiorous and costly. AfouNT McDonald. — For soino timo past the mining town of Mt. McDonald Jins hoen on tho downward grade, and if something sensational dous uot tui'u up, tlio town will almost become esiinct. Tlio various iniues lire at a stand still, thero beiug- onjyufe* tnbutors workiug. Other smaller shows which have been discovered and which are being worked by ?« few locnl tuiiiera, togother with a little fossicking and prospecting is all Ihat is practically keeping- things ou the niuve. Very old residents of the place assure me that, the town of Mt. McDonald was nerer at such low ebb before, aud old hands who have been residing there since almost the opening of the town arc now deserting it, and necking pastures new. It is...
Advertising [Newspaper Article] — Canowindra Star and Woodstock Recorder — 11 April 1902
Cuda! Roller Flour Mill CfiBSOWlKDRA BRANCH. Wheat Gristed tn any Quantity FLOOB, ' : ^ BEAN, '?? & POLLAED, ALWAYS ON HAND. L. K1RKLAND, AGENT. lotlcs. R FTEU this date ull stock found tres ** passing: oa any part of the MOGOYG ESTATE or LEASEHOLD will bo impounded, l'oi.-ou laid. JAS. OAK TEE April 19th. 1902. — BKRESERVED— IMPORTANT Cl EARING SALE — AT— Effrs. I. J. PipBr and Sons' Farm, Seveu miles from Oanowindra on CO Wit A ROAD. - 700 SHEEP, 12 MIXED CATTLE, 6 DRAUGHT HORSES, PIGS, POULTRY, FARMING IMPLE MENTS, HOUSEHOLD FURNI TURE, ETC. EUGEN~E FINN fJNDER instnicHoTis from MRS. I. J. w PIPER & SON will sell ou tlio above date by PUBLIC AUCTION at 12 o'clock — SHEEP.— 200 Maiden Ewes. 350 F.M. Eweo, 150 Wpfliicrs. CATTLE— 1 2 Mixed cattle. HORSES.— 6 Draught Horses. PIGS POULTRY, SIX IHVJfiS BEES. MACHINERY & PLANT.— 1 Robinson Stripper and Winnower, 2 2-F Ploughs, 2 Sots Har rows, Tank Scoop, Har ness, 3- Horse Dray, Spring; Cart and Harness, Double ...
Woodstock Items. Our Open Column. "LET THREE BE LIGHT." (To the Editor.) [Newspaper Article] — Canowindra Star and Woodstock Recorder — 11 April 1902
Woodstock Items. Our Cpen Cclumn. ' LET THERE BE LIGHT.' ''' ? ? T (To the Editor.) gIR] — Kow that tbe time hue arrived when wo have a rbpreseulivo pajier amongst, us, viz., The CA?.'owrxD]iA Stai? ?and Woodstock Kecoiibeh, I wish to ?yoxvA out a grievance that exists in our rtown. At the local railway crates t-Jiore is a lamp ereetod, which, I -think, is for ?the purpose -of showing a light to the ' -traffic in general passing through them. 'This light has uot to my knowledge been lighted for fiotbe considerable limp, and owing 'to tho darkness of our nights, accidents have of late very nearly oe ourreil. Personally -a few nights ago I liad a very narrow escape of being run over by a cumber -of passing- horses. As these gates lead to our water supply, it Is needless to say that a very largo ; amount of traffic exists through them. and nnlo&s steps are ^soon taken to have ihe lamp near them lighted, our com munity will eventually bo shocked by a 'serious . accident, if not ...