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GENERAL INFORMATION [Newspaper Article] — Cowra Free Press — 11 March 1911
GENERAL INFORMATION Odessa is said to bp the prettiest and most European town in Russia. People eat 20 per cent more bread when the weather is oold than when it is mild, i About 12,000 tons of , lobsters are &lt; oauglit and marketed every year in Can- &lt; ada. .. In Japan coins are generally made of iron, ana in Siam, they; are chiefly of por celain. " v A fault which' humbles a man is of more use to him than a good action which puffs him .up with pride. Tho greater proportion of divorces take place between the fifth and.' tenth year of married life.. , ? ' In mnny parte of France the coffin of a peasant woman is borne to the grave upon the shoulders of women. A cyclist can travel fifteen miles over a good road on his machine with less ex ertion than he can walk three miles. To remove unpleasant smells from a sick room, sprinkle a few drops of vine gar or eau de cologne 011 a hot shovel. The best paid Ambassador belongs to. France.. He is the French Ambassador in T...
A LEG-PULLING ACTRESS. [Newspaper Article] — Cowra Free Press — 11 March 1911
A LEG-PULLING ACTRESS. "Ever since I have been in Australia we have been dying to meet a newspaper man," said Miss Florence Vie to the Wil liamson press agent during a wait In ."Our Miss Gribbs." "Do you know," she added, "I quite envy you your association -with press men." ' "How is that?" "We]l,":said the comedy actress, "they set such a_ high standard of excellence by their criticism of ?plays. They seem to live in a world apart. Nobody ever meets them, not even soubrettes. They must breathe a very rarified atmosphere. Our best musical comedy authors fail to bring them to earth, and they are sensitive to the slightest solecism. With the limited space at their command they tell us so much that I feel a quarter of an hour's talk [with a critic would make mo a geni us. 'I know I should 'be awfully nervous if I- mift. one. But it would be very thril ling. Fancy a man with a brow like a Greek god and an eye flashing with, di vine fire, a man spurning all the vani ties ofthis world, re...
NAILING A RUMOR Lord Dudley's Retirement. [Newspaper Article] — Cowra Free Press — 11 March 1911
I NAILING A RUMOR I Lord Dudley's Betirement. | It will be remembered that the rumour which flashed across the Commonwealth of Lord Dudley's retirement attracted considerable attention, and'Lord Dudley's Private Secretary, Mr. Callan, was quo ted as being associated with the Dublin "Freeman's Journal" in connection with that report. '.However, it is interesting now to road the other side of tho case, ?which appoars .iira recent issue of the "Freeman." Tli0 journal states: .: "Some time ago our London correspon dent mentioned a rumour that Lord Dud ley-was about to retire from his high office in Australia, and was likely to bo succeeded by Lord Pentland. Rumours of vice-regal retirements are not infre quent, and the denial of them usually follows fast on their publication. 'Pin* particular paragraph, however, caused quite a stir in Melbourne. The Mel bourne 'Sun' t(sic), not satisfied with taking the rumour from the London cor respondent of the 'Freeman,' found 'coi. firmation' for i...
GOLF LINKS AT THE HOTEL KOSCIUSKO. [Newspaper Article] — Cowra Free Press — 11 March 1911
GOLF LINKS AT THE HOTEL KOSCIUSKO. This-summer attractions of Mount Kos ciusko arc to bo enhanced 'by tlio laying-out of golf links. The matter lias been under consideration for some little time, but the idea has now been advanced a step. The Government were fortunate enough to enlist the services of the well-known expert, Mr, Carnegie Clark, the open Golf Cham pion of Australia, to advise on the pro ject. Last week Mr. Carnegie Clark, with Mr. Ross Gore, Secretary of the Royal Sydney Golf Club, and the Act ing Director of the Immigration and Tourist Bureau, -Mr. E. Itayment, proceeded to Mount Kosciusko and made a detailed inspection in the im mediate vicinity of the hotel. Messrs. Clark and Gore agree that the_ forma^ tion of tho country, will permit of a nine-hole courso about 2,650 yards in length being laid, which will probably prove to bo tho best inland courso in Australia. Tho soil is of the right kind, and will grow grasses suitable for the fairways and greens, and very lit...
Family Notices [Newspaper Article] — Cowra Free Press — 11 March 1911
Weddings. &nbsp; -----&lt;&gt;----- &nbsp; &nbsp; &nbsp; &nbsp; &nbsp; &nbsp; DICKENSON—MAHER. On Monday last a very pretty and interesting wedding was celebrated at the R C. Church, Koorawatha, during Nuptial Mass, when Catherine Teresa (Babe), youngest daughter of Mr. and Mrs. John Maher, of Borrowa-street, Koorawatha, was united in the holy bonds of matrimony with Charles Hamilton, second son of the late Mr. John Dickenson and Mrs. Dickenson, St. Peters, Sydney, and late of Cowra. Rev. Father &nbsp; Sheehan performed the pleasing ceremony. The bride who entered the Church on the arm of her brother, Mr. Philip Maher, who subsequently gave her away, looked charming in a handsome gown of ivory ninon over glace silk, trimmed with embossed applique, chiffon, pearl and silver trimmings, and court train. She also wore the customary wreath of orange bloss0ms and tulle veil (presented by her sister, Mrs. H. H....
Obituary. THE LATE MRS. HARRISKEY. [Newspaper Article] — Cowra Free Press — 11 March 1911
Obituary. THE LATE MES. HARRISKEY. On Saturday Mrs. Harriskey, sister of the late Mrs. T. Hart, we regret to state passed quietly away at the residence of her neices, the Misses Hart, Canowindra. The old lady, who was over eighty years of age, was a native of Cross Roads, near Parramatta, where her parents (Mr. and Mrs. Kelly), very old and highly esteemed colonists then resided. After her marriage the late Mrs. Harriskey resided at Parra- matta with her husband, and on the demise of the latter many years ago she came to reside at Canowindra with her sister and family. From early life the lamented lady had been a victim to rheumatism, and dur- ing the last three years of her sojourn upon earth she was a helpless invalid, necessitating the constant care and atten- tion of her devoted nieces. The late Mrs. Harriskey was also aunt of Messrs. Thos., John, Michael and Eugene Finn, of Cano- windra, Mrs. E. A. Phillips (Cowra), and Mrs. Issac Hailstone (Milburn Creek). The remains, in comp...
Teacher's Association Cowra Branch. [Newspaper Article] — Cowra Free Press — 11 March 1911
Teacher's Association Cowra Branch. ? At a well attended mooting &lt;# Teachers ; on Saturday, 4tli inst.-the majority of whom were ladies-it was unanimously de-v : oidei to form an Art Class and about 14 . members signified their willingness to attend same. Miss -Moore will hare charge' -of the class,.which will meet every Saturday morning. = Mr. F. Braaaington was elected Vice President, vice Mr. S. Old; who has severed his connection with the Department. . It was. decided to forward letters of ap preciation for. past services to Messrs. S. Old and P. C. Smith. ' ' At the conclusion o£ the above business, Mr. Ivey read a very interesting and in structive . paper, " Impressions of Broken Hill," for which ho was accorded a hearty Vdte' bf thanks. Members are contemplating a trip to &nbsp; Walli Caves next meeting day. Failing &nbsp; that Mr. A. O. Clark will read a paper on "Spelling."
Advertising [Newspaper Article] — Cowra Free Press — 11 March 1911
LIMITED A Progressive Company of Wool and Produce Brokers. Each head of tha Company directly controls ft department of the business, and givai personal attention to disposal of all consignments. The Company sells only WOOL and PRODUCE, so the whole time and attention of Directors and Staff nre concentrated on securing entiro satis faction to consignors of these lines. Call and see them when next in town. Offices: 44 Bridge Street, Sydney. GOVERNMENT ADVERTISING Department of Public Works, Sydney, 23rd February, 1911. ATTENTION is directed to Gazette Notico inviting TENDERS for ERECTION of NEW BUILDING for POST OFFICE, KOORAWATHA. Tenders mil be re ceived up to 20tli March, 1911. ARTHUR GRIFFITH. hal40 TENDERS TENDERS are invited for PALING and PICKET FENCE for MRS. HOKE, Itoyal Exchange Hotel, I'owra. Tt-nders close March 18tli. Plans and specifications at office of undersigned. G. B. SANDERSON, Architect. Tenders for Church. TENDERS are invited for the COM PLETION of the Presbyteri...
An Old Cowraite's Death. THE LATE MRS. JAMES HAUGH. [Newspaper Article] — Cowra Free Press — 11 March 1911
An Old Cowraite's Death. THE LATE MRS. JAMES HAUGH. Thus the Twofold Bay "Magnet:" —" One by one are our old and re- spected residents passing over to the great majority, and scarcely a week passes in which some one of onr links with the past in this district is not broken asunder. On this occasion it is our painful duty to record the pass- ing away of Mrs. Jas. Haugh, of Eden, which sad event came about at 2.30 a.m. on Friday last. The de- ceased old soul must have been a woman of wonderful constitution, for she has been on the verge of death on &nbsp; quite a number of occasions since she took so seriously ill about three months ago; and despite the fact that she suffered greatly during that period her extraordinary strength sustained her when the last, seemed about to come, and she would rally in a surprising manner for a person of so great an age—75 years. Not for one moment hardly did the old lady's faculties desert her, happenings of years back being related in times o...
Personal. [Newspaper Article] — Cowra Free Press — 11 March 1911
Personal. &nbsp; The death is announced of ex-Senator ''Jawbone" Nield, at the age of 65 years. Mr. and Mrs. Gus. Boyne and family &nbsp; are at present in toyyn on a visit, after . a lengthy.abBence-i-jfcom^Cowra. «: Mrs. Mary Wood, nee Hill, died in &nbsp; Sydney recently. Deceased was a daughter of Mrs. Hill, and sister to &nbsp; Messrs. R. and J. Hill and Mrs. J. Bozeat all of our town. I Mr. J. Hyams, manager of M. 6. I Hyaras' Wattamandara branch store, was successful in drawing a iJ10 prize in i Tattersall's No. 2 sweep on the New t market Handicap. I Mrs. J. E. Foley, Miss Graco West, and Mr. H. Dalgarno, have all returned to. town, after spending holidays in the Metropolis. Mr. Harry Taylor has also returned to . Cowra., after a lengthy sojourn in the Coraki district. Mr. A. A. Todhunter, who was in business hero for some years as o Stock and Station agent, and now has a pro perty in tho Oondobolin district, is : at present on a visit to' Cow...
"Not Thomas." [Newspaper Article] — Cowra Free Press — 11 March 1911
"Not Thomas." &nbsp; " Tom Richard Johnson." said the Chief Railway Commissioner, in a son- orus bass voice—the best of any witness whose evidence, has yet been taken— when asked his name, in the usual for- mal way, as he began his evidence at the Decentralisation Commission. " Not Thomas ?" queried someone. " No ! Tom," he corrected. "Don't write me down an ass!" &nbsp;
Advertising [Newspaper Article] — Cowra Free Press — 15 March 1911
1 HAYING- just received a large shipment of different Serges.Worsteds, Tweeds, etc., I can offer each one of my customers Which will be good Value for every Penny Spent. TRY ONE OP MY £3 15s SUITS, and you will bo delighted with your bargain. I need not mention that when a man is particular for his suit tQ fit him correctly, there is special need for a ."fit 011" beforo-the suit is completed, and that can only bo managed by bringing your order to your local tailor, where every thing necossary to your requirements can be fully explained. The time is getting pretty short to' Easter, so to secure one of my «3 15S SUITS ORDER NOW. Suits Cleaned and Pressed equal to New, -All Work by Hand, and done on our own Premises. S, B©rnSj^i^ The Leading; Tailor, . KENDALL STREET, OOWRA ! GOYERHMEHT APYERTISIHO,, PUBLIC 8ERVIC BOARD. | , 4 O'Connell Street, Sydney, 6th March, 1911. COMPETITIVE EXAMINATIONS will be held in Sydney and at various Country Centres for the following positions in the Stat...
HIBERNIAN RACES. [Newspaper Article] — Cowra Free Press — 15 March 1911
HIBERNIAN RAGES. Following are the nominations for the above races to be decided to-day: HIBERNIAN HANDICAP. . . st. lb. Aragain ... ... 9 5 The Vanquisher ... 9 3 Uronim ... ... 8 12 Adnor - ... ... 8 2 Marvel Lawn, ... 8.2 Gain ... .7 9 Survivor- ... » ... " 6 7 ' TRIAL HANDICAP. Canny, Billy Bee, Amber ness, Jerula, Breakaway, Alfcones's, Lilspeo, Hindoo .Queen, Maronito, Miss Sylvia. . ST. PATRICK'S HANDICAP. st. lb. Aragain. ... ... 9 5 The Vanquisher ... 9 3 Uronim ... ... 8 12 Marvel Lawn ... 8 5 Keen ... ... 7 10 Gain ... ... 7 9 Breakaway... ... 6 7 WELTER HANDICAP. Thoas, Rylstone, Adnor, Marvel Lawn, Nodrap, Billy Bee, Highzette, High Rock, Breakaway, Hindoo Queen, A.O. FAREWELL HANDICAP. High Rook, Billy Bee Rylstone, Thoas, Nodrap, Survivor, Amberness, Gain, Marvel Lawn, Uronim.
Sporting. COWRA TROTTING CLUB. [Newspaper Article] — Cowra Free Press — 15 March 1911
; ; Sporting.; OOWJ&A TROTTING OLUB. Following are the handicaps for the five events to be decided on the Show Ground track on Thursday, 16th March; (the day. foUowingf H..4.O.B. races) TRIAL HANDICAP. Aborigine... ... sciatch Mambrino'a Pride " 1 Jennie ... ... 2 sec bhd Molly ... ... " Nightlight ... 3 8ecbhd Chieftain King ... " Starlight ... ... 5 sec bhd ..Glen - ...iOsecbhd . 'Chieftain ...IOsecbhd FLYING HANDICAP. Haon Boy ... scratch Jim Clevo ... 2 sec bhd Mignonette';: ... 4 sec bhd Trimmer ... 8 sec bhd ... Prigco Harold, Jun " Delavan Chimes... 9. sec bhd . - ' Freedom . ...IOsecbhd Luke ... ...12 sec bhd Van Roy... ...13 aeo bhd Boldrewood >, Lachlan HANDICAP. Starlight... Souvenir... Chiisftain... Avondale.l. The Coon Domino" ... Aurora ... CoWRA AND DISTRICT- HANDICAP, Avondale... ... sciatch Huon Boy ... 4 sec bhd Jim Clove "-13secbhd Prince Harold, jun 22 sec bhd . Trimmer ... ...23 sec bhd Delavan Ohimes.,.24 sec bhd Freedom ... ... 25 sec bhd Luke ... ....
Consult Mr. S. A. Basser. [Newspaper Article] — Cowra Free Press — 15 March 1911
Consult Mr. S. A. Basser. Mr. S. A. Basser, the eminent Vienna Optician, holds the very highest certifi cates secured by actual examination in Vienna, Dresden, Berlin, London and New York. He is also a qualified Master of i the British Optical. Association. Mr, ' Basser desires to give the greatest pos sible number the benefit of~his skilled j services and makes no chargo whatever | for consultations, or for carefully testing the sight. His coming visit to this town ' offers a splendid opportunity of having ' the eyes properly attended to, and all ! visual effects defects corrected. Mr. i Basser has devoted much' time to the . study of the eyes of the young, and par ents should note this faot, and bring; the children to him for examination. A few minutes now may save great expense in the future. Mr. Basser is sole agent for the " So Easy" rimless glasses-quite the ' most comfortable it is possible co get. I He employs no agents, and may be con ! suited in person at the Imperial Hote...
Markets. [Newspaper Article] — Cowra Free Press — 15 March 1911
Markets. Messrs John Bridge and Co., Ltd,, report as follows: On Thursday last the above firm also reports having sold account 0. HrKemp of Merrywinebone, a draft of early shorn merino"wethers to 17s 6d, the whole lot averaging close on 16s ' easily topping the-market. Prime sappy sheep and lambs are selling well at prices that should give satisfaction, but medium and plain descriptions are very irregular. Despite exceptionally big supplies, prime cattle, especially prime light weight sorts are realising highly satisfactory prices. We consider best lightweight is worth 23s per 100 lbs, extra good to 24s, with heavy beef, and medium quality 20s to 21s. If you have prime sheep lambs or or cattle, donfc hesitate to send them along.
An Appreciation. [Newspaper Article] — Cowra Free Press — 15 March 1911
An Appreciation. Mr; Reg. Monger, who was recently transferred to Orange, is to be made the recipient o£ a handsome gold medal by the members of Cowra Lodge, No. 126, of I.O.O.F., of which ho was a very prominent member, in recognition of his very valuable services. The modal, which was made to tbe order of Mr. H. J. Nicliolls, jeweller, ^Kendall-street, is of very chasto design, having on one side several emblems of tbe Order, and on the other tlio inscription " Presented to Bro. R. Monger by members of tho Cowra Lodge, No. 126, I.O-O.F."
Notes and Notions. [Newspaper Article] — Cowra Free Press — 15 March 1911
Notes and Notions. I --- . ! | Trinity College of Music haa appointed ; I Mr. H. .Saint George and Mr. Mistowaki : i exa-uiners for Australia, and Mr. Schilsky for New Zealand and Tasmania. For keeping the complexion beautiful , and healthy nothing equals NEMIA TONIC. j Mrs. R. Caspers, of Goulbarn, oa Monday received a cable from her niece, Miss Ella Caspers. The cable j was worded as follows:-"Don't . worry. Well. Ella." 1 ! Tho Irish blight has made its j I appearance in the potato crops at J Crookwell, and as a result several . farmers there will bo very ' heavy losers. The disease has also affected . the crops at Rydal in the west. j Mrs. Whitney,, of Coombing Park, j has donated £100 to tho Bishop Camidgo Jubilleo Commemoration j Fund. Ovor £1000 has been already j contributed.- At this rate of progress , the £10,000 required should be forthcoming ere long. j The committee of the Cowra Com- I bined Choir is to be commended for ' its enterprise in deciding to compete 1 at Blayn...
Important Notice to Parents. [Newspaper Article] — Cowra Free Press — 15 March 1911
Important Notice to Parents. Wo beg respectfully to give notice that we fcavo docided to discontinue stocking boys clothing, hats, shirts, socks, and stockings ; and therefore, the wholo of our present stock of these are for absolute quick Bale at any reasonable offer. Wo are forced to adopt this courso owing to tho rapidly increasing trado wo aro doing in men's clothing, hats, etc., roquiiing all our storo room for oxfcra stock to cope with it, and at proBont a largor storo is not available. Wo thank those parents who have so liberally patronised us in those goods, as well as all othor customers for their liberal support. - Respoctfully yours, G. Bollisoeb & Co., Cash Traders in Men's Wear only (next Croploy's Boot Store) Cowru-, *
Telegraphic. Sydney, Tuesday THE MARKETS. [Newspaper Article] — Cowra Free Press — 15 March 1911
Telegraphic. Sydney, Tuesday THE MARKETS.. Wheat; dull 3/3 ; Chick at auction, 3/1 Chafl, lower, wheatea 3/10, oaten 3/3. A RICH DISCOVERY. In connection with the rich find of gold at Longflat, near Gnndagai, of 90 pounds weight, rich specimens -were taken out yesterday realised 120oz of gold. This is considered the richest find ever made at "Gundagai. SENSATION AIi EVIDENCE. A sensational story was disclosed at the trial of Joseph Fitch co day, in connection with the Abercrombie-street burglary. Mrs. Emily Patterson, whose house was entered, said in the early hours of the morning she was attending he; husband, who was ill. After giving him medicine, she do/ed off to sleep, and was disturbed by a noise. She then saw a man getting through the window, . and screamed, .whereupon the man struck her violently, causing her fall on the bed. When assist ance arrived the man bolted, On return ing to her husband he moaned and fell back unconscious from which he never re covered, and died five...