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"THE WORLD'S NEWS." [Newspaper Article] — Cowra Free Press — 21 January 1911
"THE WORLD'S NEWS." The colossal issue of 150,000 of the Christmas number of the "World's News" shows what a domand there ia for tliis fascinating and informative penny publication. It is a mighty is sue, but it will be insufficient to meet popular requirement, and many thou sands will hear.newsagents say, "Sorry, sold ont." It is a truly notable num ber of delightful pages, admirably pro duced by the finest and latest machi nery in the Commonwealth. The illus trations come out sharply, clearly, and yividly, and enhance the interest of the letterpress. The fortunate possessors of the Christmas number of the "World's News," and who, for the first time, have handled a copy of this won derful weekly, must not hold the idea that this number is so special and BO good that the usual issues are very much inferior. That is a mistake they will find out for themselves when they secure the ordinary issue. The aim and determination of tho piibjishers are to make every issue an illuminating reco...
COST OF A GERMAN WAR Appalling Figures. [Newspaper Article] — Cowra Free Press — 21 January 1911
C08T0F A GERMAN WAR w^'iAppalling Figures. According to a writer in tho "Quarter ly Review," tho IOBB to France by tlio Franco-Prussian \Vnr is.- circulated at 544^000,000 sterling, while the victor'b bill stood at the much nioro moderate, though still heavy, total of over 70,000, 000 sterling. France, it ia quite clear, lout "tho 544,000,000 utterly, nn&lt;l it io not certain that Germany gained anything eoncroto in return for tho 77. The Jap anese wero out of po#ket 203,060,000 by the successful war with Kitssia. which, on its side, paid 300,000,000 to bo defeat ed. It has been calculated that in tho iirBt six weeks of a war on tho modern grand scale, Germany would have to pro vide 122,000,000 of caBh on the head of all that hns been spent on armamont. On tho English side, the calculator arrivos at the judgment that an entirely success ful war would cost not less than 300, 000,000 directly, and about 100,000,000 moro "for tho re-building of tho fleet." Theso figures, appal...
CHEAP DINNERS. [Newspaper Article] — Cowra Free Press — 21 January 1911
CHEAP DINNERS. You must go to Russia ami dino in a Russian restaurant, say, at St. Peters burg, if you -\vipfli to obtain tho biggest dinner in tho world and at tho cheapest possible price. Foreigners there usually eat but twice, a day, and 0110 needs a voracious appetite to even do justice to tho meals given them. Before beginning tho serious business of dinner, you are oxpected to roam round tho restaurant afiul help yourself tQ appetisers of caviare olives, sardino sandwiches, vodka, an chovies, and many other things, which aro laid out temptingly 011 side tables. You sit down feeling .'is if you had al rondy eaten enough, but a couple of full plates of good soup aro brought to you, and you aro expected to take them both. Then follows a big helping of fish, and sometimes two different kinds of fish ; next, oonios a veal cutlet, largo enough to satisfy *1 navvy; and after that, hugo platefuls of roast beef, roast goose, chick en, ham, roast pork, and boilod mutton. Your bill, incl...
WALTER BENTLEY COLLEGE. [Newspaper Article] — Cowra Free Press — 21 January 1911
WALTER BENTLEY COLLEGE. The Walter Bcntlcy College of Elo cution and Dramatic Art, which was oponod last May by Messrs. Uontlcy and Ancelon at 1G9 Phillip-street, Syd ney (near St. James' Church), is noij' thoroughly established, and has been tlio means of imparting instruction to many thousands of students, some of whom have been launched on the dra matic stage, and so enabled to obtain honourable positions in life. We have no hesitation ill strongly recommending this institution to all who desire to obtain a thorough training in the pro per u so of the human voice, which will undoubtedly lead tlioin on to success in life, or to those who d.-siro to study for the theatrical profession. JJir. Walter Bcntlcy, the world-famous actor and public speaker, is tile principal, and, with the assistance of Mr. Douglas Ancelon and Miss Chapman, together with that of the students, a costume recital will bo given 011 the third Thurs day of every month, in St. James' Hall, thus giving the pupils ...
"GIVE IT TO THE POOR." [Newspaper Article] — Cowra Free Press — 21 January 1911
"GIVE IT TO THE POOR." The congregation of a suburban church ill Melbourne has collccted for its clergy man £150, so that he may take a holi ~"day to rocuperato his health. The clergyman, who is a bachelor just over 40, will not accapt the money, and \irges that it shall bo given to the poorest mem ber of the congregation. The subscribers do not approve of this. A meeting is being called to discuss the situation, prob ably to determine the mental 6tate of the clergyman. Ho is iv- rara avis among, men, to say nothing of the cloth.
THE ENGLISH MARKET FOR BACON. [Newspaper Article] — Cowra Free Press — 21 January 1911
THK ENGLISH MARKET FOR BACON. A FEW months ngo a Sydney firm shipped a. small quantity of bacon to London, to ascertain the keeping quali ties and the chances with respect to subsequent shipments. The Department of Agriculture is now in receipt of a report from the. Agent General, stating that the bacon had kept well, and arrived in London in very good condition. Ho goes on to say that ill consequence of the fact that Canada is now send ing large quantities of bacon to the United States, tho English market is not being so well supplied as hitherto, and that the opportunity of Now South Wales producers is a good one. 11' a first-class article wero supplied, ho is of opinion that thero should be 110 difficulty in rapidly disposing of it with satisfactory results. He suggests that it would bo well to have tho " H " and blade bones taken out, and the hole created thereby filled with salt, prior to shipment, as tho presence of the blade-bono takes too much olf the middle, and if it wero ...
WHEN THE JAPANESE ADVERTISE. [Newspaper Article] — Cowra Free Press — 21 January 1911
WHEN TIffi 'JAPANESE. ADVERTISE. Tlio Japanese have ail original'way of advertising,, and theyy apply to the iuu all tlio pootry that thoir Oriental iniagin ation is capable of. They liavo recourse to ?tlio most viu-ied and improvised, me thods, and their combinations are some times as piotiirqsqno as they, are original. A Japanese ; injs£chant ariforms ; his cus tomers; that his goods are sent off with; t-iio rapidity of a:shofc. A stationer calls his knowledge^'of 'thatura.1 history to his aid thus", "Our* Nvoiiderful paper is as durable* as.'the-hido of&lt;an elephant." A Tolcio grocer . borrows ; from psychology/' and, in -mordant language.- announces that HOur-vinegar of extra quality is sharper than j tlio bitterness of tlio most; diabolical of mothors-iii-law.
UNAPPRECIATED. [Newspaper Article] — Cowra Free Press — 21 January 1911
UNAPPRECIATED. A noted evangelist was preaching the /fainil.v -who..:entertained.'??liim had* a son who 'was usually fond of. attending ser vice. "When his parents wero ready.little Charles flatly refused to go with'thera. "I don't want to go to church," he de clared. . ""What's tho m at tor?" asked the mo uther,, much surprised. "Aro you ill?" "No; but I heard Dr. Nash beforehand I doh't like him," confessed tho child. "Oh, Charles, that's a wicked thing to say !"? gasped tho mother. "Tell mother why." ?..???: ;?.. ? ? "Well," said Charles, "ho preaches so long that I can't keep awake, and lie preaches so loud that I can't go to sleep."
Advertising [Newspaper Article] — Cowra Free Press — 21 January 1911
- -A.1D ;" Rivei^tea" sTaqon, WEDNESDAY, JANUARY 25, Stock, Station Plant, Household Furniture and Effects. C. K. ROSE & COY. 'UNDER instructions, will, sell by Public Auction at the " RIVEESLEAV HOME STEAD, 18-miles from Cowra, on Wednesday, January zofch, commencing at 12 O'clock, THE WHOLE of tho Stock, Farming Plant, Household Furni ture & Effects of "RIVEIISLEA" STATION, comprising- /; , ' SHEEP - - 700 MEEINO EWES, "Burrawang" Station bred, 4 years old Lincoln Bams joined early December. . 1,400 MEEINO EWES, 4 and 5 years old; Lincoln Earns joined early December. 640 MEEINO WETHEES, 2 tooth ? ' 340 MIXED MEBINOS, 2 tooth 35 HIGH-CLASS LINCOLN RAMS. _ CATTLE. 40 HEAD BULLOCKS, 3 and 4 years old, all good colors. ? . 12 HEAD MIXED YEAELINGS. 20, HEAD COWS AND CALVES. HORSES. ' 10 HEAD SADDLE AND HAENESS HOSSES. 3 DEAUGHT GELDINGS. PLANT. :Mowing Machine (Deering Ideal), Hay Eake, set Spring-tooth Harrows, sot Harrows, G-horse Dray, Tip Dray, 3-furrow Cocbshutt Pl...
GOLDSBOROUGH, MORT & Co., LTD, SYDNEY. [Newspaper Article] — Cowra Free Press — 21 January 1911
GOLDSBOROUGH, MORT & Co., LTD , SYDNEY. Ou February 17th, will bo offared tho famous Cliefden estate, situated nine milea,from Wau^oola railway station! and> which has for many years boen the homd of the well-known Rothery family. The aula will take place at the Royal Exchange, .Sydney, at 3 p.m. See advt. Messrs. Cle'nenls and McCarthy report having sold 500 acres of river land at Kolso at £20 per acre. Tho many frionds of Dr. Parry, tho A.M. 1". modicil officer, who was seriously ill with typluid at Orange, will be pleased to know he is now recovering.
NILDA. A Tale of the German invasion of 1912. Written specially for the N.S.W. COUNTRY PRESS ASSOCIATION. CHAPTER XXI. BROUGHT UP IN PARLIAMENT. [Newspaper Article] — Cowra Free Press — 21 January 1911
Written s»WaTly for the N.S -^. OOUNTBY PBEBB ASSOCIATION. By E. DOIDGE, ; &lt; Member 61 the'London Society of Authorfl,-, ' . \ and author of . Marlon Qorrlsby, Mysterious Mrs. Brown, 'v; The Daughter or Eve, Was. She a Wicked Woman? Little Maori Waif, Father and Son. ; , : SO. ? .. CHAPTER XXI. BROUGHT UP IN -PARLIAMENT. A *wb61e week had gone by, and no tidings of Nilda Chester had boon receiv ed. The police admitted they were baffled; admitted .with humiliation that it was possible for a young lady, of strik ing appearance to disappear from the entrance of one i>f^J3ydney's principal places of amusement;' without leaving a trace-just as though the earth had open ed and swallowed her,>-,The polico had fol lowed supposed olue'iifter clue, but only to be baffled. They/conf^ssed tney were now unable,to determine whether Muss Chester was still in,the( State, or had been mysteriously conveyed out of the harbour ?-they did not believo it possible,the de parture had been ...
A FAIR CHALLENGE. [Newspaper Article] — Cowra Free Press — 21 January 1911
A FAIR CHALLENGE. The burly prisoner stood unabashed be* fore the judge. "Prisoner at the bar," asked the clerk of arraigns, "do you wish to challenge any of tho jury?" Tho prisoner looked over them careful* ly. "Well," he replied, "I am not exactly what you'd call in training, but I wouldn't mind a round or two with that old fat bald headed man at the end. From a cliff ono thousand feet high a porson with clear vision could see a ship at a distance of forty-two miles.
CHAPTER XXII. THE WAR—HERE AND AT HOME. [Newspaper Article] — Cowra Free Press — 21 January 1911
CHAPTER XXII. THE WAR-HERE AND AT HOME. How could Brisbane possibly raise five millions to buy off the invader? That was the cry of all who heard of the terrible demand that had been made on the people of the northern capital, and- to whicn the associated-banks made reply that, after consultation, they could not pay so large an amount in cash; but . with the aid of all available bullion, and some securities which the Germans might consider good enough to accept, the most they could offer amounted to three and three-quarter millions. . . The offer was refused; aftd but a few- hours further respite were, granted. . . . Urgent messages were sent to Sydney and to the Federal Government for advice, for as sistance; but these were /lot forthcoming. And thus the hour of Brisbane's panic grew to a crisis. Generally speaking, young Australia cried, "Dare, them, and d n them! Give them battle to the last shot and the last niahl" . . But these cries were for the most-part from afar off-away fr...
Newsy Notes. [Newspaper Article] — Cowra Free Press — 21 January 1911
Newsy Notes. Ths exceptionally fine rainfall that has been experienced during the present month has had the effect of causing quite a nice shoot in tho grass, and if the present cool weather continued a little longer our pastures should benefit immensely. As the rain has been general, the saturation of the country to tho west should be tho means of reducing tho temperature during the remainder of the summer. Mr. and Mrs. Fred. Smith and family departed for their now homo at Tiverton on Thursday, Mr. Giovanelli, of Grafton, who has been the guest of Mr. and Mrs. G. Moore, departed for home on Thursday last. " Jovey," who is an excellent all round athlete, made a large circle of friends during his stay. On Wednesday Messrs. Harry Moore and Giovanelli defeated Messrs. L. and J. Blackmore in a 1 challenge tennis match""under Davis ; Cup rules by KK'sets to 1. During the afternoon the players. and a large number of friends were most hospitably entertained at afternoon tea by Mr. and Mrs....
Our Tailors. [Newspaper Article] — Cowra Free Press — 21 January 1911
I Our' Tailors. Of QQuree you would like to have an idea how they could, make you a eui', well, when you sou the smartness of ibeir tailored-readyto wear olothiugwe bave on sale- that .'sit." the coats bave-that perhaps a tailored ready-to-wear coat iits you almost perfectly-you will know then how perfectly you could be iitted by us making for you to the fruction of an inch. We beleive our cutter is second to none in the Stute. Our money-saving prices by means of cash trading will keep your suit bill down. Should any inaccuracy ever occur tn measuring anoiher suit will be made. The most fashionable materials always available. G. Bollinger and Co., Cowra (next door to Cropley's boot store) where the City Post Card Depot branch has been established.*
Telegraphic. Sydney, Friday. [Newspaper Article] — Cowra Free Press — 21 January 1911
Telegraphic. Sydney, Friday. Wheat 3/0 to 3/7j ; Chick at auction 2/2J ; OhaH (wheatcn) 2/6 to 4/10; oaten 4/2. ' ' v The two. prisoners who escaped frsm Darlinghurst Gaol"were';committed for trial this morning. Further charges of burglary were unearthed to-day. A tramp steamer,- from New York to Sydney, belonging to Houlder Bros., has been abandoned at sea on fire. A British transport picked up the crew a'nd landed ? thein at Albany. London. Serious rioting has taken place at Ar magh (Ireland), in connection with the municipal elections. 12 shops were wrecked during the disturbance. A man thrown throngh a window was badly in jured. A body of 100 police has been despatched to the city. An aviator . has been sentenced at Limages, to 1 month nnd fined £15, for killing a girl while, alighting among a crowd. All records for battleship launching has been broken this, year From February - 1st, new dreadnoughts will be launched every 9 dajs throughout the world, Great Britain will build 11...
Auction Sales. C.K. ROSE & CO. [Newspaper Article] — Cowra Free Press — 21 January 1911
Auction Sales, . C. ;.K. ROSE & 00. ?At Canowihdra, on Wednesday, March 1st, the above firm, in conjunction with Messrs Lavorcombe and Mooro, will offsr Mr. William Cobley's famous "Edge combo".estate, containing 2,379 acres of freehold land, subdivided into seven con-' venient farms ranging in areas from 100 io G40 acres. " Edgecombe" adjoins the go-ahead town of Canowindra, and has an extensive frontage to the Belubula river. The terms are extremely liberal, viz., 10 per csnt deposit, tho balance in ten eqinl, annual instalments bearing interest at the rate of 5 per cent,. Mr. Cobley hiv ing decided to retire, the property is for absolute sale. Full particulars are ad vertised. On Wedneaday, February 22nd, our town and district residents will have an opportunity of competing for thoBe fiye portions of the Jenela estate known as " Gorneilusen'a" "Earight'a" and "Mad senV farms; Messrs Roso and Co. and, Mr. J. Peisley, in conjunction, hav ing been instructed by Mr. Oolln Cam...
Hospital Meeting. [Newspaper Article] — Cowra Free Press — 21 January 1911
Hospital Meeting. The adjourned meeting of the above took place at the Council Chambers on Wednesday ovening, when tho following were present:-Messrs. S. Stevenson (president), Ormiston, Ormsby, Links, and Stewart. Apologies were tendered for the absence of Messrs. Durrell and Morell. The minutes wore read and confirmed. . A draft copy of the annual report was submitted, and ordered to be printed and circulated, on the motion of Messrs. Ormiston and dtewart. ' - Following amendments to the rules were agreed to. * - Kule 33-To read " The charge of mainten ance is £2 per per." Kule 58-To omit words after " medicine " to end of line, thus excluding private patients from the Institu tion. Rule 19-To read " In the event of there not being more candidates nomi nated at the annual meeting than committeemen required, the Re turning Officer shall then and there declare them duly elected. Ary vacancies in the number to be elected shall be supplied in the i manner prescribed in sec. 10 of Act ...