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The "Shell" Oil Company. [Newspaper Article] — Canowindra Star and Woodstock Recorder — 18 April 1902
The ' Shell ' Oil Company. The ' Shell ' Transport and Trading Company, whose exhibits at tho recent Show were full of interest and won a large number of wcll-desorvod prizes, is an institution which has not been very long in existence in Sydney. It ia doubtful, however, if among any of its senior con temporaries there is any company which has proved more successful or is estab lished on a firmer or more prosperous basis. Tlie object of tlie company is to import kerosene oil into Australia and to supply it to the inhabitants of the Commonwealth at prices which were not dreamed of before its inauguration. To do this immensely large importations are 'SHELL' OIL RAILWAY TAN Kb necessary, and tliesu importations are made by ' tank ' steamers, which carry the oil in bulk from tlie company's wells in Baku, upon tho Caspian, and in Borneo. Of these vessels the Turbo which has frequently been described in the Sydney Press is a good example. Tlie Turbo is a vessel of rather more than 4,000 t...
OF VALUE TO WHEAT GROWERS [Newspaper Article] — Canowindra Star and Woodstock Recorder — 18 April 1902
OF VALUE TO WHEAT GROWERS I ? ? I The aim of every wheat grower is to secure heavy crops, and the secret of growing them under the small- and ir regular rainfalls . received by the wheat-raising regions will be found elearlv and f-imnlv explained in 'he book called 'A. B.C. of Manuring,' ; and advertised in this supplement. Its i cost — Is. fid., or post free Is. 9d.--is | insignificant indeed in comparison with the value of the inforinnr.ion it ! contains concerning Australian condi- 1 tions, gathered by one who has had vears of experience of them. Tlie Federal Press, Sydney are the pub lishers.
Co-operation Scores. [Newspaper Article] — Canowindra Star and Woodstock Recorder — 18 April 1902
Co-operation Scores. Thejudges of tbe flour exhibits hud dilli cult work in deciding which of the exhibits had tbe best claims to their awards. When the general choice whs made it' was found the award had gone to the Young Co-operative Milling Company. This speaks well for the quality of the wheat grown in that district, and is also an endorsement to the value of co-operative work. From what we bear the Milling Conuiany is a highly prosperous con cern, whose (lour is sought for from all parts.
Show Ground Improvements. [Newspaper Article] — Canowindra Star and Woodstock Recorder — 18 April 1902
Show Ground Improvements. ? It was pleasant to see this Easter the splendid improvements that the society has Ihrough the year ueen able to carry out. The asphalted paths and roadways in particular | Iwere a welcome sight, for on previous occa sions the dust caused by the tremendous | traffic was unpleasant to exhibitors as well as the spectators. Much better arrangements, too, were provided for refreshments, some half-dozen additiona stands having been erected. It was possible this year to secure a sandwich and cup of tea without risking Mr.H. 1). Morton's 'Norton.'' Jumping I'ony. one's life in the crush, or without journeying back to town, as has often been done by visitors on former occasions.
Industrial Section. COACHBUILDING. [Newspaper Article] — Canowindra Star and Woodstock Recorder — 18 April 1902
Industrial Section. COAt'HBUlLDlNG. Judges: Messrs. J. F. Chaffev. B. , Donnelly, C. Douglas, H. C. Frith, G. P. Hopkins, J. Mackey, W. Rob erts, R. Spencer, and W. G. Vial. Sanitary waggon : August Hauike, Table-top waggon : Geo. T. Bennett, 1. Farm waggon: Geo. T. Bennett. 1. Lorry, up to 30cwt. : Geo. T. Ben nett and Arthur Page, equal, 1 ; Geo. T. Bennett, 2. Lorry, up to 50 cwt. : Edwd. J . Pople, 1 ; W. and J. M' William, 2. Lorry, up to 80 cwt. : John Mari ners, 1 ; Reuben Peninton. 2. Parcels Delivery Van: Sanders and Co., 1. Spring Dray : Arthur Page, 1 and 2. Collection of Colonial-made Wheels : John Manners, 1 ; Geo. T. Bennett, 2. Rubber TyreB : The Dunlop Pneu matic Tyre Co., 1. Angus Fniser's 'Flora.' Clydesdale mare, First A: Champion. Special Prizes, Sun Brand Varnish ed Landau or Brougham : Haining and Son. Best set of Dog-cart Cushions, made by nil apprentice or an improper : Ed ward Lake. Best Trimmings, to suit 38in. sulky-seat cushion, fall and full-back : C. E....
Advertising [Newspaper Article] — Canowindra Star and Woodstock Recorder — 18 April 1902
FOR CLEANING and POLISHING . KITCHEN and DAIRY . . . UTENSILS, BRASS, IRON, . TIN, COPPER, STEEL, and . ENAMEL WARE ? [?] FOR SCRUBBING FLOORS, TABLES DRESSERS, and ALL KINDS . OF WOODWORK ? Manufacturers : PEARSON BROTHERS HENRY ST., Leichhardt, SYDNEY.
Science. HINTS. [Newspaper Article] — Canowindra Star and Woodstock Recorder — 18 April 1902
Science. HINTS. CLOTH dipped in ammonia and (aMa ) mbbed thoroughly on a coat jj| P|g collar will remove the greasy look. Velvet collars may be treated in the uame way, but must be . , hold in front of a hot iron directly after to raise the pile. Water is male hord by the chalk it holds in solution through the carbolic uciu iv uuuLctlLia ; taia iu uuvwu vu m boiling when the chalk settles ; hence fur in kettles. Take up a carpet two or three timeB every year; a dirty carpet infects t-e rooms baing saturated with organic mat ter from the feet of people coming in. Quicklime slaked with skimmed milk, then made up to required consistency with more milk makes an excellent wash for outdoor walls, which is not affected by weather. Brotz-s decorative articles should be put always in drawing-room— 3tatuettes, cloc^F, candlesticks — these accord well with rich, warm colour in carpet, walls, and curtain?. When the gilt^ frames of pictures or looking-glasses, or the moulding of rooms, nave oi U...
Ways of Living. OTHERS' FORTUNES. [Newspaper Article] — Canowindra Star and Woodstock Recorder — 18 April 1902
fays of Living. OTHERS' FORTUNES. S#j5?|pNE of the most familiar, yet one of the moBt pitiable sights wMch, olijjjfc the great metropolis of London affords ia that of a procession of sandwichmen, tramping wearily along in tho mud of the gutter, bearing on the boards that Bcreen their raes from view the advertisements of some great estab lishment which caters for the rich and mighty. -How many and human duuuuionto mu confined in these boards, that paBs ns by daily, no one can exactly tell, but at the lowest estimate there are two thousand human wrecks who prolong life in London . —they cannot be said to Jive, for what know they of the joy of life, recipients as they are of one shilling and twopence for trudging for twelve hours through the pliiBh and mire as living advertisements for millionaires' wares P One and twopence a day to keep body and soul together — and yet England is the richest country and London the richest city the sun kaB ever shone upon ! To earn this miserable pitta...
Sketcher. HYPNOTISM. [Newspaper Article] — Canowindra Star and Woodstock Recorder — 18 April 1902
Skefcher. HYPNOTISM. SngT is a curious fact that there are still lITct thousands of intelligent people in g§g .England, and we suppose in other countries as well, who firmly believe that hypnotism and its attendant phenomena do not really exist, but are merely the result of collusion between the operator and subject. Unfortunately they have had in the past sufficient grounds on which to build this concep tion ; but on the other hand, the mass of evidence available, and of an absolutely trustworthy nature, uuhuul pueBiuiy utj ignored ; while the close study of this subject by the medical profession pro mises in the near future to bring hyp notism and its practical uses prominently before the public. From time immemorial Egyptian sorcerers and conjurers prac tised the art of inducing artificial sleep for the purpose of impressing the people with their supernatural power?, while it is well known that Indian ascetics, in deed ascetics of all ages and countries, have been adepts in hypno...
HIS MOTHER. [Newspaper Article] — Canowindra Star and Woodstock Recorder — 18 April 1902
HIS MOTHER. Within her fond, encircling arm Safe Blept her little child — A helpless weight, sweet-breathed and warm, Her eager look down-bent to scan That face, all lovely innocence, She seized on with prophetic sense — i oreeaw ice noro that shonid be Clothed in his manhood's majesty, And seeing, smiled. Relaxed in every massive limb, Y The man, sore wearied, sleeps ; His bearded cheek is roup h and grim. She, hovering near him wistfully, And gazing long, is fain to trace One line of childhood's purity In that toil-hardened, world-hardened faoe. Now once again she feels and seeB Her nursling warn upon her knees, And seeing, weeps. The Independent.
POETRY. WHEN THE LIGHTS GO OUT. [Newspaper Article] — Canowindra Star and Woodstock Recorder — 18 April 1902
POETRY. WHEN THE LIGHTS GO OUT. When tho lights go out, when the lights go out. And the trembling hand is groping in the darkness round about For the gentle claem it misses. For the lips with last, sweet kiBses; May 1 find you then, my dearie, when the lights go out ! When the lights go out, when tho lights go out, W hen the bright stars fade from heaven and the darkness is a doubt, May your hoart— the first to love me — In that moment beat above me ; May I find you then, my dearie, when the lights go out ! When the lights go out, when the lights go out, Will your dear lipB whisper faith, dear — will they kiss away the doubt P Oh, my soul, though unforgiven, Shall with dying eyea Bee heaven If my darling in but near me when the lights go out I P. L. Stanton.
Advertising [Newspaper Article] — Canowindra Star and Woodstock Recorder — 18 April 1902
Fit Pi I if ATE SALE, i 'B*HE Stock, Furniture, and Good Will ® of the — MINERS' ARMS HOTEL. For Full Particulars apply to the Proprietress. L. DENNIS, Canowindra. CanGivintira Federal Stares William Pe.idail, GROCER, CONFECTIONER, FRUITER, AND GENERAL | DEALER IN COLONIAL PRODUCE. Hightest price given for BUTTER and EGGS. 5^' Very best brands of groceries kept in stock, at- cheapest possible rates. Try THE STAR For Job Printing. W. H. ATKINSON, BUILDER & UNDERTAKER, CANOWINDRA. HLL classes of Building material, Gal ' vanised Iron, and Glass on hand at lowest Prices. ESTIMATES GIVEN FOR ALL DESCRIPTIONS OF WORK. Funerals Conducted to any part of the District | THOS. BREEN, WOOL km PRODUCE BUYER, CANOWINDRA. | S prepared to buy for Cash, Woo; 'ilidsiv Sheepskins, and Furs of ever* kind, also Tallow and Horsehair in an\ quantity SAVE MONEY AND SELL LOCALLY j HAS on hand the Largest and Bos Assorted stock of Saddles, Harness an- every artiolo in the trade, 3 B.N., having secure...
Ladies' Column ORIGINAL LONDON LETTER BY MRS STRANGE BUTSON. (ALL RIGHTS RESERVED.) WARM WINTER COATS [Newspaper Article] — Canowindra Star and Woodstock Recorder — 18 April 1902
Ladies' Column ORIGINAL LONDON LETTER Bt MRS STRANGE BUTSON. (All Eights Reserved.) WARM WINTER COATS JJK^^£HETHER short or long must be ?nKAIrs very thoroughly practical gJjp&lBa whilst there is no reason they should not be quite elegant. Many people fancy that real fur is quite out of their reach as to expense, and yet they will buy a coat of cloth that is within a few shillings of a good fur jacket. There are many imitation furs that wear really as well as those that are natural. The so-called 'coney-seal' capes and jackets are the most satisfactory of these, and of course are far cheaper than real. There are also a large number of imita tion sable, in furs dyed to resemble that skin, which when copying tho dark, or Russian species, make very presen table capes and trimmings. In the illustration, 1 have given you two Examples of cloth and fur coats. The first, which is of cloth, though called a ' sac' paletot iB by no means the lGose un gainly garment generally made by ou...
No title [Newspaper Article] — Canowindra Star and Woodstock Recorder — 18 April 1902
The most highly paid actresB on the London stage is said to be Miss Ada Rehan. Some time ago she refused a guaranteed offer of £200 a week for a year in America. The rose is an ' emblem of secrecy in Greece, and accordingly this flower used to ba hung over the table where guests were entertained in token that nothing heard there was to be repeated. A Swedish bride, if she be prudent and superstitious, will fill her pockets with bread before she sets ont for the church, and to every poor person she gives a piece, thus averting as many misfortunes from herself or her husband. An interesting 'window is that at Friedenborg Palace, which contains signatures of royal visitors. Among them are the signatures of ihe late Tear and his consort, and our own Kin? and Queen as Prince and Princess of /Wales. Just under the signatures the 'pane is cut away and neatly joined to a plain Bheet of glass. This was done by order of Her Majesty, the late Queen of Denmark, for she noticed that some plebeia...
Advertising [Newspaper Article] — Canowindra Star and Woodstock Recorder — 18 April 1902
3SfOTgCE I WILL BE COMMENCED IN THIS JOURNAL WEEK AFTER NEXT A FASCINATING SERIAL STORY By WALTER WOOD, Author of 'A Captain in the Fusiliers' and other novels of popular repute. — rH IN THIS STORY, Bftlie9.I5Express, Mr Wood reaches a high point of excel lence in mystery weaving. 'Clue after clue suggests itself without unravelling the plot, until in the end the bewilder ment is naturally and simply accounted for. ijgp This Story bas not hitherto been published in Australasia. We have secure!!' the copyright, and are able to assure our readers of a capital sample of High-Class Fiction. '
NOVEL [NOW FIRST PUBLISHED.] THE DEVIL'S OWN, [ALL RIGHTS RESERVED.] [Newspaper Article] — Canowindra Star and Woodstock Recorder — 18 April 1902
[?] [NOW FIRST PUBLISHED.] THE IlEYlL'S OM, By Lillian Quiller Couch, Author of « Tho Tragedy of Silence,' ' The Wife of a Sinner,' &c. [ALL EIGHTS RESERVED.! Wo all wondered why Octavius Nottage married at Eeventeen. Octavius Nottago is tho youth who drives his father's waggon to fetch and carry linen from oar town to the laundry in his own village. An ordinary boy waB Octavius until a year or so ago; just ruddy, and grubby, and scented with the boyish scent of brimstone marbles. His name had been bestowed on him by his parents out of compliment to a young gentleman of that family in which Mrs. Nottage had been a nursemaid — the eighth young gentleman in a family of eleven. True, it so happened that Octavins Nottage was a first and only child, but there be etill some persons living who stride over trifles, and level all difficulties wiih the bosom of disregard j and John and Jane Nottage were of this class. When first we know Octavius he was sturdy and mischievous, travelli...
The Federal Wire Strainer and Splicer. [Newspaper Article] — Canowindra Star and Woodstock Recorder — 18 April 1902
The Federal Wire Strainer and Splicer. An invention that eaus'd a great amount of attention from pastoralists at the show was the Federal Wire Strainer and Splicer. The attendant in charge was busy all the time showing groups of interested onlookers the simplicity and utility of the contrivance, and many were tlie commendatory remarks heard by those to whom it specially appealed. 41 Well, well, how simple;*' ' Ky Jove, it wotild be easy work keeping our fence5 in older with arrangements like that;' 41 Yes, and how quickly a splice can be made or the slack taken up.' Apnvnrintion lP'e thi* from I. s.:ig t lie Liivu-. the wide-a-wake pastoralist mr.de it appaient, ] even to a newspaper man, that her* was vmiething of decided value lo the man on the ?ind. and, as such, deserved some special 'notice. Jt appears the Federal Wire Strainer and Splicer has been on the market only about -welve months, yet during that time the manufacturer has had difficulty in keeping pace with his orders so...
Massey-Harris Agricultural Machinery. [Newspaper Article] — Canowindra Star and Woodstock Recorder — 18 April 1902
Massey-Harris Agricultural Machinery. Tlie Massey-Harris Co., Ltd., was right. in: the front rank amongst the agricultural ex- | hibitors oil the show ground. Thiseompany, being Canadian manufacturers, and claiming j to he the largest implement niiinufacturcrs I under the Hritish Hag. hold a very strong ; posilinil, lmMiiii.v num u [milium: ihm. iiuin n \ manufacturer's point of view. In these days of patriotism, when all are upholding the hands of the mother country, it is an impor tant factor to even ho using implements that are made under the. old tiag. Most of the implements Ihat. are manufactured and sold Massey-Harris Machinery Exhibit. in thi* ccuilrv aie nude under alien llags ihat have an synipthy with us in any way. Yi'i ihey are larg-ly palronisc.1 wilhout any it ^ h t nf pnt ri« -T is n or eonne.-iion willi the 1:1 ! n 1 . Ihe manufactures of this Company haw .?eoiiH- a household word in Australia on ae ? rouni «-t the merit in construction and general suitability lor Au...
Knowledge is King. [Newspaper Article] — Canowindra Star and Woodstock Recorder — 18 April 1902
Knowledge is King. Increased knowledge is necessary to the | existence of agriculture as a profitable pursuit in Australia, and under the special cliumt c conditions it is beyond any doubt that the judicious employment of manures i.s the only sure way out of present farming troubles The nmesi. nuormaiion concerning me *? now sum why' of the use of manures in ordinary practice and under average working condi tions will be found in the little book ?' A 13 C of Manuring,1' published by the Federal Press, Sydney, price Is. JOd. posted, r-end for one.
Cost of Production. [Newspaper Article] — Canowindra Star and Woodstock Recorder — 18 April 1902
Cost of Production. Material prosperity depends upon a knowledge of the sciences underlying production. The science of using manures is that particular one of which a full knowledge is essential to the prosperity of Australian agriculture, for it holds the secret of production at the lowest possible cost of the highest possible quality of i produce. Anyone of average intelligence I will find it a very simple matter t-- grasp ' J. Lawsuit's ?? Brilliant Hoy,' '- jenrs. Cliampion Prizc Clydesdale Stallion. '??ti ap;i)y to ordinary practice (lie rules | fyr Using manures as set forth in ihe ' 'A 1! C of Manuring,' for this little , book has been written by a practical man Send at. mice to the publishers, Kuiwhai, Pitnss Sydney, for a copy. Price, Is. 10d. posted. It is indispensable to any farmer who wishes to make a. success of his vocation.