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BABY'S PARLIAMENT. MOTHERHOOD CONFERENCE. SCIENTIFIC INFANTOLOGY. [Newspaper Article] — Canowindra Star and Eugowra News — 20 May 1910
BABY'S PARLIAMENT. MOTHERHOOD CONFERENCE. ' . . Sn rTONTIFIC INFANTOLOGY. 'Mr Charles Hand, writing to tho "Daily Mall" from Liege, on the 17tH September, states:— The first international congress upon tho education and household management of tho infant commences its labors here to-morrow in the Uni versity Buildings. It Is the first In fants' Parliament ever held sinco about the Year Two, when the cry of infancy originally made itself heard. Ever since the home treatment of tho infant has been the subject of unceas .ing thought and continued varied' ex periment. But the opening of the Liege Con tention, for which tremendously ear nest and learned-looking unmarried ladies, who seem everywhere to be great authorities on the subject, aro already assembled, reminds one that riever before has child study been re cognised as a subject of organised scientific research. As one of the leaVried spinsters explained to me to da'y, "woman has always been so much occupied in obtaining the baby ...
WHAT CHEAPNESS MEANS. WOMEN'S CLOTHES IN THE MAKING. [Newspaper Article] — Canowindra Star and Eugowra News — 20 May 1910
WHAT CHEAPNESS MEANS WOMEN'S CLOTHES IN THE MAKING. In a bare, close, dirty little room In one ot the mean streets down East I came upon a family of match-box work ers. Steadily and continuously they kept to their task of match-box making. One spread the labels along the table, an other ran the paste brush down them, a third bent the wood over and pulled it over the labels, and the box was com plete. Time and practice has made them quick at the work. You have to be quick if you are to make a living at match-box making, when match-boxes are paid for at 2%d a gross, and you provide your own paste, and you are fined for wasted material i£ the box does not suit. But I had not gone into this nelghbor | hood to see match-box makers. I had gone to study clothcs. No doubt it Is a | beautiful thing that clothes are cheaper in this country than in almost any coun try in the world. It probably never occurs to a bargainer as she carries off a made article and congratulates herself that tha stuf...
COST OF LONDON CITY POLICE. [Newspaper Article] — Canowindra Star and Eugowra News — 20 May 1910
COST OF LONDON CITY POIICE. The City of London police force, which serves as the model for police organisa tions all over the world, cost the citizens ■ for the protection of their one square mile, of territory last year L175,0OS. The ' main item of expenditure was salaries and wages to superintendents, clerks, in spectors and constables, LU0,343; cloth ing, helmets, and accoutrements were re sponsible for L4459; and the ordinary constable's "bull's-eye" lanterns cost for repairs and upkeep L340. A sum of L20.000 was spent on the rent, repairs, etc., in connection with the chief office and the various pplice stations. The re ceipts included, amongst other things, 1 I.10S,764 as tho result of a rate; L59.S51, the contribution! from the City Corpo®. tfon; and LS4G7 reimbursements for the services of extra constables employed in private watching! The year 1904 con- I eluded with a balance in hand of L/1450. 1 Where personality comes into play, the domain of science ends, and the domain...
Local Topics. [Newspaper Article] — Canowindra Star and Eugowra News — 20 May 1910
Local Topics. * wr Quaere, second eldest son W j f' ?°°(lacro' of Eocky Rid™, Woodstock, was joined in the holy bonds of matrimony to Miss Annie ,,f'xr"1S-'ii°n dJlu"flter of Mr Ma,ra», (fNoviJle, on Wednesday, May Uth. At Cowra on Thursday of last week Mr Harold Douglas Rodgers was married to Miss Nellie Henderson at he residence of Mr Harry Henderson, father of' the bride. The Rev. G Cranston officiated. After the cere- mony the marriage party sat down to &nbsp; an ample and rich spread. The usual toasts were proposed and suitably responded to by the various parties. &nbsp; Many valuable presents from well wishers were exhibited in the room. &nbsp; The young couple left by the Sydney mail at 6 p.m. t0 spend their honey- moon. &nbsp; The death occurred in Sydney last week of Constable Rowe, who had been stationed at Cowra for the past three years. &nbsp; The Sun, Moon, Sta'rorfiTid Haley's)' Comet may go wrong, but Watches at 8s lid keep righ...
A MODERN "WITCH." A FARMER DEFRAUDED. [Newspaper Article] — Canowindra Star and Eugowra News — 27 May 1910
A MODERN "WITCH." A FARMER DEFRAUDED. The tria1 st Erfurt, in Germany (says the "Dailj Mail") of a so-called "Wise Woman" for defrauding ,a rich farmer and his family brought to light an ex traordinary case of superstition. The farmer, >vho owns a large estate near Naegelstadt, six years ago met with some ill-luck, anr' at once concluded that he was "possessed by the devil." The "Wise Woman" of Langensalza, who was consulted, confirmed this belief, and was requested by the farmer to relieve him of the Evil One. She went about it with many cere monies, which wound up with the burial in the earth at dead of night of an ordi nary new pot, in which the farmer had previously placed a considerable amount of money. After the pot was buried, the farmer, his family, and the "Wise Woman" retired some distance and waited. Suddenly there came a slight Hash and a little explosion on the spot where the money was buried. The peasants were awestrieken, and the "Wise Woman" at once declared, "The...
NO THEFT FROM A BOOKMAKER. [Newspaper Article] — Canowindra Star and Eugowra News — 27 May 1910
NO THEFT FROM A BOOK MAKER. In a case heard at the Old Bailey re cently a novel point was raised. Krnest Davidson was charged with stealing L9 13s 10d from his employer, a bookmaker, who had sent him into the streets to receive betting slips. The money stolen was for use In the betting business. Mr Wickham (for the defence) sub mitted there was no case against the pri soner. Street betting was Illegal, and therefore the prosecutor and the prisoner were engaged In an unlawful occupa tion. rPlie Common Serjeant said this was no defence. A man could be convicted of s-tealing from a thief. The Jury returned a verdict of "Not guilty." and the prisoner was discharged.
THE LADIES' COLUMN. HEALTH HINTS. [Newspaper Article] — Canowindra Star and Eugowra News — 27 May 1910
Ttt£;'&lt;M&l£S' COLUMN. HEALTH HINTS. Don't eat wlion tired, and don't work wlion tired. It is ft mistake to work wlien not in a fit condition—bad Tor the work and worse for you. Don't sit down to table as soon as you come in. from work or a round of social duties. He down, or Hit down, for ton minutes, waiting until you can partake of your "dinner with the physical machinery rested and refreshed. . • Sleeping between blankets is a great preventive of chills, as by so dolus the body is not chilled by coming into con tact with cold sheets. Those who suffer from cold feet should wear loose, white woollen bed-socks. Heat-giving foods, such as butter, dripping, suet puddings, milk puddings, cocoa, soups, and broths, produce heat In the body, which Clan-, nel, as a non-conductor, prevents from leaving the body. | Grind common starch with a knife until it is reduced tothe smoothest powder, put it in a clean tin box, so as to have it by you for the prevention of chapped ha...
HOMELY FARE. [Newspaper Article] — Canowindra Star and Eugowra News — 27 May 1910
HOMELY FARE. , Belgian Soup.—Required: Two pounds of turnips, four ounces of butter ,ono cjuart of milk, one dessertspoonful of brown sugar,, popper and salt, cupful of (lour. Weigh, after peeling two pounds of turnips, and cut them .into (lice; sim mer for twenty minutes In one pint of water with the butter, the brown su irar, pepper and salt. Then add a lunpful of flour, blended with u quart of imilk; lot all come to the boil while stir ring, and serve with dice of fried bread. &lt; Grilled Whiting.—Required : Gcod sized whiting, butter, peper and salt, lemon juice, chopped parsley. Having ^pllt open the fish you wish to use, cut off the heads and tails. Wipe them on both sides, rub with a little salt, then with butter, and sprinkle freely with pep per. Broil over.a clear lire, having well greased the gridiron to prevent the fish 'Sticking. When done, rub.over with but ter, squeeze the juice of half a lemon over each .fish, sprinkle svlth rhop'poJ .parsley, and servo as ho...
LONDON'S NIGHTS. HUNGER'S TRYST. [Newspaper Article] — Canowindra Star and Eugowra News — 27 May 1910
LONDON'S NIGHTS. 1 HUNGER'S TRYST. Harold Owen writes in the "Dally ■ Mall" of 4th February:— Under "Waterloo Bridge, and stretching beyond against the Embankment wall, is ranged the army o£ outcasts who come . !here every winter night to be fed—to sap ere they have dined. -Further West, at .Charing Cross, is another detachment of ■ 1 - the same army, and between them the draggled outcasts among womankind keep a separate station. In the road way a covered cart from which men s - wearing the caps of the Salvation Army are lifting huge cans of soup. Piles of enamelled tin bowls and little heatps of loaves, already sliced, lie waiting 0:1 the pavement. Three deep the army ot outcasts waits. Late recruits shamble 'across the roadway from time to time to ; . '~ "&lt;30in-the ranks. They are coming to keep Hunger's Tryst. A few policemen, with almost the wide pavement to themselves —for the outcasts keep close to the wall —walk up and down the line, marshal ling them in their pfac...
GIRL GRADUATES. OF "THE SILENT SISTER." [Newspaper Article] — Canowindra Star and Eugowra News — 27 May 1910
GIRL GRADUATES. .OF "THE SILENT SISTER." The Tcnnysonian phrase,' "girl gradu ates," was something in the nature o£ a prophecy. But though the two-groat Universities of Oxford and Cambridge still deny to women who liavo passed their qualifying test the right to wear the academic dress and to make use of the degree which are the outward sym bols of the graduate, the University of Dublin, long known as "The Silent Sister,'" has fulfilled the prophecy, and given body to the poet's dream. The King's letter, obtained on January 16, 1904, threw the doors of Trinity Col Jege open to women, and the hall-mark .c^cor was placid within i». I '■ The lificWffTnovemfiiFwSS'. attended with remarkable results. It long had been the custom to confer on graduates of Oxford and of Cambridge a. degree ad eundem gradum, upon pay ment of a fee of L10 3s, and when the Senate decided to confer degrees on women it was felt that those who had qualified in the great sister Universities should share precisely t...
Notice of Removal [Newspaper Article] — Canowindra Star and Eugowra News — 27 May 1910
, ... Notice of Removal Wn if ouv d'.pnts -.take•• nofic>&lt;ita w&lt;? liavo removnl into^g •-* nflw DreiRirt.-'u-A the &lt;-oi nei of &lt;■ :viitl Ban): O-vmg t>> tlm in c.rnn--(f in. ,1m sfl? J inoifl ci'inmoch^us w*fe ' %led, s&lt;> Vli ii in lice .r&lt;l|i.:&lt;st> «-ith ou^ USuul pnhnv of it -r>i-d-itniiiiiS v\6 ni"'*3*! p onv . jut— (1jif "o.s tfe .ivudi^ wiiL readily ntvf.'ll/lltttivi* duer^p (lisn-giimsatum in :. tho uf&se rfii'iuvuijj.
THE FRENCH NAVAL OFFICER. [Newspaper Article] — Canowindra Star and Eugowra News — 27 May 1910
THE FRENCH NAVAL OFFICER. "M.B.-H." writes to the "Westminster Gazette":—'"Loti must not be taken :is the mouthpiece of the French lia'vy. 1 have not, it is true, enjoyetl tlie unique experience of Miss Gordou-Cuiiiming and travelled 011 a Freuch man-of-war. But in Algeria and at Brest I have oc casionally met naval oilicers, and they always struck me as being friendly and outspoken. Some time.since, however, moreover, I met at a country house in Burgundy an old captain who, I believe, fairly represented his class, arid-this i» a. time of pin-pricks. He spoke English fairly well, and was enthnsiastic on the subject of his English brethren, many of whom he had known in India and CUtaa. 'They are sucli gentlemen,' ho said; 'no nonsense (point do facons) about them; and.you may be amused to . learn that my favorite author is Cap tain Marryat. His sea-stories, in spite of what he says about us French, are my delight.' " . I 1 As au Indication of Edward .Tenner, i the originator of vacci...
HOTELS AND TRAVELLERS. THE BIRTH OF THE RESTAURANT CAR. [Newspaper Article] — Canowindra Star and Eugowra News — 27 May 1910
HOTELS AND TRAVELLERS. \>r THE BIRTH Ol'Ji THE RESTAURANT CAR. | It Is a quarter cf a century since that boon to travellers, , the restaurant-car, was' introduced by the Belgian Railway Company, to whlclil the waggon-lit also owes its existence. Considering that be fore then, the wretched traveller was left to starve between Flushing and Merlin, between Calais and Basle, between Os tend and Vienna, unless he happened to snatch a topic! cup of bouillon on the Dutch frontier, a "drum-stick" at Laon, or a cotelette (wrapped In paper!) at the borders of Belgium, the jubliee of the dining - car may well be celebra ted as a joyful occasion. Still, there is room for improvement, and One alteration that suggests itself is that the next set of breakfast cups introduced should be of a shape which is less liable to scatter the contents in all directions ' whenever the carriage gives a lurch, | which generally happens at intervals o£ I rather less than a minute. The "morning temper" is not t...
Advertising [Newspaper Article] — Canowindra Star and Eugowra News — 27 May 1910
PIANO AND ORGAN TUNING. fir.- H. H. Exp*rt Pana is NO \V IN ,nd Organ^Tuner, 'janOwindua. - •ess : 3 Ad.lreaa : 4v«rr's Hotel. Ta Byildars. "KENDE'iS nro..invited for Ilia Erec ■ ' ti'.'U :.r£ a : Iii> a- uf iShopa, Oiflcfis d LKvollingH /it"ClTbn«indnv for.T. J. Fidsv, Usq. / Alsrjf ft,r jii ick liesl Jcuuo Ht (J.tnowindia/fur E. M. Finn, 13sq -Plana ajid>pi/c>iic itn.-i ne.-u nt i!m plHen/ of .J-Js'tthurr-t, ani at fthtt ot S/M. iPiiin, Solicit &lt;iurs(«d . toud&lt;| (;hiJ«:t, itroj loi«r llirtii 9.' June., : Tlio iowh.nl or any U'uU&lt;/r uo? n»uoss«rin'.accfl|fttid. ■ "J rUOfEMAN) F HA..,, Architect. Exoliango Buildings, j ■ KiVhur-t. . ' | B©re© Shire. "f*EN DHR8," tidflvHssnd to t.he Fiosi d-'"",[I SJim> Offiuj, Oudril, will be i'pe'MY^d up t.> 10 a.m on Tuesday, 7th Juno, f >v ;hu undnnaciitioned Woika:— Supply m.d Ercttiion of liiiml: toi'v Simitucy Depot, Eugowra ; Mipplv in:ddohvi\rv■ of Iioud Di mid fib\\'\r&lt;\ B.ni nil...
HUNGER-STRICKEN SPAIN. ARMED BEGGARS. [Newspaper Article] — Canowindra Star and Eugowra News — 27 May 1910
HUNGER-STRICKEN SPAIN. ARMED BEGGARS. A correspondent of the London 'Daily Mall" wrote from Seville oil the loth of August:—• The situation in Andalusia, where a severe famine has prevailed since May last, is now extremely critical.' The; starving' peasants,driven to desperation, are now threatening violence in many.oil the. towns and villages. Four hundred-laborers, together with numerous women, presented, themselves yesterday at the town hall o£ Carmona begging for food or work. Upon the authorities explaining that they had none to give the attitude of.the crowd,, becavno so alarming that the Civil Guard was called out. The rioters, weak with hunger,. were easily dispersed without recourse to force. . In Osuna large numbers of laborers pervade the streets imploring food or employment, and urging that unless . some relief is given they must satisfy their intolerable needs by .dishonest means. Some robberies of cattle in this district are reported. In Coronil whole families of tlie ...
Cowra Railway League [Newspaper Article] — Canowindra Star and Eugowra News — 27 May 1910
Oswra Raiiway League The meeting of the above, which: w*» conveyed far Mondoy night at the . School of Art*, was very sparsely attended, only putting in an up po.'if'Hnno, viz, Messrs Francis. J. Smith, .McKh >wri, Herriok, and Ryal, A'letter from Mr John J. Finn, pecre tury to the Oanowindra Railway Tjnriguo, re proposed festivities, eto., injooiinncti'in with the offiuia! opening of th-i Oowra-Qanowindra railway, and ■itnMiig. that finincial support. similar '.n what was nccordfrd in connection with thu.tiu'iiii'g of' the firrf tifld -eefci bsiit.ions .would be accpptoblo. It :)i;win# bean slated that Use clkirgo for ■ tick«t« for -th" . pmposod banqnr-t had been fixed at one guinoa, the opinion.' was expre-si'd ih it audi was 'virtually pp»hibi*ivo in viTSf of financial assis-; tanoo beinjr . expected in addition. After some di^c.nssion,; the lion, seoi' ( Vf r Rvall): was instructedsto Jtse.ri tain • from tho Giiiiowi.-idra League ,if it was'' piepmed to wTTfpfirate with &...
CARGO (From our Correspondent). [Newspaper Article] — Canowindra Star and Eugowra News — 27 May 1910
CARGO (From our Oorresporiilont). Empire Day was ceiohtntfd h«re.bv a pqliool picnic and sports. . Addi'f>ssn8 suitable to the occasion -wore-dolivoroil' b_v Key. P. J. D >nin nnVI Me, 'J'im ruiiip. Tlio chi!dr«n, who icw well titlnndud to-v by. Rnver.'il 'ludijiH i rmd gHuHnmen, h-id n vr>rv plpa-ianr. Uiup. The bazaar, which opened h&lt;>ro on Tuesday evening, promina* to be a 8UCCGH8. . 1. A. ttuunoiialN9Jvios fur Km Waj^ty, the ' late liing Bd wurd, whs/:■ hni;|in the Ohurah of England on Friday evening last.
Belubula State Election. MR. J. N. CROWLEY'S CANDIDATURE. [Newspaper Article] — Canowindra Star and Eugowra News — 27 May 1910
Belubula State Election. MR. J. N. CROWLEY'S CAN DIDATURE. Local interest is being manifested in the selection of a pledged Labor candi date to oppose the Hon. T. Waddell for Uelubula at the coming State election. Mr. J. N. Crowley, journalist and past proprietor of the " Wyalong Star" news paperVw'uVi---'9..a" enthusiastic Labor sup porter, is seeding selection. " xce^SSS!*5! from other centres tend to show that Mr. ' Crowley will receive strong support, and ' will in all probability be the man selected to carry the Labor banner through Belu- ' bula at next State election. He held a ; meeting at Cowra on Thursday night last, and made a very favorable impres sion, and was assured of strong support. He also held a meeting at Eugowra on Saturday night and his address was well received, and promises of unanimous support made. On Sunday evening he held a successful meeting at the Railway Camp near Batigaroo. At the conclusion of his address a vote of confidence, moved by Messrs Holden a...