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A PREACHER'S DIFFICULTIES. [Newspaper Article] — Canowindra Star and Woodstock Recorder — 18 July 1902

A PEEACHEE'S DIFFICUTIBS. In a pleasant, social little Kentucky town, not long ago, a new minister ar rived. Fervent in his mission against the world, the flesh, and the evil one, and not only considering the points ? of his com pass, he delivered from his pulpit the first Sunday a tire-de against card-playing. On Monday the wealthiest member of his hock caiiea on nim ana saia — ' Oh, dear Brother Parker, your sermon was very unwise. Yon will offend half your people if you talk against cards. We are just a little quiet community all by ourselves here, aud we play whenever we. want to. Drat eay anything more about oard-playing.' Ss the next SunJay the new preacher launched out on dancing-. Again the wealthy member visited him to say that his church people had always danced all they wanted te, and be must not say any thing more against dancing. The evil o{ horse-racing was his subject the follow ing Sunday, and this brought the rich kin. : ' Great goodness, Brother Parker 1 this is on...

Publication Title: Canowindra Star And Woodstock Recorder
Source: Trove [National Library of Australia]
Country/State of Publication: NSW, Australia
A RAILWAY IN THE AIR. [Newspaper Article] — Canowindra Star and Woodstock Recorder — 18 July 1902

A jRAILWAY IN THE. AIR. i Visitors to the south coast of Kngland during the summer were considerably interested in watching tbs working of a marvelloasly constructed ropeway at Beaohy Head. Titis particular rope rail way, or ropeway, as they are generally termed, is unique. It is on* of the very few designed to sarry passengers, while-it is also capable of- transpertinr large blocks of granite ef four tons in weight. This interesting ropeway was erected te astist in the building of a lighthouse on Beaohy Head, bat owing to the encroach ments of the sea at this particular spot; and the additional fact that th'e light from the present lighthease, S8S feet abeve the sea, is- frequently capped by fog, the authorities at Trinity Heuse de cided to erect a new lighthouse about 600 feet from the shore. The ropeway was - built- to carry material down to the 6tsig ing erected a little below low-water line en tbe shore, at the sight ef the proposed lighthouse. : Not only had the ropeway to -tr...

Publication Title: Canowindra Star And Woodstock Recorder
Source: Trove [National Library of Australia]
Country/State of Publication: NSW, Australia
TWO 'FIRST KNIGHTS.' [Newspaper Article] — Canowindra Star and Woodstock Recorder — 18 July 1902

TWO ' FIBST KNIGHTS.' An event ef considerable interest, vhidfeyj has been ftttle noticed, took place at'- Marlborough House en February 9th 1 when Kiag Edward had occasion to make the first knights of his_ reign. Seven gentlemen attended, and if the order in which the names were published is te be relied upon the first to receive tbe honour was Sir Edward Henry Busk. The first knight that the late (jueen ever honoured was the late Six John B. Williams, who was eiven tbe title on July 19tb, 1637. Sir John has left an interesting descrip tion of the ceremony, which took place at St. Jame's Palaoe. He Bays : ' The Queen was standing near tbe spot the late King ?ecupied when I kissed hands last year. She was dressed perfectly plain and in blatk. Lerd Templeton, the Lordin Waiting, informed Her Majesty that I waitoreoive the honour of knighthood. I went upon my right kaee, and the Queen smiled, and said, ' Uron my word, I don't know how to do it,' and, turning te Lord Hill, who gave her...

Publication Title: Canowindra Star And Woodstock Recorder
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Personalities. A MONUMENT TO A CHIMPANZEE. [Newspaper Article] — Canowindra Star and Woodstock Recorder — 18 July 1902

Personalities. A MONUMENT TO A CHIMPANZEE. SuOCHE Municipal Council of Grenoble, ifji'Iu France, has vjted a large sum for tho purpose of erecting a bronze statue of the famous chimpanzee Charlemagne, who bas just died there. He was brought to Grenoble by an , Afiican explorer, and for nine years had enjoyed the freedom of the town, being | ; allowed to enter practically every -home,.] and to lielp himself to anything in the fruit and vegetable shops. Five years ago he rescued a child from a well.

Publication Title: Canowindra Star And Woodstock Recorder
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Country/State of Publication: NSW, Australia
Farm and Garden ORIGINAL ARTICLES MILK AS MARKETED. [Newspaper Article] — Canowindra Star and Woodstock Recorder — 18 July 1902

Farm and Garden ORIGINAL ARTICLES MILK AS M1BKETE&. St^KITH the develojimant in dtftrj nh&Urji ''^kods, the nee of certain iua&WS terms liaa arisen in eonlnectibri with those who have milk to sell which are not so well understood, bs the public generally as they should be. This wane ef knowledge sometimes enables the milk vendor to paliii off an inferior quality of milk under a name thftt sounds well and means well. Bot up in glass bottles, sometimes called jars, usually holding a' pint' or a quart. Toese bottles are closed by means of a tin cove# or a wooden or pap&r palp cap. The'latteif' is caere to be desired, as it can' be thrown'-, away when' the bottle is opened arid'-a ne# ona need when refilled. Filling frOta a can in a oarfc while en route should' not tie tolerated. These bottles are' very largely need for delivery- of milk in some oities;. and towns. The nee -af battles uau*Uy insures uniform meaeure and quality, cleaner milk because not ex...

Publication Title: Canowindra Star And Woodstock Recorder
Source: Trove [National Library of Australia]
Country/State of Publication: NSW, Australia
NAPOLEON'S ENGLISH LETTER. [Newspaper Article] — Canowindra Star and Woodstock Recorder — 18 July 1902

NAPOLEON'S ENGLISH LETTER. Napoleon began the study of Enjli«h during his imprisonment in St. Helena. His instructor waB Count Las Cases, te whom Napoleon wrote the only letter he is known ever to have written in English. It is Bomewhat ef a literary curissity, and not well known, so it.may be quoted ^ uece : l Count Las CaseB. Since eixt woek y learn the English and y do not any progress. Sixt week do I fourty and two day. If might hare learn fivty word, for day, I could know it two thousand and two hundred. It is in the dictionary more of foarty thousand ; even he could roost twenty ; bot much of terns. For know it or bnndred and twenty week, which do more two years. After you will agree that the study one tongue is a great labour who it must de into the j young aged.

Publication Title: Canowindra Star And Woodstock Recorder
Source: Trove [National Library of Australia]
Country/State of Publication: NSW, Australia
THE KING OF ITALY'S HOBBY. [Newspaper Article] — Canowindra Star and Woodstock Recorder — 18 July 1902

THE KING OF ITALY'S HOBBY. 1 The present King of Italy ib an en-, thusiaBtic collector ol coins. His col lection is one of the finest in the worid, 1 but it is limited te those of his own country. It includes coins of all the 200 odd mints of the country, beginning with the rude coins ef the Gothic invaders, and from the earliest Papal coins d*wn to the Money now in use in the Italian kingdom, te which will soon be added the new issue of Viotor Emmanuel III. Bis Majesty's collection now contains over 60,000 specimens ; it is kept in twenty-four cupboards in a long room on the top floor of the Quiriaal, and the King is occnpied with it every morning from six to nine. His passion for numismatioB began at the age cf twelve, and was inspired by his English governess.

Publication Title: Canowindra Star And Woodstock Recorder
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WHERE THE KING COMMANDS. [Newspaper Article] — Canowindra Star and Woodstock Recorder — 18 July 1902

WHEBE THE KING COMMANDS, In Germany, in Austria, in Italy and in Russia, four countries which may be de scribed as military powers in tbe fullest sense ef the word, the sovereign is in each ease the active eoaunaader-ia-ofciAt of the army, and finds time to fulfill his duties I as such. He Jhaa as his principal military adiatus and lieutenant a chief of staff, who works in thorough unison but on a footing of complete equality with the minister for war, the sovereign, jealous of his prerogatives as generalissimo, being on guard to see that there ie bo usurpa tion of authority on the part of the minister. The chief of the general staff of the German army is Gen. Count Schlieffen, who now fills the place oc cupied for nearly 40 years by Yon Moltke. There is no minister of -war for tha empire. But each one of the sovereign states constituting the confederation ' known as the German empire has its owa minister of war, who works in unison with Gee., Count Schlieffen, chief of the general ...

Publication Title: Canowindra Star And Woodstock Recorder
Source: Trove [National Library of Australia]
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BABY BARONESS CLIFTON. [Newspaper Article] — Canowindra Star and Woodstock Recorder — 18 July 1902

BABY BABONESS CLIFTON. Probably one of tbe most picturesque , figures at the coronation of King Edward will be that of tbe baby Baroness Clifton.. This little lady, who is just 2 1-2 years old, is a peeress in her own right. She is ., the daughter of the late Lord Darnley, whose widow sacrificed her right to be present at the ooronation by her remar riage a few weeks ago. This important young person will wear the ooronation robes prescribed for a peeress of her rank, The whole outfit, dresB, mantle sad tiny, ooronet has been erdered. The first Lord Darnley, having married the heiress of the barony of Cuften, was raised to the peerage with the title «f Baron Clifton in 1608. Though sub sequently created Earl of Darnley, the owner, of the title has held his seat in the house of lords by the older title, which, having come through a woman, descends in the female line. The late Lord Darnley, having no son, his infant daughter became Baroness Clifton. His brother, the Hon. Ivo Bligh, bec...

Publication Title: Canowindra Star And Woodstock Recorder
Source: Trove [National Library of Australia]
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Humour. [Newspaper Article] — Canowindra Star and Woodstock Recorder — 25 July 1902

Humour. Ef Gabrul wuz ter blow hiB trumpet ter-morrer, some er de fault-finders would rise en tell 'im dat his musical eddication had been neglected. Mrs, Hoyle : ' My husband says that I am one women in a thousand' Mrs. Doyle : ' Aren't you jealous of the nine hundred and ninety-nine ?' ' Whafs a wreck, pop P' ' A wreck, my Eon is a disaster on the water.* ' Not always, pop; there's old Bsdnoset he's a wreck, but water had nothing to do with it.' He:'Iknowit! I feel it ! Tou have been flirting with some other man.' She : 1 But, my dear, I was s j lonesome without you.' The Plutocrat: 'I am £20,000 richer than I was yesterday.' His Wife: ' You don't stem happy over it.' ' N«. I'm two days older.' Tompkins: 'What is your idea of an aristocrat P' Jenkins : ' Well, a real aristocrat is'a man so thoroughly well-bred that yoa wouldn't know he was an aristocrat.' ' I noticed your hoeing your garden yesterday. What are you raising ?' * Blisterr, mostly.' Macy : ' Wooioc pjstmen have not su...

Publication Title: Canowindra Star And Woodstock Recorder
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Ways of Living. LADIES AS HOUSE AGENTS. [Newspaper Article] — Canowindra Star and Woodstock Recorder — 25 July 1902

Ways of Living. L&.DIES AS HOUSE AGENTS. VFKH1T is what I am myself, a lady Jjl'Jb rent collector, so I fsel competent to epeik on the subject. At least, I am sure of the rent collector, though oa tbe title of lady seme asper Eious have been cast. An irate Jew, into whose dirty shop I had made my way, informed me : ' If I hadn't thought you were a lady, you should never have set foot inside thiB place, and you're nothing but an agent' The secret of sucoess in this business, as in many others, consists largely in per sonal popularity. With an agent who is not liked, the best house cannot be kept filled, but you must be sure never to con found popularity with slackness. I have been told that I oould wring money out of a stone, and one old Irishwoman said to me : ? With all your money, I'm glad I'm not yon, for I'd be ashamed to go about skin ning pennies out of poor folk.' She liked me all the better in the end for it, however. Looking at rent collecting simply Irom a busiuess...

Publication Title: Canowindra Star And Woodstock Recorder
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Science. [Newspaper Article] — Canowindra Star and Woodstock Recorder — 25 July 1902

Science. ^EJtEMENT FOB BROKEN MABBLE. — Soak some plaster of Paris in a B IvJ strong solution of alum. Pour off the alum, then bake the plaster in an oven until hard. Grind to powder, snd use with water like ordinary plaster. Another useful cement that sets bard can t« made by well mixing alum and plaster of Piris in hot water; use as a thick j cream or paste. Glossy Black Varnish for Iron Articles. I —Melt 41b tcphaltuin in an old iron ves- j sel over a fire, and a gallon of boiled lin seed oQ which bad been previously warmed, and Jib litherage, raise to a good heat, and boil well for about an hour; remove the mixture wsll away frera the fire and allow to cool down somewhat, then add steadily a gallon of American | turpentine. Whilst hot strain through a fine strainer and place aside for abont : seven days the mixture is tLea ready for j use. Heat articles when applying. Cycle E samel. — Mix together Jib of pure drop black in turps and J pint ef black japan, and thin down to the pr...

Publication Title: Canowindra Star And Woodstock Recorder
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West and Pro[?] Report. [Newspaper Article] — Canowindra Star and Woodstock Recorder — 25 July 1902

Wfosl snd Propucs RaiJari. The Australian Wool Brookers Asso ciation rep irt ns follows for week eiiu.ng July 10th 1002 Tlie Jiily series, of monthly nnetions were held On Thursday las! tlio sale^. owing to the limited supplies being com pressed into one day with the exception of a few parcels of the new clip. The selections of greasy wools inehidod only medium quality, but iu scoured some ' - :1 \ ' -J - 1 ! ! 1 - 1 ' I 'l V 1 1 1 _- 'T i 1 ' Y - 1 ] . Till'! market generally was very firm fit the level of values established at the closing auctions of lust season any tendency to ehauge being in sellers' favour, and very full --lesr;inc ~-s wore efl'ectods In the greasy f eriion ihe biirhest pniee was 10 paid for 22 bales hwe of X0X fioni YounS a bright sound well grown \- cot of good quality and in nice conri'ion Tile same liguro was obtained for 4 bales super comb of PF/ Young a bright wool ? if fme quality nud in .good condition. The highest price for scoured was 22A secured for ...

Publication Title: Canowindra Star And Woodstock Recorder
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Country/State of Publication: NSW, Australia
RULER'S ODD TITLES. [Newspaper Article] — Canowindra Star and Woodstock Recorder — 25 July 1902

BULEB'8 ODD TITLES. j Very curious titles are borne by some I potentates. The sultan of Turkey, says an English statistician, who had been collecting data on this subject, has 71 titles, and on the parchment coataining j tnem are the words : ' As many more as may be desired can be added to this number.' ] Among the titles sura 'Abdul Hamid, the Eternally Victjroos/ 'The Eler^ally bmiling,' ? the iSteraally Invincible, ' ?Distributor of Crowns to the Herobs Seated on the Thrones ' and 'Shadowof God and Earth.' The shah of Persia has also many pompons titles, among them being ' Luminous Star of the Firmament,* ' The One Star that Sivee Light to the Ter restrial Planet,' ' Pivot of the Universe ' and '. Msgnetic Centre of the Globe.* The funniest title, hewever, is bo ne by tho ruler of Ava, a small kingdom on the bordeis of Afghanistan. This monarch signs all his decrees as follows : ? Sigiled and sealed by the King of Kings, whom all the world should obey, because he preserves life i...

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Notes from the Sea Coast. [Newspaper Article] — Canowindra Star and Woodstock Recorder — 25 July 1902

Rotss train tho Saa Cosst. \ n^v mi ov-rn-»iT^ph ti t ( lonntviinlrii ^ Having had some days' relaxation dur ing the niidwiiiter holidays, I shall now ^'y to place .1 few little items before the je.xders of the 'Star ' which I trust miv not jn'ovo uninteresting. I had a couple -« f pleasant drives from Sydney to Hu; s(-' 'villo, and thus had a good epporlu;iity seeing tlio Illnwflrra suburbs iu detail, a chance not ail'-.jvded when travelling ?Jiloug t-lie railway iu quieldy moving' Irains. l'liero is oils unbivikeii siiccrs ,sion of residencr.s for eight miles along cither side of tho lino, occupied prin cipally by persons engaged in business or trades iu the city. Many of the houses ? -sire models of architecture, and the num erous gardens and plantations of orna mental trees have a very pleasing effect. New cottages and houses are constantly being erected, so that those suburbs are rapidly extending. It is said that; HO new residences hr-vc been added to llurst-. villo since last...

Publication Title: Canowindra Star And Woodstock Recorder
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WHAT SOME NAMES MEAN. [Newspaper Article] — Canowindra Star and Woodstock Recorder — 25 July 1902

WHAT SOME NAMES MEAN. The following table gives the meaning of the names of the principal Highland elans in Scotland : M'xatosh ; the son of the First. M'Dansld ; the sen o* Brown Byes. K Dsngail j the son of Black Ey«s, MOanechy «r Duncan; the eon of Brown Bead. ; M'Gregor; the sen cf a Greek M^n ! M'Cuithbert; the son of the Arch- ' 7\ ? :J i M'Kay ; the eon of th* Prophet. H'Tiggart; the son of the Priest M'Chxri; the sen of the r?oundur. M'Lcan ; the eon of the Lion. H'KtJixie; the son of the Friendly One. Vlntyre ; the son ot the Carpenter. CampbtUf Crooked Mbwh. Cawsro«; Crocked Nose. j Stewart; Big Stay or Support.

Publication Title: Canowindra Star And Woodstock Recorder
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Advertising [Newspaper Article] — Canowindra Star and Woodstock Recorder — 25 July 1902

TIiq l^hsal That Ktavsr Worries Toa The carc with which THE RED BIRD BICYCLE Is built and tlio high quality of material used in every part is the sncrc-t of THE ItED BLLiD BICYCLES, popularity nnd durability. KKi.) BIRDS embody all tlie latest features of scientific cvclo Ci.)H-tl U' tioll. ' The guarantee is a most liberal or.-?, extending over 12 months. To those who do uotwat u to pay casli, we offer very easy payment terms. ? r COULD BICYCLE CO., 64 King St, Sydney. AGENTS ALL TOWNS. LOCAL AGENT— JAS. COOK,' ~~ DON'T DIE,'' MR. H, E. KUGELMANN THE CELEBRATES HEfiBAL PIUGTiTltSHER, 14 and 1G QUEEN STEEE-1 MELBOURNE, SYDNEY, ADELAIDE and HE 1 SB AXE. Who ha* been' successfully practising in Australia for over a quarter of a century, I specially notifies h»s Professional Visits to the Sun-ou-e.liug DISTRICT, and may i bo Consulted at quarterly intervals as under. — | OranOB, N.S.W. — At Mr. West's ''Club Heuse ' Uolcl on — Monday, SOth June, I;)02. Hour# from 0 a.m. until 8 p.rif.,...

Publication Title: Canowindra Star And Woodstock Recorder
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Sketcher. SAINT'S POWDER RECIPE. [Newspaper Article] — Canowindra Star and Woodstock Recorder — 25 July 1902

Skeicher. SAINT'S POWDEB BECIPE. r Germany and Itaiy ereat honour is paid to St. Berbara, but until now no one has been able to discover the exact reason. A German officer says that she is honoured because the invention of powder is in a large measure due to her. Berthold Sshwarz a monk, he explains, opened the 'Livas of the Sainfe*' on St. Barbara's day and read the stery of her martyrdom, after which he reasoned as follows : ' The heart of the virgin wm white as salt, the soul of he; tormentor was black as coal, and it was sulphur from heaven which pnnished him tor his cruelty. 1 will mix these three things, and it will be a wonder if I do not discover the philoso pher's stone.' He did mix them, and as soon «s he put the mixture in a fire a tremendous ex plosion followed. Such, according to German soldiers, was the origin of gun powder, I

Publication Title: Canowindra Star And Woodstock Recorder
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Advertising [Newspaper Article] — Canowindra Star and Woodstock Recorder — 25 July 1902

Annual Report for Year Ending June 30, 1902 — uoouooooooo — Your Committee his much pleasure in presenting' you with tlio Report and Statement of Receipts nnd Expenditure tor the year 1902. The Annual Exhibi tion \va- hold on 2Glh February, and al though tlio season, ou account of the Jong protracted drought, wni? most un favorable tho exhibition, Inlcon as a whole, was tho most successful yet hold by your Association. Tim attendance exeseded all previous .years, tho gate re ceipts totalling £48 12s 6d for the day. Tiio entri os show an increase, G92 being received as against 583 for 1001. All the sections excepting Sheep, Wines, and Vegetables, wore well tilled, competition ? being . exceedingly keen in most. In tho following sections the entries Ware — Section A, Blood Horses. 23 en tries ; Section B, Draught Horses, 41 entries ; Section C, Miscellaneous Horses. 122 entries; Section D, Cattle, 33 entries; Section G, Farm Produce, 40 entries ; Section IT, Dairy nud Home Made Pro du...

Publication Title: Canowindra Star And Woodstock Recorder
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SPECTACULAR FOOTBALL. [Newspaper Article] — Canowindra Star and Woodstock Recorder — 25 July 1902

SPECTACULAB FOOTBALL. ! Moung Toon. Moung Chit and Monng My ha are the names of the three amazing Burmese football pUyera whose then min utes' performance iB quite the bsst and most interesting turn in London. First, they play with a hallow wicker ball never touched with the htndc, but tossed and kicked — backward and forward, hip-h into the ' flies.' skimminsr over the ground, froin one to another, with skill, a certain swift grace and apparently simple muscular action.. Then Moung Toon, the star of the trio, juggles with three large shining glaBE balls, holding them gripped between hie knees, balanced on his shoulders, or poised in the bend of his foot, bat never touched by his thin, dark hands.

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