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SIXTEEN DAYS IN A WELL. [Newspaper Article] — Cowra Free Press — 31 March 1911
SIXTEEN DAYS-IN A "WELL. ' j At Doddington, a, -village m Kent, two men happened to looli , down into what is called a -1, chulkwell, or one : oi. - tliose .>. deep though . narrow pits by which tins useful carbonato oi June, one ; oi the clnei natural products oi that -country,".' was vthero obtained; when doing, so,. they , were alarmed -by hearing a^human voice- sounding, irom its, ..depths./.- On, searching, the/ pit, to. their great.-surprisey they iound . a young wo-, man there,'reduced to a state oi extreme exhaustion,: sho "having been 111 'this do i plorablo situation: tor sixteen days, with out any other.- nourishment - than; the small1 quantity. oi water that occasion ally-dripped into itho iwell. - .. She informed . lieiv discoverers . that, while proceeding homewards, one .^even ing recently, .she had lallen into tho well, owing- to. its being leit- uncovered. : During hor agonising seclusion, she had . repeatedly'1 heard: the talk- and - whistling . of plowmen and o...
IF THE PAWPAW COULD SPEAK. What It Would Say. [Newspaper Article] — Cowra Free Press — 31 March 1911
IF THE PAWPAW COULD SPEAK; - Wfiat It Would Say. \.v> The Pawpaw tree bears fruit for the benefit of all that euro to eat thereof; wlietlier mail beast, or bird, ii:it could; speak it would say:- . "Pluck of my fruit; not only is it pleasant to taste) but' it will assist ? your digestion and clear your blood. All I ask in exchango is that you . should drop a few of my seeds by tlio wayside so that when my trunk withers in death I shall still bo represented among tho trees of the living.-" Dr. T. P. Lucas, M.tt.C.S.,: L.R.C.P., has, after many years of patient re search and experiment, x>roduccd an Ointment and a Pill which contain ' in a highly concentrated form all tho pe culiar ferments oi tho Pawpaw Applo useful to man as a curative agent. Ac-, companicd with a courso of JL)r. Lucas" Pawpaw Pills, which 111 nearly ovory case render importuub assistance to tlio Ointment in its good ,work. Tho fol lowing specimon case will speak for itself:- . Says Jonathan Carsoldmo,: of. No...
OUR SHORT STORY LIFE AT GONGOOLI. When the Boom Came to Congooll. [Newspaper Article] — Cowra Free Press — 31 March 1911
OUR SHORT STORY LIFE AT GONGOOLI. When tho Boom Game to Congooll. (By VAL JAMESON.) The discovery of a rich alluvial load, followed by finds of important lodo for mations carrying shotty and fino gold, brought tho boom to Gongooli. A con tinuous procossion of pioneers invaded our peaceful settlement, scrambled for town lots, and established themselves in various enterprising businesses. They were a motley crowd, guided by tho principle of "De'il take the hind most." Mrs. Two-miles' goats stared in genuine amazement at tho impudent confiscation of their reserves, and seemed inclined to resent the invasion if only King Billy would load tho as sault. But the first jam-tin shied by 0110 of tho interlopers put tho deposed monarch to flight. He swung * off \'io tho Ncvor-Never country, where prospectors aro not fol lowed by his devoted family. Like tho ship celebrated in song, tho herd never returned to their sorrowing own ers, or sent any intimation of their whereabouts. Their objection ...
"ANCUS" MOTOR CARS, BUGGIES, Etc. [Newspaper Article] — Cowra Free Press — 31 March 1911
"ANCUS" MOTOR CARS, BUGGIES, Etc. The firm of Messrs. Angus &' Son, whoso advertisement appears on this page, is just now specially equipped to, moot tho big Easter trado. Hundreds of thousands of country visitors will bo in Sydney this month, and riot; a fow of these may bo" expected to look up the old and reliublo Gastloreagh stroot firm, which always can-show its customers something, oxcollont in vchiclos.
SLAVES OF THE NEEDLE. In Darkest Sydney. NO. II. [Newspaper Article] — Cowra Free Press — 31 March 1911
SLAVES OF THE NEEDLE. Darkest Sydney. NO. II. Skirt-makers in Victoria to-day can earn fifteen peneo (1/3) an hour or £1 per week, but in Sunny Now South Wales there is nothing at all to pro tect our women. At a house in D t-street there were two daughters, one worked in a factory making artificial flowers at 5/ a week; the other girl worked at home making artificial sprays. She had to paste, wire, mount and tie them into bundles of 30. One gross per hour was the average output, for which she re ceived 3d. She had been five years at the trade. These specific eases which arc typical of very many others should be amnle evidence to prove the existence ol' direful sweating. Many more figures could be given showing the dreadiully inadequate remuneration giving for the making, of our finery in the way of un derclotTiing, etc. Mrs. IDwyer contends that the sweat ing system could be controlled by State supervision; that employers should be compelled to keep a register showing the rates paid...
BEEKEEPER. STARTERS OR FULL SHEETS OF FOUNDATIONS. [Newspaper Article] — Cowra Free Press — 31 March 1911
BEEKEEPER. STARTERS OR FULL SHEETS OF FOUNDATIONS. It Is an oft-debated question (says the "Otago Witness") whether it is best to use starters or full sheets of founda tion in our frames. AVe use both, and we would not like to be positive as to which is (jest. Rather we thlnlt that there are times when either is best. We have had this very pointedly brought home to us this season. We 'prefer when we can got the full sheets built out without sagging or buckling to use them, but wherever they have been used by a swarm of fair size they have buckled badly and made poor combs. The weight of the bees and the high temperature of a wax-building colony have caused this. Where, on the other hand, they linvo been used in the super or in extending the brood nest they .havo made "beautiful combs. The rule seems to be that wherever the bees take gradual possession of them the weight is not too heavy and the result ing combs are straight. On the other hand, we have used a good many start ers to s...
Advertising [Newspaper Article] — Cowra Free Press — 31 March 1911
"THE WAITER BENTLEY COLLEGE" aOCUTION AND DRAMATIC ART. 168 Phillip St., SYDNEY. Under the Patronage of Bis Excellency Lord Chelmsford. Principal ... MR. WALTER BENTLEY Associated with ... MR. DOUGtiAB ANCELON Lady Principal ... Miss STELLA CHAPMAN. Elocution Taught Thoroughly. Student* Trained for the Stage. iMii^WEITHinEOajP^mOULAB^_^D HRL,L,'S MRGWBTI© CORN Remedy. Price i Bottles, I/-. Poatogo fieoi Mr. FERGHSOHHALL, SSSSSS^ (LADT ATTHiTOAHT). Surgery and Ir'Aarntrtr i-103a Llveppesl Bfr.- svnwav (luhnm Pitt cud Oanrea Utx.) Applications by Employers - come by every mail. NORLAND TRAINED NURSES take chargo of Children from two weeks to eight years. Appointments range from £40 to £G0 in New Zealand ..Tasmania, Queens land, Victoria, and N.S.W. ; also travelling appointments. Next Term begins in Way. Apply for descriptive pamphlofc to the Foundress, SVDNEY NORLAND- INSTITUTE Lower Forth-st., Woollahra. " B.&W Levers GUARANTEED ACCURATE. ... Gent's Oxidised Steel or Nickel ...
FOUL BROOD DISEASE. HOW TO DETECT IT. [Newspaper Article] — Cowra Free Press — 31 March 1911
FOUL BROOD DISEASE. HOW-TO DETECT IT. 1 An American apiarist in "Ranch ana Range" tells how a beginner inny de tect1 foul brood in the hive. He writes: "Everyone who has a swarm of bees is Interested in keeping them in healthy, vigorous shape so they will re turn the largest amount of honey. Foul brood is the only serious disease which affects our colonies, so that the man who understands the curing of this dis ease need fear little from bee diseases. We are not troubled with the moths, and the wintering problem never causes us the worry that the eastern bee keeper becomes subject to, "Foul brood, however, is a serious menace, .for I know of- no way of pre venting it entering ray bee yards unless I personally inspect and tare for all the bees within flight range of my bees, Nar turally this is a physical impossibility, :and so.' the' only fea^lble .course'for rne'; .to follow is to keep a sharp look-out among my- own bees and whenever'the disease appears, treat it. £Ct once or a? so...
Empire Day Celebration. PUBLIC MEETING. [Newspaper Article] — Cowra Free Press — 31 March 1911
Empire Day Celebra= tion. i PUBLIC MEETING. The public, meeting convened by the ; Mayor, at the request of the. Parents' and Citizens' Association, to take into consideration ways and means in con nection with the celebration of Empire Day, took place at the Council Chambers on Wednesday night and was well attended by both sexes. The Mayor, who presided, opened the proceedings by briefly stating the object of the meeting. Rev. Carus Caton having outlined the form the celebration should take, according to the views ot a special com mittee of the Parents' and Citizens' Association, ; Mr. Ryall moved " That in the opinion of this meeting it is desirable that Empire Day (May 24th) should ' be celebrated by entertaining the children of the town and district at a picnic on the grounds -of the Cowra P., A. and H. Association and Jockey Club. . Seconded by Mr. JR. Stevenson. Mr, Bollinger would like to see the the picnic open to the public, and hoped the mover of the resolution would sub st...
CARE OF HAND SAWS. PROTECTING THE TEETH. [Newspaper Article] — Cowra Free Press — 31 March 1911
CAT5E OF IJA XI) SAWS. PROTECTING THE TEETH. . The accompanying-illustration shows a guard to. place on: -hand saws 'for carrying them in public. The guard also.prevents injury to the teeth when the saw is placed witlvother tools. It consists of a small grooved stick, four large rubber bands, four screws, a piece of wire, and some washers. Tlie iviro is bent in such a way as to fit over the back of the saw blade and have two loops on each side for the rubber bands. The guard can be quickly slipped on and off the saw.
Stock and Property. [Newspaper Article] — Cowra Free Press — 31 March 1911
Stock and Property Messrs. John Bridge and Co., Ltd., Circular Quay, Sydney, report that the store stock and property markets have been very active during the past six weeks. Stock values have risen considerably, and~are now firm at an advance on prices which ruled this time last year. As lEhe demand is still keen, and sheep for forward de livery off shears are selling at good prices, there is every prospect of values being the highest for some years. | During the past 6 weeks they have j sold on account of various owners, 135,000 sheep, Messrs. Stirton Bros., of .' Balarang," Morec, having alone turned over 79,400 sheep and 1180 cattle through ihis firm during that ppriod. They also report having sold since the 1st Feb. 9 pastoral properties, ranging from 1000 acres to 44,000 acres, and have sevoral others under negotiation.
OPERA HOUSE TRAGEDY. SPECTATOR'S DEATH. [Newspaper Article] — Cowra Free Press — 31 March 1911
OPERA HOUSE TRAGEDY. SPECTATOR'S DEATH. A telegram from Hamilton, Ontario, published here, states that an extraor dinary tragedy occurred in the Grand Opera House there last night. (cabled the New York correspondent of the "Daily Telegraph" on January 5). M. Michael Mordkine, the celebrated dancing partner of Anna Pavlovna, was executing the "Arabian Nights" dance, when the sword he was wearing flew from its sheath and struck a gentleman In the stalls with fatal re sults, the blade penetrating to the brain. . .. , ;
Rich Stuff. [Newspaper Article] — Cowra Free Press — 31 March 1911
Rich Stuff. I In the Southern train the other night, Mr. .T. M. Dodd showed us ('. Grenfell Record ") some magnifi cent specimens from the Long Tunnel mine, near Gundasai. What quartz there was was being held together by gold, and was the richest stuff we had seen since we saw the ' jeweller's shop' opened at Berger's and Hottermann's at Hill End. Mr. Dodd and Mr. Elworthy, of the "Gundagai Times," ! are largely interested, the former, who has long been engaged develop ing the mining industry at Gundagai, seems likely to reap a substantial re ward for his enteiprise and porerver | ance. lOOozs. were obtained in One d»y, and up to the present about 350ozs. The mine has. been well j tested, and there io every indication f of permauent richness. Says "Truth" I " Mr. Jeffrey Milburn Dodd, of Gun , dagai, who, if all we hear be true, ! appers to have "struck it. rich" in | the Long Tunnel Mine, some miles from Gundagai, is a storekeeper in that town. Ho was originally a ; resident of Gre...
THE DAIRY. CAUSES OF POOR MILK. [Newspaper Article] — Cowra Free Press — 31 March 1911
THE DAIRY. CAUSES OF POOR MIMt. The ;Swiss have come about as near reducing the dairy^busiriiss to a science as any people 011 earth. It is said that they are very particular to preserve their milk so that it is kept from objec tionable odors and flavbrs. Dr. Gerber, a well-known Swiss chemist, has issued the following list of causes of poor milk for.the information of ills countrymen. The list is certainly very interesting to every dairyman in this, country: Poor, decayed fodder or irrational methods of feeding. Poor and dirty water used as drink ing water or for washing the utensils. Foul air in cow stables, or ,the cows lying in their own dung. Lack of cleanliness in milking, manure particles on the udder. Keeping milk long in too warm, poorly ventilated and dirty places. Neglecting to cool the milk rapidly directly after milking. Lack of cleanliness in caring for the milk, from -which the greater number of milk taints arise. Cows' disease in any way, especially witli udder disea...
William Anderson's Juvenile Pantomime. [Newspaper Article] — Cowra Free Press — 31 March 1911
William Anderson's Juvenile Pantomime. On Monday next, at the Centennial Hall, Cowra, Mr. William Anderson will present tho gorgoous Christmas panto mime, " Tho old woman who lived in a shoe," which will bo produced by Liddiard's famous Lilliputian company. These gifted juvonilos have been playing the extravaganza at tho King's Thoatre, Melbourne, for the lust five weeks with groat SUCCOBB, and a rocord season was achieved at the Theatro Royal, Adelaido, Tho patominio doals with the advonttires of Jack Dauntless, and his swootheart Jill, and tho manner in which he thwarts the Giant Blnnderbore and Squire Uglymug provides plontly of scope for an excellent entertainment. | Beginning in the " Haunt of the D«mons," tho pantomime moves through such scopes as the Railway Station in , "Fairyland," "On tho road to Some-j wher«,"~ Cotton Reel patch," " The , Golden Mount," and- finishes in the | Palace of Splendors, where the daunt- , less Jack is married to his winsome Jill. > -Lily Clar...
Advertising [Newspaper Article] — Cowra Free Press — 31 March 1911
? . : ' em. ,To be shouting "low price" and Bargain Snaps" every day is one of the poorest grades of merchandising. . Yon don't expect them to be trne and certainly.there's a big douht always lingering in the back of your brain that because the price has suffered, tho quality has too. And more often than not, you are BIGHT. . .HYAMS' have no bargain-bait to offer you except those absolutely " proveable" ou9a that come our way once iu a while or at Sale time. But what we offer yom-;-what YOU _ do really want is consistently good value value that is " WORTH WHILE" comi&g for Value that you know means the. bedrock price and honest quality in . whatever you wish to wear or use. WE AS LOCAL STOREKEEPERS OFFER THIS TO YOU AS LOCAL RESIDENTS AND Wfv FEATI NO INTERFERENCE FROM SYDNEY MAIL ORDER HOUSES OR PRICE COTTERS, BECAUSE WET EN IT COMES TO CUTTING WE ARE GOOD AT THAT TOO! Come and Save Money on our "Worth While" Values. M. Q. Hyams Where the Prices are always Lowest. COWRA &am...
Advertising [Newspaper Article] — Cowra Free Press — 31 March 1911
Published WEDNESDAYS & SATURDAYS. Price 2di "The Best Advertising; Medium. Publishied tESEIKJLi SATURDAYS. Price 2d. 'lie Best Advevtistii^ Reid, Smith m 8 ..SEE SPECIAL LISTS.. Reid, Smith & Co., THE ABOABE, - - COWHA. GreatWesternHotel _LACHLAN ST W, MtMI WISHES to announce that lie hasitaken over the above oltl established hotel, which he intends to conduct in an up-to-date manner. Nothing but the Beat Liquors stocked. Good Billiard Table on the Promises Splendid Stabling Accommodation in charge of careful groom. wiim * mm, Kendall-street, Cowra Peter Links NOTIFIES that ha haa taken over tlio above firat-clnas and moBt centrally situa ted hotel, and hopes to meet with tho lib eral patronage bestowed upon him in the past. The hotel is up-to-date in every par ticular, and one of tho best equipped out side tho metropolis. - BEST SPIRITS STOCKED - SPLENDID ACCOMMODATION. , SPACIOUS SAMPLE ROOMS.' Firat-olasB Stabling and Attentive Groom. Every convenience ncoessary. ...
THE VINEYARD THE ALMERIA GRAPE. IN SPAIN. [Newspaper Article] — Cowra Free Press — 31 March 1911
THE VINEYARD THE AIvMEUTA GRAVIS. . - t ? IN SPAIN. ' A West Australian woivcr, Mr G. Barrett Lennard, reeonl.lyno.iil 'a--visit lo Spain to make a spef!fil .study of'the fruit question. - more-particularly' inHits relation to the export of'grapes. "My main object in going^to i Spa in.". Ll1r Lennard remarked to an interviewer from the "West'Australian." "was to look thoroughly into the growing ;and i" exporting of the grape called Ohanez, :.known here as Almeria. . I :readied Ai ; meria .when the grape season was at I Its best, and was thus enabled to see I the grapes picked, packed, . and also | shipped. I found .the port of Almeria a'very busy? one, and when we consider I that Spain'exports some 4,000,000 bar Imis'yearly, and that most of-these are [.shipped Jrom this'port in a limited . space of: time, ; the, busy,.appearance-of. [ that port is not to lie wondered at. It lis not unusual .to see a dozen or more i- boats; from all parts lying in' the', har-i, bor ready to be loade...
POULTRY. STIMULATING THE EGG YIELD. FOODS AND TREATMENT. [Newspaper Article] — Cowra Free Press — 31 March 1911
. POULTRY. SmiTH/ATING THE EGG YIELD. FOODS AND TREATMENT. Mr G. A, Palmer, a \Vell-lcnowh Eng- ' lish poultry writer, says:-"I am fre- ' (lucntly asked what !is the best thing . to force' egg production. Many seem to think that there is some condiment, if they did but know it, which , alone would convert an idle lot of fowls into workers. There is 110 great secret , about securing winter eggs. It is summed up in continuous good manage ment. First have a good breed; next a good strain in that breed; then good rearing underhealthy conditions; and lastly,'good feeding and comfort, with- 1 out coddling, for the hens. ! "For perfect health, a quiet life, with i good plain food and sufficient variety in work to avoid monotony, is best. Ex citement is followed by depression. The excessive use of stimulants h;is a still greater reaction, and the effect of any miid stimulant is the same in a ' lesser degree. When the food is taken ! into a stomach the blood-vessels of the , coating become m...
THIS FREE CHURCHES. ARE THEY LOSING POWER? [Newspaper Article] — Cowra Free Press — 31 March 1911
THIS FltKE CIIUJUGHES. ARE THEY LOSING POWER ' The position of the Free Churches is discuss"SU>;in;-the "Dallyr Chronicle" ;by "F.iv.A.," and series of letters form>cor respondents approves of what lie says ? lie declares ;that/ the Free> Churches "are not 'losingi-power,-- but. there isi cer tainly: an arrestvof progress. It is nf-t so alarming as some panic strickenrpes-, simists : would have . us -believe, .and ; it is not very diffieult to ^explain., ' In-the first place we must remember :that: the; mere counting of ? heads is-a misleading test-a Church may/be. all the stronger in vital power and influence if, certain people left It. . -Moreover,- i't isv an? un?' questionable fact that there" is more real, practical applied Christianity in England to-day than at any .'former per iod. Perhaps the two-.greatest perils of the ministry to-day are intellectual arrogance and - the .preaching of - ari emasculated Gospel. - . - "The great masses»of the people. take no '.intere...