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Personal Pars. [Newspaper Article] — Cowra Free Press — 7 January 1911
Personal Pars. ) > 1 The Very Rev. M. J. O'Reilly, j O.M., President of St. Stanislaus ; Colleee, Baturst, has been appointed Provincial o£ the Order of Yincentian . Fathers'in Australia. r The marriage of Mr. Fredk. H. &nbsp; Staniland, of Sydney, and Miss Linda Patten, daughter of the Hon. R. Patten, of Comobella, was celebrated in the Church of England, Wellington, on Tuesday last, by Rev. Canon Brown. The ceremony was an ex- &nbsp; ceedingly pretty one, and was witnes- sed by a large gathering of the friends, &nbsp; of the popular bride. &nbsp; j Mr. " Jock " McKenzie, a former i well known resident of our town, is I now in business at - Bourke. We I wish our old friend every success, j Mr. and Mrs. E. Hogan's little I danghter, Mollie, .who has been j seriously ill, is now progressing fav ? our ably. ' Dr. Machattie, of Bathurst, arrived here per motor at 1 o'clock on Tues day morning on a professional visit. A number of local racing enttius |...
ABERCROMBIE CAVES. A Great Tourist Attraction of the West. PART I. [Newspaper Article] — Cowra Free Press — 7 January 1911
ABERCROMBIE CAVES. A Great Tourist Attraction of the West. PART 1. (By W. H. Grosvenor, Caretaker.) &nbsp; AMID the wild prodigality of Nature's endowments with which New South Wales has been blessed, many beautiful resorts are apt to be denied their right- ful place. It must be admitted, how- ever, that most of the magnificent tourist districts lying to the east of the Great Dividing Range, which are the more easily, accessible, are known and appreciated by our own people, and some of them have gained a reputation which is world-wide. But there are other regions of grandeur and beauty, possessing attractions for the tourist, health-seeker, and sportsman, which entitle them to a wider appreciation. Into this catagory comes the Aber- crombie Caves, a splendid system of limestone caverns of great beauty and extent, lying in the heart of the Aber- crombie Ranges, near Bathurst. LADDER IN UNDERGROUND CAVE. &nbsp; ALTERNATIVE ROUTES. &nbsp; There are two routes to...
Telegraphic. SYDNEY, Tuesday. WHEAT MARKET. [Newspaper Article] — Cowra Free Press — 11 January 1911
Telegraphic. SYDNEY; Tuesday. "WHEA.T MARKET. . Wheat selling at 3s 7d to 3s'8dj chick wheat at 3a 4d. Chaff firmer, j Whea,ten chaff 83 8d to 4a lOd; I Oaten hay from Bullock, Covrra, sold j at 4s Id to 4s 7d. Derrick straw from Delaney Bro3., Cowra, sold at 2s 7d. DEATH OF DR. ISAAC WAUGH. \ Dr. Isaac Waugh, the well known medico, died at his residence, Parramatta, this morning, at the age of seventy. DEATJH FROM A BUGGY ACCIDENT. Superintendent ^Gudgeon, .officer in charge of the South-West police district^ was so] severely injured through a buggy accident at Denili quin on Monday that he died this morning. He was 55 years of age. VERDICT OF ACCIDENTAL DEATH. j A verdict of accidental death was ; returned in the case of Alfred Burns, \ 74, retired Clerk of Petty Sessions, i who met his death as the result of setting fire to the sheets while smok ing in bed. The coroner remarked that smoking in bed was a most dan gerous habit. London, Tuesday. EARTHQUAKE AT TASBKEND. A fresh and s...
Western District Racing Association. [Newspaper Article] — Cowra Free Press — 11 January 1911
Western District Rac= ing Association. A meeting of the committee of this association was held at the Royal Hotel on the 2nd instant, and was attended by the president, Mr. Chas McPhillamy, with Messrs Dalton, Smith, Lindsay, Miller and Bollinger. Reports from the deputy stipendiary stewards at the Boxing Day race meet ings were received as follows ;-Mandu rama, Mr. Whitney reporting that Aus tralia broke his leg, and was shot; Wallerawang, Mr. Lindsay, who sus pended jockey O'Connor, for his riding of Merit, but after rehearsing the case, and finding the horse was bleeding after the first race, removed the suspen sion ; Peak Hill, Mr. Smith, where throe horses and their amateur riders were disqualified for six months for practices in the Forced Handicap ; and Gilgandra, Mr. Lamrock, where Jean ena; after coming in first in the mile race, was disqualified for crossing, and the race awarded to the second horse, Naughty Kate. The stipendiary steward's repoit was road and received on t...
Miss Ella Caspers. [Newspaper Article] — Cowra Free Press — 11 January 1911
Miss Ella Gaspers. The above marvellously endowed Aus tralian ; contralto is making a great name; for. herself in musical circles in ^London. in Cowra about two "and a half years ago, competent judges predicted a great future for Mis3 Cas pers.' .Although at ' that time little ;more than- a' child," her wonderful voice &lt; char mad her hearers, its great depth, range, . volume,' and sweetngsp being recognised as something pfrlffomenal. Since then she, has gone through .a ^thorough course of training under the best instructors in London, and has in the meantime studied industriously, and as a result her voice, although remark ably good before,-has improved wonder fully, and the fair songstress' facial expression and presence generally, has also undergone a great change for the better, judging by her latest portrait -the transition from girldom to woman hood being most pronounced. She is now most decidedly a very fine type of an Australian indeed. The. leading musical critics...
Brevities [Newspaper Article] — Cowra Free Press — 11 January 1911
Brevities . Particular attention is drawn to Messrs. Reid, Smith, and Oo's and M. G-. Hyams' change of ad vs. ia present issue. Misa Nollic Stewart will conclude her New Zealand tour within the next fortnight, when she will retain to Sydney and re-embark for Hobart, where on February 3rd, the popular actress, is announced to open the new Theatre. , It is tourists season in Hobart and Miss Stewart's visit-for three nights-will add to the gaiety Of the holiday. The New Zealand tour has been successful to a remark able desree. Only the one play '?'Sweet Nell of Old Drury" was travelled. This policy will be adhered to in the succession of towns ahead of Miss Stewart. After Hobart, Launceston and the West coast of Tasmania will follow. The company will then cross to Victoria, where the first town on the touring list is Gee long. Miss Stewart is- announced to appearin thirty-five towns in Victoria, .thirty-eight in New South Wales and ten in Queensland. A. billposter in one of the Naw Sou...
Tennis. [Newspaper Article] — Cowra Free Press — 11 January 1911
Tennis. On Saturday last the Culare team (Messrs. Christoe, H. Sfcovons, L. Blackmorej and Stewart) were de ! t'eated by 8 sets to 4 on tho Olympian court by Miss, Messrs. H. .and 0. Moore, and Giovanalli. * * # A challenge has been received by the Olmpians for the 15th instant from Koorawatha, but they wore un able to accept saino. "We hope to see these teams meet at an early I date. I * * On Saturday next Messrs. H. Stephens, L. Blackmore, Ohristoe, I and Stewart meet Mossrs. H. Moore, Giovanalli, P. Smith, and Oollings on j the Olympian's court. Heart troublo bi'ought about by Auabmia cau bb l'elioVM by No'mia T6nic.
Woodstock Races. [Newspaper Article] — Cowra Free Press — 11 January 1911
Woodstock Races. The above popular annual mooting | comes oft' as usual on Anniversary Day, Thursday, 26th inst., and in anticipation j of a rocord attendance the grandstand j lias boon materially enlarged. The , course too has been miuh improved. '' As tlio prize money is above tho stan dard thero should bo good entrios for ( the soveral ovents. Tho policy of the club in tho past has been of a decidedly progressive trend, but it remains to be senn to what oxtont the traditions of its pioneers will be presorved by the new management. I
The Turf. [Newspaper Article] — Cowra Free Press — 11 January 1911
The Turf. Both stayers and . sprinters are catered for at the Autumn Meeting of tlxe Victoria Racing Olub on Saturday, March 4th. The greatest short dis tance race ran in Victoria for horses of three' years old and_ upwards is run, and horses from all parts of the world are eligible to compete in it. The race itself is a sweepstakes of 25 sovs. each, with 1,250 sovs. added by the Olub, and from the gross amount of sweepstakes and added money the second horse receives 200 sova. and the third horse 125 sovs., while each entry has to bo accompanied by 2 sovs., the amount of the first forfeit, while winners of handicap flat races of the value of 100 sovs. or over 31 b extra, of 200 sovs. 71b extra, of 500 sovs. 101b extra; the distance being six furlongs; while entries closed with the Secretaries of the Victoria Racing Olub, the A.J.O., the S.A.J.C., or the W.A.T.O., on Tuesday, 10th of January, 1911. The general en tries for the autumn Meeting close at 6 p.m. on the afternoon of Tuesda...
A Trying Time. [Newspaper Article] — Cowra Free Press — 11 January 1911
A Trying Time. On Friday last a very severo hail storm': passod over Mr. H. J. Brien's farm at." Neila Creek, it boing crstimatod that: about four inches of raitr -fell within' twenty minutes. Whon th® storm came, on Mr. Piorce Brien was busily engaged unharnessing a team of horses, inclnded in .vhich was a stallion. As tho haii fell thicker and faster ho was compelled to lot all excopt the entire go, hanging on to him like grim death,- as ho would probably havo injurod a number of the other horses,:the season ouly just having finished, had ho lot him go. Just as Mr. Brian was f completely oxliausted his brother, Mr.- Harry Brion, came on tho scono and relieved him. The storm having abatod somowhat he was carried homo and. put to bed suffering con siderably from exhaustion and from the. oft'ects of boing-batterod on tho baro ' lioad by the hailstonos. On Saturday Mr. Brien was. about again apparently j littlo the worso for his novel and PX-:[ citing experience. We heartily con-1 gra...
Sporting. Cricket. THIRD TEST MATCH. [Newspaper Article] — Cowra Free Press — 11 January 1911
i 1 -' - Sporting. Cricket. ? THIRD TEST MATCH. The third test match was commenced at Adelaide on. Saturday. The weather wag fine and the wicket good. j Sherwell won the toss for the first time in' teat matches and elected to bat. Following are the scores so far:- . ' V SOUTH AFRICA-First Innings. Sherwelli l.b.w., b Armstrong... ... 11 Faulkner, c Hill, b Armstrong . ... 56 Zulch, c Macartney, b Whitty ... 105 Nourse, b Cotter - 10 Hathorn, b Whitty ... . ... ... 9 Llewellyn, run out ... ... ... 43 Snooke, c Kellaway, b Armstrong ... -103 Sinclair, c Armstrong, b Kellaway 20 Strieker, c Kellaway, b Armstrong ... 48 Schwartz, b Armstrong ... ? ... -.15 Pegler, not out... ... , ... 24 Sundries ,38 Total .- ..'.'482 AUSTRALIA-First Innings. . - Macartney 2 Kellaway, c Sherwell, b Llewellyn v.. .47 Ransford, b Llewellyn... 50 Bardsley, lbw b Nourse 54 Gehrs c Schwarz b Faulkner... - . ...- 22 Hill c Snooke b Schwarz ... ' ... 16 Armstrong b Sinclair ... ... ^ ... 32 Carter lbw b Schwar...
Leaving Cowra. [Newspaper Article] — Cowra Free Press — 11 January 1911
Leaving-Co wra. Mr. Fred. Smith, tho deservedly popular teacher of tho.Neila public school, has effected an oxchange with Mr. Poter Longhlin, of Tivoftun, and one timo in chargo of tho Darby's Falls school. Whilo welcoming our old .friends, Mr. and Mrs. L'Jiiglilin and family, back to tho district, we aro ox tromely sorry to loose Mr. and >Vlr8. Smith Hud family. During his all too brief stay amongst us Mr. Smith has boon foremost in furthering all projocts having for their object tho assisting of charitablo or sporting bodies in our town, and boing a musician of a vory high ordor his services liavo boon oagorly sought and as freely given in connection with social functions. Wo aro in a position to strito that Mr. Smith's splendid sorviuos aro not to bo allowed to pas3 unnoticed, and a moot ing of thoso inturostod is callod for Thursday night at tho Club Houso Hotel. A large attondance is earnestly roqnostod, ns the tirno for notion ia nocesaarily limited.
Boree Shire. [Newspaper Article] — Cowra Free Press — 11 January 1911
Boree Shire. The nominations received by the Boroe Shire Council returning oflicer, Mr, A. H. T. Sherwin, show that there will be elections in B and C Hidings, whilst in A Riding the retiring Coun cillors, Messrs John Walter Hamilton, storekeeper, Cargo, and Charles Whit mee, farmer, Lockwood, are returned unopposed. There was a ,third nomin ation, that of Mr. Daniol O'Noil, farm or, Bowan Park, but it was declared in formal, as the candidate's signature was not properly witnessed. In B Riding the nominations are : William Bassatt, farmer, Lockwood ; Thomas Josoph Finn, storekeeper, Canowindra, mid John Thomas Noblo, farmer, Eugowra, the last two mentioned are the retiring Councillors. In C Riding there have been nominated E.lna J imes Allen, farmer, Gregra, and the two retiring Councillors, Andrew Andorsin, farmer, Meranburn, and Dr. Norman William Kater, grazier, Nyrang. Mr. GeraW Gibson, who has been in charge of Messrs. Squire and Pepper's ironmongery department for some years, ...
Shire Elections. Murrungal Shire. [Newspaper Article] — Cowra Free Press — 11 January 1911
Shire Elections. » ; Murrungal Shire. In A Riding the retiring Councillors, Messrs. Thomas Bentley Prosser, of Frogmore, farmer and grazier, and Thomas Stevenson, of Burrowa, grazier, have been returned unopposed. In B Riding Messrs. James Griffith Prosser, of Frogmore, farmer; John Joseph Smith, of Graham, grazier ; and Daniel Neville, of Hovell's Creek, farmer ; have been duly nominated. In C Riding the candidates are Messrs. James Gorham, of Hillyiew, Rugby, farmer; Josoph George Harliman, of Burrowa, grazier ; and Charles Ludoria Hume, of Burrowa, grazier. A postal,.ballot will be con ducted for Ridings B and 0, closing on Saturday, 28th January. Mr. J. F. Shine, Burrowa, is the returning officer.
Walli Rainfall. [Newspaper Article] — Cowra Free Press — 11 January 1911
Walli Rainfall. Mr. P. J. Begloy, of Blosaom Vale, Walli, informs us that his rain guago registered 25ins 21pts for 1910. He also says that the fall in November ha3 boon tho means of making the lato sown crops in his neighborhood good yieldors. Most of the fanners about Walli have had from fair to good crops.
Municipal Council. [Newspaper Article] — Cowra Free Press — 11 January 1911
Municipal Council. The usual meeting took place on Monday evening. Present: Aid. Links (Mayor), Robertson, Mont gomerie, McDonald, Poignaud, Corp, Connolly, and Wordsworth. The .minu e3 ware read and con firmed, on the motion of Aid. Corp and McDonald. Accounts amounting to £95 3s lOd were passed for payment, on the motion of Aid. Poignaud and Mont gnmerie. Aid. Corp was informed the owner paid for the destruction of the cow found in Dean's yard. The I.O.N, report showed that 725 pans had been attended to during each of the past two weeks re spectively ; two dead cows found on .reserve No. 2702 were destroyed at owner's expense.-Received. WATER WORKS ENGINEER'S REPORT. I beg to report for the fortnight' ending 31st ult., having raised 1,230,000 gallons' of water. Daily average 102,500 gallons. Wood con consumed, 12 cor =ls. Average daily pumping 9| hours. Ou several days I have been compelled to increase the speed oE pumps'trom 37 to 44 strokes per miuute, to cope with the quantity ...
Advertising [Newspaper Article] — Cowra Free Press — 11 January 1911
SUNDAY, JANUARY 15. QllUlvJU OF ENGLAND. Cowr.i every Sunduy at 8 am. Holy Communijn, 11 a in unci 7.30 p m. (Jilen'j ocrvieo 2 'd Sundiy I 7 3 'J p m ) Connlry 0eatro3 .lafc Sunday-Meilill n m. MorongU 3.15 p in, Upper Hick Creole 3.15 p in, 2nd Sunday-M) ongl ilium lloly Uoin mti ii'in, ilolm»ool 3.3U p m, Wi'laroos 3.15 p in 3rd Sunduy -Neila (MrB Beir's) tl a m, Moron^la 3.15 p m, l.owor Back Creek 3.15 p m, Upper Bick Croeli 7 m. 4th Sundiy-Holmwojd 11 a in; Uo'y Communion, Lnver Biv.-U Greek 3 15 p in, Watbainjndurn 3.15 p iu, lUjrongla " p in. 6th Sundiy-Uppur liiok Creek llnm, Holy 0 >raimi ion Low^r Buck Cr^ek 3.15 p m, Morongl.i 3.15 p in. Bennetts Springs a d other Sonieea by arrangem-nt with the Rector. Rev. A J. 0 irilner, R.D. Rev. W. Oacua Caton. Mr. P. Efailoy Hon Lny Rcadc. PRESBYPERIA.N CHURCH - Canowindra 11 a.m. Walleroos 3.30 p.m. Covera 7.3) p.m. Mr. J. M. McDonald. Ciwra 11 n.m Wattamondara 3 30 p m. Morongl i7.'i0 p.in Rev. Geo. Cranston METHODIST OEIURCH....
Advertising [Newspaper Article] — Cowra Free Press — 11 January 1911
Published E8DAYS & A/a Price .,The Best Advertising Medium -J A.VE opened up a shipment -of &C8TCHEN UTENSILS, and aow cffer them MUCH BELOW THE USUAL COWRA PRICES Aluminium Goods! Light as a feather and Wear tor ever. Saucepans and Covers, 5in 2/2, 6in. 2/9, 7in,,3/3, 8it.. 4/G Pic Difclics," 8in. Is, 9in, 1/2, lOin. ]/6, 11 in. 1/10, 12in. 2/3. Tea Kettles, s 3pt 8/-, 4pt, 10/ , 6pt 12/G,' - - Tea Pots, lpt 10/-, 2pt. i2/-, 3pt 13/6. ' ' Saucepans and Covers, p 3pt 2/7, 4pt. 3/-, 6pt. 3/8, 8pt. 4/4, g Boilers, 3guls. 9/-,.4gals. 12/6, Ggals. 16/9^ Kettles, 6pt. G/3, lGpt. 9s, J2pts. 10/6. || All other size." in Stock-Prices ' in proportion . - . K E M R IC KS5 H O L LO W W A R E Nothing1 better made. BRASS PRESERVING PANS L4in 8s, lGin lis, 18in. 14s 6d, ^ eid. Smith & Co SHI GQWBA. Cai Hi .UCHLYN ST. WISHES to announce that he has taken over the above old established hotel, which ho intends to conduct in an up-to-date manner. Nothing but the Be3t Liquors s...
A Rich Man's Advice to his Son. [Newspaper Article] — Cowra Free Press — 11 January 1911
A Rich Man's Advice to his Son. Don't pay 2s Oil when Is 9d will liny it. Djn't wait to savo a ptunH at a time savo the shilling. G. Bollinger & Go cash; traders-Ynext door to Cropleys.' boos' store) Cowra canhelp^you: to . eavry ouV tins advice. Boys Ja&lt;"k Tar ?> or . t-.aibr Straw hata a" Is 9d oach, : suits at 3s 3d and 3s 6d-aadei- the old style w\j got 5s 6.1 and 6s Gd for these suits. We speoialise in mens and boys ? clothing, that's why our prices are :right-at -the ,i right prices. The value we; give:sp9ftks I to you from the window-our plain figure J prices. This is whore the City LJost Ga d Depot Branch lia$ boon opened;*