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Housekeeper. SWEETBREADS AND OLIVE SAUCE [Newspaper Article] — Canowindra Star and Woodstock Recorder — 3 October 1902
Housekeeper, SWEETBREAD3~AND OLIVE SAUCE Jj^fcPARBOIL and pick apart a pair of JlcJr fine sweetbreads. Brown two ?aKa? ounces of butter ia a small stew pan with two tablespoonfuls rf flour and stir till smooth and brown. Pour in three-quarters of a pint of stock and stir till all boils up. Add a dessert spoonful of mushroom catsup and six olives, atone and cut very small, SeaBon all with popper and salt and add the sweetbreads. Make all very hot and Berve in an entree dish; garnish with fried crescents of bread.
COD'S HEAD SOUP. [Newspaper Article] — Canowindra Star and Woodstock Recorder — 3 October 1902
COD'S HEAD SOUP. ThiB very cheap e -up iB by no means to be dispised. Take a cod's head, wash well, and put it on to boil with cold water and little 6alt, When sufficiently boiled take it out, and cut off all the eatable parts of the head and set tlem aside. Rsturn the boneB and trimmings into the pan and boil them for at least an honr. Then strain the sonp through a colander to keep out the bones, and put it again into the pan. Take a pint of milk and stir it into a cupful of flour till quite smooth. I Add thie to the soup while boiling, and Btir it well. Then add a small pi*ce of butter and the piec*s of fish that were cut ' off. Season with salt and white pepper to taste, and I oil altogether slowly for about ten minutes. A little minced parsley is a great improvement. For lesB than nix pence enongh soup may be made for at least eix t ersona. With the addition of one or two oysters it can be converted into oyBter soup.
SPENCER. [Newspaper Article] — Canowindra Star and Woodstock Recorder — 3 October 1902
SPENOER. Last week, Mr. Herbert Spencer cele brated hie eighsy-firet birthday. It may not be generally known that the philoso pher has hit upon a plan of his own so necessary to his brain, whicb might otherwise be interfered with by the babble of those, around him. When the conversation disturbs or fails to interest him, he takes from his pocket a pair of ! clips which he placeB over his ears, thus I producing artificial deafness — a device which many of us would gladly adopt when the ancient raconteur (a speciee which iB mercifully becoming extinct) glares round a dinner-tablo preparatory to telling a 'good thing' which he heard in the early sixties. A peculiarity of Mr. Herbert Spencer ie that he has p rBiBtently declined all academical distinotionB, and when these have been, so to speak, thrust upon him, te has alwayB ignored them. Mr. Spencer as persistently declines academical discussion. A friend tells me of a con v isation with Mr. Herbert Spencer, which weut pleasantly enong...
A POWER IN PORTUGAL. [Newspaper Article] — Canowindra Star and Woodstock Recorder — 3 October 1902
A POWER IN PORTUGAL. There iB a pretty story going the rounds in L 'nd»n just now. At a dinner given by an English dnchess to a number of distirguiBhed foreigners, the conversation turned upm the political situation in some of the Litin countries, ' The man of the hour in France is of conrBe, M. W aldeck-Bonsseau,' said one of the gnests; a Frenchwoman. ' And the man of the hour in Portugal,' rfj lined her companion, a distinguished Portuguese, ? is undoubtedly our bright and beautiful qusen.' One of the London weeklies, comment ing editorially upon the incident remarks. ' Nor ^ is thu the first time that Marie Amelie has found herself in the position of 'mah of the hour.' Daring the last two or three decades Portugal has experienced so many crises, that the present politioal disturbances are causing less comment in this country than they have informer years. But in Europe they are recognised as serious in the extreme, and hare fur nished the material for discussion in more than one...
Wool. [Newspaper Article] — Canowindra Star and Woodstock Recorder — 3 October 1902
Wool. Winch-combe Carson and Co. Ltd., re-i 'port,. — New fr'onl is still coming to hand very .slowly, and it seems certain that the qu-miity to be offered at the opening sale.i on 7th and 8th inst., will be very small. And the deficiency in quantity will Ise accentuated by the fact that buyers arG ulrer.^y present in full force, all anxious to buy. The inevitable re sult will be a strong market, aud good. ;pricos for the wool avuilabl — bettei- prices probably, 'Tilifiri will lie forthcoming at 4aterealos when supplies are heavier. _ Since last reporting the market cm tinues firm ; prices are (liichanged, so far' tts sales by private *t:oaty afford any indi cation. -Wo sell 'on the 8th Octobor,
Yarieties. THE TEST OF INSANITY. [Newspaper Article] — Canowindra Star and Woodstock Recorder — 3 October 1902
Varieties. THE TEST OF INSANITY. 9XKHE phenomena of insanity are as KJ/jK various aB the different cases and QrL* changing every hour. It is im possible to draw the line between soundness and unsoundness of mind. Eocentrioity so strongly marks the con duct of some individuals that actions natural to them would be marks of in sanity in otherB. The best and easiest teat to deoide the question in any in dividual case is to inquire whether there has beon any strongly marked change of character or departure from the ordinary habits of thinsing, feeling, and acting without any adequate external cause. In short, a man Bhould be compared with himself, and not with others, to decide whether he is insane or not. If there has been no departure from his ordinary con duct and character he may very sately be declared sane ; if there has been a marked ohange in these respects suoh a judgment would hardly be declared safe.
Lockwood. [Newspaper Article] — Canowindra Star and Woodstock Recorder — 3 October 1902
Lockwood. (From our Correspondent.) Iiie Weather. — On Friday evening a very heaVy thuBder storm passed over a portion of the district; the rain fell in torr h'-s and the tanks within the favoured portions were soon filled to overflowino-. The grass and crops in consequence are making gigantic strides and a cron nf kv is now assured. The school picnic eventuated on Thursday, and was a great success. Visitors from Cranbury, Bur dett, ^argo, Canowindra, and Nyrang Creek favoured us with their presence and all expressed their satisfaction at the days enjoyment. Dttriug the week we have had 'a visit from ' The Wanderer.' Our readers may become further acquainted with that gentleman by perusing our front page. The Very Rev. Dr. Dunne, R. C. Bis-' hop of Bathurst, at Carcoar on Sunday last confirmed 57 persons. On the pro ceeding Sunday lie confirmed 100 persons at Blayney. His Lorship proceeded from Carcoar to Brown's Creek, aud Lyndharst wnere ne remained at each place three days respec...
WILD LIFE AND THE SENSES. [Newspaper Article] — Canowindra Star and Woodstock Recorder — 3 October 1902
WILD LIFE AND THE SENSES. Dr. Nausea, in describing his dramatic meeting with Jackson on FraDz-Josef's Land mentions the manner in which his sharpened senses discovered a fragment of the Boap which the civilised European had used in his morning ablutions. ' It is really true,' he says, ' that I could smell that soap as plaiBly sb if it had been a strong perfume. Johansen noted the same thing when he came up. As I ap proached Jackson s hut I thought I could smell everything it contained and give a sort of inventory of its stores without entering. In a day er two this acuteness wore off, and we became quite normal in that as well aa in ether respects. But I wonder if a man were to live wild for a few years if his sense of Bmell would not become qnite as keen as that of an animal P'
Judge v. Jury. [Newspaper Article] — Canowindra Star and Woodstock Recorder — 3 October 1902
Judge v. Jury* By direction of the Minister for Justice Moss Monis Friedman, who was seu-i lenced nt the Central Criminal Court, Sydney, on Thursday, 25th, -to twelve; months imprisonment on a charge of receiving a large quantity of stolen1 electro wave, was on Friday afternoon released from prison. Mr. Wise states t'hat he received a report from the judge j on the mattei-, in v(rhich it was asserted j tsiat a miscarriage of justice had taken place, and that the accused had been wrongfully convicted. Mr. .Wise ad mitted that while the sentence passed on prisoners Were frequently remitted; it wa3 Unusual to take this step imme diately after tho imposition of the sen tence, but the circumstances of the case were ^ extraordinary, and the evidence submitted to him, together with tho na ture of his Honor's report, left no other course 'opBii biit to ensure that an inno cent man should bo released. He quite realized the importance of the act in thus setting Aside the verdict of a juiy. On...
Slight Alteration. [Newspaper Article] — Canowindra Star and Woodstock Recorder — 3 October 1902
, Slight Alteration. j ? Amongst the various alterations effected oy Mr. J, C. Marka recently to his bum »ess premises, we note his alteration of fPSV thereof. Until recently this establishment -has been known by the nppelatkm of *? The Premier Coachfac tory, it is now so ordained however that it shall go down to posterity as '-The Federal Coachfactory,' the property of the only J. C. M. J
Purchase of Property [Newspaper Article] — Canowindra Star and Woodstock Recorder — 3 October 1902
? Purchase of Pronerty 1 \\ e nre informed that Mr. Geo. Mar shall, tho well known aud popular auc tioneer of Woodstock, afcd the recent lessee of the Commercial Hotel in that| township. Las effected tho purchase of that splendid property which includes the i present. Royal Hotel- This hotel is well situated at the euil of the Woodstock railway platform aud in Mr. Marshall's Wads should prove all that can be desired ' to the traveling public.
Bicycle Accident. [Newspaper Article] — Canowindra Star and Woodstock Recorder — 3 October 1902
Bicycle Accident. A slight accident which might easily nave ended far more seriously occurred uiing tho week to a well known young lady of this district through the careless ness a cyclist. Just as the young lady aontioned turned the corner of the post office walking ftp towards the It. C. case in question, who was evidently trying his skill at negotiating the hi 1 at a high rate of speed, collided yith lier, knocking her down and caus ing a contused wound of about 1A ins in diametre on the back of her head. ? fortunately her head escaped the many Btones lying around, otherwise a far more disagreeable duty would have been forced wpou us than that of calling attention to h« (lunger to pedestrians involved i i ; liiryoivs riders coming down the hill in | question with their mach'-D i lacking con trol-
A WELSH PUDDING [Newspaper Article] — Canowindra Star and Woodstock Recorder — 3 October 1902
A WELSH PUDDING Ten ounces of breadcrumbs, eight ounces of suet, three ounces of castor sugai, three eggs, the grated rind and .juice of two lemoBB, pinch of silt. For the sauce : One glass of Marsala, one gill of water, half the juice of a lemon, two fceaspoonfula -~f raster sugar. Mix the crumbB with the chopped suet and ansrar and salt. Add the rind and juice of the lemonB, beat up and add the eggs, mix -well, Put into a well-buttered mould, tie a scalded an! floured cloth over t-e top. boil for three hours. Serve turned out on a hot dish with sauce round. To make tbe sauce: Put all Hie ingredients into & saucepan. Poil till reduced to half, and pour round the pudding.
ORANGE TART. [Newspaper Article] — Canowindra Star and Woodstock Recorder — 3 October 1902
ORANGE TART. Line a shallow piedish with shut crust. Ornament the edges, and bake in a quick oven. Meanwhile, prepare the filling. Grate the rin 1 of a sweet orange into a baain, add the juice of two orangeB, two ouncea of sugar, one ounce of butter, and a pint of water. Boil all together, and then pour over a tablespoonful of corn flour made into a smooth paste with cold water. Stir all together, then add the yolks of two eggs and pour . the mixture , into the tart. Bake In a steady oven till , set. Before serving garnish the tart with the whites of eggs.
Ladies' Column FASHION AND THINGS FEMININE. (ALL RIGHTS RESERVED.) A STRIPED FLANNEL COSTUME [Newspaper Article] — Canowindra Star and Woodstock Recorder — 3 October 1902
Ladies' Column j FASHION AND THINGS I FEMININE. I Bt MISS ADA MELLEB. ? (Alt. Riqhts Resbbtkd.) I A STRIPED FLANNEL COSTUME I JBSSOSTUMES of striped flannel deserve SBBm the special attention of those whs jgggl are seeking to add to their holiday oaifite a useful, smart-looking gown for everyday wear, and one that will be serviceable through the late aura mar. |A pleasing change from the coat and skirt of flannel is a oostume after the style of the model sketched, which ia very much smarter than the ordinary flannel dress, yot nothing could be simplet than t^e design. The skirt is perfectly plain I and fastens up at the back, though a aide- ' opening could, of course, be substituted. It is etitched at the hem, and ia out with the fsahionable flow. The blouse bodioe is double-breasted, and is trimmed with enamel buttons (pale blue buttons look pretty if the flannel is cream-coloured), he waist pouching over a bind of gold galon or blue or ten leather. The bodice would look very smart...
SURPRISE FOR IBSEN. [Newspaper Article] — Canowindra Star and Woodstock Recorder — 3 October 1902
SURPRISE FOR IBSEN. Henrik Ibsen, the noted author, re cently received from a village in the north of Norway, a letter, with which was inclosed an old, yellow sheet of paper. Examining the letter, he found to his surprise that it was the certificate which he had received from the clfurch on the day of his confirmation. The man who Bent it wrote that he had left his watch in Tromso to be re paired, and that, when it was returned to him by the watchmaker, it was wrapped n an old sheet of paper, which proved to be the author's certificate of confirmation. How the certificate found its way to Tromso no one seems to know.
COURTSHIP. [Newspaper Article] — Canowindra Star and Woodstock Recorder — 3 October 1902
COURTSHIP. The longest courtship on record was probably that of Clements Bingham a shoemaker living at Lurgan, Ireland. For nearly fifty years the oonrse of true love tan smoothly enough between him and his inamorata, but somehow they could never bring themselves up to the sticking point, and Bingham's death oc curred while the luckless loverB were yet leisurely making up their minds.