Elephind.com contains 50,211 items from Cowra Free Press
, samples of which are listed below. All items
from this newspaper title are freely available and can be searched from the search box above. You may also search the entire
collection of 3,057 newspaper titles in Elephind.com
Narrow Escape. [Newspaper Article] — Cowra Free Press — 15 March 1911
Narrow Escape. "While driving into town from her residence at Mulyan on Monday, Mrs. M. O'Neilo had a fortunate escapo from a serious accident. When taming that very dangerous corner of the street near Lamplongh's hotel, her sulky collided with a cultivator that was attached to a lorry which was boing driven by Mr. H. Gillelt, and upon the .swingle bar of the vehiclo snapping the horso com .inenced to kick and play up. Some men who were near at hand at once seized the horse by tho head and removed Mrs. O'Neilo from the vehiclo bofore serious damage re sulted. If the animal had not boon promptly restrained a serious accident was inevitable.
The Referendums. Mr. Tom Brown, M.H.R., at Cowra. THE PROPOSALS EXPLAINED AND DEFENDED. [Newspaper Article] — Cowra Free Press — 15 March 1911
The Referendum^. Mr. Tom Brown, at Cowra. THE PROPOSALS EXPLAINED AND DEFENDED. Mr. Tom Brown, was adver- I tised to speak on the Referendum pro- j posals from the balcony of Hogan's : Court House Hotel on Monday night. I It was arranged that the Mayor (Dr. ' Foley,) should take the chair, but, on ac count of the wet and unpromising night tbis arrangement was abandcned. Later on a number of electors gathered under the protection of the Hotel verandah and in response to their request Mr. Brown delivered his address. He was accorded a quiet and attentive hearing, and as the address proceeded a fair number put in an appearance. Mr. T. ] Quinn was voted to the Ohair of this im promptu meeting. \ THE FEDERAL FORM OF GOVERN - MENT Mr. Brown said some of the political leaders spoke of the Federal form of Government as if it was peculiar to Aus tralia, as if it was here on its trial for the first time and should not be subject to the process of amendment or adjust ment to existing needs. As...
Shire Council. [Newspaper Article] — Cowra Free Press — 15 March 1911
Shire Council. ^- A -1 ^ Tho usual monthly meeting took place on Saturday morning, when there were present Crs. Purcell (president), Thomp-' son, Rowlands, O'Neil, Mclnerney, and Collins. The minuteB were read'and confirmed. Accounts amounting to £755 4s lid, including £400 on account of Shire Chambers, was passed for payment,'on the motion of Crs. Thompson and Collins. The Clerk announced there was a credit balance of £7 at the bank, and the loan would become available next week. There was £180 rates outstand ing, of which .£80 was owing by the" Resumed Properties Branch. Cr. Mclnerney was informed the revenue from A Riding last year was £1160. Cr. O'Neil: I think we are over stepping the mark by passing these accounts without- authority from the Minister, I understand any ratepayor has a right to bring an action against us if we pass any. money for payment wrongfully. The; Ordinances are very clear. There are . a number of pitfalls and I am sorry ttf sajr the Secretary has ( not d...
Advertising [Newspaper Article] — Cowra Free Press — 15 March 1911
SUNDAY, MARCH 19 OHURCH OP ENGLAND. Cowra erory Sunday at 8 a in Holy Communion, 11 a m and 7.30 p m. (Men's Service 2nd Sunday fit 7-30 p m.) ^ Oonnlry Centres lflfc Sunday-Neila 11 a m, Morongla 8.15 p m, Upper Back Creek ,3.15 p m. 2nd Sunday-Morongla 11' a m Holy Com munion, Holmwood 3.30 p m, Wallaroos 3.15 pm 3rd Sunday-Noila (Mm Beur'a) Ham Morongla 3.16 p m, Lowor Baok Crook 3.15 p m. Upper Back Creek 7 m. 4th Sunday-Holmwood 11 a m, Holy Communion, Lower. Bark Creek 3 15 p m, Wattamondara 3.15 p m, Morongla 7 pm. 6th Bunday-Upper Baok Creek 11 am, Holy Communion Lower Back Creek 3.15 p m, Morongla 3.15 p m. Bennetts Springs and other Services by arrangement with the Rector. Rev. A. J. Gardner, R.Di ROT. W. Cams Caton. Mr. P. Hailey Hon. Lay Reader. PRESBYTERIAN CHURCH. Cowra 11 a.m. Wattamondara 3.30 p.m. Morongla 7.30 p.m Snpply. Canowindra 11 a.m. Walleroos 3.30 p.m. Cowra 7.30 p.m. Rev. Geo. Cranston. METHODIST OHURCH. Cowra Circuit. Cowra 11 a;m. . Woodstock 3 p.m. Cowr...
Advertising [Newspaper Article] — Cowra Free Press — 15 March 1911
Published WEDNESDAYS & SATURDAYS. Price 2d» She Best Advertising Medium- I' WISHES to announce that he has taken over the above old eatablished hotel, which he intends to conduct in an up-to-date manner. i Nothing but the Beat Liquors stocked.. 0ool Billiard Table on tbo Promises Sp/endid Stabling Accommodation in charge of careful groom. WiiM 4 W?£l, Kendall-street, Cowra NOTIFIES that he has taken over the above first-clasa and moat centrally situa ted hotel, and hopes to meet with the lib eral patronage bestowed upon him in the past. . The hotel is up-to-date in every par ticular, and one of the best equipped out side the metropolis. - BEST SPIRITS SHOCKED - SPLENDID ACCOMMODATION. . SPACIOUS SAMPLE ROOMS. J Fir«t-olaBS Stabling and Attentive Groom. I Every convenience necessary. Jos. Monaghan HAVING embarked in a new line of business, will henceforth be pleased to welcome all bis old friends and many new ones-the more the merrier-at the above well known and splendidly eq...
For Men Only. [Newspaper Article] — Cowra Free Press — 15 March 1911
For Men Only. To-day we have flying machines. It makes us wonder what next is possible. To-day there are thousands of, men who A. -l>uuii bl&lt;v J,OQVUOU uy scientific cutting in tailoring. It is such that ninety men out of a hundred can be perfeotly fitted with tailored ready-to-wear clotheB, if cut by the right cutter. The others wo can make garments for. We have the coats with shaped backs, long waist, and all the latest details of fashion. The trousers with a taper and stylo of exclusive ness. Tho suits from 38s and trousers from 10s 9d show the bene fit you got from our cash trading policy. Seeing is bolieving, call and see a coat tried on at G. Bollinger & Co's., Cash Traders in Men's Wear ONLY (next door to Cropley's Boot Store) Cowra.*
The Cowra Free Press USE SOFT WORDS AND HARD ARGUMENTS. WEDNESDAY, MARCH 15, 1911. Local and General. Explosion of Petrol [Newspaper Article] — Cowra Free Press — 15 March 1911
USB a OPT WORDS AND HARD ABflVSlfalTS. WEDNESDAY, MARCH 15, 1911. ' Local and General Explosion of Petrol Afc about 9.30 on Sunday night Mr. D. Tr Gilereest, solicitor, entered his garage with a lamp, and while in the act of pouring some petrol from one tin to another an explosion occnred and the flames from the ignited petrol at once spread over the floor of the building. Mr.- Gilcreest, after drawing his motor car clear of the flames, fell, and the vehicle then sped down the decline, levelling in its flight a coiiplo of panels of the picket fonco fronting the residence, and finally coming to a standstill on the roadway: The exploded tin of petrol and the injury to the fence, fortunately, bums up Mr. Gilcreest's losses, consequently the experience gained may bo. said to have been cheaply bought.
Cowra Railway League. [Newspaper Article] — Cowra Free Press — 15 March 1911
Cowra Railway j League. ( At a meeting of the above body held at the School of Arts on Friday night there were present Messrs Francis (in the chair). Links, Squire, Garden, Bollinger, J. Smith, Shackel, R. Stevenson, McKeown, McGrath/ Todhunter, and. Ryall (hon. seo.) Mr. Ryall stated thai, as instruct ed by the former meeting, he had written to Mr. Prosser, Frogmore, to ascertain what route the Orookwell Cowra Railway. League favoured, and as to the most acceptable form assist ance from the-6bwra Railway League could take, and in reply had received the following communiction: Dear Mr. Ryall,-I have your letter of 22nd February asking for further information in ra the propoa e3 Orookwell to Cowra railway. In answer to your inquiry as to the route our League are favouring, I may say that we are sticking fast to the old route explored by Mr. Kennedy whose report you _pp.blished in the "Free Press"., The residents-^of Bannister and Gurrundah are asking for a slight alteration at the ? ...
An Ex-Cowraite's Success. [Newspaper Article] — Cowra Free Press — 15 March 1911
An Ex-Cowraite's Success, Mr. Frank Bennett, -who for a number of years was in charge o£ ! Messrs. Reid, Smith and Oo's boot | department, and more recently at the ; head of Messrs. John Hunter and Son's grindery department, in Sydney, has been deputed by the | management of that firm to -visit j England and the Continent as their ; buyer in enamelware. Wo con- : giatulato Frank On his great success, ; and feel coutident that ho will cou- i timie to climb the ladder until he is \ right at the top of tho tree. Wo ! join with our old friend's many well 1 wishers in wishing him bon vOyago , and a good time during tho Corona- j tion festivities. j If you do not think our Tailored ready-to-wear suits, or trousers sepa- ; ratoly. aro quite good enough for your very best (but all the samo wo think > tlioy aro) they will do for your second j best, and wo will mako your best suit or j trousors to tho fraction of an inch, and with a tlogruu of porfectiou soldom : equalled in tailoring. Our...
An Exciting Chase. [Newspaper Article] — Cowra Free Press — 15 March 1911
An Exciting Chase The unfortunate girl, Ethel "Violet I Evans, who was remanded yesterday on I a charge of stealing, by some means J escaped from her captors at the lock-up to- j> wards evening, when an excitingchase ensu ed, police and civilians rushing here, there and everywhere. Same very amusing scenes were witnessed and at one time there must have been fully fifty, including children, in hot pursuit, of this poor creature, whom one wjuld have imagined was some desperate criminal. Up to time of going to Press her re-arrost had not ..been effected;
Only. [Newspaper Article] — Cowra Free Press — 15 March 1911
Only. As O iah Traders in Men's Wear ONLY wo should be able to suit you well. You want good lasting qua'ity (whether for hard working or dress) at a reasanablo price. Our cash trading makes it o isy for us to (jive you this. See I ho values in our window. Ton will also feel at home shop ping in a Men's Shop, G. BOLIINGEB & Co., Cash Traders in Men's Wear ONLY, next door to Cropley's Boot Store, Cowra *
Fine Apples [Newspaper Article] — Cowra Free Press — 15 March 1911
Pine Apples We are. indebted to Mr. Patrick Heally, of Garryowen, for a remark ably fine sample of apples from his orchard. Some of these are sixteen inches iu girth and over one pound in weight. They are of the " Hov& " and " Five Crowns " varieties. The latter are juicy and possess a delicious flavour. The soil and climate of our district seems to bo splendidly adapted to the production of this kind of fruit. We will be Only too pleased to sample any of our friends products of I lie soil of abnormal growth at any time. Wo are not often favoured, unfortunately, with opportunities in that direction.
Assistance for Ella Caspers. [Newspaper Article] — Cowra Free Press — 15 March 1911
Assistance for Ella Caspers, } A reply has been req«iived to the cable sent by the Goulburn Leidertafel to Mr, William Oaspers, asking if assist ance was needed, He replied to the effect that he wished to return to Aus tralia, but had been swindled in an in famous manner out of money reserved, for return fare. Intending to remain, until Miss Caspers' musical studies were completed, he did not take a return ticket. Practical steps will be taken at once to forward assistance to Mr. Gas pers and his sister.
More Rain. [Newspaper Article] — Cowra Free Press — 15 March 1911
More Rain. A thunderstorm accompanied by vivid lightning and heavy rain passed over the town on Monday evening. The record at the local poat office was 46 points. The weather whioh was previously close and muggy has since become quite chilly. As the heavens are still overcast with heavy clouds further rain seems imminent.
Trouble Over a Piano. [Newspaper Article] — Cowra Free Press — 15 March 1911
Trouble Over a Piano, i In the Sydney District Court, before Judge Murray, the British I Pianoforte Depot. Limited, of 9 j Barrack-street, Sydney, brought an ' action against Emily Esther Bates, married woman, of Kendall-street, Oowra, to recover the sum. of £45 alleged to be the balance due in respect to .the hire of a Broad wood piano. Mr. Tayler (Messrs. J. A. Dowling and Tayler), appeared for the plaintiff. There was no appearance on behalf of the defendant, who had filed a plea of never indebted; that the agreement by virtae of which the claim was made had been cancelled and discharged by mutual conBent, and a new agreement substituted in lieu thereof; and that plaintiff had never carried out the terms of the new agreement. His Honor found a verdict for the plaintiff for the amount claimed. " Evening News." The South 'Africans "defeated the South Australians by six wickets. The scores were :-South Australia 240 and 100, South Africa 291 and 51 for four wickets. * Women's ailmen...
The Royal Show and Holy Week. [Newspaper Article] — Cowra Free Press — 15 March 1911
The Royal Skow and Holy Week, Speaking at the Irish National Fo resters' breakfast in Sydney on Sunday morning, Archbishop Kelly expressed agreement with the Anglican Primate in denouncing the holding of the Royal Show in Easter week. Australians, he said, were becoming too careless in re ligious matters. While Holy Week was observed as a period of mourning in other countries, it was made a holiday in Australia. He did not blame the officers, who were merely machines. It was the public who was to blame, and his advice to the people, therefore, was "Don't go!"
Cricket. COWRA JUNIORS v. CANOWINDRA JUNIORS. [Newspaper Article] — Cowra Free Press — 15 March 1911
Cricket. OOWRA JUNIORS v. CANOWINDRA ; JUNIORS. A close and exciting game was played at Cowra Park on the 12th inst" which resulted in a win for the local lads by only eight runs on the first innings. The visitors made a much better stand in their second innings, having estab lished a lead of 87. Six of the wickets of the home team had fallen for 70 whon the time limit was reached and the stumps were drawn. Following are the scores: CANOWINDRA JUNIORS-1st Innings. Loftus c McLeish b O'Shaughriessy 6 Staines st McLeish b O'Shaughriessy 4 McLaughlin b J'ltins ... ... ... 0 Kirkland c Place b O'Shaughnessy... 10 V. Joyce c and b O'Shaughnessy ... 0 Fletcher c Stinson b O'Shaughnessy 4 Rice st McLeish b O'Shaughnessy... 10 I Cook c Jones b O'Shaugnhessy ... 0 S. Joyce not out ... ... ... 14 T. Finn b Eyall ... 0 Ayrton c Eyall b O'Shaughnessy ... 5 Sundries 6 Total ..." ... ... 69 O'ShaughheBsy took 8 wickets for 30. Canowindra-2nd inningsj 94, Kirk land31, S. Joyce 19, V.Joyce 12. - CO...