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Cargo. [Newspaper Article] — The Canowindra Star — 7 December 1900
Cargo. j (From otir Correspondent.) On the outskirts of Cargo considerable damage was caused last week by a hail storm which Cargo had the good fortune to escape. Messrs R. Davidson, J. Boailen, M and p. Sharkey, and H. Roberts suffered considerable loss, both in crop and fruit. Harvesting is now in full swing, some good yields of wheal being the result. A number of paddocks being stripped are yielding at the rate of about 8 or 9 bags to the ac'i-e of good quality wheat. The late crops, as might be expected-, will turn out very poor, and in some instances are considered as a complete failure. I Grass is very plentiful in the district, though dry, and all the stoek are in good condition, though water is beconling a very scarce commodity. Shearing -at the principal sheds ift the district is naturally at an end, and the clips as a rule are very good, both in quantity and quality. Railway matters are very quiet, thoilgh I suppose the league will awaken from its dreams On January next wh...
Pigeon Match. [Newspaper Article] — The Canowindra Star — 7 December 1900
Pigeon Match. A pigeon match — sweep stakes of 5s., ; 21 yards rise, 2 birds, took place on Saturday evening last in Mr. J. H. Mar shall's paddock. Eight competitors came to the mark, and some splendid shooting was tho-fesult. A gooS deal of dissatis faction was caused by a number of birds | procured from Cowra proving very poor I and Seldom riBing from the trap—in fact in some instances commenced picking in most contented fashion. Messrs W. 5*. Jones and J. Cook were the first to leave the rank of shooters, each missing one of their first two birds, By a miss on fhfeir fourth bird Messrs F, Craven' and J. Egan Were the next to retire, 'leaving Messrs. W. J. Sharpe,' A. Jtfc-. Clymont, and J. Tindall to finish the competition. After several pairs of birds had been shot these gentlemen decided to divide, as it appealed almost certain that neither of them would miss, all three shooting with great accuracy. A sweep stakes of 2s 6d was then ar ranged, same distance, with a double rise f...
Local and General News. [Newspaper Article] — The Canowindra Star — 7 December 1900
Local and Ceneral Mev/s. Parliament prorogued to January' 16. The Committee of the P. A. and H. Association held a meeting last night, a report of which will appear in our next issue. j The clearing of the road to the Show | Ground has been consented by the Works Department. SLtkinson Bros., Saddlery Ifart.— Is the place to procure locally made saddles, which will last a lifetime. Bridles that will hold an elephant, and plated bits, etirrup irons, etc., tkat were never known to rust. Accident. — Considerable inconvenience was caused to one of the ladies ef the Canowindra Minstrel and Dramatic Club who visited Burdett on Friday oveuing last, through her pony, on Saturday morning, whilst preparing for the return to Canowindra, becoming restive and deciding te make the journey on his own account, with tho trap attached. A lad had harnessed the -horse -and left him standing in waiting for Miss Ruddock, the lady in question, when he 6et off along the read- He had gone a con siderable dis...
Canowindra Jockey Club. [Newspaper Article] — The Canowindra Star — 7 December 1900
Canowindra Jockey Club. A special meeting of the Canowin&re. Jockey Club was held on Tuesday oven- ] ing iu the School of Arts Hall. Present' —Messrs T. Finn, E. Finn, 1\'L J. Finn (sec.), Jno Boyd, T. Breen, R, Ayrton, aud A. E. Smith. jL-ue minutes or wie previous meeting having been road and confirmed. ?The Secretary reported that iu accor dance with instructions received at last meeting a visit had been paid to the ruce course, when it was decided to hold the Usual race meeting on New Year's Day. TJi'g Contract for the preparing of the course had bteen let to Mr. C. Dawes ; the meeting had been registered ; and all necessary ^preparations had been made. After considerable discussion it was de cided tnat tne gates, booth, and fruit, stall with privilege of selling cool drinks, be sold by public auction. With re gard to the gates it was decided that failing a satisfactory price being offered they be retained for the benefit of the club. The leasing of the new -course was t...
Canowindra Minstrel and Dramatic Club. [Newspaper Article] — The Canowindra Star — 7 December 1900
Canowindra Minstrel and Dramatic Club. _ On Friday evening last, on the invita tion of the trustees of the Burdett School of Arts, this company visited Burdett to repeat the entertainment rendered some three weeks ago in Canowindra) in aid of -the local School of Arts, to which it is the desire of the trustees to attach a reading room. ? Arriving at their destina tion at about 5.30 the company were en tertainod at M»-s. Cook's house, much to their satisfaction, as the 'trip out had pre pared them to meet such a reception with gratitude. Mrs. Cook with great courtesy attended to the wants of all, and deserves the thanks of all and sundry dl thB visitors. At about '8.30 the concert commenced, an audience of about 150 being in 'attendance. All went off right merrily, the circle rendering their pre-, vious programme, each -item of which, was received with well-merited applause. The second part of tho programme was improved by tlio rendition of several comic song6 by Messrs i'arkcr (Cuda...
ORANGE LIVE STOCK REPORTS. [Newspaper Article] — The Canowindra Star — 7 December 1900
ORANGE LITE STOCK REPORTS. A. Coulson and Go's report. — Eat Cattle. — 15 yarded, being the smallest yarding for somo time. Quality Consisted principally of good, and prices ' were firm at late rates. Bullocks sold '??fco £7 15s, cows to £7 12s, best beef Jfceing equal -to about -22s per'lOOlbs. ''We sold— 10 bullocks for Mr. James Lee, -Larras Lake, from £6 10s to S'i 10s, averaging £6 5s. ?™o cows'for Mr. E. Egan, Cudal, 'from £5 Is to £7 12s, averaging £6 '65. ''2 bullocks, some owner, £6. 2 heifers, same owner, £4 19s. Fat Sheep. — About 30o yarded, quality 1 iniddliug ; market very firm for prime. 'Woolly weathers made 10s 4d. shorn Ewes 8s 2d, lambs 8s Bd. We sold for 'Mr. 'Castles, Manildra, 16 lambs (shorn), vat 8s'bd'; 1 wether (shorn) 10s 4d; 12 -«wes (shorn) ~7s 9d to 9s, Store Sheep. — -2000yardedby tis before *a good attendance of buyers. Market ?firm, strong demand for fattening age wetlieTs and good class of ewes. We sold 1000 shorn wethers, mixed ages and low 'condit...
ORANGE RETAIL MARKET. [Newspaper Article] — The Canowindra Star — 7 December 1900
''OUAXQE RETAIL MARKET. £ s d J Eggs, 'per 'dozen ? ? O 0 10 Butter, -factory, per lb ? '0 0 9 ?' Ditto, dairy ,-per lb ? '0 0 7 - Potatoes, ? 5 0 0 Wheat, -per bushel ? ? 0 2 2 ' Onions,- per ton. ? ;3 ' 10 0 * Flour^-iper ton ? 6 5 3 j ' Maize ? :0 ' 3 : 0 *' Oats,' feed ? O '2 0 ? Chaff ? 3 3 6 ! ' Pollard ? 0 '3 6 j *Bron ? , ? 0 3 'O ' Cheese, -per lb - ? 0 0 8 ' Hauis, ? ? ? 1 0 O 9 ' Turnips, ? ? 0 -3 -0 ' Lard, per lb ? ? ? '0 0 6 . Bees Was, ? _ ? 0 1 3 'Bacon, (prime) per lb ? 0 0 9 ' Honey, per lb ? 0 0 4 -3-Wlsj-er pair - ? 0 2 O
Our Open Column. [Newspaper Article] — The Canowindra Star — 7 December 1900
Our Open Column. ( This column is open lo those of our sub scribers and eupiiorters who would wish to express opinion 'on any sujijccl likely to prove of interest 'io ihe reacting public ; JFe, therefore, do not hold ?ourselves responsible for such opinions, nor identify ourselves in any way with same.J
Advertising [Newspaper Article] — The Canowindra Star — 7 December 1900
THE Commercial Banking Go. -of Sydney, -ijEMTEED. Capital ;Paid -Up .... '£1,000,000 -0 -ty Reserve -Fuxd 1,010,000 0 Reserve -LLABiLiT-y,. -1,000,000 -0 -0 ?'£3,010,000 0 0 HIGHEST 'RATES ALLOWED FOR DEPOSITS AT INTEREST. -1 ? ? Drafts granted -on the -Bank's 'London Branch, and on its - Agents in the Colo nies, England, Ireland, Sootlutid, and elsewhere. Bills Discounted. - Advances made on Liens on Wool -and other approved securi-. ties, -and all usual Banking -business transacted. ?The Batik is open for business ? daily, from 10 a.m., to 3 ji.m., and on Satur days from 10 a.ni,, to 12 noon. A. E. SMfFBT* Manager, Canowindra Branch ? — TRY— TE.q U et«ip ' for- Job Printing of 1 SIC ^U#I ,A11 Descriptions— —NEAT AND CHEAP.— Barclay *»»* EUCALYPTI Sydney, I EXTRACT for 6 years. DR. FOLEY MAY be CONSULTED at Mrs. Dannis' - Hotel on EVEKY WEDNESDAY, from 12 tu'3p.m. _J ? ! ? ... Mr. W. F. Oh it 1 S TO N, Dentist, ?Cowra. ~l ~l~ ?THE CAM0WIISDRA STAR. FRIDAY, DECEMBER^.
Show Subsidy. [Newspaper Article] — The Canowindra Star — 7 December 1900
Show Subsidy. The following are tlie amended regu lations with regard to the paymout of subsidy to Pastoral, Agricultural, and Horticultural Associations. We com mend them to the consideration of the schedule committee of the local institu tion : — PAYMENT CF SUBSIDIES. Agricultural Societies are hereby noti fied that subsidy will be paid at a rate not exceeding 10s in the £ on prizes awarded by them for bona FrcE agricul tural cr other approved objects. Tlie following are tho regulations go verning the payment of subsidy : — 1. No subsidy will he paid to societies having less than 50 members, and re ceiving less than £50 annually from members' subscriptions. 2. Only one general rate of members' subscription to a society will he recog nised, except in the cases of women aud children, for whom a special rate may bo fixed, 3. In order that subsidies granted to Eocieties may be regulated iu proportion to their size, the total subsidy granted will iu no case exceed 15s in the £ on their...
Advertising [Newspaper Article] — The Canowindra Star — 7 December 1900
WOODSTOCK. ROBERT:: FOSD (Next to Royal Hotel.), MiKSHITH & WHEEIWRI8HT, Coach and Buggy Builder. AGRICULTURAL &M INTNG SMITH REPAIRS NEATLY EXECUTED. CAEKL4.GE - PAINTING A t SPECIALITY. x\^ CHARGES - MODERATE D. CHESHER,j-^_ AUCTIONEER— ! ? A-VD — —ESTATE AGENT. Eugowra. WALKER_-^T WHOLESALE FRUITERER AHO C0MHISSI0H AGENT, SUMMER-STREET, ORANGE. Fruit of all kinds Bought or Sold on t Commission. 'ft .References Commercial Bank. THO BREEJN, WOOL ADD PRODUCE BUYER, CANOWINDRA. ' 58 prepared to rhuy for Cash, Wool ?Hide*, Sheepskins, and Furs of every ir.d, also Tallow and Horseiiairjjin any uautity. J * ^ J J Jj E a
CANOWINDRA RAILWAY LEAGUE. (To the Editor.) [Newspaper Article] — The Canowindra Star — 7 December 1900
CANOWINDRA RAILWAY-'LEAGUE. (To the Editor.) Sib, — Referring to tho ' Cowra Free Press ' of the 29th inst., iu which is copied an article from the ' Forbes Times,' probably inspired'by e resident of Eugowra, I regret to notice many un true statements, in answer te which I wish to point out a few well-known facts : — (1.) Tho Canowindra Railway League was formed in Septem ber 1898, and. was twice attended by re presentatives from Eugowra, whilst Cranbury rind Cudal Railway Leagues were generally well represented. (2.) Rejiresentativcs from Eugowra, (as well as Goolagong Cranbury and Cudal) were iuvitod by the Canowindro Railway League to be present on the occasion of the Minister's late visit, and tlco attended from Eugowra. (3.) The wtatemont that Canowindra has '? turned dog ' ou Eugowra is entirely false, as tho objects of the Ccnowindra Railway League are clearly set forth in the rules, viz., To se cure railway connection to the district, from the Blayney-Harden lino to the Molo...
Cudal. [Newspaper Article] — The Canowindra Star — 14 December 1900
Cudal. (FROM A COBRESPOXBENT.^ A meeting of Committee of the Cudal A. and P. Society was held on Thursday night, at the School of Arts. Mr. J, S. Parker, Vice-President, occupied the chair. Agircult'iral Societies Association of N. S. W., asking this Society to join the Association, and poiatmg out the ad vantages accruing by taking such a step, the chief benefit to be derived apparently; being the obtaining of a Government subsidy. The Committee decided not to join tho movement, A letter from the Department of Agri- ; culture was also read, setting forth the new regulations under which subsides will ; be paid in the future. The correepon- : dence was received. j The prize schedule for the next annual exhibition, which will be held on the 13th and 14th of March next, Jwas submitted as drafted by the sub-committee, and after having been carefully examined and slightly amended, was adopted and ordered to be printed. The following points for judging the hunting competition were adopted...
Sporting News. [Newspaper Article] — The Canowindra Star — 14 December 1900
Sporting Hews. While exercising a pair of Lord Hope toun's carriage horses a postillion met with a serious accident The horses had only the previous day been let out of quarintine, and were inconsequence some what fresh. Lord Hopetoun's stable comprises about twenty head of Carriage horses and hacks from some of the best sires in tho old country. At Moorefield on Saturday some very good racing was witnessed. A consider able improvement was noticeable on the previous Saturday's, good fields, good finishes, no crooked running, and no accidents. Alix ran second in tho Sandhurst Cup last Wednesday. Alix has been a most unlucky animal running seconds and thirds in au the big events of the year, including tho Caul field and Melbourne Cups. M. A. Noble is at tho head of tho bat ting averages in grade cricket for tliis season with an average of 61. Iredale comes next with 51.20 and Vic. Trumper next with 48.25. Trumper is at the head of the bowling average with 13.20., W. Howell 15.16., and...
Cudal-Cargo Railway. [Newspaper Article] — The Canowindra Star — 14 December 1900
Cudal-Carqo Railway. The following was published in the ' Orange Leader' of Saturday last, and we 'with apologies submit it to our readers for perasal- — ? In our issue of Dec. 1st % letter ap peared from Mr. John McMahon, of In ? ? - ? ? Ai! \jtugUj boiuug iurtuuit) uituuio vi \jtugu to be 'Considered of as much importance as Cudal in the matter of the proposed connection of that part erf -mr district with the railway system. Mr. McMahon takes exception to the President of the Progress Association saying ': ' It 'was quite useless taking up Mr. Scott's sug gestion, before the public had done so. ' Mr. Scott's suggestion was that the pro posed line, which is to serve the country between Orange-Parkes -and Blayney Cowraline, junction -with vthe Orange-: Parkes lino at the Cargo-road Crossing. Wc don't propose to enter into points in ? dispute between the two towns of Cargo - and Cudal in this article, but content ousselves with saying that whatever is done in tho matter should affect...
Sydney Wool and Produce Sales. [Newspaper Article] — The Canowindra Star — 14 December 1900
Sydney Wool and Produce Sales. The Sydney Wool and Produce Asso- . elation report as follows for week ending Dec. 8th 1900. wool. I The sales of the i-ast week have been important in two respects, first owing to the fact that the amount offered has been | cue largest ox ine season so iar, ana secondly in regard to the excellence of a large proportion of the wools brought , forward. The market has remained firm and unchanged at late rates, and very satisfactory clearances have been affected. Altogether 33,594 bales were offered and tlie sales totalled 29,543 bales. The highest'figure of the week in the greasy section was lOJd (an advance of a £d on previous record), secured for 24 bales WE of the YeumbuTa over CH brand fi-QL.-, Yass, a wool of fine and good staple, bright, sound, free, in good condition and carefully classified aud skirted. In scoureds the highest price was 1 6 Jd ob tained for the following lot, viz., GF/ Beaconsfield from Hfracombe, Queens land, 18 bales 1st and 2n...
A Bush-Bred Youngster. [Newspaper Article] — The Canowindra Star — 14 December 1900
A Sush-Bred Yoangster, j 'There's a lonely gorge in the mountains, Where the lyre bird builds its nest, 'Where the neon-day sun scarce lingers, j And the shadows love to rest. : Where, among the rocks and boulders, The struggling waters leap, And there, 'mid the ferns and shadows, ; A hero is laid to -sleen. He sought not for death or glory 'Mid the battle's pomp and din, Where the grave awaits the vanquishsd, And the laurel those who win. 1% was duty alone that called him, ! 3STot the sound of the drum or fife, ; But he answered the 'call of duty, And he gave all he had — his life. Little Bess -was the 'widow's darling — Her only solace and joy — ?3Tor Heaven had taken her other loves,' lEIer husband and bright-eyed boy. Lit le Bess was a fair-liaired lassie Of five, and she used to play And sing as sho weaved her wild flowers -Into posies bright and gay. And Jim was a bush-bred youngster ; Just a great, strong, awkward lad ; T'ery much like other mertals — ' TSTot exceedingly geod...
Advertising [Newspaper Article] — The Canowindra Star — 14 December 1900
I.X.L. Bakery I.X.L. B. J.~KERR, Mff ISHES tlio public of Canowindra to understand that lie may be depen ded upon to supply a CLEAN, WELL-BAKED LOAF at a price to suit all consumers. CART CALLS REGULARLY DAILY. Only the best brands of flour used. First class confectionary always on baud at the shop G, WALKER ,^-v WHOLESALE FRUITERER AND COMMISSION AGENT, SUMMER-STREET, ORANGE. Fruit of all kinds Bought or Sold on Commission. References Commercial Bank. THO BREEN, WOOL m PRODUCE BUYER, CANOWINDRA. IS prepared to 'buy for Gash, Wool Hides, Sheepskins, and Furs of every ind, also Tallow and Horsehair in any uantity. D. CHESHER,^-^ AUCTIONEER— ? AXD — —ESTATE AGENT. Eugow ra ? T. ROBINSON & CO. PROPRIETROY Ltd Agricultural Engineers SPOTTESWOODS, HEAR MELBOURNE* Manufacturers of the Celebrated SPOTTESWOODE STRIPPER, for both ordinary and damp weather TREAD POWER WINNOWER, with Patent Head Thrasher and Elevators LARGEST HAND WINNOWER, with Pump Screen. FEDERAL COMBINED HARVESTER,...
Advertising [Newspaper Article] — The Canowindra Star — 14 December 1900
JUN0TI08 HOTEL, C A N 0 W ISDEA, IV! ATT. DWYER, PROPRIETOR, Onlir Wfnes THb ?, Spirits Best or And Brands Beers -Kept in Stock GOOD ACCOMMODATION. mnm hotel, CANOWINDEA. EXCELLENT CUISINE. None but the Best Brands cfj.Wines and Spirits, etc., kept in Stuck. Good Stabling and Loose Boxes. CHARGES MODERATE. the termimus hotel for all COACHES. Passengers booked for 'Woodstock Walli, Lyndhurst, .and Mandurama. J, H. MARSHALL, ?PjtorniETon. COWRA, theaustr;ali/in hotel BRttKSE-STREEt, ^^Pierce Here^' gESIRES to inform the inhabitants of Canowiadra and Distwct that he has be ?come proprietor of the above Hotel lately owned by Mr. Mick Thompson, and hopes to receive the same patronage as hithei-to given. CANOWINDRA COACH TERMINUS PASSENGERS BOOKED FOR CANOWINDRA & GKENFELL. Harry D. Buckingham, BdYAL EXCHSfiBE HOTEL, ^is^COWRA, (Opposite Railway Station.) FIRST-CLASS Accommodation for * Yisitors and ExooHent Stabling. Attentive Groom on tho Premises. Horso Boxes. A VERY SUPERIOR S...