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Family Notices [Newspaper Article] — Cowra Free Press — 25 March 1911
Return Thanks. &nbsp; MRS. PHILIP and Family, of Canimbla, wish to return THANKS for letters, tele- grams, cards, and visits of condolence re- ceived during their recent sad bereavement THE FAMILY of the late MR. ROBERT &nbsp; MAGRAIN REILY desire to very heartily &nbsp; THANK their many kind friends for acts &nbsp; of sympathy and much kindness during their recent very sad bereavement. &nbsp; MR. J. SUPPLE and Family desire to re- &nbsp; turn THANKS to the following com- &nbsp; mittee :-Messrs. W Riddle, A Austin, &nbsp; Jas Martin, N. Ryall, H. Moriarty, G. &nbsp; Maker, T. Davis. C. Henderson, P Boyne, &nbsp; W. Mulhall, A. Moriarty, W. Mitchell and &nbsp; J. S. Jacobs (Woodstock), for their untir- &nbsp; &nbsp; ing efforts on our behalf. We also wish to &nbsp; specially THANK Misses B. McDougall, &nbsp; E. Maker, G. Moriarty, and Mrs. D. Gouge, Messrs. J. McLei...
Wedding. [Newspaper Article] — Cowra Free Press — 25 March 1911
Wedding. Greenethorpe was EN FETE on Wed- nesday, March 15th, the occasion being the marriage of Miss Fisher, only daughter of Mr. W. Fisher (Greene- thorpe), to Mr. H.O. McColl, of War- &nbsp; rengong. At 5.30 p.m. the streets were crowded with people wending their way to the Methodist Church, which had been daintily decorated with evergreens, flowers, and blue and white ribbons by the friends of the bride. Miss Fisher (who was given away by by her father) was dressed in ivory silk, trimmed with silk insertion, tucks, and vest of Val. lace. She wore a hansome gold watch and chain, the gift of the bridegroom. Her veil and wreath were lent for the occasion by Mrs. A. M. Freebairn, and a bouquet of white flowers was carried. She was attended by two maids— Miss Jessie Dawson (cousin), in a dainty dress of white embroidered muslin trimmed with pink, and Miss Ella Dip- rose, in cream silk striped ninon, trim- med with insertion to match; Miss Dawson carried a bouquet of pink lill...
Sudden Death. [Newspaper Article] — Cowra Free Press — 25 March 1911
Sudden Death. &nbsp; At about midday on Wednesday Mr. Robert Magrain Reily was found lying dead on his bed at his residence in Lachlan Street, by his son, Mr. Robert George Reily. He was last seen alive by one of the neighbors at about 10 a.m. on the previous day, and it is assumed that death must have taken place shortly after. The baker with whom the deceased was dealing, not seeing the deceased about the place when he called on Wednesday morning, communicated his fears to Mr. R. G. Reily, and upon the latter immediately going to the place he was horrified to find the body lying upon the bed fully clothed, with the exception of a coat, the spirit evidently having departed peacefully without a struggle. As the deceased had been an invalid for a number of years an inquest was dispensed with, death having re- sulted from natural causes. The late Mr. Reily was a native of West Maitland, and 66 years of age. When eight years old he went to reside at Middle Adelong with his pare...
A Runaway Couple. A Young Girl's Foolishness. [Newspaper Article] — Cowra Free Press — 25 March 1911
A Runaway Couple. &nbsp; &nbsp; &nbsp; A Young Girl's Foolishness. At the Lithgow police court, before Mr. T. C. K. McKell, P.M., Richard Benn (on remand) was charged with that he did fraudulently take away Ethel Violet May Evans, a female under 21 years, to wit, of the age of 16 years, out of the possession and against the will of Samuel James Evans, with intent to carnally knowing her at Lithgow, on the 8th March. Samuel Evans deposed that he knew the accused, who was keeping company with his daughter. His daughter lived with him (witness), and she left home on the 7th of this month. He heard that she had left Lithgow, and had no idea where she was till the police brought him news of her whereabouts. He did not give her permission to leave his home, nor did he give anyone permission to take her away. He gave his consent to the accused to marry his daughter. The marriage was to have taken place on the 13th inst: Ethel Violet May Evans deposed that up to the ...
Riot at the Sydney Show Ground. At Skuthorpe's Buckjumping Show. [Newspaper Article] — Cowra Free Press — 29 March 1911
Riot at the Sydney Show Ground. At Skuthorpe's Buck jumping - Show. Skuthorpe'B buckjumping show at the Royal Agricultural Society's grounds on Saturday. afternoon dif fered greatly from the anticipations of those who attended. At 2 o'clock, the time at which a start was made, there were between 60,000 and 70,000 spectators round the ring, and even the roofs of the pavilions were packed with onlookers. The first item was a competition for swagmeri, for which three entered ; but before this had been completed an invasion of , the ground set in, which lapidly assumed large pro protiona, until tho crowd had charge to such an extent that further pro ceedings were out of the question for a time. For an hour and a quarter, indeed, an unruly mob had posses sion, and there seemed every reason to fear still more riotous develop ments. An attempt was made by a number of venturesome youths to clamber on to the new grandstand, which is not yet complete, and there fore still in the contractors' ...
Physical Supremacy. [Newspaper Article] — Cowra Free Press — 29 March 1911
, Physical Supremacy, In the course of a discussion con cerning the passing of the heavy weight boxing championship into the keeping of the colored race, Clarence Weber, Australia's champion wrestler and strong man, said :-" I cannot see why there Bhoald be so much worry over the fact that Jack Johnson has won the world's, championship in boxing. It does not mean by any means that Johnson is a better man than any white man, but merely that he is better at boxing under Marquis of Queeusberry rales-as they are permitted, not as the authors in tended they should be interpreted. Now, I am billing, in order to show that physical supremacy is not by any means . the: prerogative of the boxer, to enter into a contest with any heavyweight boxer and pit my game against his, to show which is the better man. By this I mean that he may box and I shall wrestle. We should struggle to a finish-till one iB not in a position to continue. " There would.be no brutality in. a contest of this kind," cont...
Cowra Jockey Club. [Newspaper Article] — Cowra Free Press — 29 March 1911
Cowra Jockey Club. The sale of rights in connection with the ibove club's Easter meeting will be conducted by Messrs. C. K. Rose & Co., at Monaghan's (Tattersall's) on Saturday next, at 2.30 p.m., when the rights to the publican's booth (inside and out side), luncheon and tea room (inside and outside), fruit Btall, race books, and horse shoeing will be offered. Particular attention is drawn to the fact that, whereas all the rights to be sold are for the two days, the luncheon and tea room (inside) is to be offered for the year, which includes two meetings (Show and Easter) of two day's each. As there is every indication of a rccord meeting good prices should be obtained. Mr. J, Miller, hon. sec., has matters well in hand for the mooting, and Caretaker Wilson has the grounds looking a veritable picture, and the track in splendid order. Entries for the two principal events close on Thursday, April 6th, all other events Saturday, April 15th. ... . .
A Useful Thing. [Newspaper Article] — Cowra Free Press — 29 March 1911
A Useful Thing. Our 21/- Telesco. a is u very useful thing ! to have about the home, whether in town ' on ilie farm, or on the station. A good I telescope wou'd save many a long ride to | see if the ga'e ia shut, or tho fence is j down, and many other necessary things. >Ve can supply a very tiue 3-drow Black | Japanned I'elescope with (irst-class lenses that will give you every satisfaction for 218. Others 10/G, 15/-, 35/-, 40/-, postfree, from ANGUS & Coo'i'ic, Opticians, George street, Sydney,
Newsy Notes [Newspaper Article] — Cowra Free Press — 29 March 1911
Newsy Notes Dont miss the Cowra Combined Choir's Concert on Friday evening nest at the Centennial Hall. Reserve your seats at MoGrath's. Particular attention is. drawnr to the sale of high class horses announced by Mr. U. W. Muggridge to take place to-day. The A.J.C. have granted registra tion to the Canowindra Jockey Club for a meeting to take place on April J 20th. J Goolagoug J.O. has been granted registration for a meeting on the ^ following day, Friday April 21st. The death oocured at Molong on Mon I day night of Mr. John Black, proprietor of the local mill. Deceased also owned a mill at Grentell, and was interested in | business in other towns. Some results of No-License I Mrs. Jean Carter, proprietress of one of the largest and best known boarding houses -in-Auckland, waif-fined £50 for sly grog selling. . The population of Australia in De cember was 4,482,890, or an increase of 108,758, siDce 1909. A milkman has been sentenced to 18 months' imprisonment for watering milk sup...
The Gagged Reporters. [Newspaper Article] — Cowra Free Press — 29 March 1911
The Gagged Reporters. Mr. Bruce Smith, M.H.R., and ex Sonator Pnisford made some caustic references to the recent decision of tho , Sydney Labor Council to allow only i Unionist reporters at the meetings of the Council. Air. Bruce Smith charact- ; orised it as "a personal outrage on pub- ; ]ic freedom." "A system of despotism which would bo scorned in Russia is being established here," said Mr. Pula ford.
Wanton Burglars. [Newspaper Article] — Cowra Free Press — 29 March 1911
I Wanton Burglars. I Burglars were busy in Sydney ou Sunday night. The promises of Daniels Advertising Agoney, off Hunter-street, were brokon into and £25 in money and jewellery were taken from the safe. The thievoa not only took the money, but went to a room whore a quantity of groceries were stored. They mixed the tea and sugar together, and in order to givo it a little more flavoring a quantity of mustard was added. They then wilfully damaged the floors, and finally concluded by covering the ceiling and floors with ink.
Important Notice to Parents. [Newspaper Article] — Cowra Free Press — 29 March 1911
Important Notice to Parents. We beg respoctfully to give notice that wo havi decided to discontinue stocking boys clothing, hats, shirts, aocka, and stockings ; and therefore, the whole of our present stock of those aro for absolute quick sale at any roasonable offer. Wo are forced to adopt this course owing to tho rapidly increasing trade wo aro doing in men's clothing, hats, etc., requiting all our storo room for ostra stock to copo with it, and at present a larger storo is not available. Wo thank thoso parents who have so liberally patronised lis in thoso goods, BB well as all other customers for their liberal support. - Respectfully youra, G. BOLT.INGEU & Co., Cash Traders in Men's Wear only (next Cropley's Boot Store) Cowra-. *
Sporting. Cricket. COWRA CONVENT V. CARCOAR CONVENT. [Newspaper Article] — Cowra Free Press — 29 March 1911
Sporting. I --. Cricket. COWRA- CONVENT V. CARCOAR CONVENT. A team of Cowra boy crickotors from the Convent visited Carcoar on Thursday and inflicted defeat on tho local .Convent boys, the scores being Cowra 1st innings 80, 2nd innings 45 ; Carcoar 1st innings 83, 2nd innings 22. Carcoar had a load on the first innings, but in tho second effort they broke up com pletely to the bowling of Clem Derwin and Begley. Derwin got four wickets in one over alone. The best scores with the bat were: For Cowra, Don. Derwin 18, Moriarty 17, Ken. Macltie 15, and Begley 11; for Carcoar, J. Hahn 32, T. Flyr.n 20, and J. McGrath 11. The latter topped the score in the second innings with 9. At the conclusion of tho game tho mombors of the visiting team . were ontertained at Mrs. 'McGrath's rooms by tho local boys. The chair was taken by Rev. Father Coonoy, Rev. Father O'Keeffo being seated on his right. After tho many good things provided had been done full justice to speeches were delivered by Rev. -...
Federation leads other Wheats. [Newspaper Article] — Cowra Free Press — 29 March 1911
Federation leads other Wheats. A report has beon preparod by Sir. J. M. B. Connor, agricultural superinten (lent, ou tho results of trials made with experiment plots conducted by arrango niont with tho Victorian Department of Agriculture throughout tho Northern wheat country. Tho plots comprise a total area of 531 acres, as against 333 acres last year. A summary of tho ro turns shows that Federation wheat still takes first place as grain yiolder, with tho splendid average of 24.13 bush els per aero. Cottage Purplo Straw comes next with 21.47 bushels, and Yandilia King third with 21.03 bush els. The averago yield for all varieties was 19.22 bushels per aoro, as compared with 18.40 bushols last year, and 14.02 bushels in 1909. Among the oats, Gar ton's stout white camo first with 33.29 bushels per ncro. Algerian gavo an nvorago of 32.24 bushels, and Tasmanian Giant was third with 30 24 bushols.
An Alleged Libel. MR. R. H. McNIEGE AS DEFENDANT. [Newspaper Article] — Cowra Free Press — 29 March 1911
An Alleged Libel. | ME. R. H. McNIEGE AS DEFEND ANT. : In the District Court at Sydney on Monday, before Judge Scholea, Stuart Herbert Croker, of Russell-street, Bathurst, a general commission agent, claimed £200 damages from R. Hons ton McNeice, of Carlisle-street, Ash field, a pianoforte agent, for a libel alleged- to be contained in a letter. Plaintiff was represented by Mr. Nor-, ris (instructed by Mr. W. H. Henlen, Bathurst); defendant by Mr. Bavin (instructed by Messrs. Kershaw, Mat thews, and Lane, Plaintiff's case was that as part of his business he collected debts. Amongst the." -ounts he had to deal with was one in' which defendant was debtor to Dr. Busby. Plaintiff wrote to ask for payment, and defendant replied that he would pay when he came to Bath urst, which would bo soon. At the same time defendant wro*e to Dr. Busby a letter in which he called plaintiff a confidence man. ( The defence was that the statement had been withdrawn, and £5 paid into Court in satisfaction ...
Advertising [Newspaper Article] — Cowra Free Press — 29 March 1911
SUNDAY, APRIL 2. DHURCH OF ENGLAND. Cowra erery funday nt 8am Holy Communion, 11 am ond 7.30 p ra. (Men's Service 2nd Sunday - I 7-30 p m ) Oonnlry Centres let Sunday-Noil t 11 a in, Morongla 3.15 p m, Upper Buck Creek 3.15 p m. 2nd .Sunday-Morongla llum lloly Com munion, Holmwood 3.30 p m, Wallaroos 8.15 p in 3rd Sunday-Neila (Mrs Boar's) 11 am Morongla3.16 p m, lower B.ick Creek 3.i5 p m, Upper Back Creek 7 m. 4th Sunday-Holmwood 11 a nii Ho'y Communion, Lower Bark Creek 3 15 p m, Wuttamondura 3,15 p m, Morongla 7 pm. 5th Sunday-Upper Bock Creek 11 am, Holy Communion Lower Back Crsek 3 15 p m, Morongla 3.15 p m. Bennetti Springs a^d othor Services by arrangement with the Roefcor. Rev. A. J. Gardnor, R.D. Rev. W. Cams Caton. Mr. F. Hailey Hon. Lay Reader. PRESBYTERIAN ODURCH. Cowra 11 a.m Wattamondara 3.30 p m. Morongla7.30p.ru Mr. J. M. McDonald. Caoowindra 11 a.m. North Logan 3 pm. Cowia7.3'J p.m.,. Rev. Geo. Cranston. METHODIST CHURCH. Cowra Circuit. Cowra 11 a.in Walleroos 3 30...
Advertising [Newspaper Article] — Cowra Free Press — 29 March 1911
Published WEDNESDAYS & SATURDAYS. Price 2d. The Best Advertising Medium Published iWEDNESDAYS & SATURDAYS. Price 2d. The Best Advertising Mediumj Smith ...SEE SPECIAL LISTS... THE ARCADE, .r CO"WRA. GreatWesternHotel __LACBLAN ST W, RIDDLE WISHES to announce tliat he has taken oyer the above old established hotel, which he intends to conduct in an up-to-date manner. - Nothing" but'the Best Liquors stocked. Gaol Billiard 'Table on the Promises . Sp.'endid Stabling Accommodation in charge of careful groom. mmm *? »ia, Kendall-street, Cowra Peter Links NOTIFIES that he has taken over the abovo first-class and most 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 STOCKED - SPLENDID ACCOMMODATION. SPACIOUS SAMPLE ROOMS. First-olass Stabling and Attentive Groom. Every convenience necessary. Club House Hote...
A New Faith. [Newspaper Article] — Cowra Free Press — 29 March 1911
A New Faith. The babel of creeds lias receivod a notable addition in the shape of a now faith which aims at the cure of bodily ills by prayer. ' The Antoiniat faith has as its founder a Belgian minor named Antonio, and already tho now apostle has 160,000 ad'reronts. As is usual in such circumstances, many wonderful | cures are reported as the rosulfc of tho '. faith, which is a blond of faith-healing and spiritualism. ,
Telegraphic. Sydney, Tuesday. THE MARKETS. [Newspaper Article] — Cowra Free Press — 29 March 1911
Telegraphic. Sydney, Tuesday. .THE MARKETS. Wheat 3/6£, cliaft, firm ; wheaten 2/8 to 5/- ; oaten 3/1 to 2/8. .v, v DARLLNGHURST SENSATION. There was a sensation at Darling hurst this morning, when Charles Hilderbrandt (55), a bricklayer's laborer, in a violent temper fired three shots at his stepdaughter, Mrs. Clara Kirwin (30), who lived in the same house. Her two daughters, Eileen (17) and Alice (13), exhibited rare plnck ia struggling with the infuri ated man, and finally bailed him up, with another revolver. Hilderbrandt was arrested after a desperate struggle. A DEAR KISS. For rushing up to girls in King Sureefc, and attempting to kiss them, Edward Wakon was tined £3; ^ THE BRYANT FIGHT. James Mobbs (30), a boxmaker, charged at the Police Court, with be- ^ ing concerned in the death Of Bob" Bryant, a pugilist, at Newcastle, ' was remanded. Bail fixed at £100. THE PLAGUE. On arrival at Freemantle of. the P. & 0. steamer Morea, en route to Sydney, a member of the Lascar ...