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THE MAN FOR THE JOB. [Newspaper Article] — Canowindra Star and Woodstock Recorder — 12 September 1902
THE MAN FOR THE JOB. ] Willie had swallowed a penny, -and his « mother was in a state of much alarm. M ? Helen,' sho called to lier sister in the .-I (I next room, 'send for a doator. Willie \M has awallowed a penBy.' Mm The terrified boy lookedap iniplonngly. , m ? So, mamma,' he interposed ; ' send for | m the minister.' HI ? The miniBter !' exolaim^d the mother. ;? M 'Yes; because papa says our minister : M can get m:ney out of anybody.' ? ' Sere's a book that tells about the bast 9 method of getting accepted.1 -1
SPRAYING THE APPLE ORCHARD. [Newspaper Article] — Canowindra Star and Woodstock Recorder — 12 September 1902
SFKAYING THE APPLE ORCHARD. '1 Orchardists cannot control weather onl : 9 other conditions which may prevail, 'yet 9 there is much that may be done te 9 alleviate threatened bad result i ; and thi» ? 9 applies to spraying as well as other 9 matters. Apple trees should be sprayed : 9 three times each year. First, as the .9 blosBom buds are swelling; second, lost 19 after the blossoms fall; and third, eight '9 or ten weeks later ; using each time bar- . 9 d.aox mixture, with paris green added, r9 in the proportion of three-quarters 'Of t ifl pound o£ pirietfr^a to ane hundred Wei |1 fifty gallons of the bordeaux eolutisn. j 1 This hundred and fifty gallon cask -of - 1 eolation is placed on its side, fitted to a I rack, and mounted oa a platform trunk. . 1 A pump with sufficient force and capacity ' 1 to send a fine spray all over the trees ., I should ba used. It is advisable to o*e a . 1 pump which hag the working pacts all itt Ti the cask, and not a spray pump, with a 1 etuffling bo...
Farm and Garden ORIGINAL ARTICLES WHEN AND HOW TO GRAFT. [Newspaper Article] — Canowindra Star and Woodstock Recorder — 12 September 1902
Farm and Garden I ORIGINAL ARTICLES vj.fl WHEN AND HOW TO GRABT. H WTKHE ordinary method of grafting aa 'f^| jirlo universally practised is c!oft :^M (J^s grafting. Any intelligent person iiH with a fairly good eye can grift. |H Seloct the soione for grafting from a g -o& l^M healthy, vigorous growing tree. This -^| matter should not be delayed until tx- jS late aB some unsuccessful operators do. 1H If delayed until the buds have Started in '.'S tbe spring of the year and become m ich .?? swoollen, it is then too late. But the !-9 active propagator will cot' hia scions a [U few weeks before buds swell, and pla;e ? ? them in a cool dark place, or cover them I with three or four inches ot sand, mark- : fl ing each variety selected. When the :9 tree buds begin to swell, Belect a thrifty , 9 limb on the tree to be grafted, and not : fl more than one inch in diameter if po3- .9 Bible, although a larger branch will da. ifl Very small branches are objeotionable; 'fl nothing less th...
Sketcher. EMPEROR WILLIAM IN PARIS. [Newspaper Article] — Canowindra Star and Woodstock Recorder — 12 September 1902
Sketcher. EUPEROR WILLIAM IK PARIS. 9TKHE German Emperor has the habit sKI'Id of being mysterious . There is in 2bL» him more than a little of Haroun al-Raschid. Indeed, it has been hinted that the Emperor would have been happiest conld he have been an actor, playing not only regal roles, but as well the dark, cloaked figureB that strut through the melodramas. Well, last voar the Kaiser had )iio chunnat ha nlaVnd. Boutidan— cloaked in mystery. Die^uiced as an Englishman, he visited Paris, bar eained with cabbies, saw everything tbat there was to be seen at the Gxpsrition — including thet wonderful pageant devised by Caran d'Ache, wherein tLe great Napoleon passes with his victorious army along the hills of Jena, (I wonder what this new war-lord thought of thiB other war-lord ?) Lst me tell you, and the Btory is told for tbe first time, juet how the Emperor Blippsd into Paris, saw what was to be seen, and slipped away. We shall go back, then, tn April 12, 1900. In a first-class compa...
BOOTS AND SHOES. [Newspaper Article] — Canowindra Star and Woodstock Recorder — 12 September 1902
BOOTS AND SHOE'S. As the summer holiday means living in the air as much as possible, it ib im portant that boots and shoeB should be fairly stout and quite comfortable. Brown Bhoes for morning wear are most useful, as they ehow tbe dust lesB than black oneB. There are various shades of 'brown' leather, the smartest brown Ehoes being something of the shade of brown nana*. Sine roru fnoViintipMa walking shoes of black glace are made with long tongue-pieces and buckles, and require neither buttons nor lacofe. Ameri can boote, which ate gaining favour in England, give a very Blender appearance to the foot, but at the same time allow plenty of room by their almost exag gerated length. To be comfortably shod means much to the enjoyments the hbli day, and a point to be rem*mta*ed in buying bcots or ehoes is that it 1b jtfftt its necessary for the footgea* to \te suffi ciently broad. Short shoes and bsmts are often responsible for enlarged toe-] dints.
CHARMS. [Newspaper Article] — Canowindra Star and Woodstock Recorder — 12 September 1902
CHA.RM8. Charms for the neckchain, watch chain or bangle ?are still among the fr shionable *ads of the hour, the latest novelty in the way of charms being nothing more nor less than a little model of the King's hand-. It ia made in various' metals— the most effective for the purpose of being * vieux argent ' — and forms a quaint and pretty ornament that is being Worn round the neoks of girls and women, and that: one sees attached to the watchchainp of menfolk. Bead neckchains having been somewhat overdone, the tendency ia in favour of the long gilt chain devoid cf beads, or very sparsely set with a stone here and here;
Personalities. ECONOMICAL KING. [Newspaper Article] — Canowindra Star and Woodstock Recorder — 12 September 1902
Personalities. ECONOMICAL KINO. XfKlNG VICTOR EMANUEL'S Ita SUVg lian subject 6 are beginning to jJfjK caM tun rttagy. The royal -chef's salary of J&iO a month has been cut to £12. The contractor who caters for the royal household of 460 persons gets only two shillings per person a day, although he is expected to provide three meals. The Dowager Queen Marghenta pays four shillings a person to feed the 112 members of her household. Eighty horses have been sold from the royal etableB in the last two monthu, and 860 employees and servants Lave been dis missed, moBt of them without pensions. It is rumoured that the king, fearing that rapidly developing socialism may upset the throne, is putting aside money for a rainy day.
A CRASH OR LINES COSTUME. [Newspaper Article] — Canowindra Star and Woodstock Recorder — 12 September 1902
A GE&.SH OR LINEST COSTUME. Coloured art linecB are made up into very nice coat and skirt coBtnmeB for summer wear, the colours for which there seems to be a preference being pale green, lilac, blue and pink. The most expensive of the art linens show a coarse grain and glossy Burface, and are eometunes made up with a woollen lace, which is an -ex oellent finish. Crash, of which I hWve before written, ib somewhat of a ttovefty for dresB purposes, and has met with « igood deal of favcur, particularly popular being skirre of croBh handsomely .tucked. jA. ekirt of this .persuasion is eketohed herewith, together with * «hort, semi fitting coat of. the same *nateriaU The costume is suitable for crash or-arMinen, and ie celMximmed. The skirt fastens Under a baad of stitching at the left front, and is finished with maof tows of tuoks, which, in a stout material, sneh as crash, have the rich efftot of eorwaga. The ooat collar ia tuoked all over, »n a, idiagonal direction; the «uffs *...
POETRY DIFE'S PATHS. [Newspaper Article] — Canowindra Star and Woodstock Recorder — 12 September 1902
POETRY CIFE'S PATH8. It's a wonderful world we're is, my dear, A wonderful world, they say. And bleat they be who may winder free 'Wherever a Wish may stray ; Who spread their Bails to the arctic gales, HQt bask in the tropio'e bowers While we must keep to the foot path steep, In this workaday life of outb. For smooth is the road for the few, my dear, And wide are the ways they foam t Oar feet ate led where the millions tread, In the worn, old lanes of home. And the yean may flow tot weal or woe, Aad the frost may follow the flowers, Our steps are bound to the self same round, In thiB workaday life of oars'. -But narrow our path may be, my dear, And simple the (scenes in view, A heart like thine and a love like mine Will carry us bravely through, With a happy song we'll trudge along, And smile on the shine or showers, And Wll Base the pack on a brother's back, By this workaday life of purs. —Joe Lincoln, in ' Cape Cod Ballads.'
Advertising [Newspaper Article] — Canowindra Star and Woodstock Recorder — 12 September 1902
TTo stand the season at EUGOWRA ( . . aud travel the surrounding ^ districts, 'The HEy.w Clydesdale Stallios % Lerd Loftus.. LOED LOFTUS is a fine stamp of the ';*§iure Clydesdale, being a benuiiful ?dappled brown, ?'nauiiing; iTi Lands high ;-and showing sp'ondid bone and murclu. liord Loftus is bv the celebrated ]?oynl Prince (imp) from Hess (imp-) He is 'possessed of a splendid temper, and his -stock are noted for their size aud pulling -capabilities. Sfnny of them hare taken - 'prizes at tlie 'Wellington 'Show, and a ^yearling colt by Lord Loftus was sold 'for 33 guineas. TERMS : Single mare £2 ; two or' ?Tnovo mares, ilie property of same owner v £1 los. Season cawinences September 1st, arid ?last rmiud Deefiinher 2'2ud, when all auarcs must be paid for. JAMES STAKTOX, Proprietor. ?? ff$^F$&fh — '^° Stand tne Season — '^i-' f^%WL WALL! a& 'VTOOD- ?— ^-sfr-jJa^SP .STOCK, — The Champion Draught Stallion — # COMMODORE # * :g|E is \v LORD OXSLOW, dam by :' LORD RMJL...
NOVEL [NOW FIRST PUBLISHED.] The Mystery of A Moonlight Tryst, [ALL SIGHTS RESERVED. CHAPTER VIII.—(Continued.) [Newspaper Article] — Canowindra Star and Woodstock Recorder — 12 September 1902
[?] [NOW FIRST. PUBLISHED.] The Mystery oi A Moonlight Tryst, By Iza Duffus Hardy, Autnor of ? MacGileroy's Millions,' &c, &&. [ALL RIGHTS RESERVED. CHAPTER Vin.— (Continued.) 'What put that into your headp' he RBked, with assumed surprise. However wroth he might feel with Clarice, ha did not desire tt give her name into Emily's power. 'He'd only get on his overcoat because he's a weak oheBfc.' ' Do you know him then ?' ' TeB. I've met him about,' ' Who u he, and what is his name ?' 'Oh— Smith! He's nobody in parti cular — something in the City, I fancy,' he replied, and Emily was too obtuse to see that he was inventing. ' I am afraid ydur next partner will be looking for you,' he observed, presently, taking a turn in the path that led towards the house. ?The next is a waltz; lam aot going to dance it' — sweetly and suggestively, ' But perhaps you are engaged for it P ' 'Well, I'm very much afraid I ami' endeavouring to force a tone of regret. ' And if you ar...
MUTE MOMENTS. [Newspaper Article] — Canowindra Star and Woodstock Recorder — 12 September 1902
MUTE MOMENTS. When purest joys or deepest sorrows Fill us to the brim with feeling, When in the soul's most secret chambers Supremest seems the heart's appealing — Then, cruellest stress of our estate, We lean there inarticulate. Wordless are all our highest senses, Mute our moments moBt fraught with meaning j The glow which to the full intenses Our times and moods — some wondrous screening Keeps, whilst we dwell above the sod, A seoret between us and God. Ah ! only when, in Heaven only, Tbe spirit from the flesh ia free, Then, surely then, the pent-up music Will hymn its final ecstasy ;— And many a mute one all lifelong Will burst divinely into song.
Ladies Column FASHION AND THINGS FEMININE. (ALL RIGHTS RESERVED.) A SERGE DRESS. [Newspaper Article] — Canowindra Star and Woodstock Recorder — 12 September 1902
Ladies' Column fashion' a*nd~ things feminine. By MISS ADA MELLERv (All Biqhts Reserved.; A SERGE DBE68. ttfW.HERE are shades and shades of SjVXh what is termed ' navy ' blue, eoine QKJ being very much brighter than others, and again others showing a good deal of violet in their composition. The cheaper navy serges are usually mote dull-looking than the better ones, but sometimes, even in a oneap pattern, a full, rich blue is obtainable. The serge gown should therefore be carefully chosen, and the beat and bluest colour selected. The model sketched in thin column shows a serge ostnme made up with a sailor blouse and trimmed throughout with white braid in a eort of Greek-key pattern. The little vest might be of the braid laid on to white flannel or Cambridge blui eateen, or of white batiBte and insertion. A pretty effect would also be obtained by facing the collar with light blue, the white braid in any case forming a border. A white flannel blouse made after the fashion illustrated ...
OUT OF SIGHT. [Newspaper Article] — Canowindra Star and Woodstock Recorder — 12 September 1902
OUT OF BIGHT. ♦Yes, Ihavea-pretty big mouth/ ad mitted the candid man, 'but I have learned to keep it Ehut, and that counts fox something when you tak» your levels. t received a lesson when I was a small boy- that;! have asver forgotten. I wae born and breaght up on a turn., and I had the -country bay habit of going abroad with my mouth wide open, especially if there was anything unusual going on. une-may an uncle whom l bad not seen fox years paid me a visit. ' Hullo, uncle !' said I, looking up at him with my mouth opened like a barn door* ' Ho looked at me for a moment without answering, and then said : * ' Clo;* your month, sonny, io I can see who J6u are/ ' 1 took the lesson to my heart and re solved that from that day I would not allow ufy mouth-to conceal my identity.' Poreeteln-ceias were for a long time onrient in Siatn;
Ways of Living. BARNUM ON PERSEVERANCE. [Newspaper Article] — Canowindra Star and Woodstock Recorder — 19 September 1902
Ways of Living. BABNUM ON PEEBEVEEA.NCE. gJflJgT Oxford, whea Mr Barnum was igfAa) interrupted in his lecture by the 5tJK students, he quietly said to them, ? I see symrtoms of a pretty jolly time here thia evening, and you have paid me liberally for the single hour of my time which is at your servioe. I am an old showman, and I like to please my patroae. Now, it is quite immaterial to me ; you may fur&Uh the entertainment for the hour, or 1 will endeavour to ao bo, or we will take portions of the time by turne— you supplying a part of the amuse ment, and I a part As we say in America, ? Yon pays your money and takes your choice.' ' ' Good for you, old Barnum,' cried a voiuj, and the showman went on » bit uninterruptedly. To take up the lecture where we left eff iu No. 9, Mr Barnum next spore on the heading ? Persevere,' and said When a man is in the right path, he must persevere. I speak of this because there are some per sona who are ' born tired,' naturally lazy, and poss...
NOVEL [NOW FIRST PUBLISHED.] The Mystery of A Moonlight Tryst, [ALL RIGHTS RESERVED. CHAPTER VIII.—(Continued.) [Newspaper Article] — Canowindra Star and Woodstock Recorder — 19 September 1902
^W~~^^^T '7^'^^®^^— JfvJX [NOW FIRST PUBLISHED.] The Mystery of A Moonlight Tryst, By Iza Duffus Hakdy, Auttior of ' MacGileroy's Millions,' 4c, &x [ALL EIGHTS RESERVED. OHAPTEE VIII.— (Continued.) 'Will you, when you have a chance,' she began, ' give my love to Agnes ?' ' I will I' he promised, promptly. ' And — ie~ there nothing else that l may say to herP' he added, noticing a sort of sug gestive hesitation in Clarice's manner. 'And I will— think over what — what you' were saying.' ' Do s6 ! And I hope your thinking it over will lead to your feeling yourself able to gratify her wish,' he urgtd earnestly. Clarice hesitated still. She knew she must appear to him vacillating and ir resolute, be he, knowing nothing of the secret meeting in the garden, had no cause to suspect any reason for her changing her mind. She hated the raise position into which ,Rhe was forced, yet paramount above herpersonal feelings rose her anxiety on behalf of others. Con futjcd between conflicting...
VIVIAN. [Newspaper Article] — Canowindra Star and Woodstock Recorder — 19 September 1902
VIVIAN. Mr. Herbert Vivian is always -amusing the world with some now idea. The otner day he chanced upon a Bet of Dr. Johnson's works, and noticed that the 'Bambler' ended with No 208, and some stinging abuse of the blockheads who had failed to support it. Happyethought ; why BOt revive the eighteenth century journal, and continue to abuse uioce heads, even though they make up their minds to buy ? The idea has ' caught on,' and all sorts of people have promised to contribute to the resuscitated ' Rambler,' which will calmly begin with No. 209, page 1245. Mr. Henley, - Mr. Le Gallienne, Lady Colin Campbell, Lady Helen Craven- Father Ignatius, Miss Violet Hunt, and Mr. Hollingehead are to be among the early contributors, and Mr. Vivian's- well- known versatility is a guarantee of literary surprises. The 'Rambler* will not appear upon tbe bookstalls, but will be served out to regular subscribers only. Among the early features will be a com petition for naming the most unpopular Englis...
RED ROSE OF MARGARET. ('The Smart Set.') [Newspaper Article] — Canowindra Star and Woodstock Recorder — 19 September 1902
BED BOSEOF MABGABET (i The Smart Set.') Bed rose of Margaret, Here in my book you He, Bad as her lips and fragrant yet, . Dead roBe that can'never die; Margaret gathered one red rose, and another red rose I. ' As iong as any rose is red Oa this little rOBS-hung tree, As long as willow leaves are green, Shall I be true to thee.' '' So vowed I unto Margaret and Margaret unto me. As long as this little stream shall rim Through the quiot willows here, Out of the shadow into the sun, Shall Margaret be dear ; Tea, though the stream should' dry, and the willows die, and the gratia grow sere, Yet should I not forget, Though the sun ahonld fail, The holy tace of Margaret, Pale as a pearl is pale ; And change shall change all else, but over this it Bhall not prevail. And as true as I to Margaret To me Bhall Margaret be; And seme day we Bhall stand again By that little rose-hung tree,. And each, with a rose in the hand, shall say : ' I was faithful unto thee.'
PRINCE HENRY. [Newspaper Article] — Canowindra Star and Woodstock Recorder — 19 September 1902
PRINCE HENEY. Prince Henry of Chartre's seems to possess many of the more odious and more brilliant qualities of bis great grandfather, LouiB Philippe. While keep ing on the most affectionate terms with the Republican authorities, the powers that be, he bo manages bis affairs as per his advantage— between himself and the Dake of Orleans, to whom he owes a double grudge, the Duke having jilted Princess Marguerite of Chartres, now DacheES de Maganta, the wife of oae of those French officers on whom Prince Henry probably hopeB to rely when his chance cornea. Prince Henry is, in a double aenae, a connection of the British Royal Family, for in addition to the old relationship came that created by the marriage, sixteen years ago, of Prince Henry's eldest Bister to Prince Waldemar of Denmark, joungeBt brother of Queen Alexandra. Prince Henry, who bad been hitherto regarded aB a confirmed bachelor, 16 said to be an aspirant for the hand of the King of Spain's youngest sister, who, aa things...
POETRY HEARTSEASE. [Newspaper Article] — Canowindra Star and Woodstock Recorder — 19 September 1902
POETRY HEA&T8EASE. X weary traveller, way-wcrn, full of care, Olose by* his pathway saw a camely flower Its well-nigh human face smiled ' no at him All brightly glis front a recent shower. For one brief moment - he - forpot - his sorrows. Eeae, Then toiling on, looked backward, smiled and murmured, 1 Thy: same was chosen well, 0 fair Heartsease I ' 1 pray thee teach to me thy wondrous seoiet, Taat, u I journey o'er Life's ragged road, I, too,- may' ease some weary, heartsick ' traveller, Though bat a moment, of- bis heavy load; Make him forget the toil, and t'ars, and lOBSfB, Instil new strength, although the night - be wild, And' then to me a higher Voice may murmur, They work in life was ohosen well, my ohild.' — Dixie Wolcott.