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LUMINOUS EGGS. LIGHT UP A FARM. [Newspaper Article] — Canowindra Star and Eugowra News — 24 June 1910
LUMINOUS EGGS. : • : f LIGHT UP A FARM. !, In a poultry yard at Phik Pea, Kansas,1 hi thfi'Unifed States, says tlie "New York World," is a low, swampy spot that seems to be the home of tlio fire-fly, and one heri stays out late of evenings to catch them. She gorges herself on fire flies every evening before going to roost, and It " was discovered a few weeks ago that the eggs laid by this helpful hen are nocturnally luminous, that each egg Is of exceeding brightness, and that by coating them wih an imperious pre paration they retain their brilliancy for an indefinite period. So the young ladles of the farm adopted this mode of lighting, and the seventeen rooms of the home are bril liantly lighted with these eggs, so the building, which occupy a prominent hill, can be seen for miles.' They Kay in Kansas that Col. 'Van Rensselaer uses on his JO h.p. motor eggs " instead of lamps. '
THRONE OF NAWANAGAR. PRINCE RANJITSINGJI'S CLAIM. [Newspaper Article] — Canowindra Star and Eugowra News — 24 June 1910
THRONE OF NAWANAGAR. PRINCE-HANJITSiNCWI'S CliAXM. The claim- of "Kumar- Sliri Ranjit singji, the famous cricketer, to thj Gncli or Princedom of Uawanagar, in the-.-'Bombay • • Presidency,-/ has ..been formally .submitted .to Hi- JolmMor- , k>y, Secretary of State for India, in j the form" of - a petition, 'setting frrth; his - pedigree by genealogical table, Ins nomination and adoption as heir, and tho general grounds on which his claim is based. Banjits.ingji is. tho second of five sons; aiul vhis eldest brother. is strll alive, but makes 110 claim, to. tin* throne. ■; As for a collateral branch of tluf family, on behalf of which it is believed : a claim has been put for ward,- the. petition'- grimly observes that such a claim, was . foi'foitoil " owing - to one of the Jam Sahib;; having been, a generation or two previously, slain by Umrala people." | . The claim of Kanjitsingji is mainly based on'-his adopLiou by 0110 Jam Saheb, who, in October, 1878, ''pro- , posed" to the Go...
THE OVERSEA EMPIRE. AN INTERESING SUMMARY. A POPULATION OF 350,000,000. A DEBT OF L700,000,000. [Newspaper Article] — Canowindra Star and Eugowra News — 24 June 1910
THE OVERSEA EMPIRE. ) AN INTERES1NG SUMMARY. A POPULATION OF 350,000,000. -A DEBT OF 17700,000,000. Many striking f.'icts regarding the Bri tish dominions beyond the seas, >the Stales of the Empire outside the United Kingdom, arc given In a statistical ab stract issued In the.form of a Blue-book late in December. In the flrst place it is found (says the "Daily Express") tha't the oversea Em pire comprises 11,193,000 square milesy or about 100 times the size of the Mother-. land. '. Its population totals nearly 350,000,000, but the large majority of jthese subjects of the .King 'are to be found in India, the totals being:— India .(British and Feudatory) .. 300,000,000 Rest of the Em])ire .. .. 50,000,000 Roughly speaking. If India Is excluded the population of the . Empire averages Vfour persons to 'the square rhlle, and it is .therefore very evident that a considerable amount of room is left for expansion. This is especially the case with ..tho. _groatcr colonies as' a glancc at ...
JOKE FOR JOKE. [Newspaper Article] — Canowindra Star and Eugowra News — 24 June 1910
JOKE FOR JOKE. "A certain Irishman was very proud Of a huge bulldog- he possessed, nml /which "was his constant companion. Ont day a friend mot him without the doe. and looking very disconsolate. ""WolX" he asked, "arid how is that dog of yours doing?" "Oh, bo jabors, he's de&d! Thi illlgarit baste vyint an' Kwallownd r. tape-measure!" "Oh, I soe! He die' liy Inches .then?" "No, shurc. lie didn't J lo went t;oinui to the back ol' the house , un' died by.the yard!" . ' ■ ' .
A RUSSIAN POGROM HOW IT IS ORGANISED. [Newspaper Article] — Canowindra Star and Eugowra News — 24 June 1910
. A RUSSIAN POGROM i HOW IT IS OltGANISKD. ' The details of n report oil the Sedlitss •/•Pogrom furnished to the Government ' . l)y a gendarme nllieer mimed Pyelouk- ! hofl.' linve leaked out. ! - On an'ival in the town Colonel Tile- j hanovsky at once showed how he in-, tended to deal with the revolutionaries, j / ;!'To' the terrorism of the revolution it ,is our, business to reply with ... greater 'terrorism," he' stated. His arrangements Cor conducting i searches in the houses of the in-J habitants were very complete. "He ; ordered the police-master," I (St.1 Petersburg correspondent of the "Daily i News") quote from the official Govern meut report, "to have ready the fire • brigade during the house searchings, ' and to see that all the doctors were at j the hospitals. For his part he promised j to see that the hospital ambulances} were in readiness. When aslced- why j these preparations were to be made, he replied that there might he killed and ! ■wounded, because there would be...
CATCH PHRASES. WHERE THEY COME FROM. [Newspaper Article] — Canowindra Star and Eugowra News — 24 June 1910
' CATCH PHRASES. WHERE THEY COME FROM. "Mr Justice Bhillimoro contributes an; entertaining, article to tht "Monthly Review" showing what a nuirtbcr of sporting, expressions wo have imported into our language. The following table Is extracted from his paper:— "Serve him out," is a phrase connected with tennis. "Put'him out"—Fives and rackets. . "Pall Mall"—"Palle magli" or "Balls and Mallets." ."Scored off," "Stumped"—Cricket. "Scratched"—Any athletic congest. ■ "Coming up to the scratch"—Duelling. "Bias"—Bowls. "Show your hand," "Follow suit," "To discard," "To score a point," "It turned tin trumps"—Cards. "I bested' him"—The old game, "Ombre." ."Ho went up a peg"—Cribbage. "To go one better"—Poker. "To lie over"—Quoits. . ' f "To cut in"—Whist. - "Wi'tKin an ace"—Dice. "To make a point," "To gammon"— Backgammon. . • "Shc stoopa to conquer"—Hawking. "To take the wind out of her sails," "To sail near the wind," "On the wrong tack"—Yachting. ' "To jockey," '.'To show a clean pair of ■...
Advertising [Newspaper Article] — Canowindra Star and Eugowra News — 24 June 1910
PARKER'S - LOWEST - PRICES THE TALK IN EVERY HOUSEHOLD. Who's Getting Business? - Why! Parker's. OUR SOLID VALUES ARE TELLING THEIR OWN TALE. A Little Whisper About our Boots and Shoes Leather, as you know, has advanced from Twenty-five to Thirty per cent, in Price, but PARKER'S got in ahead of the Big Rise, and offer you the Best BOOTS and SHOES that Money can buy at Before-the-Rise Prices. YOU KNOW WHAT THEY ARE PARKER'S - UNRIVALLED - LOWES"£>/- , PRICES. SEE OUR BIG W1WD0W DISPLAY. ' / The Goods will please you. The Low Prices will , tempt you to buy your FOOTWEAR at Caleb Parker's Commercial Exchange Stores, CANOWINDRA, "The Home of'Good Footwear." treaagrarrMC&a?-.rtf£&lt;rh*rnr** «VfrlS Sj6g Glorious RONISCH are famous right throughout the musical world for their pure tone, delightful touch ©, g'reat durability. They are built by experts o/ life-lorig training, and every inch of material used in their construdioa is o/ the very best quality obtainsble, We_ ...
Advertising [Newspaper Article] — Canowindra Star and Eugowra News — 24 June 1910
A Successful Visitor. Mr "W. A Tnaffe, tho well known sight testing specialist for An^m and Coote, 492 Goorgo street, Sydney, had a most sucoefw ful visit to Cnnowindra lost week, and reports that he was well please^ with tho umount of business done. Mr Tanfl'e has boon coming hero regularly for a lovg tiifie, and many local residents, who havo had",- need of his services, speak highly of his careful and skil ful attention. He will 'visit Can 'wiudra again early in AugipiV.* State lor the yU»r ending' June, 1910, is shown by'ctr^ official returns to be 3,180,200 aores,\ -I £ under crop in this
Local Topics. [Newspaper Article] — Canowindra Star and Eugowra News — 24 June 1910
Local Topics. Deputations from the Eugowra and Goolagong Railway Leagues will wait on the Minister for Works at Canowindra on July 4th, in support of the extension of the railway from Canowindra to Eugowra. The total rainfall at Canowindra on Saturday night aud Sunday was 48 points. An Appeal Court, in connection with the Boree Shire Council, will be held at Cudal to day (Friday) We under stand several owners of town allot ments in Canowiudra have lodged appeals. Mr. W. M. Fleming, who has leased Mr. Andrew McWilliam's Kaugarooby Estate at .Goolngong, was the unsuc cessful canidate for the New England seat at last Federal elections. .. . Your the One—Who would look well in one of Newman's Latest Hats.* Lately leaders of the State Labor party have been enumerating the seats they are going to win at- the coming State election, but we notice they ap pear to leave -Belubula religiously alone. Evidently it is only the &nbsp; political colts that consider Waddell &nbsp; ca...
Special Licensing Court. WEDNESDAY. (Before Mr. F. B. Treat, P.M., and Dr. J. E. Foley, M's.L.B.) [Newspaper Article] — Canowindra Star and Eugowra News — 24 June 1910
Special Licensing Lourt. Wednesday. (Before Mr. F. B. Treat, P.M., and Dr. J. E. Foley, M's.L.B.) The following renewals were granted:— John Boyd, Victoria Hotel, Canowindra. Assessed- at ^"156, license fee £25. Ann Chivers, Waggon and Horse Hotel, Grenfell road. Assessed at license fee ^20. . Thomas Fogarty, Royal Hotel, Cowra. Assessed at £312, license fee ^"40. Edward Hogan, Courthouse Hotel, Cowra. Assessed at L234, license fee L30. Margaret Kerr, Miner's Arms Hotel, Canowindra. As sessed at 1,156, license fee L25. Michael Kennelly, Railway Hotel, Koorawatha. Assessed at L208, license fee L20. John Lamplough, Australian Hotel, Cowra. Assessed at LI 58, license fee L25. Wm. Lee, Fitzroy Hotel, Cowx-a. • Assessed at L312, license fee L40. Peter Links, Imperial Hotel, Cowra. Assessed at L416, license fee L50. George Lockyer, Holm wood Hotel. Assessed at L39, license fee L10. Joseph Monaghan, Club House Hotel, Cowra. Assessed at L286, license fee l35.
QUEER FAITH CURE. A PARIS CASE. [Newspaper Article] — Canowindra Star and Eugowra News — 8 July 1910
QUEER FAITH CURE. A PARIS CASH. A genuine and authentic faith cure of a remarkable character is exciting much amusement here. Mine, Ijemaltre, a market -woman, was tirought into the Cochin Hospital saying that she suffered agonies from a live animal which she Inadvertently swallowed forty years ago. "I can feel his cla.ws tearing me," she declared pathetically, "and every morning at two o'clock he wakes up and runs about inside me so that I can't sleep a wink." Dr Richelot examined the woman, gave her a sligiht anaesthetic, made a ■trifling Incision, and when the patient woke was standing by her staring omazeflly at a large lizard which he held in Ills hand. The woman instantly declared herself cured, and is now back at her work in the best of health. Dr Richelot sent an assistant- to buy •the lizard before administering the anaesthetic. -"Dally Mail," May 23rd.
"ARING BURGLARY. LETTER ESTATE OFFICE LOOTED. [Newspaper Article] — Canowindra Star and Eugowra News — 8 July 1910
• DARING BURGLARY. LETTER ESTATE OFFICE LOOTED. I The New York correspondent of the "Express" wrote on 7th May:— Expert burglars robbed the safe in the ; office of the Letter estate at Chicago : early this morning. i The office, which is located 200 feet from police headquarters, was entered at 3 a.m. The cracksmen attacked the ' vaults with 101b sledge hammers, fitted 1 with rubber caps to prevent noise, j After smashing the locks on the vault I doors, they ransacked the steel boxes in side, and strewed valuable papers around in great confusion. They secured L10 in cash, L3000 in bonds, and L1000 in notes, none of which are believed to be ' negotiable. / The burglars dropped securities worth LI0,000 amid the rubbish on the vault floor. They overlooked a secret re ceptacle in the vault containing L30.000. Mr Joseph Leiter, a brother of Lady Curzon, states that none of the jewels in the vaults were taken. The burglars also robbed three lawyers' offices in the same building. The burg ...
BONDS OF EMPIRE. MR CHAMBERLAIN ON CLOSER UNION. "SENSITIVE" COLONIES. [Newspaper Article] — Canowindra Star and Eugowra News — 8 July 1910
BONDS OF EMPIRE. MR CHAMBERLAIN ON CLOSER UNION. "SENSITIVE" COLONIES. Mr Chamberlain presided on 9th May at the annual dinner, held at the Great Eastern Hotel, of Australasian Mer chants in London. In proposing 'The Prosperity of Brl , lish Australasian Trade," he said he I thought he would do them a great injus tice if he thought they were solely inter ; estotl in what a moment o£ rhetorical in j discretion a distinguished statesman ! once called a sordid bond. Trade had ; given to us, a small nation of shopkeep ; ers, a primacy over the greatest domi nions, over the widest extent of country, ; over the largest population that had ever j been the appanage of any Empire. | They should be prepared to continue the great work our forefathers had so ! well initiated. They had to fulfil a mani fest destiny. He humbly believed that we were destined by i/rovldence to be a great governing race. He had been told, however, that our ! brethren across the seas had an objec tion to the word "Co...
BLIND MILITARY LEADERS., [Newspaper Article] — Canowindra Star and Eugowra News — 8 July 1910
BLIND MILITARY LEADERS.,. In our military, and, to a somewhat less exent, in- our naval mea sures, the blind, lead the blind, and their doings ore criticised by still other blind men; but there is this differenr* from the ordinary fable, namely, that ■ the sightless leaders'are wilfully blind, and that those who are led are too. indo lent .and careless to-take measures to. recover their 'vision by the applfcatioc of proper remedies.— -"Broad Arro.w."
NEW VICTORIA STATION. LONDON'S LATEST RAILWAY. TERMINUS. [Newspaper Article] — Canowindra Star and Eugowra News — 8 July 1910
NEW VICTORIA STATION LONDON'S LATEST RAILWAY. TERMINUS. In the new Victoria Station the i/ondun and Brighton Company pos gesscs ono of tlic handsomest as e as one of the largest and most com plete railway termini in London.. During the alterations the bridge over the Thames at Grosvenor road station has been widened until, in cluding the metals of thebouth Eastern and Chatham • Company, * will now carry nine sots of complete running roads, whilst the who e per manent way from London to ^ris wood has been increased inwiclth to four sets of running rails, in the place of two. The scction of the work carrying this last-named ini provement as Jar as Balcombe is now in hand, and when that is com pleted the last remaining twenty-add miles to Brighton will be commenced. A NEW TRAFFIC SYSTEM. The new Victoria.will.possess. ®m0 platforms, but only Nos. 8 and 9 on the west side of the station will no immediately available for _***' Pending . the completion of this por tion or the work these t...
THE ARCTIC REGIONS [Newspaper Article] — Canowindra Star and Eugowra News — 8 July 1910
THE ARCTIC REGIONS The story of Arctic exploration is on>e that stirs the imagination. The fierco search for Nature's secrets in the grrealt silences of those eternal snows aroust-.s" our wonder and ndmiration. Three hun dred years of Arctic discovery have only carried us frorn Hudson's 80deg. 23m!n N. to Peary's , 87deg. Gmin. N.—a dis tance, of 463 miles in three centuries. At the same rate of progress it will take an other 130 years before the Pole is reached. But progress is faster in these later I days. I
BALLOONING BY RAIL. CLIMBING MOUNTAINS. [Newspaper Article] — Canowindra Star and Eugowra News — 8 July 1910
. BALLOONING BY BAIL. CLIMBING MOUNTAINS. An Austrian . engineer, Herr Balde rauer,-of. Salzburg, lias been experi menting with • much success iu the mountains near Salzburg with a novel baloon railway. ■ It consists'of a: large captive balloon attached to a single steel rail, which, in turns-is fixed firmly to the' side of a ; sleep mountain, whose precipitous slopes no otjier.form of railway could cllinb without making a series of ser pentine detours and passing through tunnels. i. • ■. The balloon remains balanced in the air about ten; 5^ards above the rail to which it is' attached by a stout wire cable, and it is moved up and down the side of ;the mountain at the will of the engineer. ; For'an. ascent the balloon itself fur nishes the lifting force by. means of hydrogen; for - the descent a .large re servoir attilched to the balloon is filled with water at the highest station, and serves as "ballast." Under: the. balloon is a circular car, seating ten persons. The wire cable fro...
THE SORBONNE. [Newspaper Article] — Canowindra Star and Eugowra News — 8 July 1910
THE SORBONNE. The Sorbonnc, to which the French Go vernment has just appointed the first lady professor in the person of Madame Curie, owes its origin to a poor priest of Champagne of the name of Sorbon, who went to Paris during the reign of the French King St. Louis. His Majesty (says the "Westminster Gazette") made him his chaplain and gave him a. grant towards an establishment for a number of priests to teach theology gratuitously. The institution, however, soon became a meeting-place for all the students of the University of Paris, who used to flock there to hear the lectures of theologians of note. The Sorbonne afterwards be gan to interfere in political matters and took the persecuting side during the Re formation. To it, however, belongs the credit of introducing printing , into France in 14G9.
SUPERSTITIONS. WHOLLY MATRIMONIAL. GOOD AND BAD OMENS. [Newspaper Article] — Canowindra Star and Eugowra News — 8 July 1910
SUPERSTITIONS, j _ i WHOLLY MATRIMONIAL. GOOD AND BAD OMENS. CBy "SUGRA."] June Is held to be "the most propitious month ot the twelve for marriage, happy result being rendered doubly cer tain It the ceremony Is timed to take place at the full moon, or when the sun and moon are In conjunction. Statistics I tell us that May is the favorite marrying month In England, so that the P®°P there have allowed one matrimonial su perstition to go the way Lhat all sucn fancies may be expected to go. At one time May was as much avoided by persons about to marry as June m' favored. One old saw has it that int girls are all stark naught that wed in May," whilst another declares— . FYom the marriage in May All the bairns die anfl dccay; i While a poet, complimenting the montn at the expense of what should be the j ruling passion In marriage-minded folks, sings May never wan the month ot lovo. For May is full of flowers; But rather April, wet by kind, I'or love Is full of Bhowore! But If old sayings...