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HIS VIEW OF BERNHARDT. [Newspaper Article] — Canowindra Star and Eugowra News — 4 February 1910
. HIS ,VTl8Wi OF BERNHARDT. Of all the stories told of the extremo Blenderness of Mine. Sarah Bernhardt, the following probably caps the climax:—Two men •were talking about the famous actress during her visit to this country, when one of them asked the other it li6 would like to see "Yes," was bis friend's delighted reply. "Well walk past that coupe. and look in and you'll sec lier." ' The otlior did as directed, and than came back looking disappointed. . "Didn't you see her?" inquired his friend. "I looked In and saw nothing." "Well, that's she!" 1 NOT DUB TO SPEED. Fiist Messenger Boy: What did the boss say when he" had yes on do carpet for gittin spilt often yer bike an' rouddyin' yer new duds? Second Messenger Boy: He said his decision was the same as President Newman s of th N. York: Central. I F. M. B.: And what wuz dat? S. .M, B.: Dat in do light uy mo reckerd ! he wua. convinced th' wreck wuzn't due t' speed.
A[?] [Newspaper Article] — Canowindra Star and Eugowra News — 4 February 1910
/By H. HUNT' i There was a block in yreradlliy, an^ Stanley Wilson suddenly .'found himself brought lip In front of a 'lady who had just emerged from a tea-shop near the Circus, ! _ , For a moment—tor the merest fraction of a moinentt—-they looked into each other's &lt;pcs. Then the lady, gathering her skirjts In her hand, moved rapidly away. JSho went in the direction of the j Park. The man turned and watched her i till she was lost in the crowd. j Her figure seemed familiar. She re I minded him of—someone. AVho wn I now she reminded him of?—His memory ..went back back over a long stretch of years, til! he caught himself muttering dlsjointedly: "No—surely hot! And yet j Entering the shop which she had just quitted he called for a cup 'of coffee. Stirring his coffee, a girl's face rose be fore him—the face of a girl o£ twenty— a face, eager, winning, blithesome, vlva ■ clous. " 1 "Yes.',' he murmured. "Yes, it must | be! But what—what. !" I 'He balanced his spoon on the edge...
PAYING THE PRICE. AWAITING THE COSSACKS. A RUSSIAN VILLAGE. [Newspaper Article] — Canowindra Star and Eugowra News — 4 February 1910
PAYING THE PRICE. AWAITING THE COSSACKS. A RUSSIAN VILLAGE. j\Ir X ercoval C.'ibbon, the special commissioner in'Russia ol' the '"Even ing Standard ami St. .James's ,Ga- ! zette," describes a raid by 'Cossacks on the village of Pavlour. . i "Up and down the street a mullied man ran from door to door, stamp-' ■ing into each hut; inspecting it '.im patiently, counselling'or directing its inhabitants in the briefest- 01", words. 'If the* students have given you any pictures or papers, burn them quick. And get to bed, but don't undress,' lie says to each. "The moujiks are all but helpless, paralysed by the duimin.'nce of the horror that is advancing through the snow-strewn night towards them. , "One hut. stood with its door open, the light; within leering wantonly across the road, and within a woman sat dazed upon the .bench, her head 'cast'back and lie:" mouth open, while the .'man 01' the' liouse sprawled. ori the foul floor and the air of the place was nauseous with the smell of vodk...
FAMOUS RESTAURANT. THE ROMANCE OF THE ROYAL. [Newspaper Article] — Canowindra Star and Eugowra News — 4 February 1910
FAMOUS RESTAURANT. THE ROMANCE OF THE ROYAXi.' The announcement Is made 01 trie registration of the Gate Royai in Regent street as a limited liability company with a capital o£ MO,000. But the . public is not concerned in the matter except to hope that the conversion will imtfily no deterioration of the cooking. There is no public issue of shares.. ,, For. family reasons the business Is being made into a private company. The history of the Cafe Royal is quite a business romance. The late 31. Nicois began as a poor man in a very small way In the middle sixties, and died a millionaire. He was one of the few Frenchmen wlip made a fortune, ;out oC the'Franco-German war, and the suc ceeding troubles of. the Commune brought him crowds of exiled French men for customers. ■ The English public were just acquiring the habit of the restaurant dinner, and the Cafe Royal was almost . the only, restaurant available in those days. M. Kicols'grew rich quickly, arid made many profitable investments,...
[?] [Newspaper Article] — Canowindra Star and Eugowra News — 4 February 1910
M.' 1'/. ^JTINLAY. 'The wood Arc ."burned brightly, a cricket chirped upon, the hearth, the door of the log-bungalou'v was open, and the evening air came in laden with the scent of the woodbind. The twilights in Australia are short, but very sweet ; they are gold and russet while tlicy last and precious with faint perfume. The woman by the low fire rocked slowly backwards and forwards, her hands clasped on her xvp. There was a little klnlc in the rocking chair ; the soothing little sound recurred every :few seconds with the. monotony of a lullaby; it hod put six babies to sleep in its day. She was slight, daintily made, and hor grey hair was line and wavy ; her eyes were beautiful, lier forehead intellec tual. Her name was Belle ; twenty-live years ago it seemed, of all names; the' most' appropriate to her. She was not beautiful now, her skin was, sunburnt and she looked tired' from long habit. " As she'sat and rocked, the tired look smoothed out. The laughing jackasses had ceased c...
A MERE TRIFLE. [Newspaper Article] — Canowindra Star and Eugowra News — 4 February 1910
A MERE TRIFLE. "It- seems as if we had met before som&lt;* I where," said the Colonel after be had talked i politics with the stranger for half an hour, } "Yes, in seems so to me," was the reply. '•Were you in Deadwood.iu 1870?" ! "Yes, I was." : "Were you on a jury which tried a man for • shooting a saloon keeper?" ' "I surely was. Yes, sir, I was foreman of , that jury. Is it possible that you were on that , jury as well?" /"Oh, no—I was the prisoner," replied the ( stranger. \ . j "But—but wo brought in a verdict of guilty!" stammered tho Coloucl. / "Yes, I know, and I was to be hung and all that, but I bought the jailor off for ttfty dol lars and,dug out." ; "I hope you don't bear mo no Ill-will," said the Colonel after a painful pause.: I "Not the slightest," replied tho stranger as he extended his hand. "During the next • , ,two years I potted seven of that Jury, and run four more out of the country, and J can. ,-afford to let up on you. No, no hard fe->ttn£» 1 over...
Advertising [Newspaper Article] — Canowindra Star and Eugowra News — 4 February 1910
DISEASES THAT •.••HAVE FATAL ■■ iiisies,. Ifca'imttala- and1 Otlier Kerve Aliments. A 'NA'TOUMj CUT POTENT REMEDY. 'Ncurafstlienia Is our of the most cora ■mon of nerve disorders. It has the moat ccn.ain yet painful symptom;;, which pav-e the way for both mcii-tal anil or ganic disease. It is a dieenxc of- the nervous system 'vhinh rctiai-rss carcful, om-roct 'treatment and r;Kt. To have .vigorous lic.aUli 13, a, spearo says,, "a eousttcimaueii■ae\o..-.lj ] to be wished," and as all great aciiievo- ( moMs.» only obtained by Uric., ad : h^renee to the lawj ot na-Uue, so,-in th-3 treatraerot of disease, heal-liypollu tions oar only b- restored bl' rutiumu and sanative remedies.'. Ilundrcdsot sufferers' from nerve exhraiM'-a, bi~in fag, arid collapse -scarcely k»ow, .what wmrdv to obtain,- aiul often only auccoed. in obtaining a palliative which wh.p3_up the jadsd nerves, gathering what n-r\t ■ 'force, is loft for a final effort, and ilien i—collapse.' Almost every d.sca 0 is ushered i...
Eugowra News. (From our Correspondent) Address by Mr. Waddell. [Newspaper Article] — Canowindra Star and Eugowra News — 4 February 1910
Eugowra S^ews. (Ernra our Corresprindont) J Address by Mr. Waddell. , At a meclii.fe' rf 'he Eugow» Kail w ay , W'cbeld on tlio i_2th ultimo it mis nna.,. I11(„r,lv deeided I" -\lr R(1&lt; 11 ,» visit iitipoivfii. XIilit gentleman w U. Is flmractoriHtio . pnanpliicss iieeeptal Uio league's invitation, and hinted 1(0; would m.-. vivo in Engou-ia on Kri&lt;hy afternoon, the 2Sl>i ultimo. The leiiffiiu was iimnulmtelv Kiiiiiinoncd ini'l it. waa d^idedto rrq'no?-l-J ' V/addell to deliver an address in the b.liool of Ails oil the Willing of the -Stli and to] tender liin. a bjmrjuet inmiediately :uter wards. j\Ir Wiiddell arrived from Mo.on^ on i-'iiilttv wftcrnoun. On iirrivul lio v.-iis in terviewed bv imblie bodies ana prominent men r,\ the town ill flio interest o» several mutters ufl'eetbz the "ell'iirc ot tlio tow" ,„,d diKtTinl. to which Mr Wiiddell pronged curlv (tttciitmu. , ■ , T.I the evening Mr AVaddoll addressed a .'oral inci ting in tlio School of Arts. Jt...
ARISTOCRATIC TOUTS. [Newspaper Article] — Canowindra Star and Eugowra News — 4 February 1910
ARISTOCRATIC TOUTS. Touting is always going on' in society. It takes many forms, ranging from tlie comparatively venial to the flagrantly dishonest. Women, on the whole, make better touts than men, partly because they are quicker witted, partly because they are allowed by public opinion "a much greater audacity r of statement. They have been, known to poach on such exclusively masciilihe preserves as wine and cigars with no small suc cess; but frocks and hats, gloves, veils, unci such etceteras are their special ! goods. -"Grand Magazine."
SHOULD WHITE WED YELLOW? JAPAN WANTS MIXED MARRIAGES. [Newspaper Article] — Canowindra Star and Eugowra News — 4 February 1910
SHOULD WHITE WISD YELLOW! JAPAN WANTS MIXED MARRIAGES. An address delivered at the Nippon Club in New York by Mr Aoki, the Japanese Ambassador, urging his countrymen to marry American women, is typical of many rcoent Japanese ut terances to the same effect. Mr Aoki congratulated those members of the club who had American wives. A Japanese reporter's translation of his speech included this remark: "Make yourselves worthy of the love of millionaires' daughters, and when your fathers-in-law become aware of your ■merits they will asssist you in every way possible." The advantages of such marriages from the-Japanese point of view and their drawbacks for Americans are noticed in a Tetter from a Tokio residen t (Ryogoku) in the "Japan Times" of lOch November:— - "It is generally admitted by the Japan ese themselves that; physically, they are inferior to their western neighbors. On an average a Japanese adult is about the size of a sixteen-year-old boy in America. The offspring resulting fr...
WAR TALK IN GERMANY. [Newspaper Article] — Canowindra Star and Eugowra News — 4 February 1910
V/AR TALK IN GERMANY. The throats of a simultaneous war with France and England, which are so openly made in the press of .the latter country, need cause no alarm in Ger many. Certainly the combined fleets of England and France, can checkmate the German Navy, and temporarily paralyse our trade. But not at sea, but on land, -will this war be finally decided. And in that respect Germany need not have the slightest fear. - - Vossische Zeitung, Berlin.
THE MAN IN THE BROWN HAT [Newspaper Article] — Canowindra Star and Eugowra News — 4 February 1910
THE W1AN IN THE BROWN HAT (By A. S. FALCONER.) "If I were a rich man," I said, " this is the so:--t of place I- should like to have. XL's handily situated— I'or you—a 'cosy size—and you say the sanitation's perfect—I'm in love with this garden. J. don't see why you sho.ild be leaving." iMy host removed his cigar. Wo wore sitting on the smooth tcyrace i; the simpering weather-worn lead Cupid sustaining his dial threw a long shadow that just touch©;! the shadows imprisoned with the close i cut. ireos, which shut in the pretty I old-world plcasancc. Beyond the eye was pleased with .distance, and was rested by the outline of the hills. " It's the wife," said my host after a glance behind. " She's heard things, and she don't like them. You like that kind of thing. Take , my lease off my hands, will you ?" "i expect I should have to take part of your income off your hands, too," I said, laughing ruefully. '''But tell me. Airs Halliburton is away with Lady Talmage. X saw their parasols gli...
FISHING FOR LONDONERS. [Newspaper Article] — Canowindra Star and Eugowra News — 4 February 1910
FISHING FOR LONDONERS. One of- the greatest boons to the work ins classes of London would be to re stock the "London River" with fish. If the Corporation and the County Council would see eye to eye in this matter, and ' expenditure of a few hundred pounds annually would make sport as certain as fishing ever is, and this would induce members of the most, respectable classes I of our workers to spend much of their weekly holidays in the open air.— "County Gentleman."
MAN'S FIGHT WITH A DOG. FEROCIOUS IRISH TERRIER. [Newspaper Article] — Canowindra Star and Eugowra News — 4 February 1910
MAN'S FIGHT WITH A DOG. ! FEROCIOUS IRISH. TERRIER. i A terrible fight -with a dog was. de scribed at the police court at Boch foril, in Essex, on the 4th ult. .J oseph Pudney, a mailman, was going homo late at night, when a large Irish terrier rushed at him and bit his logs. • 116 knocliod the animal off, hut it made for him again, and ho Hung it ■ to the ground. It attacked him a third time, and he held itarfor a while by the jaw, but was conv^ifellod to loose his hold and 'kick it into the hedge. i The infuriated dog (says the " Ex \ press") again flew at Pudney, who 1 culled for help, and an old lady, who had bean awakened by the noise of • the light, - threw n stick •,-> .t of the window, with 'which Pudney defendod livms lf until both he a'nd the dog were (•xliaiistod. Eighteen distinct bites nero found on Pudney when he®was taken homo, and eight of them h"&lt;d to to cauter ised; DIRTY lNNOCRNHR. " it. "We boar some strange things In this ollicc sometimes," said th...
A WEIGHTY QUESTION. [Newspaper Article] — Canowindra Star and Eugowra News — 4 February 1910
A WEIGHTY QUESTION. Every man who lias ridden a liorse has, before long, made the discovery tlmt riding garments have a tendency to wear in particular places. , The cir cumstance, "in fact, is usually so demon strable that one has difficulty iu, believ ing that it can have been made a point ol' discussion between Army Headquar ters and the Military Department in India. Yet "the question of a free is sue of a pair of pantaloons and two pairs of drawers to each non-commis sioned officer and man who served with I the Native Mounted Infantry in Samoli I laud and Tibet has been submitted for the consideration of the Government in the Military Department. ■ - "Mail," Madras.
SHOT AT A WEDDING. BROTHER AND LOVER QUARREL. [Newspaper Article] — Canowindra Star and Eugowra News — 4 February 1910
SHOT AT A WEDDING. BROTHER AND TROVER QUARREL,. A remarkable tragedy, -recalling 'some of the romances of the. South of a hun dred years ngo, occurred in Atlanta, the capital of Georgia, early in January. Mr Harvey Hill, a prominent' lawyer oC the city, and grandson of ex-Senator Benjamin, Hill, shot Mr Frank • Ridley, jun., the son oC a. wealthy doctor, ot the wedding- of: the ]a Iter's cousin Eilie. '■ The crime was the sequel to a romantic story. Hill has for a Ions? time been deeply attached to Ridley's sister Mary. I-Icr parents opposed the suit for some reason known only' to themselves, and Hill wes forbidden to enter their house or "speak to their daughter. ■ The latter was one of TCllie's brldes madis. Hill and young Ridley were also .'among the guests. Before the ceremony Hill contrived to see Miss Ridley, and had a long confidential chat with her. . The girl's brother surprised the couple. and asked Hill to speak to him for a moment on the lawn. There a violent quarrel ens...
MISSES A LA MODE. [Newspaper Article] — Canowindra Star and Eugowra News — 4 February 1910
MISSES A LA MODE. The athletic girl, the mannish woman, and the hooligan miss have had their day. They may survive in the pro vinces; but the society girl-who may, and does, hunt, motor, swirii, and play gok' by day, is yet, if in the mode, all dimples, dutifulness to her parents, and a Mentis languor in.the afternoon and evening.— "Hearth aiid Home." '
ORIENTAL ETHICS. [Newspaper Article] — Canowindra Star and Eugowra News — 4 February 1910
ORIENTAL ETHICS! / It is told of Liang Shin-hwai; 'at pre sent director of schools of Hupeh, that prior to 1000 he handed in to his Im perial mistress a severe censure of her private conduct and character. Know ins that death awaited him,, lie had bought his collin . and made funeral preparations, entrusting his wife to tlie care of a friend, Wen Tin-shi. But his courage failed him, and he Ignomini ously slunk oiit of sight. At this his wife an educated and noble woman, to show lief disgust at such conduct, be came Mr AVen's wil'e, and recently she exacted from her former husband ii substantial payment as an acknowledg ment of her present position. Her cod- i ,/liint Is In uverv w;i v anolaad.ed.— "North China Herald," Shanghai.
LORD SELBOURNE'S UTTERANCES. [Newspaper Article] — Canowindra Star and Eugowra News — 4 February 1910
LORD SEX/BOURNE'S UTTER ANCES. The people or South Africa have not been slow to recognise as characteris tic of Lord Sclijourne's public utterances j r,lnets his arrival a praisetvorlhy direct ness of speech as well as unnilsiaU sililo Indications of that fellow-feeling' thai makes or.e wondroua'ktnd. No com j T -« bination could be happier or J &lt;&lt; jt w&lt;-lH ly to stand him In good stead ^ jia^. ^ charge of his arduous duties „v> cr- LJ nor of the new Colonies.— " Sfcar," JQ~ I hanneaburg.