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General Chat. [Newspaper Article] — Canowindra Star and Woodstock Recorder — 29 August 1902
General Chat. . Mr. T. J- Crawfo^l was unanimously elected president of'.tho P., A., and H. Association on Saturday last. This fact amounted to a surprise w'ith a number of members, as competition for the position was expected. Tlie president and viee-prosidonts are all gentleman engaged in agriculture. This will rob several malcontents of their favourite gag 'tu.it lue townsmen wish to run the show.' The committee decided thut a dny's sport should be hold on Kings Bii -tii-luy : and that the committee of tho Associatioa should be placed on tho same fooling as nou-meinbers of tho Association : that it should be ' pay, pay, pay ' with all and suudry, Several now members of the committee showed out prominently on Saturday and promise well for the futuvo. o o o o A feeling of content rests upon the district. M; n smile now spontaneously. Crops are assured in the district— if not wheat,, theu hay — which will be of almost equal value. Within a month hand feeding for sheep will be a thin...
Advertising [Newspaper Article] — Canowindra Star and Woodstock Recorder — 29 August 1902
[?] LIBERAL ADVANCES, 1 ACCURATE VALU AT5OF4S I WHEN REQUIRED. 'I PRINCIPALS having over 30 years \ experience, ) conduct ALL WOOL SALES. | Special attention to details, \ Prompt returns a speciality, t WHfOHTS CARFFULLY TAKEN. \ [?] Offices & Stores €Si?GULfiR QUAY, SYDNEY. J. C. MA R'KA. ; PREMiER COACH-BUILDING, | FACTOR V, CAHOV/IKDRA. ^Sensrs! Blacksmith and Undertaker , None but first-class tra&esmen are employed at Marka'e. * ALSO ?wish, to draw special attention ? to my latent Tyre-Shrinking, .Welding, and Upsetting nflachfnerjf. Tyres shrunk with, accuracy while you wait. No Delay. Inspection of Work at all times Cordially invited. „ 'CHARGES STRICTLY MODERATE. &UCTIOKEER, STOCK SSld STATIOK &GEET, C a H 0 U I fl D R A SELLING AGENT ONLY. Particulars of Stock and Properties for Sale forwarded on Application. notice. °HlfT person or persons found shooting, fishing, ar» hunting, or othonriso trespassing upon Uorth Bnugarao \ril] bo prosecuted ;...
Canowindra Cricket Club: [Newspaper Article] — Canowindra Star and Woodstock Recorder — 29 August 1902
Canowiadra Cricket Club; A meeting of cricketers as advertised in our last issue, took place at Mr. J. H. Marshall's Victoria Hotel on Saturday evening last, and although there was a fair attendance it was decided in view of the objects of the meeting to postpone its j ? ; ? »;„„ iini;i tVin foilowinc Saturdav ira lctiviiun tiu*.i.i *-.~ -?' — -- ri - ^ * fto-morrow) so that all interested might be advised without fail. The meeting resolved itself into an informal discussion as to the prospects of a prosperous sea son's cricket, and the general opinion was expressed that the game would again b. c -me popular in the district. The sub irct of having a concrete wicket laid down in the Recreation Reserve was mooted and received general support it being considered probable that provided the club had a good wicket a large mem bers roll would be obtained from Nyrang Creek and other outlying places. It was thousrht that a start should be made dur inn- the coming month at the latest, and sev...
JOHNNY CAKE. [Newspaper Article] — Canowindra Star and Woodstock Recorder — 29 August 1902
JOHNNY CAKE. To one pint of milk add two beaten eggs, three tablespoonfule of molas ses, half a teaBpoonful of salt and one cup of corn meal. Melt one tableapoonful each of butter and lard and add to the butter with two table spoonfuls of flour in which you have stirred a heaped toaspoonful of baking powder. Add sufficient meal to make a thick batter. Beat well for live minuted, bake in a shallow pan in a hot oven and sand to the table as soon as it is done.
Canowiudra P., A. and H. Association. [Newspaper Article] — Canowindra Star and Woodstock Recorder — 29 August 1902
Canawiudra P-, A. and H. £sscia-| tion. : The first meeting f-f the newly elected committee of tho above took place on Saturday afternoon List. Thare wcro present. — Messrs J. n. Marshall, W. H. IJeg.in, G. K. Minter, T. J. Crawford, T. J. Finn. T. P Grant. G. Fereuson, Win. Uassett, IT. J. Thompson, Jas. Goodacre Jno. Bnyd, T. L. Kirklaud, A. Eobiuson . Cook', C. F. Atkinson, W. H. Traves, K. AjTton, Jos. Jones, W. E. Myring, G. I. Grant, F. C. Crowe, aud the Hon. Sec. Mr. Jno. J. Finn. Mr. Boyd proposed that Mr. Minter take tho chair for the eWlion of officers. The secretary, upon the meeting being jpened for Tjumiipss road the nowly formed rule of the association in reference to the 'lection of officers, as follows.— Itule 0. - The Committee shall elect their President Vice-Presidents, (not more than three), Hon Treasurer, aud Hon. Secretary at their first meeting, and direct the ^affairs of the association, shall fix the dates of the show, etc., etc.. — and said 'this rule provi...
HEELS v. HEAD. [Newspaper Article] — Canowindra Star and Woodstock Recorder — 29 August 1902
HEELS v. HEAD. Several years ago half the state, and, for aught I know, half the nation, went about saying to itself a veise beginning : 'Punch conductor, punch with care, Punch in the presence of the paesen* jaro,' It was a mental burr, and said to be one of such, tenacity that you telling it to somebody ; sticking it upon another mind. It disappeared, somehow, after a weary while, but it left relatives and descendants. How a young lady found one of thorn has been told in a bit of jingling verse. While dressing she read upon a scrap of paper on her table, ? A tissue papper pattern of a pink eilk waist,' and she went nearly crazy before she could get tho words out of her head. I had my day with, both of those silly things, and am now wrestling with an old saw which, lacks their rhythm, but shows a similar tenacity because of its truth and ready application : ' What you don't have in yonr head you have to have in your heels.1 This haa been one of the many days when I work all the tim...
Farm and Garden ORIGINAL ARTICLES HOW TO IMPROVE COUNTRY MILK. [Newspaper Article] — Canowindra Star and Woodstock Recorder — 29 August 1902
Farm and Garden ORIGINAL ABTICLES HOW TO IMPEOVE COUNTET MILK. STKHOSE people who own thirty or JjjFAo forty cows, and make it a business ijf^s in producing butter for the marker, usually exercise great oare to have everything as nearly right as possible : but where only a few cows are kept to supply the family and to sell the surplus, it is often said that it does not pay to go to extra trouble. Very often it is made in small lots, and the maker does not take the trouble to make the best he can. The methods of handling the milk from the few cojts are often primitive, and the farmers' families sometimes have had the eame quality of butter for so long a time that they like it bast, although an expert would condemn it. Beginning with the cow, the animal and the sur roundings should be decently clean whin the milking is doae. One not infre quently ? may. see cows with a liberal coating of manure clinging to their sidea ; this ought not to be at milkinj time. The farmers' family should ...
BLACK AND GREEN TEA. [Newspaper Article] — Canowindra Star and Woodstock Recorder — 29 August 1902
BLACK AND GREEN TEA. One of the scientists at the Agricultural college at Tokio has been investigating the subject of the difference in the colour of tea leaves, and he offers the following explanation: In making green tea the leaves are steamed as soon as they are gathered; in the case of black tea the leaves are allowed to ferment beforo dry :nn Tun _**_..u- : -. 4.1.-4. 4-1.,* c:nw~j l.i ? i_ xug. *.uu icduxu ad bi»u uiao uaiouvu V1HU& tea contains much less tannin than, the green. The original tea. lt-af possesses an ' xidizmg enzjuie, which is destroyed is the green tea by steaming. In black tea, during fermentation, the enzyme oxidizes the tannin, and gives risa to a brownish product.
GIOTTO. [Newspaper Article] — Canowindra Star and Woodstock Recorder — 29 August 1902
GIOTTO. Giotto was a shepherd boy who lived near Florence, Italy. He was bora in 1276. From a lowly position he rose to eminence as a painter, sculptor and architect. His local reputation attracted the attention of Cimabue, who was on the lonknnt fnr A.r£in£R £n nrfnrn p.Tinrnhaa a**A cathedrals for Pops Boniface VIII. Requiring Giotto to give some evidence of his skill as painter and draughtsman, Ciambue was astonished by Giotto at once by his off-hand drawing of an O so nearly circular as to be marvellous. Hence the Italian bye-word, 'round as Giotto's O,' by which ib no meant any act that approaches perfection.
Notice in Stock Owners. [Newspaper Article] — Canowindra Star and Woodstock Recorder — 29 August 1902
Notice io Stock Owners. In tiiisi-:;uo tlm Trustees --f the Cano ivimira Tempurarj' Common notifies owners of fctock that nil animals unregis tered striiyiug on the Common after .September 1st will bo impounded. Every oj or inity i.s given to owners of tt' c\ to ngistcr with the secretary, Mr A. J. Atkinson, mid as the commonage ;V-e is but a nominal oit\ a fraction under Id i)';r week per head, ail who have stock should avail themselves of thmr privilege as commoners, nnd so assist the trustees as for ns po-fciule t« retain ihc grass on tin? common for those to whom itrightly b.?1ongs. At their next uietth'.g the tiiistros will ounsider a communication I'L-cr-ived fron tho Department o£ Mines and Agriculture instructing them to in future charge 'full rates ' to pfrsous | ;un!;ing bricks within the boundaries of ! ihe common.
Housekeeper. [Newspaper Article] — Canowindra Star and Woodstock Recorder — 29 August 1902
Housekeeper. ji||R&LUiU water will restore almost jIeHK any faded colors if put into *'™'** the rinsing water after th« goods are washed. Soiled clothing should not be kept in a closet. It ie a fertile souroe of ill-smelling, malodorous closets— taat ? 01a Bmeii mat so unpleasantly suggests un ventilated rooms and clothes not properly aired. A. good cement for china is made by patting together equal parts of white glue, white of egg, and white lead or litharge. Paint the edges of the article to be mended, press the in together firmly, and tie in place till hard and dry, then scrape off the cement that waa pressed out when the pieces were put together. Brown bread, either whole wheat or graham, makes delicious nut sand wiches. For filling chop equal ports of almonds and English walnuts (our common hickory nuts and walnuts will do), sprinkle* with a little salt and moisten with mayonnaise. Lot tuce sandwiches call for white b'ead and are spread with mayonnaise instead of butte...
General News [Newspaper Article] — Canowindra Star and Woodstock Recorder — 29 August 1902
General Haws A social held at Burdett last week for the pnrpose of raising funds to establish a. school library netted £3. Burdett is fortunate in having a competent and enterprising te.aoher. _ , Everything points to prosjieuy - ?- ???-* near future for the Canowiadra district. The mining industry as presenting new and promising features and there is every probability of a fruitful Spring. Mr. V-'Blatcbford, the popular mana ger of the local branch of the Commercsa La;m«. n.-- ;= wnTfiorret to state, sti xoty unwell sustaining fresh attacks ot rheumatism daily. The Progress Committee has at last succeeded in having the culvert opposite Mr. Eugene Finn's residence rendered safe by the erection of a fence on the un protected side. During the whole period covered by tne arougnt me i}i*iuuui;x j.*i\ei ii'io ^jii tinued to flow with undiminished volume. The local Progress Committee shou on Tuesday evening next at their monthly meeting consider the advisnbilitv of mak ing their associati...
A wager. [Newspaper Article] — Canowindra Star and Woodstock Recorder — 29 August 1902
A waser. For some time p;ist there has been a good deal of disputing between the fan ciers of ' Young Briton' a draught horsu owned by Mr. Jno. Pioyd and the owner of '-Young Prince Albert,' Mr. K_ Swindle, as to the girth measurements ? -l,o ttrnlinreoK. nnrl t'llC-Se disputes. »S IS usually the case res-ultod iu money being deposited and wagers wade. It was decided that the horses should be pu.jlicly measured on Mond ly last for & stake ct *4, Mr Joseph Jones, being appom.wl 'Measurer in Chief.' At tho avpmulcd time, 2 i».m-.bo'A horses were produced. -??„„„„ n,.;^r, in^V-pd in gnlendid condi tion though his immense height made it appear as though the stout block as re; presented by 'Young Prince Albert would be the winner. The latter how ever did not look at all well having recei ved apparentlybut little attention. The tape was first put on Young Briton (Peilec tion — Moll, y jts, ius uanur= ''o'i ?-?- girth measurement, being proclaimed _ nt Sin. Younir Prince Albert (Pr...
Wool. [Newspaper Article] — Canowindra Star and Woodstock Recorder — 29 August 1902
Wool. 'Wineheombe Carson and Co.. Ltd report: — The Svdney wool market remains firm for all classes of scouied wools, though buyers are prepared to pay higher prices fiir nnv 1nn-r smind starmled Tiarcels. whicli are scai-ce, the majority of_ the skins on tho market being fine haired, and rather week, a sure sigu of the dry season. Consignments of the new clip are now nnmin-r fnrwnrd more freelv from the Moree and Riveriua districts, but the recent rains will probably delay sheaving for a 6hort time, prospects being for a rather later season than usunl. Our next sale is fixed 18th Sep.
Lockwood. [Newspaper Article] — Canowindra Star and Woodstock Recorder — 29 August 1902
Lockwood. (From our Correspondent.) TcrE weather. — After patiently waiting for months we have at last been favored with a good rainfall. On Thurs day la«t the olouds had obscured the sky and rain began to fali, continuing throughout the night, with tf.io result that on Friday morning; 80 points wera registered and a few weeks supply of ?water was caught, in the tanks. On Saturday afternoon several heavy showers passed over the district, and 92 points fell in a very short space of timo, bringing the total fall to 172 points. This should give the crops a good start, and should we get a few more falls equal to the one just mentioned, a fair harvest n.ay bo expected. The late crops have gTrtiinated well, but not so the early ones, which must be light even under favorable condttions. . The sum of £120 has been recently received by the Commonwealth Customs Department from an unknown person who had ui 'n^n'i m:\l\y defrauded the customs of that amount.
Sporting Notes. [Newspaper Article] — Canowindra Star and Woodstock Recorder — 29 August 1902
Sporting Nates. Oanowindiu J.O. Mooting Soptor.ibnr 21th:pigeou match morning of same d;»to. Unpuuctually at the starling post w;is the cause of all the riders in the Mur rumbidgee FJying Handicap on Satur day being fined £ 1 each. The horse T.M.S.- is to have his name chauged to that of ' The Ploddor.' The mare Wakeful will arrive in Syd ney to-morrow to lulhl her weifflit tor age engagements at the A.J.C. Spring Meet ing- Cowra Show race meeting will receive numerous -nominations from L-anov inara and it i= on the cards that a few surprises may be discouered. Most of the local horses are maidens, but they shape as though they had ?' been In local football circles, the principal topiss of conversation are the treatment received by the aduUs at Guwra, and the reception the Juniors met with at Eu gowra. In the latter case it is related that on Sunday last the juveniles went to Eugowia to play their return match, quite prepared to give a good account of themselves. A. Kerr captained t...