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The Transvaal. BATTLE OF KAREE. [Newspaper Article] — The Canowindra Star — 6 April 1900
Tha Transvaal. [By Telegraph.] BATTLE 'OF KAREE. Commandant Smuts,' ? who had charge of the Boer forces at Karee, had his Column largely composed of Johannes berg police. The Boer defeat is ascribed to the flanking movements of Lieutenant General French's cavalrv, and Maior GeneralLe Gallia's mounted Infantry. The Boers retreated to the ^centre on . the edge of a steep donga. A heavy ^shell fire compelled them to retire.' The New South Wales Mounted Rifles stormed the second position on the enemy's left, BLOEMFONTEIN. The Water supply at Bloemfontein has ibeenjcut off by the enemy. LATE GENERAL JOUBERT. Lord Roberts, Commander- in. Chief in 'South Africa, has sent letters of condo lence to President Kruger and Mrs. , Joubert, in which he describes the late General as 'a distinguished General, gallant, humane, and chivalrous. THE AMBUSHED CONVOY. The Boers in ambush numbered 8000, i and opened fire when the waggons and guns entered the Drift. The drivers and horses were shot at ?clos...
No title [Newspaper Article] — The Canowindra Star — 6 April 1900
The practicability as well as the advisa bility of constructing a series of weirs on the Belubula River for tho conservation of water during droughts is at present arresting public attention, and wo con sider it not altogether out of place to mako a cursory review of this important project by unbiasedly pointing out the, j pros and cons of such movement. That weirs and locks would be of an immense ' Ijojjefit and advantage to our pnfifcpralif.ts and farmes is not to be gainsaid, but the method most suitable and most en durable, combined with the least possible expense, should be considered in the first i)i. stance, 'The weir at present under construction on the Laohlan just beiow Cowya is generally condemned, as it is contended to be , impossible to .keep water back^-more particularly daring flood time — bv erecting a dam made of S^ud q.nd timber on top of the river drift. ' , Tins objection seepis, at first gh;noe, ' reasonable enough, hut it must be born i in mini that the idea, o...
The Urgent Need of A Railway. [Newspaper Article] — The Canowindra Star — 6 April 1900
The Urgent Hee4 of A Railway. To show the imperative need of a Railway to Canowindra, many farmers have pointed out to us the loss they are likely to entail through the expense of cartage and lowness of prices. Oqly last week one of our farmers paid £27 10s for the cartaga of 550 bags of wlieat . to Cowra Railway Station, and adding to that the cost of railway freight, com mission etc., at the present ruling prices, he may oonsider himself luoky if the balance after sales, comes out on the right side of the ledger. Another far mer has over 200 tons of chaff on hand, which through present rates will not pay tp moye ; two others have 100 tons and 150 tons respectively lying useless and many others with smaller amounts Qn hand are raising the sanje Qutcrj', We all know that our Railway League Committee cannot do impossibilities, but they can constantly and pepsistently stir up the powers that be, and evesn if not successful in obtaining this greatly required want, will by tliGir earnes...
Local Topics. [Newspaper Article] — The Canowindra Star — 6 April 1900
Lacal To^iss. Acsidext to Mas. P. I). Colleton-. — It is \rith regret we have to report a slight accident which happened to this highly esteemed ^ady a few days ago. It ap pears in entering her house at Fairy iueaaow, lier aress uaugut uu » min cavsing her to trip suddenly and in; saving herself she dislocated both her j thumbs- We have pleasure in an nouncing that she is now able to use both hands with freedom and trust she will be none the worse for the occur ence. Ocrit Town Band. — Mr. Marka re ports most favourably on the progress made towards the organization of this pleasurable and useful project. He has already some twenty names enrolled on his list of members, aud a very fair number of half-guineas promised by subscribers. Great credit is due to this gentlemen in his desire to advance the interests of his town. The Australian Widows' Fond Association Society. — Mr. H. T. Garde, the oldest as-ent of this well known Socrety, is si:a\ in ^ at Mr. J. H. Marshall's Victoria Hote...
ROMAN CATHOLIC CHURCH. [Newspaper Article] — The Canowindra Star — 6 April 1900
ROMAN CATHOLIC CHURCH. Cowra. — Mass every Sunday at 9 aud 11 o'clock a.m., devotions and benediction at 7.30 a.m. ; Mass on week days at 7*30 a.m. ; Mass on Holy Days at 9 o'clock »,m. ; Stations of the ross and Benediction on Friday evenings at 7.30 Mt. McDonald. — First Sunday of the month Mass at 11 o'clock r.m. ; Devotions at 7,30 p.m. Mass on the following morning at 7-30. Canowindra. — Second and fourth Sundays of tlie month, Mass at 1 1 a.m. , devotions and bene diction at 7.30 p.m. ; Mass on the following mornings at 7.30 a.m. Woodstock. — Third Sunday of the month, Mass at 11 a.m. ; devotions at 7.30 p.m; Mass ?on the following morning at 7-30 a.m. Eugowra. — Fifth Sunday of the month (when oocurring), Mass at 11 o'clock a.m. ; devotions aud benediction at 7-30 p.m., Mass on thefd ^ lowing morning at 7.30 a.m. Mass on the Tuesday after the second Sunday at. 10 o'clock. 1 ' Revs. D. O'Kennedy and P. J. Doran,
Advertising [Newspaper Article] — The Canowindra Star — 6 April 1900
TKH ? C0*«9€.iftL 8 MIC! M 8 6 8, OF SYDNEY, LTD. Capital Paid Up .. £1,000,000 Reserve Fund . . . . 1,010,000 Reserve Liauility .. 1,000,000 Total ? £3,010,000 Directors : Sir Edward Knox, Chairman. G. J, Cohen, Esq., Deputy Chairman. Hon H. E. Kater, M.L.C., H6n. H. Moses, M.L.C., Hon Richard Jones, M.L.C. General Manager. : T. A. DIBBS. Assistant Manager and Chief In spector : T. B. GADEN. ' HEAD OFFICE, SYDNEY— GEORGE-STREET. Branches throughout the colonies^: ^ New South Wales and Queensland. All Banking Business Transacted. A. E SMITH, Manager, Canowindra Branch. DR. FOLEY*^ MAY be CONSULTED at Mrs. Dennis's Hotel on EVERY WEDNESDAY, from 12 to 3 p.m. Mr. W. F. O R M I S T O N, Dentist, COWTU. . : . _ Barclay & sons' EUCALYPTI EXTRACT. 1st Prize Sydney 1895, 1899, 1897, 1908 and 1809. Births, Marriages and Deaths. [The Charges for Advertisements under this heading are Each Announcement 2s 6s per Inser tion of Four Lines : Each Verse of Four Lines Is Gel.] THE CANOWINDR...
Advertising [Newspaper Article] — The Canowindra Star — 6 April 1900
frHOSMS FINN, [ESTABLISHED 1874,] Grocer, draper* general storekeeper ROBINSON STREET, CANOWINDRA. i- ? . . . ' ? * ';v '? .--; ?*- ? -.' s f Groceries as usual at lowest prices. I quote Tobacos cheaper than ? any House in Town. I sell YanllSS DoodI© at 4s per lb. Ironmongery — All lines at lowest prices. i '' Brapery, Clothing, Boats, Shoes,, and Millinery— From no-w aud During- the Month of MARCH I will- sell all my Summer Stock of DRAPERY, CLOTHING, BOOTS, SHOES, and 3GLLINERY at greatly reduced prices to effect a clearance. «O^J&liST BE SQLB^i^ To make room for Winter Goods now Ordered, KG WIS YOUR TIME TO SECURE BARGAINS.— DON'T MISS ?; : .. THIS OPPORTUNITY.- -? . ? . f . b -»» .VICTORIA HOTEL, CANOWINDRA. EXCELLENT CUISINE.' None, but the Best Brands cf Wines and Spirits, etc., kept in. Stocky Good Stabling'and Loose Boxes. CHARGES MODERATE. THE TERMIMUS HOTEL EOR ALL - COACHES. Passengers'- hooked .for Woodstock, Walli, Lyndhuxst, and Mandurama. , J. H. MARSHALL, , ....
Advertising [Newspaper Article] — The Canowindra Star — 6 April 1900
Mr, J. C, IfficLACHUSSr, SOLICITOR, HAS Resumed Practisp at ELD OK CHAM BERS, ORANGE. : LAURENCE AND McLACHLAN, Solicitors , Notaries, Ere:, Sydney, and Orange. A. Fullarton, - - - Tailor and Clothier, Summer-street, ORANGE. (Railway End.) Sac Suits from 42/-. Trousers from . , !5/-.- v ^ New Goods now arriving tor Autumn ^ and Winter Yv ear . CANOWINDRA, SADDLERY AND HARNESS DEPOT. f B. NEWLAND, in thank iVrg' Lis many friends and customers for their past patronage, trusts that bv careful attention to business, combined with 'moderate charges, to merit the same support always accorded him. He desires it to be understood that he has the largest and most complete stocs- in town, consisting of Saddles, Buggy and Cart Harness, Collar*, Winkers, aud Chain gear. Also a splendid assort ment of Bridles, Whips and Spurs, and in fact all accessories pertaining to the ' bushmen. The Cheapest and Best House in town to supply vour wr.»ts is at.— J. B. NEWLAND'S. to Write or Pay a Visit Yd 2 -v ...
ROMAN CATHOLIC CHURCH. [Newspaper Article] — The Canowindra Star — 12 April 1900
ROMAN CATHOLIC CHURCH. Cowra. — Mass every Sunday at 9 aud 11 o'clock a.m., devotions and benediction at 7.30 a.m. ; Mass on week days at 7 '30 a.m. ; 'Mass on Holy Days at 9 o'clock a,m. ; Stations of the rose and Benediction on Friday evenings at 7.30 Mt. McDonald. — First Sunday of the month Mass at 11 o'clock r.m. ; Derations at 7,30 p.m. Mass on the follo wing morning at1 7.30. '' Canowindra. — Second and fourth Sundays^ cf the month, Mass at 11 a.m., devotions and bene diction at 7.30 p.m.; Mass on the following mornings at 7.30 a.m. Woodstock. — Third Sunday of the month, Mass at 1 1 a.m. ; devotions at 7.30 p.m; Mass on the following morning at 7.30 a.m. Eugowra. — Fifth Sunday of the month (when occurring), Mass at 11 o'clock a.m. ; devotions and benediction at 7-30 p.m., Mass on the fol lowing morning at 7.30 a.m. Mass on the Tuesday after the second Sunday at 10 o'clock. Revs. D. O' Kennedy and P. J. Doran,
Church Notices. CHURCH OF ENGLAND. [Newspaper Article] — The Canowindra Star — 12 April 1900
Church ? iatlcss. CHURCH OF ENGLAND. ' ? Services are held in different churches in the Canowindra Circuit as follows : — CinovrmJra, 2nd and 4th Su idays at 11 a.m 3rd Sunday, at 7.30 p.m. ; 5th Sunday at 11 a.m. Mt. McDonald — 1st Sunday at 11 a.m., and 7.30 p.m. Woodstock — 2nd Sunday at 7.30 p.m., ; 4th Sunday at 4 p.m. Wall''— 2nd Sunday at 3.30 p.m. Groolagong— 3rd Sunday at 11 a,m. Lockwood. — 5th Sunday at. 3.30 p.m. Holy Commotion — Canowindra. — Every 4th Sunday at 12.15 p.m., and on Saints' days and Festivals as circumstances permit, and by specia notice. Other places by special notice. Baptisms and Wjjdddtgs. — Notice should be given at least one week before date wherever possible. Rev. Ernest Letlibridge.
Poultry Notes. [Newspaper Article] — The Canowindra Star — 12 April 1900
Poultry Slates. The following, taken from the ' Far mers' Co-operative News,' will, we think, prove of considerable value to to local keepers of poultry : — MOULTING. This is the time of year when poulte}' ]!!!Pn i°. mou.ft, and breeders should treat their stock so that they will cast tneir feathers with as little trouble as possible. xtie moulting- is an operation which usuauy takes place every .year, and consists of casting one set of feathers and ^em by entirety new ones. Moulting makes a considerable demand on the system. The time during which birds are moulting is a somewhat critical period, its nature depending very much upon the stamina and constitution of the breed, ifiere is a considerable amount of dif ference m the way in which the various breeds come through the moult. Some or the harder varieties pass through it both rapidly and easily,, while others find it most protracted and difficult. The 'Usua, period of moulting for a strong bird in. its first or second year is si...
Advertising [Newspaper Article] — The Canowindra Star — 12 April 1900
JOHN FINN ? | Auctioneer, Valuator and Genera Agent. CANOWINDRA. LOCAL AGENT FOR THE LIVER POOL AND LONDON AND GLOBE INSURANCE COMPANY FIRE AND LIFE. Mercers, Clothiers, Hatters, and Juvenile Outfitters. ThG Newest) BRONZE CREEKS, IN TWEEDS, SERGERETTES Shades I ahd worsteds. 'AUSTRAL' SAC SUITS, TO MEASURE PERFECT FITTING. jM SOUND MATERIALS, 1 GOOD WORKMANSHIP. ^'OS« THOROUGHLY SHRUNK. J Vicar's High-class Gold Medal tweeds in all the latest colors, including all the newest Bronze Greens. We DEFY Com- petition, Pure Indigo Serges — Guarau teed to stand atmospheric or acid test. Fine medium and wide Twills, Vicunas Corkscrews, &c., &c. Finest range of patterns ever submitted to the Australian Public Sergerettes In plain and fancy checks — Newest Coloring SUMMER WEIGHT— TOP VALUE, AUSTRAL SAC SUIT TO MEASURE 45s V Send for detailed Catalogue and . Price List for all Departments , and Patterns Tape and Measure Forms, NOTE. — All Parcels Carriage Paid by post, Boat, or...
Euchred. [Newspaper Article] — The Canowindra Star — 12 April 1900
Euchred. TIT'S Parly eighties, whan the grant Trunk Railway now passing through the interior of Australasia was only in its infancy the contractors had large gangs of men employed on the line, forming ! camps many miles apart, the line being built in sections. Adventurous store and boarding house keepers followed the ; various camps from point to point, amongst them being the inevitable sly-.| erosf-shanty keeper. J Though not actually belonging to the mounted police I had a good deal to do with them through my own special line of business, and had 011 more than or^ occasion rendered them no inconsider- 1 able assistance in the many multifarious duties necessarily imposed upon far out lying police stations. The head station was composed of an out-of-date sergeant and six troopers — the latter without doubt the pick of the police force. One evening, sitting outside my camp having a quiet smoke, after just returning from a long and most trying ride in the broiling sun, Trooper Con. O'...
The Cyanide Process. [Newspaper Article] — The Canowindra Star — 12 April 1900
The Cyanide Process. By A* '\VY Pearce. Many people connected with, and even in, the mining line are not acquainted with ' cyanidmg ' any more than know ing that it is a process for extracting gold from ores, but what form the pro cess takes they do not know. In the j following remarks I will try to explain the outline of the process, not for the professional or scientific, but for the public j generally. ? j uyanme solution is made by dissolving i cyanide of potassium in water — lib of cyanide makes 1001b. of water 1 per cent strong. I find a 3 per cent, solution a very elective working solution. Suppos ing the ore to be treated to be battery sand : tests are made on samples of the sand— (1) To find out if the sand is suitable for treatment by cyanide process, i (2) To find out if the sand contains acidity. (3) To find out length of time to leach and strength of solution that will be most effective. The sand is now placed in vats, and if it contains acid ( 1) a caustic soda wash is...
Letters From the Front. TROOPER MULLAMPY. [Newspaper Article] — The Canowindra Star — 12 April 1900
' Letters Fram ths FrsmJ. TROOPER MULLAMPY. Extracts from a letter received by Miss Mullampy from her brother, Trooper J. Mullampy, New South Wales Mounted Rifles. Late of Trafalga, near Ganowindra. Osfoktein, 3rd March, 1900. I am just writing a few lines to let you know that I am all right up to date ; in fact, I never felt better, and I am half a stone heavier than when I left Bathurst. That will seem strange to you, after reading in the papers that we are often on short rations, but as the Rifles are the advance scouts, we get to all the farms first and ' cop ' whatever is to be had in the way of eatables — and we make some great hauls at times. I suppose you have read that we had the satisfaction of drawing the first fire in the battle of Bank's Drift, where Cronje surrendered. And it was something like a fire, too, for there must have been .5000 rifles opened fire at once on our front, at about 300 yards, and that con founded pom pom on our left, and there was only one man hit...
Sporting Notes. [Newspaper Article] — The Canowindra Star — 12 April 1900
Sporting Notes. [By 'Beggak Boy.'] Mr. A. Robinson's pony Little Katie, secured first prize for best buggy pony j under 14 hands at the late Orange Show, beating 14 competitors including some of the best buggy ponies in the western district. She also put up a record for Australia for her height, in the pony trot, making Mr. J. A. Buckland's standard bred trotting mare Daybreak, run the 2 mile in 5min 36sec. I may here mention that Daybreak is a full sister to Mr. J. Swindle's trotting stallion Don Cleve, being by Van Cleave, (sire of Fritz) out of Moonbeam, by Childe Harold. To show the excellence of the performance of the pony, from the time point of view, it took the big horses in the Time Federal Handicap Trot 5min .ISsec to trot the two mile. Little Katie has been forwarded to Sydney to compete in the champion 14 hand pony trot, all oft' scratch, to take place on The Royal Agricultural Show Ground Sydney, on ihe 19th inst. Little Katie's measure ment at Orange was 13 hands, whic...
SERGEANT BARHAM. [Newspaper Article] — The Canowindra Star — 12 April 1900
.SERGEANT BABHAM, - . Mr. Herb. West is in receipt of the following. Letter under date OsfonteiH, Camp Modder River, 3rd March 1900, from Sergeant Barham. ' Since February 10th we have been having rather a lively time, and it's , pretty clear we will not be like the Soudan crowd — return home without firing a shot. We have been under fire seveiai times now — au^mas oirme utrw and artillery, not forgetting the ' pom pom ' which throws one pound shells 60 a minute. She is a little champion, and up till lately the pom pom was used by the Boers only, but a few days ago a battery of 4 of them came into our camp. We have had 6 men wounded, one man — Flint of Forbes was shot throuhg the chest, his case being a bad one. Tweedie also of Forbes, was shot through the hip. Corporal Owens of Molong, w;as shot through the thigh just above the knee, the fleshy 2)art only, and three others were accidently shot. Ball of Molong^ was among the latter. He was was shot by McAlister, The bullet went righ...