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General News [Newspaper Article] — Canowindra Star and Woodstock Recorder — 2 May 1902
General News A man nnmod Thomas Nicholas Birch has been nrreste 1 at R^ckilale and charged with eliootiug liis lirotlier-in-law, aud shooting with intent at his wife. Itecent-eables state that his Eminence Cardinal Moran has arrived at Rome and has been received at the Vatican by Pope Leo XIII. Cardinal Moran pre sented a gift of £1,200. Eighteen thousand of the Kussian peasantry are in revolt and have seized a quantity of seed corn for foorl. Sixty estates have been sacked and destroyed, quantities of sugar being thrown into rivers. Pope Leo X.III has granted dispensa tion to the Roman Catholics of the Brit ish Empire from fasting and abstinanoe on Friday and Saturday, 27th and 2Sfch June, on. account of the coronation of King Edward TIL The Secretary of the Treasury of the United States at Pittsburgh recently claimed that America aspired to possess the whole of the Western -Hemisphere and all counties washed by the Pacific. Ultimately America would transfer the sovereignly of the ...
Cudal Races. [Newspaper Article] — Canowindra Star and Woodstock Recorder — 2 May 1902
CudrJ R5C3G. Oudal races worn held on 'Wednesday when the weather was all that could be desired, but iho ??lihTiilnico 'ras* exenp tionallv suiiill. Following are the re sults : — Maiden' Plate— G furlongs. J. O'Kinlly's Sahara . . . . 1 N. Tvors' Iron , . . . 2 E. Taylor's Storm King. . . . 3 J. ll 1 1 .1 U 1 J Ail l'J.\.'«.J. v xw-iui-^'-l N. Ivors' Iron, 8.12 ? 1 C. Dean's Exchange, 7.12 .. 2 Hack Race — 6 furlongs. J. O'Rielly's Sahara, 9.5 . . 1 O. Horton's Arictor, 8.4 .. . . 2 II. Taylor's Nervous, 8.0 . . 3 Cubal Handicap — 1 mile. E. Taylor's Lantier. 8.12 .. 1 C. Dean's Exchange, 7.12 . . 2 N. Ivor's Iron, 9.& .. ..3 Farewem. HAXDicvr — Gfurlongs. II. Taylor's Nervous, 6-7 1 J. Boyd's Lady Lovel, 6.7 . . 2 C. Horton's Yiclor, G.12. . . . 3
SOCIETY'S WEDDING SECRETS. [Newspaper Article] — Canowindra Star and Woodstock Recorder — 2 May 1902
SOCIETY'S WEDDING SECRETS. ' I was walking down a fashionable West-end thoroughfare the other day,' writes an occasional contributor, when I observed in one of the fashionable jeweller's shop3 the following legend : WEDDING PRESENTS MAY BE HIRED. 'As in duty bound I immediately pro ceeded to probe its secrets.' ?You have read the inscription rigM,' replied the manager of the establishment, when, a few minutes later, I had entered the place and begun my examination. ' We claim for our business that it sup plies a long.felt want. You know as w.fll as I do that when a young couple decide to take the step that binds them together till death doth part, it is eminently de sirable for them to make a good show in the matter of wedding presents. The fact is equally notorious that nowadays there is a tendency among friends and acquaintances to grow mean in connection with the presentation of these gifts, and that where expensive presents are still given — principally by near relatives of brid...
Personalities. [Newspaper Article] — Canowindra Star and Woodstock Recorder — 2 May 1902
Personalities. fT is rumoured that the King intends to have a bodyguard of native Indian soldiera. The Indian at tendants w'-.o were constantly with Q aeon Victoria having all gone to thoir native country, having been pensioned. Most of our readers will be familiar with Bret Harto'a condensed novoh. They are amuaing parodies on the style of the leading novelists of tlie day. A new series is to appear shortly, and no doubt willprcve as great a euocesa as the first. Among music lovers the Earl of Dysirt is one of tho moat devoted. It is he who offered i! 10,000 towards the establishment of a National Opera House in London, He is a' constant attendant at Oovent Garden during the opera season, and some time ago he offered a site at Ham Hill for the erection of a music theatre like that at Beyrouth for the perform ance of operatic music.5 I heard the other day of an interesting a&eodote, whioh. shows how exceedingly kind-hearted the young Crown Prince is. He was staying with his ...
INSECT POWDER PLANT. [Newspaper Article] — Canowindra Star and Woodstock Recorder — 2 May 1902
INSEd POWDEB PLANT. Persian Daisy, or Pyrethrum Eoseum when dried and pulverised, is a powerful agent for driving away insects. It can be grown from seeds like any other fever few, and the blooms can be cut and dried at home with muoh less expense than the powder can be bought. The Beedlings may occupy prominent borders in the #ower garden or fill entire beds ; also the same culture that suits vegetables will make the daisy yield abundantly o£ the. useful bloomt. It loses ite pungency after a time, so that renewals are neces sary every now and again in pwceB ire queuted by ants or other iuBects. The. advantage of this plant over somq other insecticides is that it is strictly harmless to human beings, being entirely free from poibonous properties The powder is pungent aad agreeable to the smell. Housekflepars use it after cleaning, scat tering it in crevices along shelves and in drawers of kitchen ana store rooms, and it can also be used wherever insects are to ba found, Dusted on be...
Farm and Garden ORIGINAL ARTICLES. SHEEP BREEDING. [Newspaper Article] — Canowindra Star and Woodstock Recorder — 2 May 1902
Farm and Garden OBIG1NAL ARTICLES. SHEEP BBEED1NG. WjflRHE Shropshire brood is probably jjWt the most popular for croBBing with (jB^r the grade Merino fer early lambs, producing also a very saleable animal for mutton purposes. The fleece is slightly coarser frian that of the South down and shorter than tho Leicester and rather oily. The mutton is regardell as second only to the Southdown. The breed iB prolific nnd the ewes are. good mothers. In breeding sheep the first considera tion is a knowledge of the market demand intended to mset. l( as a breeder of fine stock to Bupply the market for breeders, cbased at reasonable prices. But if one desires to raise fat lambs for market (and that is probably the beat plan), then the ordinary native sheep will make a satis factory foundation ; but it is important to uae a good mutton ram of known family. Breeding sheep is a simple matter, but caring for them is different. They need the closest watchfulness, and in going among sheep one should ...
AUSTRALIAN INSECT EATING BIRDS. [Newspaper Article] — Canowindra Star and Woodstock Recorder — 2 May 1902
AUSTE4.LIAN INSE IT- EATING BIEDS. The plenitude of insect life in / Australia, fostered by a bright and sunny climate, would speedily become intoler able but for the provision made by Nature in the the form of myriadB of insecti vorous birds, whose pretence is always welcome to the farmer and the orchardist, affording some degree of uncertainty that the rapidly ripening crops' will not be seriously injured by the incessant at tacks of these insidiouB and almost in visible foes. In New South Wales many of the more useful kinds ot birds migrate during the winter months to the northern, or semi-tropical regions of Australia, returning at the beginning of Bpring. Not a few possess a beautiful plumage, and several, contrary to popular belief, have a considerable amount of melodious power. Amongst the best known birds are several species of night- jarB, swifts, and swallows The night-jars are gener ally met with after dusk, when they are extremely active, capturing considerable numbers' ...
SCONES. [Newspaper Article] — Canowindra Star and Woodstock Recorder — 2 May 1902
SCONES. Two ounceB of butter, a level teaspoon ful of bicarbonate of Boda, a teaspoonful (heaped) of cream, of tartar, and a pinch of salt. Mix this with anough milk to make lib of flour into a very light dough. ? Boll the scones out, cross them with a knife, priok them with a fork, set upon a floured tin, and place in a eO0li evan unta done.
ROLLS FOR BREAKFAST. [Newspaper Article] — Canowindra Star and Woodstock Recorder — 2 May 1902
EOLLS FOE BEEAKFAST. Warm loz of butter in a pint of milk , and stir in a tablespoonful and a half of brewer's barm, a pinch of salt, and a tea spoonful of sugar. Stir this into 21b of flour, leaving out enough to knead with. The pan should be put into a clean, dry, warm pan and left to rise. When it has risen, knead well, but lightly. Make the dough into seven or eight rolls, and bake in a quick oven.
Naturalist KILLING WOLVES. [Newspaper Article] — Canowindra Star and Woodstock Recorder — 2 May 1902
' Naturalist, KILLING WOLVES. jnVHE wolf -killing championship of cTjl'Io the American north-west con, -3J^jJ without question, be confidently claimed by Jesse and 'Lon' Brown, living- between Chamberlain, S. D , and the Black Hills, who at present are mak ing from £20 to J630 a week trapping wolves and coyotes for the liberal bounties offered by the cattlemen. The bounties range in different districts from 30s. to £2 for grey wolves, and 50 cents to 1 dol. for coyotes. In addition the two trappers receive their board free from the cattle men and are supplied with horses. These men, who are brothers, own a total of 60 to 70 steel traps, with which they catjh the wolves and coyotes. In a little over two weeks they recently caught 105 coyotes and 20 grey wolves. They place the traps in places where wolves and coyotes are accustomed to rendezvous, and take such precautions ae are necessary to prevent cattle, calves and horses being: caught in the trap?. They enjoy a peculiar scent to d...
Humour. [Newspaper Article] — Canowindra Star and Woodstock Recorder — 2 May 1902
Humour. Proprietor: 'Mrs Marmiduke Fling hammer seems to be a perfect lady.' Assistant : ' Indeed she is. Why, she never asks the price of anything she buys.' Mistress : ' Not going to marry that sweep after all, JaneP Why, I thought it was all settled!' Jane : ' So it waB, mum ; but the fact is, I saw him, with a clean face for the first time last, night, aad I can't marry him ! You've no idea how ugly he's washed, mum.' Vicar (severely, to bis cook) : ' Mary, you had a soldier to Bupper last night.' Cook : ? Yes, sir ; he's my brother.' Vioar : ' But you told me you had no brother.' Cook , ' So I thought, sir, until you preached last Sunday, and told us we were all brothers and sisters !' Jack : ? Mother, I do wish I didn't like sweets.' Mother (surprised) : ' Why, dear ?' Jack: ''Cause then people would be sure to give them to me.' Mother : ' I'm sorry to see you've gone down in your claBB, Arthur. You wore first last week, and now you're only fourth.' Arthur : * Yes, mummy ; but...
HOW TO SUCCEED IN SAUCE-MAKING. [Newspaper Article] — Canowindra Star and Woodstock Recorder — 2 May 1902
HOW TO SfJCCEED IN SAUCE MAKING. To an intelligent cook the art of com pounding sauces is one of the most interesting branches of cookery. She recognises that, if well chosen and correctly prepared, or otherwise, they give character and stamp a dinner as the handiwork of a superior or inferior cook. It is popularly supposed that an ordi nary good cook cannot excel in this particular branch. This is a mistake, and as often as not iB the result of ignorance, laziness, or unwillingness to teach and learn on the part of both st rosB and maid. They are both con tent with p. few lumpy, too thick or too thin, semi-raw soncoctions dignified by tbe titles of melted butter, white, brown, or caper sauce, which frequently is scraped off and left on the plates. Hints to Ebiiembbr. 1. Have all ingredients and utensila ready. - 2. Good butter is essential ; or, if that is too expensive, good beef-dripping may be used for family sauces. 3. Usually half a pint of sauce is ciuffl cient for sixpersonB...
COLLAR-IRONING MADE EASY. [Newspaper Article] — Canowindra Star and Woodstock Recorder — 2 May 1902
COLLAK-IEONING MADE EASY. , I am supposing the collars nave aeon. washed aXterfhed in hot starch in the usual way, and thoroughly dried See that they are bone dry— this is un P°msstlve half a teaspoonful of bora* ta a very little boUing water. Moisten a eWhtiy heaped tablespoonful of starch with cold water. See that there are no ' lumps. Stir in the dissolved borax, keep ing back any pitchings there may' be, and add enough cold water to make the whole ?nepint . Dip your collars in this, rubbing each, so that it may be thoroughly saturated. Squeeze aa dry as possible, spread flat on a dry towel — in single layers — and roll tbe while tightly up. Starch late in the evening and they will be ready to iron «-arly next morning. Scour your flats before using by rub bing on a board oa *which some Bath brick has been scraped, then wipe with a soft clotb. They must be hot, but not hot enongh to scorch. Pull a oollar into shape, lay flat on the table, and iron on the wrong side till about half...
Traveller. PEEPS OF POMPEII. [Newspaper Article] — Canowindra Star and Woodstock Recorder — 2 May 1902
Traveller. PEEPS OP POMPEII. WgKAMPEEED continually by the SkAb strained condition of its budget, jISk *ug Italian government is carry ing on excavations at Pompeii, and this locality remains an inexhaustible field of discovery. Under the direction of Signor Cozza, engineer in charge of the excavations, a whole Roman mansion has been discovered lately, the decorations and furnitures of which are in a perfect state of preservation. This house was a very important one. It occupied a whole lsola, or city block, in the northern part of the town, The inBide yard, as was customary, is in a rectangular shape, very large, and surrounded on its four Bides by a portico supported by eighteen Corinthian columuB. Between these columns were found nine white marble vaeques, four tables resting on a base decorated with chimera's legs, and nine statuettes of Bacchus, fauns and cupids. The walls, painted black and red, aro decorated at the top 'vith a nearly intact cornice, richly ornamented. The dif...
Varieties. [Newspaper Article] — Canowindra Star and Woodstock Recorder — 2 May 1902
Varieties. w ? — When is a soldier not half a soldier P — When he is in quarters. What is most like a man looking out of dcor P — A man looking in. Why is a bad hat like a snarling lap dog P — Because its nap's awful. Where should postmen be buried P — In a postcrypt. How do locomotives hear? — Through their engineers. What things increase the more you con tract them P - Debts. Which side of a horse shonld you take in mounting r — me outside. The boatman's autumnal song — The laBt rows of summer. What is the best substitute for an iron crane P — A native oyster (hoister). What word is shorter for having a syllable added P— Short. Tho Reform riots in Hyde Park, when the railings were broken, occurred on July 23rd, 1S66. The numerical figures 1, 2, 3, 4, 6, 6, 7, 8, 9, 0. are said by certain authorities to be of Indian origin. A woman who passes through lite with out marrying ie. said to be like a fair mansion left by the builder unfinished. The duty of keeping parish registers was no...
PUDDING FOR THE KITCHEN. [Newspaper Article] — Canowindra Star and Woodstock Recorder — 2 May 1902
PUDDING FOE THE KITCHEN. One pound of flour, fib of chopped suet, £lb of raisins, 2.iz of treacle, and enough milk to moke it the consistency of a Christmas pudding. Pour into a basin, tie over a clean cloth wrung out of cold water. Pin up the corners of the cloth, and set in a saucepan of boiling water, allowing the water to just reach the top of tbe basin. Let it boil slowly for three hours. When done, take the pudding up, untie the corners- of the cloth, aad let the pudding stand for five minutes before turning out ; it will then do bo without breaking.
Housekeeper. TREACLE PUDDING. [Newspaper Article] — Canowindra Star and Woodstock Recorder — 2 May 1902
Housekeeper. TBEACLE*PITDDING. ITnlKAKE a light batter, the same as IKIP for a batter pudding, and half I^K; fill with it a pie dish, which has been well greased with a hot suet ; put it into a good oven, and when the batter is set pour over as much treacle as you require. Then add the rest of the batter, and put the pudding back until cooked. When ready for table, sift over a little castor sugar. Take care when cutting the pudding not to disfigure the top.
The Siamese Twins. A REMARKABLE OPERATION [Newspaper Article] — Canowindra Star and Woodstock Recorder — 2 May 1902
The Siamese Twins. A Remarkable Operation Radiea and Doodica, tho nine-years-old twin Bisters of Barnum's 6how in Paris, wore cut assunder on Sunday, February 3, by Professor Doyen, of the Academy of Medicine, one of the loading surgeons of Europe. Tho operation would have been a serious ono in any case. It is not so many years since surgeons' con sidered tho sepm-ation of ' Siamese twins ' an impracticable operation. In the case of Radiea it was particularly dangerous. both giris being consumptive. A. JJauy Neat correspondent, who saw them on the Opening day of the show iu Paris, and was struck,' if Viot with their pallor— which should be inconsistent with the color of their skin— at least, with their jaded, worn-out look. They have steadily grown worse. Their little necks wore covered with sores, and both were found to be in an advanced stage of con sumption. Doodica was the worse of the two. She -was suffering from peritonitis, and the doctors pointed out that if she died her twi...
Advertising [Newspaper Article] — Canowindra Star and Woodstock Recorder — 2 May 1902
Gazette Notices. EESEEYE FROM LEASE GENE RALLY FOB WATER SUPPLY, Land District of Mo5ong. No. 34,336. County of Ashburnham, parish of Mo gong1, containiue: an area of 80 acres. Tho Crown Lands within the boundaries of measured portion 20 to 80 acres.^as shown on plan catalogued A. 2,802-1,770. The above includes reserve 33,708 from sale, notified 8th January, 1902.