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Growth of Methodism [Newspaper Article] — Canowindra Star and Eugowra News — 10 June 1910
Growth of iVlethodism In tlio course of nn intorview 'at Adoliiicle the Rev H. Williams, retir ing Primidnnt of lhA MothodiKt Gonei'ftl Conference, which was opened in the boutli Australian capital last week, stated that since the last general con ference three yours ago the member ship of the Methodist Church had increased by rover >10,000 adherents, and the attendance at ohurcli services hod grown by nearly 40,000. ' These figures,''SHid Mr WillianiH, 'reprosont ii much ltirgor increase than the ratio of the increased population. They in dicate that the'outlook for the Metho dist Church in Australasia ig nioet hopeful und Gncolu•t^gin&lt;;.,
The Late Archdeacon Kelly. PANEGYRIC BY THE BISHOP OF BATHURST. [Newspaper Article] — Canowindra Star and Eugowra News — 10 June 1910
The Late Archdeacon Kelly. PA.NEGYRIO BY'TlflS BISHOP OF BATIIUKSX. His Lordehip, tho Hight R«v. Dr. Dump, Bishop o£ bftthiirat, at tho Pontificial High Mass, celebrated ot Oargoar on Thursday, 2nd. June, mode: the following reference to tho late Archdeacon Kelly:: — His Lordship snid: Wo are assembled hero to-day, doar broth ern, to consign to the grave with '. appro priate honors the mortal Tomtnns of your late loved and venerated pastor. People of nil classoR and creeds show their respect for one who was in life tho spiritual guido, ft faithful friend, I and messenger of peaco to all mem-1 bors of tho community. Tho large attendance of his brothorn of tho clergy, under serious inconvonionco, manifests thoir good-will and affection for ono who, by his learning and vir tues, commanded their entire con fidence in doubts and difficulties fls a truo friond and wise counsellor. As a companion of the dear depnrtod priest for nearly half a century, I am greatly ploased to witness tho uni...
MOLONG P.P. BOARD. [Newspaper Article] — Canowindra Star and Eugowra News — 10 June 1910
MOLONG P.P. BOARD. Hi'1 usual monthly meeting of the above was hold on Tuesday, 31st Mnv Piwnt:- Me89r» Wl.itinill, Vyhifmec, Palmer, Brady, and Biil combo. Minutes of the previous meeting ■were read nnd confirmed. Er.-Roriox op Cir,\imr,v.v. Mr Baleonibn j>r&lt;.j,o^orl tlmt Mr iiunt bo elected Chairuinn of tho ■Board for the ensuing year.—Carried. CoBUKsi-riXPEVCE. irom District Survivor, Orango, afl to whether tln-re ivnuld be any objec tion to special lea-.e 1!) 10-13 by Goo. Murray for agriculture of T.S. nnd G.R. ]*132/5, ph iMundngery, or that the reserve might bo revoked with u View to the land being alienated. _ Inspector Finch reported no objec tion to a special lease being granted for grazing only, but opposed revoca tion — Inspector's report endorsed. From District Surveyor, Orange, ns to whether tll"n; would ho miv objec tion to *peciitl ie.ise 1 !b | o for grazing nnd giving h;o:^lc dOess to water by ' . TV Whooldon for -10 aerc-s. parish Goimbla. Inspector ...
Land Notices. [Newspaper Article] — Canowindra Star and Eugowra News — 10 June 1910
Land Notices. HomORteatl selection— Portion 300, area 40 acie3, capital value £100 0s 9d, -renti'l £ I 5s ; 15 miles from Orange and 10 miles from Cargo railway sid ing. Available on and after June I Gill next. Tile .following'- will mc- mado avail able, for n.c.p., c.l., a.c.p.l., or a;8.1. on Juno 16th, 1910 :— Land District of Molong, and Boroe Shire. At £'2 10s per acre. .?■ County of Ashbuniham, parish of Murgn;: containing an avou of about 125 acres. .flio Cro.wn 'Lands within : flxv following boundaries Commen cing at the north-oast corner of por tion GO ; hounded tlionco by a line hearing east to portion 52 ; by that portion, portion 79, and portion 60 aforosaid, to tlio commencing point. ; Rpsorvcd from sale gonei-ally—No'.' '15,25-li ph.- Nangsr, Boroo Shiro, 257A acros, portion 83. ; . Approval of aftor-ancMon purchases : —G A -'Homo,' of Etigowra, portions' 131 and 133, .parish Trnjerie, Hrens;"2a 2.*d;20pr nn;l 2a lrdnnd lOpr, prices £2fi. and'£23 respoctiv'rily lilizab...
WHARFSIDE SCENES. A SAILOR'S LIFE. ITS POETRY AND PROSE. [Newspaper Article] — Canowindra Star and Eugowra News — 10 June 1910
wharfside scenes. A SAJX'OR'S LIFK. ITS POETRY AND PROSE, i ; "fey ir.A.w.] ' Haying .recclv,ed the impressions, which' were -contained in the., article &lt; headed "Wharfside. .Scenes," it became neces sary to secur.e some details °C the actual 'MVei'"oi those who go down to-the .sea in-ships. • . . .. The shades o£ evening were falling on the wharf lined;, slyer, the heat; waves had leased to . dance,- and the -\veai to stevedore, on whose , brow rested so grandly the dignity of labor, had. left foi home. There was im airof repose on the scene, which an : hour or . so beforo had tremblqd'..;with, commercial activity. The ferryboat-on . whiph ,the* pressman was crossing tfie stream rdclccd. sooth ingly in. the gentle sWell;.'. Suddenly there smote on the Solitude ' (capital, S, Planter) a burst of mystic music,; .tno. air vibrated with ti\e melody of an unseen orchestra a la' 'a' scone. irofni a Corellian novel',and conc'entrattrig 'in a spbt above .-a :cuv,Hng •waveH'thMe-...
WHY LORD CURZON RESIGNED. ON THE GREATEST PRINCIPLES. [Newspaper Article] — Canowindra Star and Eugowra News — 10 June 1910
WHY LORD CURZON RESIGNED. ON THE GREATEST PRINCIPLES. .At a banquet given on November 16th at the Byculla .Club in Lord Curzon's honor, the retiring Viceroy received '.^a magnificent ovation. Responding to his health, Lord Curzoft made a speech, in the course of which' ho said:- . '■ "Should the day ever come when thoi Viceroy is treated as a" mere puppet, as the mouthpiece .of the home Government who is required only.to carry but what ever orders it may be thought desirable to transmit him, I think the justification for the post would cease to exist. "About my resignation or the causes .that led to it I desire only to mention one cause that did not. It seems to have been thought in some quarters at home that this was a personal quarrel, and that I resigned on personal grounds." The retiring Viceroy went on to ex Dlain that he resigned for the sake of tho "greatest principles." "Reuter."
NEW ALPINE TUNNEL. [Newspaper Article] — Canowindra Star and Eugowra News — 10 June 1910
NEW ALPINE TUNNEL. According to a telegram received by the/London "Daily Mail," from Geneva, the convention Cor the construction of a tunnel through the Jura Mountains at the Col lie la Faucille, in Switzerland, has been signed by the representatives of the Lyons and Mediterranean Rail Way, Company, and the French Minis ■ ter of Public Works. This is part of a railway-scheme for reducing the journey between Paris and Geneva and securing the, advantages for France of the new Simplon railway tunnel. Passengers from England to Italy will be enabled to avoid the Lucerne and St. Gothard route. The tunnel at Fa-ucillo will be nine and a half miles long, and the cost has been estimated at about Ave millions sterlings
LADY FLORENCE DIXIE. AMAZINGLY ACTIVE CAREER. [Newspaper Article] — Canowindra Star and Eugowra News — 10 June 1910
LADY FLORENCE DIXIE. AMAZINGLY ACTIVE CAREEft: Wo (London "Daily Mail") regret to record the . death of Lady Florence Dixie,' which occurred • at her' resi dence,,.Glen Stuart, Annan. Lady Florence was ' the youngest daughter, of the seventh Marquis of Quccnsbcrry, and was born in May, 1857. Her versatility was as bewil dering as her beauty. She had the dark, piercing eyes and raven--hair of the Douglas family, and from tho year 1875, v.wlien she; married Sir Aloxandqr Beaiyjiont .Dixie, Bart., she was before the public eye as a poet, novelist,' \vritqr, sportswoman, explorer,' and champion of; women's rights. • Her activities were amazing.'. As a girl and :a young married woman she was. a fearless rider, and could rido barebacked as easily as with a sad dle. An early advocate''of "rational" dress, sho believed in the c>:oss sad dle for women,' and was often seen riding to hounds in this .way. She was anexcellent swimmer and, a good shot. ... But she revolted against shooting for...
A QUAINT LITTLE ISLAND. SABA. [Newspaper Article] — Canowindra Star and Eugowra News — 10 June 1910
A QUAINT LITTLE ISLAND. SABA. Describing the little-known. Island .of. Saba in the West Indies, au American writer says it is a topsy-turyey place, where the men are great; sailors ,and build their boats on a mountain, and the women are" celebrated for /their beautiful complexions. • Creamy white, and rosy pink predominate in the faces of Saba's daughters, the fortunate result; of a combination of clouds and sulphur, noted for its beneficial effect on the skin.' Saba is often enveloped by clouds, and sulphur crops out everywhere on the hillsides, thus making the women's faces particularly attractive. Though a Dutch possession, the 2200 inhabitants of the island, speak nothing but Eng lish, and the conformation of the land is so strange that even in its nomencla ture it is admittedly upside down. Thrust from the bottom of the sea by an enormous volcanic force ages ago, .Saba is as rugged an island as there is in the world. The-only level place on it large enough to stand on with com ...
THE PAVEMENT. ITS UPS AND DOWNS. [Newspaper Article] — Canowindra Star and Eugowra News — 10 June 1910
THE PAVEMENT. ' ITS UPS AND DOWNS. We are Indebted to tlio courtesy of a cor respondent for the following from tbo "Wash ington Post":— ' . , ' They took a little.gravel. • And they took a little tar. With various ^ingredients Imported from afar. s Thoy hammered it and rolled it And when they went away They said they'had a pavement That would last for many a day. But they came with picks and smote it To lay a water main; And they called the workmen To put It back again. ' ■ To run a railway cable They took' it up some more; ; • And . they , put it. back again^ ' . ' Just where it was before. They took it up for conduits To run the-telephoue; And then they put It back again As Imrd as any stone. • They took it up for wires To feed tbo 'lectric light, And then they put it back again, Which was no more than right. Oh, the pavement's full of Currows, There are patches everywhere; You'd like to ride upon it, But it's seldom that you dare. , It's a very handsome pavement; A credit to the ...
A BOY MURDERER. SENTENCED AT SEVENTEEN. [Newspaper Article] — Canowindra Star and Eugowra News — 10 June 1910
A BOY MURDERER. r "'.SEN'TE^CBI) \'Xt\SBVBNTEE^'-': :. Av'youth of seventeen ,w'as receri.tiy sentenced to death for the murder of his ..sister, - ' ■ ' , While his parents were out for "'a walk at Portsmouth on Sunday evening, ; 17th. 'September, Frank Hansford, aged | seventeen, struck his sister on the head -with a poker, and then cut her throat. He was arrested on Southsea Parade between one and two o'clock the fol lowing morning. - He ' pleaded not guilty at AVinchester Assizes on' 24th " November, an.-l his father, in his evidence said that the' boy had always been backward in intel ligence, very self-willed, -impulsive, and irritable.. - The prison doctor, could not say that the prisoner was insane, nor that he was suffering from homicidal mania, though the-facts were consistent' with this the ory. He had, however, no thorough realisation of his position. . Dr.; Worthington, the medical officer of the county asylum; held that he was an imbecile; and Mr Beachcroft, for the def...
DASH FOR THE FROZEN NORTH. INTERNATIONAL EXPEDITION. DANISH EXPLORER'S AMBITION. [Newspaper Article] — Canowindra Star and Eugowra News — 10 June 1910
DASH FOR THE FROZEN NORTH INTERNATIONAL, EXPEDITION. DANISH EXPLORER'S AMBITION. A novel sort of Arctic expedition, in which England, Denmark, and America .-will be represented, is at present being organised ..in London, and will start for the frozen }>Iorth at the beginning of April. The party will consist of Mr Einar Mikkelsen, the Danish explorer; Mr Ditlevsen, a Danish zoologist and artist; Mr Leffengwell, a Chicago geologist; and probably an Englishman who lias not yet been selected, - In conversation with a "Daily News" representative recently, Mr Mikkelsen, . the captain of the party, who was wished success in- his expedition by Sir Clements Markham, at the Royal Geo graphical Society's meeting on Monday, said he hoped to work westward for -100 miles from Prince Alfred Cape, and then return southward to the mouth of the Mackenzie River, with the object of dis covering new land and making scientific investigations. .. . > "It won't be an international race for the North ...
THE UNEMPLOYED PROBLEM HOW THE FRENCH DEAL WITH IT. [Newspaper Article] — Canowindra Star and Eugowra News — 10 June 1910
THE UNEMPLOYED PROBLEM HOW THE FRENCH DEAL WITH IT. ! The Paris correspondent of tho Lon don "Express" writes as follows:— Now that the persistent question of the unemployed forces itself with, sucii irresistibie power upon the British' mind, it may be of interest to see what' our French friends are doing in.'the matter, and how they manage to avoid such a crisis as is now confronting.4thp public powers in England's great^ met ropolis. The conditions, it is true, are'not alike1 in-both countries.. The-climate, sur roundings of life,* organisation-of labor;, differ entirely, the : charactei'. of the people also, and £his explains 'to a great extent why Frenchmen are spared vio lent attacks of that ■ loathsome .' disease, "lack "of employment," which annually occurs' in.'England at this season jOf tha yeaiv ' -v'" ■ : Of "unemployed" there are; of course, very many and manyin- France, ad'in every other counti'y,.- and • tne; oest- In- ( formed authorities/reckon their num ber at'an av...
SIR HENRY BLAKE. [Newspaper Article] — Canowindra Star and Eugowra News — 10 June 1910
SIR HENRY BLAKE. i TheGovernor of Ceylon (writes the,. London "Daily News"), now return ing to his duties from' a visit tq Eng land, has: had a brilliant career, arid' done , great' things on the fringe of the Empire. His advance has been assisted' by his, beinr the fortunate husband of a very brilliant woman in a daughter of Bernal. Osborne. The latter was not ■ favorably disposed towards the : -match, when one of - his daughters was to wed: the Duke pf St. Albans:. He arranged, therefore, to give1 the younger daughter the lion's share of his wealth. But this she would not tolerate,, insisting that her elder sister should at least share equally ' with her. She had her way. Lady Blake is a woman of infinite charm and tact; clever, alert, and' cheerful. Her one foible is" for strange pets. The favorite is a tame leopard, which she reared from : its infancy.' It is good and kind and' docile, unless maltreated. It happened one night, during the progress of a ball at Government House, t...
HENS IN A FIRE PUMP. [Newspaper Article] — Canowindra Star and Eugowra News — 10 June 1910
HENS IN A FIRE PUMP. The following la a true story ot a town ■which owns "a small fire apparatus;—Outside the fire limits Is a small community that, on petition, reeolved an appropriation for the pur chase of a "band pump-" It was Installed in an abandoned blacksmith's shop, where It re mained for two years, used only for decorative purposes In street parades. Last summer a stroke nf llghtnlnq started.n small fire in a farmhouse near.by. The volun teer department - rallied at once, but when they arrived at the engine houso the foreman stood at the door. "Don't touch her, boys!" cried he. "I've got two hens settin' in the box. Let's use buckets." They agreed, and the hens were al lowed to pursue their incubating ways.
EXTRACTING. [Newspaper Article] — Canowindra Star and Eugowra News — 10 June 1910
EXTRACTING. Make the extractor clean by rinsing wen with boiling water and dry perfectly. Oil it well, but not to overflowing, as many do. To secure the best results all honey to be extracted should be in sealed combs. Take a good knife and lean the comb over and cut off the cappings from-, the bottom upwards, as in the sketch. Perform this operation in the evening at dusk, or you will wish the honey and bees at the bottom of the sea. After all the combs are extracted' return the crates with empty combs to the hives to be cleaned out by the bees. If they are left in the open robbing will be the result.
SONG OF THE FARMYARD MAN. [Newspaper Article] — Canowindra Star and Eugowra News — 10 June 1910
SONG- OF THE FARMYARD MAN. I do not stand for circus tricks, For travail of the social round. I stand for Nature, I. Am proud Of rustic mills where corn is ground. I have no heart for give and take Of those whose lives are give and loss. Td liefer sec the dawn awake Above old gossip's futile dross. I stand for spade-work, true and deep, For smell of spaded mother-earth. I trust that, when I come to sleep. My faith, at least, will stand for worth. ' I know, when all is said and done, There's nothing worthier than the land, Than clover sown and crops hard-won And dew-wet touch of Nature's hand. Have we not seen young May come in Like wistful bride to bridegroom spring? Have we not heard the human din Grow silent as a swallow's wing? I stand for faith, my- friends, and 1 Must hope until the struggle end To see the clean moor kiss the sky,: And find the clear stars still my friend. —Halliwell Sutclifre, in tne "WestminBter Gazette."
THE BEEKEEPER WHEN TO ADD SUPEBS. [Newspaper Article] — Canowindra Star and Eugowra News — 10 June 1910
THE BEEKEEPER WHEN TO ADD SUPEBS. For the want of a little knowledge on this subject much valuable time Is lost,' and often through the crowded state o£ the hive a swarm issues (writes "Chloris" i in the "Gardeners' Chronicle"). When1 all the frames or sections, save those or.: the outside, are filled and sealed, then is the time to add another rack or super. HOW TO ADD A SUPER. ( This is a very important point. Some , successful beekeepers create quite an up- ' roar when performing what is to many a very simple operation. Never choose a ( day which is cloudy and the bees are ha/- 1 ing a slack time, for then they seem j more prone to sting. The correct position for the new super is underneath those that are already nearly completed. Place &lt; the new super ready at hand, have the ] smoker well filled and burning furiously, &lt; give the bees a slight puff at the en- j trance and wait two or three minutes ; , then remove the roof, and as you turn back the quilts, pu...