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PORTENTOUS FOR THE WORLD. [Newspaper Article] — Canowindra Star and Eugowra News — 4 February 1910
PORTENTOUS FOR THE WORLD. It is no light thing that a brown race has revealed itself, man for man, stron ger than any white nation; that it ha&lt;j taken our best Inventions and bettered them; that it has lea/ned of out: wisest surgeons and excelled them; that It is patient where we arc vacillating and for getful; that it is prolific where we are slow of reproduction; and that it is eco nomical of energy where we are waste ful and profligate. It is no light thing, and sooner of later we shall realise it weli.—' "Argonaut," San Francisco.
FRANCE AND THE KAISER. [Newspaper Article] — Canowindra Star and Eugowra News — 4 February 1910
TRANCE AND THE KAISER. In spite of the Empeior Williams as tonishing telegrams, the Boer Republics disappeared, and Spain lost its best colonies. ■ The Emperor William is also responsible for the war in the Far East. He drove Kussia to war, In order to weaken the Franco-Russian alliance. His one object is to ruin France, and therefore his hatred is concentrated acainst the "entente cordlale." - Paul Deroulede, in "Zeit," Vienna.
THE MODERN WIFE. [Newspaper Article] — Canowindra Star and Eugowra News — 4 February 1910
THE MODERN WIFE. Type after type of wifely eccentricity races across the horizon. At the pre sent moment the Intelligent Wife threat ens to exceed them In permanency anil Impprtance. Two things, it seems, she has been sent to teach us—that it is pos sible to do justice at once to one's hus band and one's intellect; that it is prac ticable to have a family and still remain' "Interesting." She dabbles in all the Arts and half the sciences, and Is always I ready to so out to tea. —Evelyn Under? hill, la "The Outlook." Tbo exhibition of colonial produce at i.'rystal Palaco, London, has been a creat succosa.
FROM ALL SOURCES. CHAMPIONING A POET. [Newspaper Article] — Canowindra Star and Eugowra News — 4 February 1910
fBOM fill SOURCES.! CHAMPIONING A POET. Twisting the lion where ho is sensitive has lost its charm, hut once in a whilo a tew of the old-f.ishloneil British jour nals furbish .the. temptation. "Who is Riley?" asks "The Academy" with con tempt. Assuredly Riley is somebody more gifted than most of the solemnly treated contemporary poets of England. Is It our fault that "The Academy" has no: heard of him? And whose fault Is it that we hear too much of a tribe of commonplace and virtuous English bards?—' 'Collier's Weekly," New York.
T. SMITH & CO. LTD. A Big Bag Business. New and Second-Hand Saok Specialists. [Newspaper Article] — Canowindra Star and Eugowra News — 4 February 1910
T. SMITH & CO. LTD. A Big Bag Business. New and Second-Hand Saok Specialists. As promised in a previous issue we now propose to discuss further, aspects of this important business:— Smith's do a big trade in " once used '' wheat sacks and chaff bags ; these are sacks and bags that have been used once only, and are little dif ferent to new. It is perha;; • on this class of bag more thaij;- .ty other that Smith's reputation has been built. Farmers who use Smith's once-used wheat sacks • and chaff bags have the twofold advantage of saving money and securing a tho roughly dependable article. They are vastly superior to the second-hand ai'ticle sold locally in the country, yet they cost the farmer no more, owing to the fact that there are no intermediate profits to be paid. Farmers who have been prejudiced against second-hand sacks by using those purchased from local store keepers, that have been collected locally, should write to Smith's for information regarding their once used...
THE QUEEN'S MARIES A THEYE OF ROMANCE. [Newspaper Article] — Canowindra Star and Eugowra News — 4 February 1910
A THEU.K OF romance. . Mary„Queen'(of Scots and' her house hold arc the subject of two ai ticles.in tho new number at the "Scottish Historical Review." Mij Andrew Lang \vrites o£ the household W the Queen In 1573, the year in which she was allowed to re ceive the chancellor o£ her dowry lands . in France, and drew up an "Ktat" or list o£ her dependants, with their pensions and wages, which has been transcribed from the MS. In the Library of the Society or the Inner Temple, and Is now printed Cor the first time. Mr Lang em phasises the contention that "Mary was the most generous' and most grateful of mistresses." The "Etate," he says, "is a permanent witness to the Queen's grati tude and'genrosity at a time when her dowry mone/ was irrguiarly and • pos sibly not honestly paid." ' Mr Thomas Duncan is tho author of a I paper on "The Queen's Maries"—Maiyl Fleming, Mary- Seton. Mary Beaton, and Mary Livingstone. There has been not a littie misunderstanding as to the com position of the q...
MEASURING A HAYSTACK. [Newspaper Article] — Canowindra Star and Eugowra News — 4 February 1910
MEASURING A HAYSTACK. In the accompanying' illustrations, Fig. I shows how to measure a stack with square ends, and Fig. 2 one with slop ing ends. In the first case, the method of calculation la to multiply (in feet) the length by the breadth and by the cum of the height from the ground to the eaves nnd one-third of the height from the caves to the peak, lixnmple: Length 20 ft, breadth 15 ft., height to eaves 10 ft, eaves to peak 3 ft.; 20 mul tiplied by 15 (10 plus one-third of 3) equals 20 multiplied by 15 multiplied by II equals 3330 cubic feet. In the case of Fig. 2 the method of measurement Is to multiply the bottom length by bottom brondth; (b) multiply length of eaves by breadth of caves; (c) multiply bottom length added to length of eaves by bot tom breadth added to breadth of eaves; add results of A, B, and C; di vide G, and multiply by height of eaves. This gives the contents below the eaves. To find the contents above the eaves—(d) Multiply length of eaves by breadth of e...
HISTORIC LETTERS. [Newspaper Article] — Canowindra Star and Eugowra News — 4 February 1910
HISTORIC LETTERS. At Sotheby's "'oil- last July, L70 was What I would be understood to mean by It is that their Publfclc Virtue may not be put. to too severe a tryal to stand the test much longer, if their Imnortulions arc riot equal to the real necessities of the people." Holograph lotters, signed, by Charles I. are scarce. A private buyer gave L51 for a letter to the Marquis of Ontioud, dated Oxford, 12th March, 1G43. Ho charges him to further to the utmost of his powers the task undertaken l)y Au triin. A long and unpublished letter from Kobert Burus to Archibald Lowrie, praising- th;it " Universal Philan thropist," "a bottle of good old port"— not whlsky.be it observed—went back to Scotland at 1-5.1, and at LIS a letter to Mr Sibbald, bookseller, thanking him for "the warmth which you had befriended Mil nlicmirn man nml vounff author in your last magazine." -"Daily" News."
THE TWO SPECIES OF FRUIT FLY. [Newspaper Article] — Canowindra Star and Eugowra News — 4 February 1910
THE TWO SPECIES OF FRUIT FXY. The fruit flies which are illustrated be low are those which cause damage from time to time in the orchards. For many years past they have been a source of considerable trouble and loss in Queensland and New South "Wales, and the Mediterranean insect which is said to be the more damaging of the two, has made its appearance this season In vari ous parts of Victoria. MEDITERRANEAN FRUIT FLY (Female). (Enlarged and Life Size.) QUEENSLAND FRUIT. FLY (Female.) (Enlarged and Life Size.) A coachman has died at the Presby terian hospital in Now York of hydro phobia which ho contracted whilst nurs ing a sick doK. Ilo had not been bitten by tho nnimal, hut had fondled It and allowed It to lick his £aco and hands.
PESTAL'S HYMN. A SPIRITED COMPOSITION. [Newspaper Article] — Canowindra Star and Eugowra News — 4 February 1910
PESTAIVS HYMN. A SPIRITED COMPOSITION. Colonel Pestai was arrested and thrown Into a Russian prison, where he was confined till he (lied. Alter his death the beautiful air that bears his name was found scratched on his prison walls. I hear 1L In my dreams, The trump ot men—Uie march ot Freedom, A wond'rouB sound that seems The voice of God. Tliey come! They come! What though in chains I llo Within n dungeon dark and dreary? My boul hath liberty And halls the duwn. They come! Thoy come! Then who can bar tholr way? Or who can stay tho march ot Freedom? The dawn leads into day So surely do Uiey come! . They come! They come with hearts on fire, With step3 that never wait nor weary, With hands that never tiro— 0 Liberty! Thoy come; They eomo! Hark! Thoy are nearer now, That tramp of men—tho march of Freedom— Before thein Kings shall bow And tyrants fall! They eomo! They come! O whnt are irou chains? And prison walls? And darkness oorio? My soul can hear the strains Of victory! They come!...
FARMYARD MANURE AND ITS APPLICATION. [Newspaper Article] — Canowindra Star and Eugowra News — 4 February 1910
FARMYAROMAljlUREAND ITS APPLICATION. It has been said that tillage Is ma nure," find undoubtedly the fertility of lour soils depends very largely upon the cultivation they receive; but to obtain a full crop we must have more than cui-: tivation; we must'have plant food. and this food must be near the surface and within reach of the crops. With plant food and surface cultivation we have idea] conditions for a full crop. With the falling fertility of our so 1. comes the questions: "How canwCMkf the most of our plant food. How can we best care for our farmyard ma nure that we may obtain the most from it?" Possibly we can the better under stand the care and application of ma nure by studying for a moment or two the natural conditions of our virgin soils. We find, upon examining that they are very loose and pi abl . They have little or no adhesive proper ties-Why? Because from year to year the leaves and grass growing upon them are returned to the land through decay, and consequently con...
RECOVERED PURSE FROM A FISH. [Newspaper Article] — Canowindra Star and Eugowra News — 4 February 1910
RECOVERED PURSE FROM FISH. Like Polycratcs, a local magnate of the VoBRca has recovered his property from the Inside of a flsb. He has not, however, thrown it awny to propitiate the gods, and is quite content to have it back again. A fisherman on the Lake of Garardmer, caught a t\ite pike, weighing something like thirty-two pounds*. Ho sold it to tho chief hotel of the place. ' In tho kitchen the fish, on beinR elcanoii, was found to contain a small purse, in which v>as U5 dol. in gold. The cook notified the* hotel proprietor, who remembered that the local magnate in ques tion, who had been tn tlie house only ibc week before, had accidentally dropped his purse whlio out on the lake for a row. The property thus recovered has beeu re turned to Its bwner, who identified the purse. Hlght Hon. A. 15.: "Follow nic, mo'am; I'm going that way myself."—"Punch." "C.B." was very testy at I'utrirli when ho was heckled 011 the subject of Home Rule. His attitude may be summed vip as. "Whin 1 h...
LIFE IN WOMEN'S CLUBS. [Newspaper Article] — Canowindra Star and Eugowra News — 4 February 1910
LITE IN WOMEN'S CLUBS. I belong to a well-known ladles' club, and cannot help noticing almost every [day the enormous amount of petty thefts that arc actually committed by members of Ihe club. I can hardly leave my purse on the table for fear of never seeing it again, and as for powder, gloves, and handkerchiefs, they disap pear in a moment if one's back is turned.—Hon. Mrs. L, , in "The Throne." Old Croakybo : 1 think wo'd bottor have' the passage and ataircaso repapcrcd whUo I'm laid up. Mrs Grlmago. Mrs Q. (his houso kcoper) : Lor, air; 'adn't yor bettor wait and Hue 'ow yor foes on fUBt? Thorn coAId* do tnako such work with n etalrcaan wall pap&lt;irs.
THE DAIRY. GRADING HOME SEPARATOR CREAM. [Newspaper Article] — Canowindra Star and Eugowra News — 4 February 1910
THE DA( GRADING HOME SEPARATOR CREAM. | What to do to improve \hc quality of I nand separator cream is one of the most perplexing probjems with which the butter makers ot to-day are confronted. Thoso who have given some thought 'to factory conditions, and who see the need of a high standard of excellence in fac tory products must come to the conclu sion that there is much need of Improve ment in the condition of home separator cream. Since the introduction of the home sep arator it has become necessary for but termalcers to employ different methods in the manufacture of butter than those for merly used. Pasteurising at once becomes a necessity; for the wide awake butter maker realised that the kind of cream he was receiving could iot he made e\en into fairly good butter without some purifying treatment. This, of course, means a greater investment lor the fac tories for pasteurising machinery, and also calls for greater skill on the part of the butertnaker. , Now, It seems that the o...
JOCKEY CLUB. [Newspaper Article] — Canowindra Star and Eugowra News — 4 February 1910
JOCKEY CLUB. A committee meeting of the above was held on - ^Friday 'evening last. [ Present':—Messrs. T j iFinn (Presi dent), j Boyd, E M Finn, Eugene Finn, 0 McDonagh, and 'the secretary (Mr. M. J. Finn). (the* minute* of last meeting Were read and confirmed. The secretary presented the report 'and "balance sheet for year 'ending 28th January, 1910, The report was as 'follows—One 'tnae'ting was^held during the year, and a loss of some £27 incurred ; also during 'the 'year affiliation fees to the amount of i£5'(3s '6s 'were paid to the Western District Racing Associiition/oWing to'two pay-' ir.pntsS'having 'to :be made, 'as 'the financial year for: 'that 'association; 'begins i& August. A 'further falling; t>tt in 'Tne'mbe'rship "is regrettable, fttnd' it is to "be hopecl 'tha't a larger mem-; baro'nip _yillWobtained'for year 1910.' The ba'nk 'balance id ':E;f6 Is Sd,! against 'which 'there 'iife 'accotirits tin-: paid amo'un ting'to a bou t £ !•, 'showing' a lops on the...
[?] BLIGHT. [Newspaper Article] — Canowindra Star and Eugowra News — 4 February 1910
ii ? The pffsl "season will long be remem bered in New Zealand on account of the jrcat losses sustained by pota.to-growers through the ciccimation of their crops oy various fungoid diseases, more espe Mally the dreaded Irish potato disease [Phytophthora infestans). I A bulletin giving a. short history o£ the blight first symptoms, methods of spread, etc., has been prepared by Mr T. W. Kirk, .F.D.S., Entomologist to the De partment of Agriculture, New Zealand. The following extracts and illustrations are from the bulletin referred to:— HISTORY. ^ This terrible fungoid disease is sup posed to hai/e originated in the United No. 1.—EARLY STAGE. SHOWING CHARAC TERISTIC BLACK BLOTCHES ON THE LEAF. States, being first recorded from the - vicinity o£ Boston, about 1840, and by the year 1845 it had spread over the whole of Europe and most of temperate America, . causing , immense losses amongst the potato crops. The failure of the potato harvest in Ireland in 1845, leading to the great famin...
Threatrical Treat. [Newspaper Article] — Canowindra Star and Eugowra News — 4 February 1910
Tforeaisica! Treat,, On Saturday and Monday next the •esidents of Canowindra and district aro in for a treat, whon the Stanley McKay Comedy, Oo., fresh from a remarkablj' success fi 1 season at the Criterion Thoatro, Sydney, will prot duce the famous drama, " East Lynne," and the famous throe-act comedy, "Dr Bill," made famous in Australia 'by the late Miss Myra Ivemble. This Go comes here with ft Tjig reputation, and has a .strength of 'fourteen well-knovrn .Metropolitan 'iirtists heacled by Mr; Stanley MclCay, and supported by Messrs Saville, Dalziel,. Stevenson, Keg Hail. 'Har rington, 'Glaude Turton, Eric Nonis, and the Misses Elsie Prince, Olive Burke, Miss 'fremaine, and ln'Rfc but •not least that vory clever comediennc Miss Glare Stephenson. The motJuting of'these productions will be on a very ■olaWrate scale and some very beauti ful dresses are worn by the ladies o! 'Co.'and some very fine Bcenerv palnlnd 'by Mr Harry Whaite of the Thoalra Ko'yal, Syrinej'. Mr & Eomn...
Licensing Court. Tuesday, January 25th. (Before Mr Jenning, P.M. and Mr W Jobson, J.P.) [Newspaper Article] — Canowindra Star and Eugowra News — 4 February 1910
'Licensing- Confix Tuesday, January 25th, (Before Mr Jenning, P. and Mr V? ■Tobsoti, J.P.) The 'deterred' application 'C? Mat I>vryor lor permission to carry on '.the' license 'of the Murga Hotel, which was Recently destroyed.'.'by 'fire in temporary 'buildings was withdrawn I by 'cotins&l for the -applicant, . Mr Maloirey. j The application of the lieiyrweo fov a'cancellation of the license was. after argument, -granted. Some '(lifFnrenco of opinion wan e'yp'voascd 'ns to the method of seeking the caiicmintion oE the license, 'but It was t-ho'tvn by a circular issued by the A'ttoraoy-Gonerrtl that it was 'Buffioinnt no*v lo make application to the Liconsiinr Bench. " Forbes Times."
Advertising [Newspaper Article] — Canowindra Star and Eugowra News — 4 February 1910
i. . ar '.luai. ..r Quart® | Subscri; at •Is Hummarsg Merrily Just a few more of the Lowest Sale ;Prices opposite page. Softool.'OF ams;c. 5th arid 7th "FOR two nigf) STANLEY 'iF&mdi&s Cm Fi'osh from the Syd The 'Great EAST EAST And oti. 5?h'e Fkrn6BsS^^H| „ u 0 The aboVe *■' iticpd Beautiful dpem George scenery' Whai'te,' 'Owing tjJVfhe the public tAo. Lyn'ne" and " " in place of 'tlida pox plan at f ricua—3/-, GU8. ROM HAS recq D. VVebl as r.h'e FEI \Fel ThiJ tludeij speciJ Notol