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CHAPTER XI. [Newspaper Article] — Cowra Free Press — 8 April 1911
CHAPTER XI. For some little time the two men sat facing each other in silence; then all at once Redgrave seemed to re member an important point in the affair, a point which he could not un derstand forgetting at such a moment. Like a flash the thought of a partly written note left- behind by .his uncle leapt into his mind, and all trembling with excitement, he ventured to broach the subject. "After you had gone, uncle, what do you thinlc we found?" he asked in as steady a voice as he could command. .. The other started slightly at the question, but answered with well feigned composure. "1 have no idea. In my hurry to get away I may have left half-a-dozen things knocking about behind me." Redgrave was becoming more mys tified than ever. The whole case was beyond him. He could neither compre hend nor grasp it. -Surely, he argued to himself, if his uncle wrote the note which was found on the table-and it was without doubt in his handwriting -he would have some remembrance of having don...
CHAPTER XII. [Newspaper Article] — Cowra Free Press — 8 April 1911
CHAPTER XII. When Joyce Redgrave, an hour later that same night, left Deepdean, and returned to his own residence at Hails brook, it was with a mind full of sur ging and conflicting thoughts. Just at the moment when he considered Croxford was safe enough 'elsewhere, he suddenly returns, and at one stroke destroys all his plans. It was true that his uncle had promised to give him henceforth a splendid income for life, but the sum mentioned was, in comparison with his relative's mil lions, a mere flea-bite-a drop in the ocean of his vast wealth. Had the scheme of which he wa3 cognisant turned out successful, he would him- j self become a millionaire, but for the | present he was doomed to disappoint ment in that particular respect. 1 Upon reaching home, he, in spite of the solemn assurance he had given l his uncle never to again revert to his disappearance, sat down and indited the following letter to Willington, the Scotland Yard detective: - Dear Sir,-f have surprising news . -? for...
CHAPTER XIII. [Newspaper Article] — Cowra Free Press — 8 April 1911
CHAPTER XIII. I Perplexed beyond measure at the re ceipt of this mysterious communica tion, and with no idea as to the author of it, Miss Devereux was quite unable to decide which course she ought to take in the matter. If the man who had turned up at the Hall was not Croxford, her lover, who, then, was he? But, she argued, the whole thing was perfectly ridiculous. She had ocular evidence before her that it was Mos tyn, although she was prone to admit that his voice was somewhat different. Yet this was a mere detail, and lots of things would account for that. In deed, Croxford had complained to her of a severe cold, and it was undoubted ly this fact which made his tones so thick and hoarse. As regards every other respoct, the man who had return ed was her lover, at least she could come to no other conclusion. Still this anonymous letter-so earnest, so forcible in its language-what did it portend, and whom was it from? These were questions which kepi on repeat ing themselves all the ...
Advertising [Newspaper Article] — Cowra Free Press — 8 April 1911
HAVE YOU INDIGESTION ? HAVE YOU SICK HEADACHES? Take / o avoid Indigestion. This distressing disorder is caused fay a poorly-working stomach, whic.fi It (n need of a little help and a tonic. No matter how bad it may be, a doseof BEECH AM'S PILLS will speedily Give relief. Take BEP.CHAM'S PILLS according to directions and the trouble will disappear. To cure Sick Headaches. Sick Headaches mean an overtaxed stomach and a derangement of the digestive OT£*ns. EEECHAM'S PILLS have proved themselves a boon for the cu-t and prevention of those depressing symptoms. A dose will remove the immediate «i:se and If repeated for a few days will enable your system to work normally. SoM everywhere in ti.ix.-s. r.ri c 'Old. (36 pills) 1/1} (56 pill.;) 79 ()68pllli), FOR NERVES a BLOOD AND STRENGTHENING THE BRAIN "CLEMENTS TONIC" HAS NO EQUAL More strength, energy, and happiness result from the use of Clements Tonic each year as It becomes more largely used. Anyone suKcring from functional nerve troub...
Telegraphic. Sydney, Friday. MARKETS. [Newspaper Article] — Cowra Free Press — 8 April 1911
i Telegraphic ! i v : . >. i ? ... - , ' ' .Sydney, Friday. MARKETS. jf Wheat dull, 3/1 to 3/3 to 3/3; cliick ' at auction 1/9 to 3/1}; chaff, wheaten 3/11 ( to 4/6; oaten 3/3 to 3/9. TIMBER VESSEL AGROUND. I ? While loading . hardwood at Port i Stephens, went ashore at the south spit near the entrance. It is expected she , will be floated off in the course of the day. | BURGLARY. \ The denial rooms occupied by A. T. ? Pitcar, Liverpool Street, Sydney, were I entered by burglars during the night. A quantity of ash and gold plate were stolen. RATS ANO MATCHES \ Fires have occurred at jNorth Sydney - and Balmain during the night, caused by rata gnawing at wax thatches. The dam age is estimated at £2,700. . ' London* The' German liner s.s Princess Irene, 1 with one thousand passengers onboard, I returning from Italy, went ashore during J a fog, off Lonehill life-saving station, I United States Tremenduous seas were rnnning when the vessel struck. The pas sengers will'be taken off if...
On Holidays. [Newspaper Article] — Cowra Free Press — 8 April 1911
On Holidays. The manager of the local branch of the 1 Australian Bank of Commerce, Mr. J. H. ' Morell, departed ° on his usual annual . month's leave yesterday. During his i absence Mr. K. K. Stewart will be Acting Manager, whilst Mr. Richardson, of Head i Officer, will fill Mr. Battye's position. [ We wish'Mr. and Mrs. Morell an enjoyable : I holiday.
You See Them? [Newspaper Article] — Cowra Free Press — 8 April 1911
You See Them ? . If ypa are not'a bootmaker yon can't. Good boots embody something more >haa style - and finish. It's the material you want, and it must be made up by good workmanship. All WALKOM BROS' Boots are thoroughly examined ,by a firpt class Boocin.aktg before they, are put :.on our shelves'(oc;eale. 1 Weijtfso' £ay attention to style afid! comfort. ' Put quality with price before buying elsewhere.*
St. John's Church. [Newspaper Article] — Cowra Free Press — 8 April 1911
St. John's Church. To-morrow being Palm Sunday the choir wiy. render " Lea. Rameaux " (the Palms). The preacher at the morning ^service will be the Rev. Carus Gdton, the subject being " Christ's entry into Jerusalem." The ractor will preach at the evening service. During Holy Week service will be held every evening, when the clergy will give addresses. About three dozei of Bollinger's ready to-wear tailored overcoats ace now made, and about three dozen nearing completion. The fashions this season are varied, and comprise shaped backs, long frock with and without rents, and wi h and' without velvet collars, lined and unlined ; while the ..motor,'pyercoats. defy' the bleakest wind, and.is equally essential to &lt;he man: who does much travelling of any sort. We have had tht pick of materials to mnka these up;ftii>in, which of course will not be available;uffier on. so' we respectfully ad vise intending purchasers to avail them selves of the best at once. Bring H friend then...
DELAY 18 DANGEROUS. [Newspaper Article] — Cowra Free Press — 8 April 1911
DELAY 18 DANGEROUS. There ia no class of ailment that affects the system cuifcker than bovrcl complain i, and any delay in treating dinrrhceaor colio ] is dangerous. ^Chamberlain's Colic, Oholera, I and Diarrhoea Remedy ia the only remedy (hat; it absolutely relii' le in ouaoq of this ' kind,, and as some member of the family ia always liable to an attaok at any time it j should always bo kept in the house'. Sold j everywhere. V
Euchre Party and Dance. [Newspaper Article] — Cowra Free Press — 8 April 1911
| Eu£hr^ Party and Dance. The above function was held on Wednesday night, in aid of the Cowra Crioket Club, and was well attended. iThe lady's prize in the euchre tournament was won by Miss OwPn, whilst the gent's was secured by Mr. Roy McLean. The booby prizes were ' socured, by Miss M. Barrett atid'.Mr. J. Butler respectively. The xnucic for the dance was supplied by Messrs. Wales (piano), McLeish (piccolo),, and Bergin (cornet). Mr. T. Davis actpd as M.O.
Property Sales. [Newspaper Article] — Cowra Free Press — 8 April 1911
Property Sales. Mr. M. Q. McNamar, land sales- . man, of Benalla, and branches Victoria and Parkes, N.S.W., reports having sold through the latter office, during the month of March, the following properties :-On account W. B. Woodhouse, Baldry, 1,280 acres C.P. and C.L. to Mr. H. W. Hall, Parkes; on account Jas. Coram, Forbes, 1,078 acres C.P. and C.L. to Mr. H. Carnham, Barmedman; on account W. C. Watson, Melbourne, 500 acres C.P. to Mr. W. Robinson, Canowindra; on account R. Burton, Baldry, 642 acres freehold to Mr. &nbsp; Jas. Coram, Forbes; on account J. &nbsp; Ginnivan, the well-known "Heather &nbsp; ville," Engowra, 1644 acres of ideal agricultural and grazing land to Mr. W. Childs, of Victoria; and on account "W. Childs, 600 acres to F. Leehr mann. The above Sales represent £30,000 for the month. The same agent has also sold during the same period though their Victorian Offices land to the value of £50,000.
Advertising [Newspaper Article] — Cowra Free Press — 22 April 1911
Telephone No 5 Royal Hotel "Woodstock. Jas O'Brien j PROPRIETOR THE above.old and popnlarhoftelry ha been entirely rebuilt and ren >vated j thronghont, aid the proprietor ia BOW 1b I a position to offer to the Public the beat i Firit and Second Accommoda tion at Moderate Charges Spacious Sample Rooms TBLKPHONK NO. 16; G. L. Taylor & Co. PRODUCE MERCHANT All hind a of Pnduoe Bought afltf Sold. All Orders promptly Delivered. A TRIAL. SOLICITED. Mote the Address : Macauarie -street, Oowra. Preserve HOME RULE for the States. Maintain Control of your own State Railways Cheekmate the Move to Govern this vast Continent from one Centre. VOTE THUS Do you appiove of the proposed law for the alteration of the CoriPtifcution entitled " Constitutional Alteration. (Legislative lowers) 1910 ?" Do you approve of the proposed law for the alteration of the Constitution entitled " Constitutional Alteration (Monopolies) 1910 ?" I YES Easter, Autumn, and Winter DISPLAY ! DIRECT FROM PARIS AND...
The Referendum. [Newspaper Article] — Cowra Free Press — 22 April 1911
The Referendum. | In our columns is published an 1 | advertisement showing the form of the referendum voting papers to be used on the 26th instant. They are remarkable specimens of the politicians art. They could not well convey less information to the' voter concerning the issues at stake, and yet they are framed with the object of making vaBt, and far-reach ing, and startling changes in the relations of New South Wales with the Commonwealth. Any issue submitted to the people through the medium of the referen dum ought to be stated in the plain est possible terms. For instance, such a question as^'.'Are you in favor of the abolition of the ' House of Lords-Yes or No ?"-'leaves nobody in doubt as to the exact nature of I the proposition. But the referen dum questions to be answered a couple of weeks hence resemble noth ing so much as cleverly drown docu ments. The forms are involved, tho meaning is hidden, and those who are incautious enough to sign''the &lt; documents do so...
Important Land Case. Conversion Application. BY NOTED HORSEWOMAN. [Newspaper Article] — Cowra Free Press — 22 April 1911
Important Land Case. Conversion Application. BY NOTED HO 118EWOMAN. A case of considerable interest to landownt-rs,. the legal profession, and others has been decided by (ho Land Appeal Court. The Court comprised Commissioners H. A. G. Curry (Presi dent), C. Brandis, and \Y. Houston. Mr. Hanbury Davies appeared for the Minister for LandB; and Mr. F. L. V.' Coffey, instructed by JMr. Gerber, for the appellant, Mrs. Frances Ambrose, a well-known horse-woman of the State. Mrs. Ambrose had appealed against the recommendation of the Cowra board in respect of her application to convert her special lease of 198 acres,one of three which she held, into" an original c.p. The board had recommended the re fusal of. the application, and it was indicated by counsel for appellant during the hearing that the Crown was desirious of getting this land from Mrs. . Ambrose in order to utilise it for suburban living blocks. The Court sustained the appeal, and in doing so pointed out that the question whe...
Love Tragedy. IN THE QUARTIER LATIN [Newspaper Article] — Cowra Free Press — 22 April 1911
Love Tragedy, IN THE QUARTIER LATIN There lias been another love tragedy at the Quartier Latin (wired the Paris correspondent of Hie " Daily Telegraph" on February 1). A young Servian stu dent has been shot by a girl with whom lie was on intimate terms, and she is lying in a hospital with a self-inflicted, wound in the head, from which she is not expected to recover. Several years ago iAli rosin v Kostich, the eon of a for mer Vice-President of the t'kupshtiua, came to I'aris to study law. lie had a liberal allowance from his mother nearly £30 a month-but he led a simple, steady life, until on one unlucky even ing, he met the girl at a dinner given by one of his comrades. Her violent and jealous character had earned for Blanche Qucnault the nickname of " IBataille," as she herself explained to him on tliat occas ion, candidly adding that she never shrank from avenging herself on any one who had done her a bad turn. 4, Although not more than 20 years of age, the girl had already had ...
Mr. Hicks Sued. ACTRESS GIVEN £100 DAMAGES CURIOUS STORY. OF A STAGE AND BEAUTY COMPETITION. [Newspaper Article] — Cowra Free Press — 22 April 1911
Mr. Hicks Sued. 1 ACTRESS GIVEN £100 DAMAGES i CURIOUS STORY. j OF A STAGE AND> BEAUTY COMPETITION. In tlie King's Bench Division yesterday Miss Eva Chaplin was awarded A'100 dam ages against ilr. Seymour Hicks for alleged breach of contract arising out of his oiler to engage actresses through the medium of a "beouty competition" conducted by the 'Daily Express" (says a London paper of ; I* ('bruary 4), Judgment \raa reserved until an opportunity could be given to counsel to argue a point of law. Mr. I1'. E. Smith, lv.C. in opening the c:>£e for tlie plaintiff, said the contract of which the breach was alleged apoeared in certain issues of the "J'Jaily Express" of November, 1008. In order that tlie jury might understand the case, lie would lead them some headings : "The I'rizc of Beauty." "Mr. Seymour Hicks makes a novel offer." J-7-00 Stake." "Express Headers to select possible 1'eercss.es." This, article then preceded to introduce what it called Mr. Seymour Hieks's "strik in...
TRIAL BY RICE. [Newspaper Article] — Cowra Free Press — 22 April 1911
TBIAI. BY RICE. They liave peculiar methods .of trying suspects in Bengal. One, of these is call ed "Lrial by rice." At a recent trial, every person .-suspected was ordered to be.pres-. ent, . and all turned up;-. First, the people were made to sit in a semi-circle and'a "plate"-a square of plantain-leaf-was set before each. Then a.priest-walked up and "down chanting and scattering Mowers. This ceremony over, one of the clerks went to each man and gave liini riiw rice and told him to chow-It to a pulp. /After about ten minutes they were told to stop and ejeet it into the plantain-leaf. . All did so easily, with the exception of three men. One of these three promptly commenced to cry, and bogged for mercy, confessing everything, and saying that, another of the three was the chief instigator. It is a curious fact that fear, arising from an evil conscience, prevents saliva coining to the inouth, with the. result described.
A GOOD MOTOR TRIP. [Newspaper Article] — Cowra Free Press — 22 April 1911
A GOOD MOTOR TRIP. .The country traveller of the Pordriau Rubber Company, has just completed , a trip, which is probably one 'of the se-~ verost tests a cur- could bo put to. The car, which is a 9/10-h.p. 2-cylinder Re- , nault, has a five-seated body, but the roar seating.' portion w&lt;is : temporarily turned into a sample carrying case, m which over lialf-a-ton was carried, and in addition .to, the driver and the tra veller, a' fair quantity of luggage was carriodj-so the car was well loaded. ... The total distance travelled was about 1200 miles, and all the Southern towns were visited, as far as Eden, and: whilst m these localities tho back roads had to'bo travelled. Owing to very heavy rains tlieser.roads-were .pronounced im passable' to all traffic, but in spito of this the car never onco failed to reach its destination... 'The driver reports having ^passed , several large cars, up .to :: aii h.p. absolutely stranded, and ,he>was frequently asked how it was that his...
A CURIOUS MISTAKE. [Newspaper Article] — Cowra Free Press — 22 April 1911
CURIOUS MISTAKE. The chiropodist had just moved'into his new promises. Before his arrival they had been occupied by a dentist. Though as yet no white marble foot upon the pavement informed the uninitiated that within dwelt an operator upon corns and bunions at a reasonable rate; yet such was the case. A rushing business had been in pro gress all the morning, among others two young ladies aged about eighteen years. "Doctor," said one; "I bring you Norah. You relieved me from great pain some months ago." Tho doctor didn't quite recall what work ho had done for the girl, but po litely requested Norah to walk into the operating-room and" get ready. This, in the language of the chiropodist, means to remove the shoe and stocking. When the chiropodist entered the room where Norah was awaiting him, she sat leaning back in tho big chair, with a nervous ex pression upon her face, but without any change in her attire. The operator was a trifle surprised; but lie supposed this' was a new experi...