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Local Directory NEWSPAPER. [Newspaper Article] — Canowindra Star and Woodstock Recorder — 1 August 1902
Losa! Directory NEWSl'APFK. I The ' Canow indra Star,' — a fair and impartial organ, which takes no party side, but strives to give accurate informa tion on all subjects ; a local papei which is entitled to the support of all well wishers of the district. AUOTIOSEEllS. Johu Finn. HANKS. Commercial Banking Company of Sydney, Limited. Manager — Y. Blatehford. BLACKSMITHS AXD WUEELW1UGHTS 3? Ayrton J C Marka F Williams. Chemist. Oanowindra Dispensaiy. BUILDERS W H Atkinson BAKERS M. Costello. BTTTCIIEUSr Goodncre and Graham. T. L. Kirkland HOTEL ICFEPF.aS M Dwyer, Junction Hotel J H Marshall, Victoria Hotel SADDLEllS J. B.Nowland Atkinson Bros INSURANCE ACE1TCIES Liverpool, and London and Globe Fire and Life*. — J J Finn. j STOREKEEPERS '£ . Finn J, Boyd. UNDERTAKERS J C Marka W Atkinson WOOL AND rilODTJCE BUYERS T Breen
Postal and Telegraphic Information. OFFICE HOURS. [Newspaper Article] — Canowindra Star and Woodstock Recorder — 1 August 1902
ai:ai Ail rsijjrmij Mh.vniiis.i. Office Uouiis. Post Office open 9 a.m. to 6 p.m. Telegraph Office open 9 a.m. to 8p.m. Money Orders, daily from 9 a.m. to p.m. Savings Bank open daily from. 9 a.m $ p.m. Postal Notes (Sale of) during post otfioo lioui'R _ o ashing, during money order hours. ' Note.— All offices are closed during eji'tiii g'of .mails froui Sydney at 10.30 a.m. daily. AnnivAT, of Mails. Prom Sydney G.P.O. and Woodstock, . daily at lo-3o a.m. Cowra Tuesday, Thursday and Satur day at 1 a-m. Eugowra, Tuesday and^ Saturday at 1.30. p.m. Cargo, Tuesday, Thursday and Satur day at 1.30 p.m. tVall i nndonduramo, Wednesday and Saturday at 1, p.m. Goolagong, Friday at 8 p.m. Lock wood and Burdett, Monday, Wednesday, and Friday at G p.m. DErAKTUHE OF MAILS. For Sydney and Woodstock, daily at 2.45 p.m. Cowra, Monday, Wednesday and Fri day at 1 1 a.m. Eugowra, Monday and Friday at 1 1. Cargo. Monday, Wednesday and Fri - dayiit 8.30 a.m. Walli and Lvndliurst, Monday and Thursday at ...
Sporting Item. [Newspaper Article] — Canowindra Star and Woodstock Recorder — 1 August 1902
Spirting item. (By Djjadd.v.) Local sporLs are beginning to ask — ' Are we to have a September meeting this year?' The answer should be in the affirmative considering the number of horses in work iu the di-trict, These off meetings as a rule pay the organisers even better than the larger events, and the opportunity should uot be mussed. Time to be stirring. I hear that old Myall K'nj is again, in work Mr. Rue having decided lo give iiim a run at Cowra, The old fellow looks as well as ever, and though in no ionditioii shows his usual pace. Besides rhe smaller events at the Cowra meeting iie may enter the lists for o;ie of the big events. Those who have a fancy for Myall will have the satisfaction of know ing he runs a straight race every time. Final acceptances for the Caulfield Grand National Hurdle Race closed on Tuesday last. Reports from Sydney speak encourag ment of the Derby colt Ab undance, who is trained by Mr. F. McGrath. Abun dance is said to have built up into a handsome c...
Advertising [Newspaper Article] — Canowindra Star and Woodstock Recorder — 1 August 1902
£50 REWARD. PAID by the Undersigned for informa tion that will lead to the conviction of any person STEALING CATTLE or SHEEP belonging to the Bangaroo or Conomodine Runs. HAMILTON OSBORNE. - J. M. ATKINSON'. BANGAROO Tar Fire Earmark Sheep ££ 7 Cattle JiO Horses ^ 0 POKOMODINE 'Sheep Cattle OO Horses OO' itahrey Robinson, - - - — ; — rssssagant yvT.v Fancy Goods */ V* Music 1 l\ and BookSsller. J*est brands Pipes, Tobrcco, Cigars and Cigarettes] always ou hand at lowest J»rices ' ~- Agent for Mercantile Mutual Assu rance Society and Atclierley and Dawson Tee ilw;h&ut£« Cudal Roller Floisr Mill CAH0WINDRA BRANCH. Wheat Gristed in any quantity FLOUR, BRAN, & POLLARD, ALWAYS ON HAND. L. KIRKLAND, AGENT. Public Motice. PH E LP S~& CO., BOOTMAKERS, ETC., CAROWifiDRA Atkinson Bros. Saddlery Mart. I A Trial solicited. Repairs neatly and cheaply executed. j JUNCTION HOTEL | CANOWINDRA, IVI ATT. DWYER PROPRIETOR, Only Wines The _f Spirits Best 01 And Grands Beers Kept...
A 'FIVE O'CLOCK TEA' CLOTH. [Newspaper Article] — Canowindra Star and Woodstock Recorder — 1 August 1902
A 'FIVE O'CLOCK TEA' CLOTH. A most novel and effective ' five o'clock tea ' cloth can be made out of four pocket handkerchiefs — large Bize — and: some torchonf lace. In this way: Lay two handkerchiefs side by side (spread out to, their full size), and thn other two Jjelow them, each handkerchiof being separated' by the width of about two or three inches. Unite the handkerchiefs by means ofr torchon insertion, two or three inches wide, the two bands of insertion forming, as it were, a cross. Frill the little ' cloth' all round with torchon lace, and you have a quickly made and pretty tea-spread; The handkerchiefe should have wide hems, and may, if taste so inclines, be decorated with initials or a mono; ram in the corners. This little tea-oloth suggests . a simple but uaefnl gift to a bride. '
INEXPENSIVE GLOVES. [Newspaper Article] — Canowindra Star and Woodstock Recorder — 1 August 1902
INEXPENSIVE GLOVES. Cheap gloves do not, as a rule, wear well, but most people find it an economy to buy two or three pairs of cheap, wash able gloves for snmmer wear. ThiB season gloves for less than a shilling a pair present a really wonderful imitation of suede, and are more cool wearing than kid. Many of them are lined with some pretty bright colours, and slip on the hands easily. Among inexpensive varie ties cf glovee are those of a laccy pattern, which are exceptionally) cool and light. Glove buttons are for the moBtpart of. pearl and tolerably large thiB season. Cyclists' gloves are, as usual, perforated; For the ordinary walking glove a four button length iB correct. Even for oven, ing wear plovos are frequently shortt since many low-necked gowns are pos sessed of long close-fitting sleeves of lace CHILDREN'S FASHIONS. A new note has been rung in children's millinery this season, the novelty con sisting of largo shady hats of thin glossy straw, threaded through with scars of...
SOCIETY. [Newspaper Article] — Canowindra Star and Woodstock Recorder — 1 August 1902
SOCIETY. ' Ono of the most curious outcomes of American traditions and inherited in dependence is the way young women who pre in the same social cet are, to use a Homely expression, brought lip/ said a matron to a writer tor the New York Tribune. 'In no country 'in the world is such a wide divergence practised, or in deed, would be permitted, as is Been here in what is called the better class. In England or France there iB one law for all. A young girl whose people arc in society must be strictly shielded from contact with the outside world, but in America it seems to depend altogether upon the wealth, convenience or the individual opinion of .her parents. 'Very rich people. o£: social position adopt, as a rule, the transatlantic ideas about theic daughters. A maid must invariably attend lier young mistress on hor (shopping expeditions and her walks. She must never, on any account, enter any public conveyance, not even s haneom, while street cars or umnibuseB are, of courEe, strictl...
Personalities. BORED HIMSELF. [Newspaper Article] — Canowindra Star and Woodstock Recorder — 1 August 1902
Personalities, BORED HIMSELF. XIKHE Duke of Devonshire holds the cJrl'Ao record for beihg phlegmatic. He QksS began to obtain it when he yawned wearily in tbe middle of one of his own speeches, and explained afterward, quite unaffectedly, that ho ' couldn't help it, it was so frightfully dull, aurt completed it when he was to introduce a bill in the House of Lords providing for the establishment of a new university for London, but did not come near the house to do bo.
Auction Sale. [Newspaper Article] — Canowindra Star and Woodstock Recorder — 1 August 1902
Auctlen Sale . Til iliis is«ue will be found fin announ- j cement of the auction sale to be held at : the Minors Arms Hotel to-morrow, Mr. j Eugene Finn being i^e knight of the | hammer who will conduct same. Thej sale is to be a genuine one, as Mrs. L. | Tln-nnic flip Wo nriinriptress of the I hotel intends, we Understand, leaving the town and district almost im mediately. The sale is advertised to commence at 3 o'clock on Saturday (to morrow), and the result should be good bargains to all and sundry.
GREAT EATER DEAD. [Newspaper Article] — Canowindra Star and Woodstock Recorder — 1 August 1902
GREAT EATER DEAD. Belgium mourns, for the champion eater of tho country iB dead. Ah extraordinary man he was. One day he entered into an agreement with a hotelkeeper, according to which he promised to pay a fixed sum for a dinner, but stipulated that he was to have all the food he wanted. The sum fixed was email, and great, therefore, was the disgust of the hotel lroanar ha -4- *1. ~ the dinner that his guest had eaten two stewed rabbits and whole calf's head. On another occasion he ate for a wager twelve yards of sausages and black pud ding. He recently accepted a challenge to eat seventy hard-boiled eggs in one hour, and he almost accompliihed this feat, since he devoured sixty-nine in the specified time, The fact that he lost the wager, how ever, and through one egg, preyed on his mind and he became sick. Doctors were summoned and said that he was suffering from indigestion, but his friends say that it was nothing but worry over this one egg which made him sick and which fin ally...
INDIAN CONJUROR'S TRICKS. [Newspaper Article] — Canowindra Star and Woodstock Recorder — 1 August 1902
INDIAN CONJUROR'S TRICKS. The conjuror threw a woman, almoBt nude, into a kind of cataleptic state of rigidity. Four of the officers' Bwords were then fixed, points upward) in the ground. The woman was laid with her elbows on two sword points, her heels on the other two. Three swords were then removed, and she lay horizontal and ngid, supported by one elbow, on one sword point. My friend and a surgeon of the regiment examined her fcarefully, feeling all around the body, bnt they could discover no supports, says Andrew Lang, in Longman's Magazine. The Empercr Jehanjrir is not the only recorder of the rope trick ; an eye-witness of the thirteenth century doBcribes it in Col. Yule's ' Marce Polo.' But he admits that a friend standing beside him saw no rope, and no man olimbing in; so, probably this Arab observer was hypnotised as Kira, in Mr. Kipling's book, was not, when he was told to see the breken vase made whole. Bat it needed all of Kim's resolution not to see what he was told to...
Humour. [Newspaper Article] — Canowindra Star and Woodstock Recorder — 1 August 1902
Humour. First -Young Wife : ' Do you find it more economical, dear, to do your own cooking ?' Second Young Wife : ' Oh, certainly ! My husband doesn't eat half so much as he did.' ' Her heart is the goal I am striving I for,' said Charlie Halfback. ' Have you tackled the old man f saia Willie Fullback. ? Tea j and be tried to kick me away from the goal.' JoneB : * Yes, old Goodman's three boys are a bad lot. Two of them, at least, ought to be in jail..' Brown : 1 Some redeeming quality about tbe tbird one, «b ?' .Tones : ? Yes. he's already there.' ' My dear,' said the wife of the eminent professor, * the heBB have scratched up all that egg plant seed you sowed.' .. 'Ab, jealousy 1' mused the professor. And he sat down and wrote a twenty-page article on the ' Development of Envy in tbe Minds of Lower Grade of Bipeds. Se I liok ' him me -mudder'll.:whip ' v.-rfsi flghtiB' and if be ^iciB me, me father'*! , , jyfrtp 'tne far gflttlB licKfia I ? Say, officer, tiero seems to be trouble ...
Petty Theft [Newspaper Article] — Canowindra Star and Woodstock Recorder — 1 August 1902
Petty Theft Ouo of those petty thefts whie.i annoy from their absolute meanness occurred on ?. Wednesday evening la-it, the victim be- j ing Mr. 11. Barton. It appears Mr. j Burton left his bicycle, which happened to be a new one, with all necessary equip- i i inputs outside a public, room of the town for 1 few minutes. and upon returning to J where it had been discovered it was no j longer there. Upon investigation he found the machine some few yards away and thought naturally enough some of the young men had been playing a prac tical joke upon him. Thinking no more j of the circumstance he nvmuted and ro le | towards his home. He had not gone far j when he decided to re-arrange his handle j liars, nud dismounted for the purpose, j He then discovered that the whole of the contents of the bag attached to the mach ine had been stolen. He immediately returned to town thinking it may still b-3 a practical joke, but discovered that if it was so it had a very serious side. Four spanners ...
POETRY A MORNING PRAYER. [Newspaper Article] — Canowindra Star and Woodstock Recorder — 1 August 1902
POErrRY A MORNING PEAYEE. Let me to-day do something that Bhall take A little sadness from the world's vast store,. i And may I be eo favored as to make Of iov'e too scanty sum a littla more. Let me not hurt, by any selfish deed Or thoughtless word, the heart of foe or friend ; Nor would I pass, unseeing, worthy need, Or sin by silence when I Bhould defend. However meagre be my worldly wealth. Let me give something that should aid my kind. A word of courage, or a thought of health, Dropped as I pass for troubled hearts to Lat me to-night look back across the span. 'Twixt dawn and dark, and'to my con science say — Because of some good act to beast or man — ' The world is better that I lived to-day.' — Ella. 'Wheeler Wilcox.
NOVEL [NOW FIRST PUBLISHED.] The Mystery of A Moonlight Tryst, [ALL RIGHTS RESERVED. CHAPTER I.—(Continued.) [Newspaper Article] — Canowindra Star and Woodstock Recorder — 1 August 1902
[?] [NOW FIRS! PUBLISHED.] The M ystery ol A Moonlight Tryst, By Iza Duffus Hardy, Author of ' MacGil'.eroy's Millions,' &c„ &c. [ALL EIGHTS EESEEVED. CHAPTEE I. — (Continued.) Been now in the full blaze of the gaB , she seemed to him ever lovelier than he had imagined from thoso unsatisfying glimpses in the shadowy owl's light that suggested beauties and might have con cealed defects. Her cheek, if colourless, was rather fair than pale ; the contrast of her dark eyes and long black lashes made her look fairer still ; her figure, - slender and graceful, was set off by a dress that fitted it's svelte lines like a glove — a white dreBS very simply, and yet artistically designed ; she wore lilies-of-the-valley in her bosom and in her hair, and famed a great careless posy of them tied up with pale green ribbon, in her hand. - He was gazing at her with anintentnese in which he was loEt to all around him, when his cousin, Antoinette, always known as Nettie, Onslow, swept u...
Sketcher. THE SULTAN'S SERAGLIO. [Newspaper Article] — Canowindra Star and Woodstock Recorder — 1 August 1902
Sketcher. THE SULTAN'S SERAGLIO. 3VqVEOPLE who have read fanciful (jldjr descriptions of Constantinople penned by poets, artists and other sentimentalists, have an im pression that the seraglio of the Bultan ie a place of mysterious seclusion ; that it has something to do with the harem and other nrivate . affairs of his imiierial I majesty, but it ib nothing of the aort, writes William E. Curtis in the Chicago Record-Herald. Literally, a seraglio ineanB a portico or vestibule surrounding any habitation, palace, kiosk or mosque, but the term is commonly used as a col lective noun, and refers to a collection of buildings used for different purposes, Buch aB the residence of a pasha, his harem, his offices, his stables and the mosque that ia attached to all of the large establishments in Turkey. The seraglio of the sultan is a large collection of buildings inclosed by a mighty wall, covering the extreme point of the peninsula upon which Stamboul stands, and dividing the se% of Marmora...