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A SOLDIER OF FORTUNE. A TALE OF THE CRIMEA. CHAPTER X.—(Continued.) [Newspaper Article] — Tocumwal Guardian and Finley Free Press — 27 March 1908
?A TALE OF THE CRIMEA. By EICIIAKD HARDING DAVIS, author of "Stanflolil Hall," 'Uinulo Qioy," otc., otc. ClIAFTKR X.-(Continued.) "Hut mind," Hiiid Uio money-lender, thoy must confirm nil the particulars yon have staled. "Doubt it not." "Tbe arrangement depends on that," i added the old man, as Charles took his ; leave. "I never do business with thoso j who once deceive mo. I refused tho Duke of J)oncastor ten thousand pounds only j three days since, although the security ? was unexceptionable, because ho had not ; informed mo of a hfo charge upon the ' ontailed estate. You must not feel of- ; fended," ho added, "af. in.v bJunl ness; but honor is the soul of confidence.>: Tho borrower assured him that he had nothing to doubt on that score, and InoU his leave, calling, as ho had promised, upon Scratchet and Quibble, to direct trliem to prepare tho deed. Tho lawyers received his instructions as a matter of course, and drew fivo and twenty pounds for him for stamps and j expenses, w...
COLORING IN BUTTER. [Newspaper Article] — Tocumwal Guardian and Finley Free Press — 27 March 1908
COLORING IN BUTTER. An interesting and valuable study and comparison of aniline and anatto but ter colors has recently been completed by the Winconsln Agricultural Experi ment Station. It should be understood that there are two general classes of butter color. Those brands, which are made from anatto seed by the use of some oil as a solvent are designated as vegetable colors, while the aniline or coal -tar preparations are called the mineral butter c9lors. Until within the past few years the aniline or mineral colors were used more extensively than the vegetable colors, but there appears to have been created. In the popular mind, an uncertainty as to whether or not an aniline butter color is harmless as used in the manufacture of butter. On account of this doubt, which with some amounts to prejudice against the use of coal-tar coloring matter in any article of food, manufacturers have of late made an effort to meet this demand for vegetable or anatto butter color. The observations m...
True as Steel. [Newspaper Article] — Tocumwal Guardian and Finley Free Press — 27 March 1908
True as Steel. Mv litilo woman's hands aro fair Xs even tlio moonflowors bo, "When fairies creep in thoir depths and sloop Till tlio sun leaps out of tho soa.. And oh 1 her eyes, they nro spheres of light So brighter than stars aro thoy, Tlio brightest day is tlio darkest night Whon my little woman's away. For my little woman has ever a tear And a sigh whon I am sad; , And I havo a thousand smiles for her "Whon my little woman is glnd. Rut my littlo woman is strong and brave, For all .of her toara and sighs; Her staunch little heart knows hmv to bohavo "Whonovor tlio storms ariso. Love-making is too ofton only an appeal to vanity,
PIG WATERING DEVICE. [Newspaper Article] — Tocumwal Guardian and Finley Free Press — 27 March 1908
PIG WATERING DEVICE. The plan for watering piss which Is hero shown is useful In the absence o£ a natural water supply; It is considered to he more desirable than running streams, on the score of cleanliness and decreased liability to Infectious disease-.. A sled large enough to hold on ordinary barrel is covered with a heavy, water tight floor, and boarded up water-tight .lln. around the edges. . The barrel is provided with a large bung or wooden stopper in the upper head, in order that it may readily be rilled with water. A half-Inch hole is bored in the side of the barrel about 3ln. from the bottom. The lower hole being stopped, the barrel Is filled with water. The large bung is then inserted air-tight. --The sled is now drawn to the field, near the shelter houses, nn;! tho smn.ll stopper Is re moved. The water runs out, filling the shallow box forming the top of the sled to the level of the small opening in tho barrel. The pigs may drink at nny corner of the bo>p As the wnter...
SLIDING FARM GATE. [Newspaper Article] — Tocumwal Guardian and Finley Free Press — 27 March 1908
SLIDING FARM GATE. A farm gate so constructed that a child can operate It is represented In the .accompanying sketch. Tho gato may bo mado and desired height and length. Then taUo a 1 x G ipifte? of tOqber 44ft long as shown at I A. Two posts at B allow the pa to to roll between them. Picccs or strap Iron are boltotl on the pate to hold tho wheel C, which is din in diameter. Pieces str.ip iron aro also boltod to tho rate Lit D, to which is attached a wheal I2)n in diameter,
RAILWAY DEVELOPMENT IN NEW SOUTH WALES. A Quarter of a Century's Progress. [Newspaper Article] — Tocumwal Guardian and Finley Free Press — 27 March 1908
RAILWAY DEVELOPMENT IN NEW SOUTH WALES. A Quarter of a Century's Progress. Onk of tlio most hopeful features In the progress, of the State of Now South Wales is tlio marvellous development of its railways during the past quarter of n century. At 110 period of tlio State's history have the tyeneflfs of railway communication boon more abundantly realised than from the year 1SS2 down to the present day. _Dnriiifr thut time (he nmnlier of miles open for 'trallle has licen Increased nearly threefold, and (he amount of capital Invested 1ms grown from sixteen millions to forty-live mil lions sterling! A short review of tlie operations of Ihe Slate In the direction of railway expansion will serve to em phasise Hie satisfactory results Hint linve atlended the management and con trol of our greatest national asset. In 1SS2 there were 1,2liS miles of railway open to trallle; 111 .1 DOT Ihe mileage had risen lo Prior lo the year 1SSS, the control of (lie rail ways was vested 111 the Minister fo...
WIT AND HUMOR. [Newspaper Article] — Tocumwal Guardian and Finley Free Press — 27 March 1908
1 11 -- WIT AND HUMOR. Tho Fortuneteller : Madam, bcwaro of a mnn ?with bluck eyes. "Iluh, ho Isn't dangerous! That's xay husband; 1 gave him them cyca lust . night." Tommy: Teachcr, may I go out to snoczo? Teacher: That is unnecessary, Tommy. You can snoezo Ju hero without disturbing any body. Tommy; 1. guess you never heard mo flucczol Harduppo : Say, old man, do you really be lieve there la such a thing as hard luck? Cynlcusso: Curtaluly; otherwise, how Is it that whonovor I havo LI in iuy pocket I happou to meet you? "Johnny, you must comb your lialr beforo you como to school." "I ain't not no comb." "Horrow your father's." "Pa ain't got no comb, neither." "Doesn't ho comb bia halr7" "lie ain't got no hair." "Some people," remarked tbo demoralises "never accm to bo around when wanted." "Weil," rejoined tho morallser, "it is better to bo abseut when wanted thau'io bo present when you oro riot wanted." "I hear you've* not a new minister, Tommy." "Yeh, an* 1 don't like him at all; ...
A Great Newspaper. [Newspaper Article] — Tocumwal Guardian and Finley Free Press — 27 March 1908
& Groat Newspaper. Noivspipors, of conrso« interest tho public;. 'Flint'is wliy tlioj' circulnto, and Unit is why 90 por cunt, of tho adult population of Australia road thorn. JJut Uioy «ro interested, also, in tlio institution itself, in its dovolop moiit, in its enterprise, and in its in tentions. It is reported 111 tho finan cial columns of tho j'ross that tho "Syd hoy Daily Telegraph" Newspaper Coni pany, Limited, lias resolved to increase tho capital from £150,000 to £250,000, in 10,000 now ;C10 shares. This is a de cision of great importance, for it iudi- ; cates that tho most enterprising daily newspaper in the Commonwealth; and Iho newspaper to give the lead m all popular features, whatever tho cost, is determined to .make tho publication still more powerful and popular. The public, of course, will bo immediato'aiid j>ormanentAgainers, for the publication will ho moro valuable and interesting to its constituency of subscribers. In every respect, the "Daily Telegra...
PALMISTS & THEIR WAYS. [Newspaper Article] — Tocumwal Guardian and Finley Free Press — 27 March 1908
PALMISTS & THEIR WAYS. (By "ITA.") Threo hundred yours ngo, or even loss, witchcraft niul nil pertaining thereto, was looked upon as tho apodal machination of tiio I'lvil One, and all found practising tho Art of Bhrck Magic woro troatod ill such summary fashion that thov woro generally in tho posi tion, somewhat sooner than tliey cared about, it must bo confessed, to prove tho truth or otherwise of tho doctrines they so cheerfully proclaimed. Since those days, though, wo as a people have made groat strides ill tho inarch of civilisation. There sfcil 1 lin gers with us an uneradicahle trait, 0110 that even the progress of centuries has failed to eliminate wither wholly or par tially-movhid curiosity about tho lu turo", a groping aflor tho unknown, a prying into the sealed liook of Life, a subject which seems to fascinate man kind to a degree that is inexplicable. Tho twentieth century finds us very little more advanced along tho rorm of onlightenment than when soothsaying pre...
The Rainfall. [Newspaper Article] — Tocumwal Guardian and Finley Free Press — 27 March 1908
The Rainfall. The following table shows in points the rainfall as recorded officially at the Finley Post Office : i: 1899 *9°° 1901 1902 1903 1904 1905 1906 1907 190S I 366 124 245 o24 187 221 83 140 44 lo 30 241 26 I32 165 242 1S4 181 65 7 96 1 188 nil. 10 152 -o o 113 37 165 12 384 186 216 3" 300 205 35 283 I78 99 238 17.94 i 12.83 ln-90 118.38 225 49 24 5i 57 257 211 166 35 2S3 86 5' 208 59 40 241 i5S 152 306 62 127 140 nil 5i9 11 35i 260 90 29S 354 335 170 143 14-95 15.0S 25-39 jobu FfcMock, In«low&lt;Kxl, Vfu, writes:-''.'Last wintor X contracted a very HOVCW cuM, fur wliidi Iiricil nearly ovory rocdlcino umler tho mm-with out ohlultiiiiK Uio «liKht«8fc roliof. A friouil recoMii»ra»i&lt;»] mo in try ChiuiilM-rlain h Cough Jloinodv, which 1 &lt;1U will; very tfratifjhitf ro HUttf,-uutl.WMeoau..tfell.". lor B:l10 J&lt;MWCI» ftud Co., Tocuinwul uud Fiuloy. ? ?
Advertising [Newspaper Article] — Tocumwal Guardian and Finley Free Press — 27 March 1908
Annual Meeting. Easter. Monday, April 20th, '08, OFFICIALS: ?? President-Mr W. Quirk. Vice | presidents-^Messrs J.. AVesterdale, T. Boyle, F. Beasley, and P. Quirk. Treasurer-Mr D. Rotten. Com ! mittee-Messrs A.. Hulett, J. G. .Wilson, E. Quirk, W. Ryan, ~H. Watchom, Win. Fuller, W. Burns, P. Kennedy, E. Fortescue, W. Whitehead, W. Pepper, J. Lyons, .R. Brebner, T. Harris, J. Loouey, and I). Hillson. Handicapper-Mr W. Hill.' . PROGRAMME. MAIDEN PLATE, of 5 sovs. For two year-olds and upwards. Weight for age. Nomination 5s. About six furlongs? j MAIDEN TROT, of 4 sovs. (3 sovs. tlie gift of Mi" J. Donkin), with 1 sov added by club. For all maiden horses. . About 1 miles. Entrance 4s . Tocumwai, JOCKEY Club HANDI CAP, of 12 sovs., second horse to receive £2 out of stake. About 1 mile 1 furlong. Winner of any handicap after declaration of weights to carry 7lbs penalty, two or more, handicaps iolbs. Nomination, 8s, acceptance 4s HANDICAP. TRIAL, STAKES, of 7 sovs, second horse to receiv...
Hard on the M.P. [Newspaper Article] — Tocumwal Guardian and Finley Free Press — 27 March 1908
Hard on the M.P. t A politician, who is a great walker, was out olijoymg his favourite recrea tion. After going a fow* miles, ho sat down to rest. "Want a lift, mister?" anked agood nattired farmer driving that way." "Thank you," responded tho politi cian, "1 will avail mysolf of your kind offer." Tho two rode in silence for a while. Presently tho farmer asked: '.'Profes sional man?" "Yes,"'answered the politician, who was thinking of a Bill he had pending before tho House. Aftcji" another long pause tho fanner observed, "You ain't a lawyer.or you'd bo talkin'; you ain't a doctor, 'cause you ain't got no hag; and you ain't a preacher from tho looks of you. What is your profession?" "I am a politician,", was tho reply. The fanner gave a snort of disgust. "Politics ain't no profession; politics is a disease," said ho.
Presence of Mind. [Newspaper Article] — Tocumwal Guardian and Finley Free Press — 27 March 1908
Prcsonce of Mind.. The coolness and prosencc of mind of a certain British General are well illus-; trated by an incident which.,apcujrod during the South African war.t : The Goneral was'having' a~ dispatch read to him while they were in'.tho ,fir ing line, and a. bullet VvhizzM p&itj go ing right between two fingers "of the A.jJ.C., who.was reading as well as ho could, through tlid dispatch. i Tho A.D.C. stopped short and looked at the hole made by tho bullet in dis gust. "Go on," drawled tho General, "it can only havo.knocked out a word or two."
Advertising [Newspaper Article] — Tocumwal Guardian and Finley Free Press — 27 March 1908
Tho Immense number of orders for FROOTOIDS sent by post direct to the Proprietor Is convincing proof that the Public appreciate their splendid curing power. They cure Quickly, are elegant in appearance, And pleasant to take. ' "I am writing to you to express my thanks Jorthe Frootoids which I received from you some time ago. My mother, who was a great sufferer Trom Headache and Bilious"Attacks.for many years, has been taking them, and has found complete relieJ.from them." L, PATCH, Pelican Creek, Coraki, N.S.W. "Kindly send by return post two separate Sssttles of Frootoids for Indigestion, &lt;£c. I got a from you before, and am pleased to say Sbey have done me good." . E. PIKE, " Myrtle Cottige," Manildra, N.S.W. "Your 'Frootoids' I3 the only medicine I ftsveever found to do me any good for Biliousness and Indigestion. One dose gives relief." J. H. SLEEP, Lochiel, S.A. " Enclosed please find 3/- for two bottles of Frootoids for Indigestion. I got some from you two months ag...
ASKING FOR A SIGN. [Newspaper Article] — Tocumwal Guardian and Finley Free Press — 27 March 1908
ASKING FOJt A SIGN. A littlo girl of fivo had dono some thing sho should nol havo dono, and hor mother said alio must bo whipped. Tho cliild begged for a few minutes' grace, and made hor way to lor own littlo crib. Such an extraordinary request made her mother wonder, and sho followed silently. Tho child was kneeling, and this is what,she said: - "Dear J)od, if oo 'ikes 'ittle dirls as well as oo says oo does, now is tho timo to help 'orii,"
A Rotten Show. [Newspaper Article] — Tocumwal Guardian and Finley Free Press — 27 March 1908
A Rotten Show. &lt; At a circus in Western America a porformor, with two. handsome lady assistants, did a thrilling ompaloment act. ' Two rough-looking cowboys sat quiet ly watching the show until the feature appeared. Nudging his companion, one of them said : . "Come on, Hill, lot's got out; this show is rotten." ."What's tho matter?"' queried tlys other one. "Why, that guy has thrown sixteen knives at those gals already, arid he hasn't hit either one yet."
STERILISING SKIM MILK. [Newspaper Article] — Tocumwal Guardian and Finley Free Press — 27 March 1908
STERILISING SKIM MILK. Some farmers (writes the "Canadian Dairyman") show a prejudico against creameries. They believe that the pas-.' teurlslhg of milk is detrimental to Us use as a food for calves and pigs. Many ex periments on this point havo been con ducted, however, and there is pood evt denco obtainable relative to the advisa bility and effectiveness of the process. Professor H. D. Otis, of the Wiscon sin Agricultural College has been con ducting some exepcrimerits along this lint-. Professor Otis foiind thcit calves fed upon sterilised milk were less sub ject to scours and got off their feed less often than onlves fed on skim-milk that has. not been sterilised.In conducting (Ms experiment ho divided the "calves into two sections, to six of which he fed ste rilised sklm-millc, whilo the other six were fed.on sklm-mllk that hod not "been sterilised. This latter milk was fed fresh from tho hand separator. There was. very little difference in the daily gain a head, which ran abou...
THE DAIRY. COWS AND CONSUMPTION. [Newspaper Article] — Tocumwal Guardian and Finley Free Press — 27 March 1908
:T!HE QAIRY. CONSUMPTION, \ It lios .tye.Qnj>u.T)li cjy*'' and nutborita tlvetyj stated by,J?r&lt;3fessor MacFadycan that as'mfiyiy'as 30 per cent of cattle In English cow houses are diseased. Dr M'Caw (writes tlio "Hospital") esti mates from this that about 6,250,000 quarts of milk la the dally yield oil :u berculoua cows In tho United Kingdom! The amount of possible human tubercu losis form such a quantity of contami nated milk is appalling to contemplate. Tho only pVoper and obvious way to combat sucpessfully such a condition of things Is to Institute a system of inspec tion and supervision of the dairies and farms of tho country, so an to control thoroughly the milk supply and sccuie the removal of 'all tuberculous cattle. It has been clearly shown that milk, when sterilised, loses In nutritive qall tles, Is not so easily digested, and moy even give rise to rickets. But In present circumstances there seems no alterna tive' but to choose the lesser of the evils. Digest...