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ORIGIN OF REUTER'S. [Newspaper Article] — Cowra Free Press — 31 March 1911
ORIGIN OT REUTER'S. ; The origin of. a famous enterprise in recalled by Che death of Sir. Geo. Douglas Williams, for many years chie'l" editor o£ lieuter's Agency. It is just over sixty years since the idea of establishing n« agency for supplying the world's news in identical'terms to all tlio newspapers ojc -currcd to. Julius do lieu tor, an energetic , little German iii London.-When lie broach ed tlio idiea .in Fleet Street, It was coldly »received!" ' ' . ' Keillor made arrangements with corres pondents in all tlio principal citieB 01 idurope, and' when tlicir messages - began t'o conic in, ho personally took tliem round to the editors oC some of Uio leading Lon don dailies. "Try them," said lie, "I mnke . no charge, and if they don't succced. well to you it matters nothing." . Tiie editors did try them, with such re sults that when presontly lteuter began -.^ee^^subsprlptions rates,' thev read lcio"£re0d t0 accopt J,ls terms.-"Cliron
The Cowra Free Press USE SOFT WORDS AND HARD ARGUMENTS. FRIDAY, MARCH 31, 1911. The Referenda. [Newspaper Article] — Cowra Free Press — 31 March 1911
USB SOFT WORDS AND HABD ARGUMENTS. FRIDAY, MARCH 31, 1911. The Referenda. On Wedesday, April 26th, the people of Australia ara invited to record their votes on the proposed alteration of the Federal Constitution and an advertisement in our columns advises them to vote "No," by placing the cross in the squaro opposite the word. It is admitted now even by the supporters of the proposed alter ation, that the results will have a far reaching result. If carried, they must place the States entirely at the mercy of the Commonwealth, and de prive them of the control and manage ment oE their railways although the burden of cost and maintenance will devolve upon them. They will be deprived of -the regulation of every industry and calling, the centre of trade and commerce in every detail even within their own boundaiies, in cluding railways and tramways, har bours, ships and ferries, shops and factories, masters and servants and their agriculture, the control and regulation of -markets, traffi...
THROAT TROUBLES [Newspaper Article] — Cowra Free Press — 31 March 1911
THROAT, TROUBLES A cough. 11 hick: in clearing thtf throit m iy become habi'.a. They beui'i wiih a celd and keeD coiniiiir automatically after the cold hus finished. V slight. i-x^rciso of the wili nnd the use of Chombi-riaius Oougfi Remedy.'ha* '» ? prompt specific notion on the throit or air piuaaget!. Sold everywhere. About three dozen of Bollinger's ready* to-wear tailored overcoats are no* m«'l&lt;v ami about three dozen nearing comp etloa-. The fashions this season are variei', kid comprise shaped backs, long frock with and without rents, and wi h and without velvet collars, lined aud unlined ; while the motor overcoats defy the bleakest wind, and is equally essential to ihe man who does innuh travelling of any sort. We have had tht pick of materials to m'iko these up from, which of course will not be. available later on. so we respectfully ad vise intending pivchasers to avail them selves of ilie best at once. Bring ? friend then see he smartness of our tailored gar m...
You Should Bear in Mind [Newspaper Article] — Cowra Free Press — 31 March 1911
You Should Bear in Mlad That by using tho commercial eucalyptus oil which is now bought up at 61 per lb. weight and bottled, and &lt;>u account of the large profit pushed, yon ar* exposing your self to all t''.e dangers to which the use of turpentine will expose you ; irritation of kidneys, intestinal tract >nd mu«"iis mem branes. Py insHting ')n the GENUINE EUI'ALYITI KX1'KA'"T you not only avoid iflese pitfalK but y u have a stimu lant, safe and effective nn-dicament, the result of a special bud careful manufac ture. A trial will lit once couvince. Quality in small doses distinguishes it from the bulky an-! d'lnirerous products. Remember - -ANDER'S EXTRACT embodies the result of 50 years i-xperience and of special study am) it does wr.ac is promised ; it heals and cures without in juring the constitution as the oils and so called extracts on the market frequently do. Therefore protect yourself by reject- j in£ other brands. SANDKK'S EXTRACT i possesses curative power...
Just a Reminder [Newspaper Article] — Cowra Free Press — 31 March 1911
Just a Reminder . Lest you forget, to support local indus try, by always asking your grocer for our soap. Don't ba put off with high price city lines. Fancy paying ten shillings per case more for soap that only passe sthe same standard as the local article by law ? Was anything so absurd ever heard of. You would not do it for other lines then why for soap?*
Sporting. The Turf. YOUNG RACES. [Newspaper Article] — Cowra Free Press — 31 March 1911
Sporting. , The Turf. YOUNG RACES. The following ace the handicaps for three prinoipal events to be run at the YouDg Turf Club's Annual Races Meeting to be held on April 5 and 6 : Newmarket Hnndicay of 30 sovs.-6 furlong. Mary Grafton 9 9, Ayrbrook 9 7, ftedbow 9, M.K. 9, Lupolo 8 12, UJmus 810, Potosi 8 7, Uronim 8, Bluebelt 712, Lady Amherst 710, Amherct Queen 7 5, Redway 612, Willaroon 6 10, Marunite 6 7. Young Turf Club Handicap of 60 sovs. about one mile one fnilong. M.K. 9 6, Bran Jan 9 2, The Vanquisher 9 0, i Graftnot 8 12, Arice 8 7, Theocin 8 5, ] Marvel Lawn 7 12, Billy Beo 7 0, Marconi 6 10. Town Plate of 40 sovs-About one mile 130 yards. Redbow 9 5, M.K. 9 6, Bran Jan 9 2, The Vanquisher 9 0, Graftnot 8 12, Ance 8 7, Theocin 8 6, Uronim 8 3, Marvel Lawn 7 12, Kedway 612, Marconi 610. GKENFELL GYMKHANA. Following are the entries tor the four principal events to be run at the Annui.l Meeting on 12th May : THE BBACEET. Mr. T. Blayney'a Iolanthe T. Blayney'a Benjamin Dr. De...
Advertising [Newspaper Article] — Cowra Free Press — 31 March 1911
!. BOSKER RABBIT POISON, f ^ Re "Bosker," I am pleased to be able k to inform you that the rabbits took i Y the baits very freely, and the result T 4- was all that could be desired. & f t am now using about a oasa a t week, working three carta. T A ERNEST M. BOWMAN, ? A r Wargundy, G'dgong. ? "f Elliott Bros., Ltd., Sydney. * im s mm i that in any undertaking the probable J J troubles ami difiloiiltiea havebeenfoie- 5 |seen and. provided for. Every wise; ! engineer is prepared for abrcak-dov7ii,; ? he i3 ever ready for ail emergency, i-J f over on the. alert. Ho matter whatr joiay go v?ron3, ho io equal to tUe aocaaion. His moans of reparation are f ,lway3 at hand, because he never J i knows when they may lie required, j ^ The human machine is ever liable to a h j)break-down. Arc yc-a ready for it?" r Have you supplied yourself with the| f remedy-a box of tf-VHSBtSQ (\ ineaas of possible need ? Nature often J requires assistance. Taken as occasion | J demands, and according ...
Newsy Notes. Don't miss Lyceum Pictures Tuesday. [Newspaper Article] — Cowra Free Press — 31 March 1911
!' Newsy Notes. i . .-: Don't miss Lyceum Pictures Tuesday. Wednesday, the second day of Blayney Show, was a public holiday, consequently the Banks and O.P.S. Office wore closed locally. In last issue a paragrah appeared in reference to an agitation having been commenced by some lucal store employees in favor of keeping Satur day a holiday, in which the word " Easter " was inadvertently omitted. A a reception given Prime Minister Fisher and Dave Hall, at Goulbura on Wednesday last week, 11 out of 15 persons drank their toasts in tea. Walter Higgins (son of Mr. W. G\ Higgins, the well-known bookmaker) is the Wagga cadet -who has been chosen to make the trip with the Now South Wales cadets' contingent to take part in the Coronation cere monies in England. j On Monday week last, a pony mare ( belonging to Mr. T. Sheedy, junr., of ? Wombat, save birth to two foals-a colt and a filly. The mother is 22 years old, and the foals are regarded as a very nice pair. That lying jade, Rumor, has ...
Moroogla Creek. (From our own Correspondent). [Newspaper Article] — Cowra Free Press — 31 March 1911
Moroogla Creek. | _ v i (From our own Correspondent). As a reBulfcof the quarterly examin ation held in the local school daring tho week, Master Alec. Langfield gained the highest number of marks in the school. This lad is therefore en titled to a quarter's free membership to the Cowra School of Arts. He is a son of Mr. Frank Langfield and his teacher says he is very consistent and persevering in his -work and his be haviour is excellent. Heartiest con gratulations to Master Langfield on his success, and may his school-mates strive to emulate his work. The world famous pedestrian, Mr. G. O'Malley, delivered an instructive and interesting lantern lecture in the school on Wednesday night. It dealt with his tour ro -nd tho world, in which bo traversed 62,720 miles. He intends visiting all schools in the district. Each of our local storekeepers are having additions put to their re spective business premises. Ploughing operations are in full iswing under ideal weather con ditions. 30/3/'...
DIRECTIVE WIRELESS TELEGRAPHY. [Newspaper Article] — Cowra Free Press — 31 March 1911
DIRECTIVE > WIRELESS TELE GRAPHY. Tho advantagosjoi: wireless telegraphy ior vessels in distress liavo been iully de monstrated during tho jJitst low years; but, although invaluable ior . summoning assistance .attor a». accident has occurred, the-ordinary systems are ot little use for indicating the approach oi danger. This disability has lately been ovorcome by the; Bollini-Tosi wireless compass equip ment, winch gives- tho. direction from win eh signals arc being received. At present two vessels may bo com municating by '^wireless" 111 a fog with out either ot them knowing tho-other's i(ji.it* vc hull; JiCuuu iiu stu|Ja: can bo taken to avoid a collision. With the: di rective system each vessel, will know in which direction the other is situated, and can steer a safe course; accordingly. An other advantage of tho' new- method is that, onco the required signals have been picked up, tho xlirective -equipment shuts out stray messages from other directions, thus avoidiugnuterruptio...
ABSENCE OF MOUSTACHE AND HEADACHE. [Newspaper Article] — Cowra Free Press — 31 March 1911
AESEfrCE OF MOUSTACHE AND - - HEADACHE. . f J.':uil: Klager, the famous Vioiineso physician, 1ms delivered a sensational lecture before the medical society. Ho "says, the growing fashion pi shaving the moustaehe is responsible for the growing _ iiumljoxv of: patients sull'ering from head jiaches^and:diseases of the respiratory or gans. £ Among' 500: cases of serious head aches and'diseases of the noso and throat, che &lt;had counted 420 patients who had ??their'moustaches shaved 'off. The mous ' tacho 'is a natural, protection for the nose ^against 'the invasion of cold air, dust and jiiicrobcs. - Women are not so often in the streets and;-wear veils to protect 'themselves, and their nostrils are narrow er than thoso of men.
A STOLEN UMBRELLA. [Newspaper Article] — Cowra Free Press — 31 March 1911
A STOLEN UMBRELLA. i A ,'ei'ty merchant entered liis warehouse . t)n; other d:iy with an umbrella in ilia hand, and, sitting'down, iui tlio 'nearest stool, burst into a roar or-laughter. In 1 response' to queries as to' the joke, the meich'aut said:- ' !. ;' Well,; when I started out in, the rain ' I liad' iio: umbrella. worried'coining along, the street . debating "whether. 1 should purchase a new umbrella;- but I was-..deterred by the thought-that 1. had I three kicking around somewhere. ;When j I got into I'rinecs-streot,' JL spied a man I I presumed to be Dick Wilson. The man I thought to be Dick was carrying a fino ! silk umbrella. '/ 'It's mine/ now,' he . said, fondly/ as ho gazed on the work of art he held in his hand. "As soon as 1 saw the man. I. pro !'.. sumed to be Dick; 1 was so overjoyed ; that I rushed:on hini.i'rom the rear, and, ' slapping hi in on the back, exclaimed:. I 'Look here, old man; give mo that uin | brella!' ? . : . r: ? .. ? 1 - "The man turned,.and, to...
POLICEMAN'S ROMANCE. SKATING-RINK MEETING. [Newspaper Article] — Cowra Free Press — 31 March 1911
POLICEMAN'S ROMANCE. ; - SICATING-RINK MEETING. The romantic elopement of a uiasgow heiress with a slcating-rink instructor has caused much gossip in the "West of Scotland (says the "Daily Telegraph" ? of January 14). Both principals in the | story are 21 years of; age. The young I man has. had a good education, arid for l a time was in an office in Glasgow. Hq ! is an expert roller-skater, and, making j a profession of his favorite pastime, be came an instructor at a rink in Ayr. I " While acting in that capacity, he met; the young lady, who is the daughter of one cyt Glasgow's richest merchant* princes.; The meeting took place at a fancy dress carnival, and ? it ap ;-pears to have .been a case of lovo at first sight. The young lady was a frequent visitor at the rink. Subsequently, when the young man ob tained av situation in Glasgow and the lady returned home, they took full ad vantage of their opportunities of meet ing each other. About three weeks ago they disap peared from the ...
ITEM FOR MEN. [Newspaper Article] — Cowra Free Press — 31 March 1911
ITEM FOR M^N. Elsewhere appears tlio announcement of J lorr: Al;tx Uotuli, who, has lmd. a longthy - and varied oxpononeo in cdr : tain men's ailment's, ami who may bo , trusted,to give J lis host attention to ail , -who- consult him, personally, or by let-' | .tor.. All*'communications aro treated willi strictest secrecy, while sufiorers have access, under tins treatment, to I many herbal remedies, whoso virtues . -are .undoubted,. .and ^ which , have - pro vided many remarkable euros.
THE CORONATION. BOOKING SEATS. [Newspaper Article] — Cowra Free Press — 31 March 1911
THE CORONATION BOOKING SEATS. There is already a great demand for . seats to vieiv the Royal procession on Coronation Day, June 22. j Although the route of the procession I was only announced last week, estate j agents, auctioneers, and ticket - agents in the West End have received urgent * messages from all parts of the country Inquiring for seats. The prices asked for rooms range from 500 guineas to a figure which works out at about five guineas a seat, according to the accommodation. Single seats on grand stands and roofs in the neighborhood of Piccadilly are -being sold at three^guineas each. In a few weeks' time the Coronation pageant will be the subject of keen speculation, which is likely to put the business of the Stock Exchange in the shade. Mr Burnand, of Messrs M. B. Burn and, auctioneers, of Old Burlington street W., informed an "Express" re presentative on January 10 that they had received many inquiries with re gard to seats and windows, most of which came from America...
25,000 SOLDIERS AND SAILORS. [Newspaper Article] — Cowra Free Press — 31 March 1911
"25,000 "SOLDIERS -AND = SA-IkO RS.; No fewer-than 25,000 soldiers an-.l-sail ;ors -ifrom;,every_:vState . andvDomlnlon in -the Empire will-line .the .route. and..take »part vin -the- royal procession: on- Goi'on ' atio'n - Day. The vailous contingents 'will be as follows: Indjan Empire 300 .' Overseas0 Dominions .. "1,51)0 >. Colonies and -Protectorates'... 'M v Channel-Islands Militia > 20 Royal Navy 2 0C0 ^ Cavalry .. .. '. - 1 300 1 .rtoyal Regimentiof Artillery ,500 Infantry .. , 10 500 > Army Service Corps ISO Royal Army Medical Corps .. . .,100 Army Ordnance j Corps .. .. .100 Military, Cadets t 330 Special Reserve .. '1,000 Territorial Force 6,000 Vaiious Departments ! 180 - 25,0000 The massed :bands:of .the Foot Guards -Household Cavalry,' Royal Artillery, ? Royal Engineers,, Royal Marines, and the. Royal School of.: Music, with the bands which single. units bring with them, : will provide 2,000 performances.
HONESTY. AMUSING SCHOOL ESSAYS. [Newspaper Article] — Cowra Free Press — 31 March 1911
HONESTY. AMUSING SCHOOL ESSAYS. "There vfould appear to be something seriously amiss with the standard of moral training imbibed by the average child in the .Warwickshire elementary schools (says the "Daily News.") Re cently they were set an essay on honesty, arid certificates were to be awarded. The Rev. H. Temple Rob son;examined the essays. "The majority,"- he reports to the Kducalion Committee, "were deplorable from the moral point o£ view. The ma jority. quote the maxim that honesty is thejbest policy; but their interpretation ol the maxim includes nothing more than a cold, calculating policy to get on in the world, or belief that it is best to run no "risk of punishment when the chances of detection are so certain. "One child has little belief in the honesty of licr neighbors. She says that honest people are few and far be tween. One says: 'If you find a shilling you should give It to the owner, and the owner will give you back the shilling for being honest. Therefore, be hone...
Advertising [Newspaper Article] — Cowra Free Press — 31 March 1911
CJTL- TH9RNES0.H.M. flSSCV. In their determination to retain Public support by fair trading, and to increase -their turnover by offer ing only a high-grade Whisky, Messrs'-R. THORNE >& SONS, LD., caution any who substitute to the Public other brands of Whiskies in Thornes Bottles. BALGETY & CO. LTD.. Agents. ' */VVWVVVVVVV^&lt;^/\A/V\/VVVVVt*^VV\A^I^VyV»A/\/V>AAA/VWVVWVVVVlVVVVV». MKS. A. BASSER-The Eminent Vienna Optician, may be consulted at the IMPERIAL HOTEL, COWRA, SATURDAY, MAY 6th, 9 am. to G p.m. A HI mm :' EYES RIG BF ? There are so u.«,i diiiercnt forms of eyo troubles, and so many variations of these dif ferent forms, that you owe it as a duty Go yonr«»lf to t»ke advantage of the very best Optical service you can possibly secure. . You now have an execllent opportunity of doing to, as during his coming visit to your town you may . CONSULT MR. BASSER The Vienna Optician Free of Charge - He is fully equipped with all the newest and best of scie...