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Not Like Fiction. [Newspaper Article] — Cowra Free Press — 22 April 1911
Not Like Fiction. j. ,A case that had something ot the dramatic ?'about it came before the Central Polico Court last week. It arose out of a wife dosqrtion matter from Cowra way. The defendant was a young man of the well-set-iip bush type, j There was an air of frankness about 1 him that removed him from the ordinary offender in this class of offence one so , often seos in polico courts. It was al leged against him that he had run away ! from his young wire^almost a year ago, siuce which a child had beon born. He | was asked to hold the mite-it was the first time ho had seen it-whilst his J wife was in the witness-box. It was the samo old story, want of faith and jealousy on both sides, but those who i looked for the customary reconciliation I which takes place in storybooks when i tlie innocent babe is brought in, woro sadly disappointed. The young man assented to an order without a murmur. -"S.M. Herald." r "
Winners at Sydney Show. [Newspaper Article] — Cowra Free Press — 22 April 1911
Winners at Sydney Show. Pacing stallion in harness. To be judged for speed (60), conformation (20), and style (20). First prize .-615, : second £5,'third £2. "W. RiddloV. Pickwick 1, E Ho^an's Van Roy 2,.i P. Shea's Rock Huoa 3. This was perhaps the most exciting trotting event at the show, aud some of the competitors were magnificent animals, There were a dozen of then*, aud the contest was run in six heats of two in each. Each horse had to go twice round the trac.k with the inside run ning, and twice on the outside. The winner is a brown stallion, aged, bred by Mr. Ormsby, of Oowra. He is by j Piccaninny, by Startle (imp.), dam | Moss Rose. Tho first and second ! prize-winners met one another in the first heat, which was the best of the . lot. Pickwick, with the inside run- I ning,.;.beafc Van Roy, a'fine Mack stal- ' lion, by about half a length. When Van Roy's turn came for jfche inside ho broke, and Pickwick got away from him, but ho caught up again and came in first by half a ...
Round the District. [Newspaper Article] — Cowra Free Press — 22 April 1911
Round the District. (By CECIL POOLE.) . " Let a follow write of the little tilings ho knows." * * * I lunched with Mr. W. R. Nicliolls and wont on, through Wattamondara to Mr. Geo. Brown's, whore I re mained for the night. This gentle man's horses were just off to try their luek at. the Young races. Thoy have gained various successes since I was last round. Next day, Mi'. Brown drove me into Cowra, and on the way, we passed a shrike (Australian " magpie") shot by some urban 'Arry. There's far too much oE this cockney " sportsmanship " in the neighbourhood of our country towns. Young fellows go out on Sundays and holidays aud blaze away at everything in the timber. The pea rifle marksmen are the worst. Last winter the bullets could be heard whistling through the scrub, aud settlers were afraid for their horses. The game will have to "stop. As for " magpies " and other insectivorous birds, they are the best friends we have, especially since the, operations oE the poison cart so woeful...
For Men Only. [Newspaper Article] — Cowra Free Press — 22 April 1911
For Men Only. To day wo have flying machines. It makes us wondor what next is possible. To-day there are thousands of men who do not know the perfection reached by scientific cutting in tailoring. It is such that ninety men out of a hundred can bo perfectly fitted with tailored ready-to-wear clothes, if cut by the right cutter. The others wo can make garments for. We have tho coats with shaped backs, long waist, aud all tho latost details of fashion. The trousers with a taper and stylo of exclusive neas. Tho suits from 38s and trousers from 10s 9d show tho bone fit you got from our cash trading policy. Seeing is hqlioving, call and see a coat tried on at G. Bollinger & Co's., Casn Traders in Men's Wear ONLY (next door to Cropley's .Boot Storo) Cowra.*
Referenda Polling Day [Newspaper Article] — Cowra Free Press — 22 April 1911
Referenda Polling Day Electors who valuo the franchise and take an interest in our country's wolfaro are reminded that the polling in con nection with the Referenda will take place on Wednesday* next. Mr. W. A. Patterson, Deputy Returning Olficer for the Cowra subdivision of the Calaro electorate, has made duo provision for taking the poll at Cowra and surround ing contros. Wo earnestly hope that every elector will recognise that ho has a duty to perform on the occasion which inability through illness alone should provont him from fulfilling his duty to the letter. It should bo remomb&red that tho best interests of the State are at stuko, and all wbo wilfully noglect to record their votes on the momentous issuos involved will be falso to them selves and their country. Every facility will bo provided for voters in the suburbs of the town to record their votes. v "KRATINCI'S POWDRlt, destroys BUGS, FLE.AS MOTHS, BEETuKS, mid all other inserts,, whilo q'lito harmless to domesti...
Consult Mr. S. A. Basser. [Newspaper Article] — Cowra Free Press — 22 April 1911
Consult Mr. S. A. Basser. Mr. S. A. Basser, the eminent Vienna Optician, holds the very highest certifi cates secured by acfrual examination in Vienna, Dresden, Berlin, f^ondon »nd New York. He is a!sa a qitililie I Master of the British Optical Association. Mr. - Basser desires to give the -greatest., pos sible number Ihe benefit, of^his skilled services and makes no chargb: whatever for consultations, or for carefully testing the sight. His coming visit to this town oilers a splendid opportunity of having ihe eyes properly attended to, and n,'l ' visual effects defects cor ected. Mr. Basser bus devoted much tiine to the study of the "eyes of the young, and par ents should note this fact, audbrin; the children to him for examination. A few minutes now may save great expense in | the future. Mr. B sser is sole agent for the " So Easy " rimless classes-quite Che '. most cam forcible it is possible GO get- ' He employs no agents, and may bo con suited in person at the Imperial Hotel, ...
Notes and Notions. [Newspaper Article] — Cowra Free Press — 22 April 1911
Notes and Notions. Tenders are called for municipal work. The Waugoola Shire Council wants some work done. Seo E FROST'S low cath prices for Corne'd Beef and Mutton. Attention is directed to a horse sale to* be held at Cowra on May i. Messrs Davis and Bellamy are the auctioneers.. The same, firm also announce a sale of household furniture and effects on the 29th instant. See advts. A bis; sale at Koorawatlia is advertised for the 29th inat. Partionlars from the auctioneer, Mr. John Mcintosh. Mr. E. T. Chapman, who has been ap pointed to the Woodstock Methodist Church, urder th'e supervision of Rev. D. D. Hunter, was tendered a welcome social on Wednesday evening. Messrs. John Bridge & Co, Ltd, Sydney, report haviug completed the sale of Mr. T. Knight's "Woodvale" property, near Wee Waa, of 6,630 acres, to Messrs Stirton Bros, Balarang, lloree, at a satisfactory figure. The annual Vestry Meeting of St, John's Church will be held on Tuesday evening at the church. The whole of ...
Advertising [Newspaper Article] — Cowra Free Press — 22 April 1911
A Business Change HAVING decided to take MR. W. CLARKSON (who has for many years been a trusted employee), into partnership from May 1st, 1911, the business -will in future be carried on under the name and style of Shackel Bros. & Co. 4 WE take this opportunity of thanking vmi for the kind patronage extended to us for the past 15 yeave, and trust that the same suppoit will be accorded the new firm As wo are taking stock preparatory to handing over to the new firm there are sure to be a lot of ODDS and ENDS, thereforo we piopose a Days Sale! COMMENCING ON Saturday, April 8th, Concluding on TUESDAY, APRIL 18th. During this SALE wo intend to REDUCE OUR STOCK of . Drapery, IVSiiSinery, Clothing*, Hats, &oots & Shoes, etc., AT MUCH BELOW COST PRICE. Consequently Ave feel sure you will effect a SAVING of at least 35 'PER CENT. Oome. do come, dear ladies, and bring your friends, to 10 Days® Sale St, John's Church ANNUAL VFSTRY MEETIRC WILL be held at th^Church, on T...
Telegraphic Sydney, Friday. MARKETS. [Newspaper Article] — Cowra Free Press — 22 April 1911
Telegraphic Sydney, Friday. MARKETS. Following are the Jatest ruling rates in the produce market at auction : Wheat 3a 2d to 3a 4d ; chickwheat 23 8d to 3s l£d; wheaten chaff 3s 5d to 4s 6d, oaten chaff 4s to 4s 2d. Twelve English youths, the first batch under the Dreadnought Farm Scheme, arrived here to-day and were accorded a civic welcome. lhe western mail train crashed into a three-horse waggon at Bowenlfels station. One horse was cut to pieces and the other badly injured, and the waggon was totally wrecked. The driver of the waggon fortunately con trived to jump clear of the collision. The train was considerably delayed. London, Tuesday. The House of Commons is discussing Clause 2 of the Veto Bill, The Prime Minister intends to send the Bill to the House of Lords on May 16th. Rioting amongBt the furniture worker strikers has commenced. When the patrol men at Grand Rapids attempted to disperse the crowd the strikers stubbornly resisted. . 2000 trimmers and ironworkers have faile...
COTTER PIN CATCH. TO PREVENT WEAR. [Newspaper Article] — Cowra Free Press — 22 April 1911
COTTIJU PIN CATCH: TO PREVENT WEAR. "Where a cotter ? is used-£ov holding a. washbr on the end of che sha£t, and a revolving 'hub of a wheel runs against, the washev, the latter often (urns with the wheel; .unci In Lime, wears, the cottcr~ oft. - To ..H'revent%tlite:. the: washer^ and' cotter can- be lbeked in the' 'following .manner:- A cut should be made throng!] the'washer, about Uin. fir n tl'.e edge and about lin long. TJie strip can then be bent up, and when the washer is put in place the strip can'b&J)cnt dow'n over tile cotter, as shown in the accompany-: ing illustration.
FRENCH INCOME TAX. [Newspaper Article] — Cowra Free Press — 22 April 1911
riiKXCll INCOME TAX. The Committee b^'Uie French -Senate: to. whijCh the Income-tax Hill lias been ? referred propose the following six e.uo Korles for the super-tax that-Is to be levied oil Incomes over £120:-First, V? per cent; on the difference between the amount of exempted Income-und £200," second, I per cent, on incomes, between: '£200 and £100: third, 2 per cent, on In-' follies between £400 and £000; fourth, K.p.er cent, on incomes between £fi00and £S00: fifth, -1 per cent, on Incomes be tween £800 and £1.000; and sixth, on In eomos above £1,000 5 per. cent; ^ The. amount of'income exempted from the ,.tax varies from £120 in .Paris, to £30 in communes of less ' than 2,000; inhabit ants.
BEEKEEPER. DRONE COMBS. CAUSE OF SWAKMNIG. [Newspaper Article] — Cowra Free Press — 22 April 1911
DRONE COMBS. CAUSE OF SWAKMNIG. 'Ihe importance of a full supply of worker combs in the brood chamber is well known to experienced bee-keepers. If there is a large area of drone comb It induces swarming, produces honey consumers instead of honey gatherers, and handicaps a colony in other ways. What causes the building' of drone cells, and how it is ,to bo avoided without supplying full sheets of foundation for worker base? All observing apiarists have seen that as the. day of swarming draws near the quoin r-cascs lo be so prolific, in order that she may be able to fly at the swarming time. The bees do not feed her prior to this, and her abdomen is contracted almost to the size of that of a virgin. Naturally, if she essayed flight when full of eggs she would fall to the ground. The sec ond reason for' this discontinuance of feeding before swarming is that the queen should not be injured by an ac cumulation of eggs which she is unable tfo deposit after swarming, because it is some tim...
PREPARING FOR WINTER. STRONG [?] A NECESSITY. [Newspaper Article] — Cowra Free Press — 22 April 1911
PKIiPAKIXG Foil WJXTICn. ' STUONQ A NECESSITY. Between'the, honey season.and the Winter (writes'atv expert) thereis often, 'a little'nectar gadiei ed almost eveirv* 'line'day, but not enough to furnish any. hiiujlus, and often'not,enough to meet fui re-nt^expensc-* tin the brood chamber. The woods of the fields altei t'nc luciscbt supply "a little flora, but the whole yield \eiy little honey,'and that only ,111 t)*c mornings. ' This is doubtless due to-thn (act that the gi-ound is too diy to ad mit of the formation'ot liectaj:, toi; oc :easii>n:(Hv- IE'abundant warm-ram-eomce there is something like-a small fliiw lor a le.v hours, tne result of-which is t&lt;-,,-H the more l-ees there are In a hivo the more (lower* will be visited, and more '.honey brought 111; in vt'aet - it will -.be Lx'und tiiat- the strongest .; colonies , will gain in weignt and population dui such a period. Medium ones will barely maintain themselves, and weak ojjoo will lose giound If the> do no...
KEEPING RECORDS OF COW. [Newspaper Article] — Cowra Free Press — 22 April 1911
- KEEPING. I5ECOKDS OF COW. The accompanying- drawing repre sents the method .employed by a dairyman of Portland (America) . o£ .keeping.-records of .the dairy, herd. It is* .a very simple apparatus;/.The roller. (A); is a round cylinder "of ! wood, Into which is inserted an Iron handle (C). Upon tile cylinder is wrapped the,.sheet of paper, upon' which the' records^C. the cows are kept. This may be:, a.,;plaln sheet, of paper -when put on the cylinder. After placing tho cylinder In the liox, by re volving the cylinder, and- holding a '.pencil against; the" pa permit ..jvilh.,make a Mi night llne'ar'ound the cylinder. The horizontal lines can be made with a pencil by using the edge oE the opening in the box a3 a straight . edge. ..In. the.., illustration^ pie.- strip Qf paper, which is placed on .-the box (B) just be.low, the:-open ing' through which the cylinder appears 'Contains* the names of the cows." These names* are,opposite the columns on rthe roll where their record is kept....
THE HORSE. VETERINARY EXAMINATION. [Newspaper Article] — Cowra Free Press — 22 April 1911
THE HORSE. ? VETERINARY EXAMINATION. Writing on the examination of hors!es either as a purchaser or in the show ring, Mr A. S. Alexander, rthe well known American veterinarian, says: Have the nnLinal led out "to halter" anil stood at e;ise in an open, well-lighted place. Ariew the horse from all direc tions. In tills way nn impression of the 'conformation, style, character and "gene ral appearance" of the~ animal and pe culiarities or excellencies of the various members >'k obtained. The h'orse may lie moved around, first at a walk and then at a trot, to afford the judge a broad side view. This should be followed by a careful study of the Vanimal as he walks from and to the observer, and is then led away and back at a trot. The examination may then follow in detail. This analytical work Is- best accom plished by means of th'escore card. USING THE EYES. The student should learn to use ills | eyes rather.than his hands in judging. I The eye, Is-.master, of the situation. The [ hand...
CHAMPION SHIRE STALLION. [Newspaper Article] — Cowra Free Press — 22 April 1911
CHAMPION SHERB STAIJIJION. The shire stallion Hereford is the win ner in Knglimcl of f.wentv-eiffht first .prizes,-'. including hrst a.: the Royal ? Cornwall Show foiir vears in succession, and. sire of numerous prize-winners; such as the -London champion mare Eureka^ Bocaddon'-'Flowei II (an un * i &lt; &lt; i' beaten filly), and Ar.scott Moorarwena. Seven foals and fillies by 'Hereford were sld last Autumn at an average;of~£152 eaeli. Beretord, whose sire Avas -Gro£-: ton Matchless, >and dart Fentonia,. is the. properly - of :. Mr George -Gotherld^e.'ij JUiylantl's/'Romfoi d, Essex. ?
FLOOR COVERINGS. [Newspaper Article] — Cowra Free Press — 22 April 1911
FLOOR COVERINGS. If the room is being entirely covered, oilcloth should be cut an inch or so smaller than it is actually required, aa after It is laid down it always swells. Another point to remember is to take out any tacks there may be in- the floor, or they will work through the oil cloth and make untidy holes. ; A pro fessional always brushes.the back of the floor-cloth over with size, to make it stick to the floor. Of course, if1*the-floor-cloth Is In large pieces, a short sharp, "curved knife, such as the workmen generally use, will be required, as an ordinary knife would be worse than useless ,for the purpose. In putting down a carpet, it is an ex cellent plan to slide a pair of goloshes over the shoes. The rubber enables the carpet to be drawn out and stretch ed by . simply walking or pushing the carpet with the feet from the centre to the corners. To clean a Brussels carpet, get some liquid ammonia and add water to a small quantity of it at (list, lest It should be too stro...
HOMELY FARE. DISHES INT SEASON. [Newspaper Article] — Cowra Free Press — 22 April 1911
HOMELY FARE. DISHES INT SEASO; The weather is now Becoming cooler. For many persons, however, the, really substantial-dishes of Winterj would*- be-, too heav at this time of year. . It is, therefore, necessary to provide a bill of-fare midway between the-light and c .-iling dishes' of Summer and the heat-' lng food suitable for-Winter. ?; Among., the recipes given below are: some .which, are specially?applicable. ;to -thisiseacon, namely, macaroni ^savoury, v.dates pud-.: ding, and rolled rabbit. Celery :Soup.-rGut> ten''heads, of .-celery into pieces^about^anyinciKi-dongi-tput; them in a: sWwptmiOf =boilings,water, s*ea-/, soned - withvaylittle?.sidt'and .sugar. ~.F.ut; it ovec a clear flie, and, when very ten der, take out the', celery, and pulp it, through?a:sieve: -;vAdduhto >ratlier. more than ' ilC Sa pint of good stock, and let 'itistewislowly :for;.'nearlyAthree-auarters;. of an'hour. -Then stir in a'pint of fresh cr^eain. make i t-very,hot, but do.not.let ic boil .Ser...
RAW POTATOES. [Newspaper Article] — Cowra Free Press — 22 April 1911
, RAW i POTATOES. : /Tho Board-of -Agriculture:; (Eng.)'calls atten-tion ;,to- tl^clpngerCqfAgivlris 'ani .nials raw.tpotatocs,- two i cases* of ^poison ing by (this -cause .liavingn'Ofiently oc curred In sGertriany. ] n one case a herd of tGt cattle, developed symptoms of poi soning after being fed upon a large quantity of raw potatoes, and in the se cond: case two cows were taken 111 after ^feeding: upon potato parings . v It would, therefore, appear that po tatoes should be steamed before being fed to animals',: although an instance is cited in which poisoning of horses oc-. furred,-even when'the tubers had been .s'.eamert. In: Scotland damages were 'claimed from ;i, seller of Soya bean nipal 011 the ground that cows had been . poisoned by . the meal. It was proved that: the: meal had nothing to do with the 'illness of the animals, and that something else, probably bad potatoes, was the cause* . Chaffee: Miss Goldielocks asked mo what I thought of you last night. Brann: Is that s...