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SOME GOOD ADVICE. GLAMOUR OP THE CONCERT PLATFORM. [Newspaper Article] — Canowindra Star and Eugowra News — 25 February 1910
SOME GOOD ADVICE. GLAMOUR OP THE CONCERT PLATFORM. A correspondent in ''Musical Opinion" for October writes: The glamour of. the concert^ platform is second only to that of the stage. And in a similar manner it focusses the as pirations of a number of young people With average musical ability; I do not wish to call them mediocrities. Plat- . form work seems so easy! All you have to do is to sing one or two songs or to play one or two solos—and, in the case of ladies, wear bewitching frocks the while—and managers and agents esteem it an honor to bo permitted to throw the guineas into your lap. If I were consulted by a young .student as to the prospect of taking, the world by storm, my first question would be: "Have; you any social or family influ ence; what kindly disposed bigwigs do you know?" If none, then I would ask, "Have you enough money to pay your footing or purchase influence?" Should this also be negatived, I would wash my hands of any further discussion in the matter. If, ...
THE SOLDIER'S LOT. MR FORSTEE'S BRIGHT PICTURE. A NEW ERA. [Newspaper Article] — Canowindra Star and Eugowra News — 25 February 1910
THE SOLDIER'S LOT. MR FORSTEE'S BRIGHT PICTURE. A NEW ERA. . Mr Arnold-Forster, . Secretary of State for War, ivlio at Norwich laid the foun dation stone of new cavalry barracks to be built there, was entertained at a lun cheon presided over by the ex-mayor, Lieutenant-Colonel Buxton., Responding; to the toast of his health, Mr Arnold-Forster 'sa!id that the oc casion was both exceptional and im portant, and might be the beginning of a new epoch in the history of '■ the housing of the Army. The new bar racks were to be built on a site that had been presented to the nation by the city and locality, and he believed that that example was likely to be followed else where. He continued— The officers and men in the cavalry j ought to be flower of our Army. Well, j it so happens that we have just j sanctioned a new organisation for the ; cavalry—an organisation which for years j I have wished to see introduced. This > ! This will be the first barrack built under | the new system. j We a...
CONVICT'S CONFESSION. AMAZING STORY OF FOIRGED CHEQUES. LADY CLERK'S CREDULITY. [Newspaper Article] — Canowindra Star and Eugowra News — 25 February 1910
CONVICT'S CONFESSION. amazing story of forged cheques. lady clerk's credulity;' A remarkable story was told by a ^ convict at Westminster Police Court on Saturday, October 30th, when charges were preferred against Tal- , bot Bridgewater, of Mew. Oxford ■ street, described as a medical special ist; Lionel I'eyton Holmes, 53, doc tor's assistant; William Edward Shackcll, 49, of Buckingham street, Portland place, surveyor; and Eliza beth Foster, of Saaford, Sussex, boarding-house keeper. ■_ .. The charge first dealt with on Sat urday related to a cheque for £819, which was drawn on the account of j Mr Edwin Marshull Fox. | Mr Muiv and Mr Bodkin appeared for the Treasury. Mr Overend repre- I sented Holmes; and Mr Wildey Wright was for Bridgewater and Mrs Foster. In opening the case, Mr M.uir said that Bridgewater seemed to have an extensive acquaintance _ among men who were notorious criminals of the bank thief and forger class. Briefly, "the job" was this: Mr Marshall Fox, said to bo a...
THE PAKABLE OF THE SOWER. [Newspaper Article] — Canowindra Star and Eugowra News — 25 February 1910
THE PAKABLE OF THE SOWEB. The following was ' copied verbatim from a paper written by a boy.- at a Scripture examination in Great Britain. "Write out the Parable of .the Sower," was the task set, and here Is the small boy's account : — And It came to. pass that a sower went out and grew good Jruit If a man had ninety and nine sheep if he was to lose one of them he would find and he would call all his friends together and if a woman had ton-peaces of sliver and If she was to lose one piece and she sweep the house till she find it If a man light a candle and put it under his bed and set it on a candlestick so no body, can see It. und have three loaves and five pennyworth of fishes and have seven dlclples and went up on a mountain to prey with an; unclean spirit and if .they have .the fatted calf and kill It and fill his belly with the husks and go and kill a kid and he ask what this music and dancing was because your father have killed the fatted calf go and get a robe and put on him ...
ALPINE HEROINE. SAVES HER LOVER. [Newspaper Article] — Canowindra Star and Eugowra News — 25 February 1910
ALPINE HEROINE. SAVISS HE!' LOVER. The announcement that Mile. I}ela chenal was married in August to Joseph Kobin, a French shepherd of Hauto Savole, recalls (writes a correspondent of the London "Daily Mail") a pretty Alpine romance. About this time last year the young couple were driving their Hocks of goats down to the valley on the slope of the mountain Paray de Tardevant, when Kobin noticed that some goats still re mained near the summit. Instead of making a detour Ttobin took a short cut up a "chimney" of the cleft in the roek, In spite of the entrea ties of his companion. I-Io had hardly reached a spot half-way up the "ehii.: ney" when an avalanche of stones thundered down, sweeping him off his legs and hurrying him downwards to wards the prcclpice. Wile. Delachonal, without a moment's hesitation, ran to the "chimney," right in the track of the falling stones, and caught her lover In her arms. At the brink of the abyss the bravo peasant girl managed to stop, and drag ging tii...
LOCAL PARS. [Newspaper Article] — Canowindra Star and Eugowra News — 25 February 1910
LOCAL PARS. H Several men on tbe railway have Hud visi's to the local doctor with ^■ected hands, caused by ueiug heavy jHiplements. Miss A. Blatchford, sister of Mr- Y. Blatchford. who has lately been uudet the oare of the doctor with heat pros tration, left Oanowindra yesterday for Kiama. 1 Mrs E G. Wakefield, we regret to. hear, has lately been under the care 'of Dr Cahill. We are glad to learn that Mrs Stapleton, who was seriously ill, is improving. Mr Nicholas Ourry, junr., of Cran bury, came into Dr Cahill yesterday with a deep incise wound in the left liand, caused by an accident with a tomahawk. After receiving medical attention he was able to return home. Messrs Noble and Trelford announce an important land sale to take place at Eugowra on March 12th,
A Severe Sentence. [Newspaper Article] — Canowindra Star and Eugowra News — 25 February 1910
A Severe Seateirce. A. Bangaror) teamster named Ijpitcli 'jLatnont was on Wednesday., befire the Police Magistrate, at Cowra, -son 'teiKiod t» 14 days gaol with hard 'labor, qikI ordered to pay a fine of £5 '28.s costs. in default 2 months hard ■lab^r in TST.'Uiig gaol, for'having 'Com miiterl a breach (if the P.P. Act, by leaving Mr J. F-. Male's rabbit pr x f ffftto open. On the application of Mr Mont^omerie the imprisoimipnt wa. 'SiMppnded on 'defendant 'finding one -surety in £10, and'\wo of £10 eodh, 'to be beha'V'i(mr for i 2.months. —.Jill- 3?li flips, who appeared for com plaiauut, -only •asked.tfor -a nominal coital tv.
HOW TO TELL A DRUNKEN MAN. [Newspaper Article] — Canowindra Star and Eugowra News — 25 February 1910
HOW TO TELL A DRUNKEN MAN. ! Mr E. A. Humphreys, of. Northenden, ! recently described at the Stockport Police j Court his test for drunkenness as ap I plied to threft men accused of" being; ! drunk on licensed premises. He made thnm shut their eyes :iric! walk back wards, and ho said that few men could do it when sober, and if they succeeded they were certainly not drunk. They had also to write their names with a quill pen, to walk a straight line, and to stand still with their heels together. Ho ac cepted the definition in -Murray's diction ary that a drunken man was one who had "taken intoxicating liquor to an ex tent affecting steady self-control," and described tin: symptoms as "staggering when walking, Incoherent speaking, and lack of reasoning power." There is no doubt that the tests named are applic able to those in the condition described, but, as the "Lancet" has pointed out, they do not cover those cases where | there is no dividing line between drunk enness and brain misc...
Advertising [Newspaper Article] — Canowindra Star and Eugowra News — 25 February 1910
a CHESKER, iSEWS/VGEfiTT, ETC% EUCflWRA, iSi^'pn't -for -the ":Oanowiudra * Sn^" and is also authorized tto receive erders for Advertising !Pranl)iog. Note.—New itype faces Tiave been ntiKtalled at the "SxiE Office, wbsre thigh-claw iprhititig is executed atci.ty HE IS DOMING! J.'R. HALLETT, R.D.S. R,M.D. The Eminent Exponent of the Latest AMERICAN ANpENPMSJ [ MKKHGBS Painless^Dein tl^tr jLATE HEA.D OPERATE t TO THE ROYAL DENTAL SOC1 ETY OF SYDNEY-, N.8.T J Mr. HS-LtiET has made at -angementB to 'visit the ntuderraootionod towjis personally anS will positively keep his dates. WYALQN6, Commercial Hotel, Feb. 21st to 24th. ORENPBLLi StIIPs Empire Hotel, Feb.2Sth to 28th. COWRA Lm'* Fltiroy Hotel, March 2nd to 4th CANOWINDRAt Boyd's Victoria Hotel, March 5th to 7th EUOOWRA Austin's Eugowra HOtel, March 9th.to II th. It 14 Mr. Hallett's intontioa to visit the above named towns regularly every three (3) months, and to bring with him a thoroughly competent staff of mechanical assistants, ...
TAKE MOKE MILK IN TEA. [Newspaper Article] — Canowindra Star and Eugowra News — 25 February 1910
TAKE MOKE MILK IN TSA. Tannin in tea is, as we have often pointed out, the cause oC the beverage disagreeing with some people who drink It to excess. But there is a more or less reliable remedy even tor this. The use of plenty of milk with tea !s a wise precaution, and must be.-regarded as a sound proceeding, since, as the "Lancet" argues, the proteids o£ milk destroy as tringency, and probably prevent the otherwise injurious action of tannin on the mucous membrane of tliu stomach. In the intestinal juice the proteids are sep arated, and the tannin probably combines with the sodium salts. The immoderate drinking- of tea is an unquestionable evil, but, on the whole, our contempor ary thinks, as wo do, that the evils of tea-drinking have been exaggerated. The real difficulty is to convince people that a lightly-drawn infusion gives them their money's worth, for a lightly-drawn infu sion dissolves the tho.'ne, the most essen tial constituent, which is almost as quickly soluble in hot w...
Advertising [Newspaper Article] — Canowindra Star and Eugowra News — 25 February 1910
&/>e Glorious RONLSCH PIANOS are famous right throughout the musical world for their pure lone, delightful touch &lt;SL great durability. They are built by experts of life-long training* and every inch of material used in their construction ia of the very best quality obtainable. We guarantee them to give satisfo&ion. Catalogue and price list, shewing easy terms, free on application. W. H. PAIRING &lt;a CO., Ltd. 338 GEORGE STREET, SYDNEY. Ain't it Funny ! Geo. Newman IS THE Only Storekeeper in Canowindra Who lias not announced ^ SALE NOW ON, GOODS BELOW COST. BIG REDUCTIONS, Etc^ Etc. My Prices are still the same 4s(^ArtjcIe If you don't like them don't call. I! yon want for 3s Hid don't call. If yon do call you will find NEWMAN'S OLD PRICES Guaranteed 2i per cent, under any printed local Price list. I .1111111 iillSIil OF THE Ci3*Bde!?*eSla ®pes*a Gompasiy DECLARES THAT Has No Equal for Giving Confidence and Nerve Strength and Cubing Nervous B^aa...
Against Centralisation [Newspaper Article] — Canowindra Star and Eugowra News — 25 February 1910
Against Centralisation Farmers and producers generally the whole State over should back M r V D Cpx, of Burrundulla, up in his: desire to 'break down the curse of centralisation. At last meeting of ihe Mudgee branch of the Farmers and; Settlers' Association ho urged that a ■motion «honJd b&lt;? put on the agendo •paper Jof the F, and S. Conference' objectin#/to the present; railway sys tem, and urging the construction of liines connecting with the existing lines and terminating at various sea ports on the North and South Coasts •of the State He said it would ba an 'excellent question to debute at the •Conference, and would eventually become the greatest political question ■of the State, No doubt Sydney would fight against it ; but it was wotth ttie serious consideration of every farmer in New South Wales.
THE PSYCHIC VAMPIRE. SOCIETY OBSESSED BY OCCULTISM. [Newspaper Article] — Canowindra Star and Eugowra News — 25 February 1910
THE PSYCHIC VAMPIRE./ SOCIETY OBSESSED BY OCCULTISM. "Society," observed Candida, as she thoughtfully twirled a gleaming' topaz ring engraved with a falcon round he? finger, "is rioting in the psychic craze. J.t is lost in ail abyss of misty occultism, obsessed with an insane desire to know the unknow able." "What! the modern athletic girl, the young Amazonian of the golf links treading the perfumed chambers of Isis?" "Even the golfing girl is not quite without woman's, curiosity," retorted Candida serenely. ''The fact " is a dreadful fate has overtaken the" psy chic movement. Actually it has .lived to have popularity -thrust upon it. Ghostly manifestations which were , onco considered only fit and proper subjects for the pages of Christmas annuals have become topics of daily, conversation. "Clubs and societies for the devel- ■ opmcnt of the occult arc flourishing, ,■ selcct 'cirlcs' are being held nightly/ in Mayfair and lielgravia, -and fash- , ionablc audiences in evening dress \...
MONT ST. MICHEL. AN HISTORICAL MONUMENT. [Newspaper Article] — Canowindra Star and Eugowra News — 25 February 1910
MONT ST. MICHEL. AN HISTORICAL MONUMENT. Uno o! the most interesting, if not the most interesting, historical ' monuments of Franco is, without doubt, the Mont St. Michel, which lies exactly on the border-lino be tween Normandy nnd Brittany. But St. Michel is more than a mount, it I is a city, one might ovon say a small country, although its length ■ and breadth, roughly speaking, arc something less than half a mile by a. j quarter of a mile. The rock upon j which it is built now forms at low ■ tide a sort of peninsula, bocauso of the dyke which connects it with tho 1 i mainland, but in the olden days, when the Mont St. Michel was one ! of the strongholds of France, it was ! an island at high tide and a penin- I sula when tho tide was out. There is • no stranger and more wonderful sight in Europe than that which one sees 1 when one stands right at the top of the iUount in the Cathedral Tower at low tide, and seeks to distinguish tho low-lying lands in the far distance across wiles a...
DECLINE OP THE CLUB. [Newspaper Article] — Canowindra Star and Eugowra News — 25 February 1910
DECLINE OP THE CI/ETB. I Circumstances are killing the club, an Institution which has been copied from England in almost every country in the world. The club dining-room is deserted; the receipts diminish annually, the re signations increase every Christmas, the names on the candidates' book dwindle down, and the institution has to open its doors to men who would have been re jected over ten years aero. The end U ! then approaching fast.— 'be Graphic."
THE OID JEWISH QUARTER. [Newspaper Article] — Canowindra Star and Eugowra News — 25 February 1910
THE OID JEWISH QUARTER. Before Spitaflelds (writes the "West minster Gazette"), the principal scene of the disturbances arising out of the Day of Atonement, became a favorite resort of the Jews, the district extending along both sides of Gresham street to Basing hall street and Old Jewry on the east was the chief Jewish quarter in London. The first synagogue in the metropolis was at the north-west corner o£ Old Jewry, v--hich Stow describes as "a street so called of Jews sometime dwelling there and near adjoining." In USD on the coronation day of Richard X., great num bers of Jews were massacred here. The same writer records the fact that in 1262 there were slain in London 700 Jews, from one of them having forced a Chris tian to pay more than 2s a week as in terest upon a loan of 20s.
HOMELT PARE. [Newspaper Article] — Canowindra Star and Eugowra News — 25 February 1910
HOMELT PARE. Ho man Pie. — It is excellent hot or cold; It Is most useful cold for picnic, fishing, and shooting parties, etc. If for this object, replace it after cooking in i an enamel dish, so that It can be car- | r'lcd safely. A dish of this fort is lighter .ythan a ware one. Required : .Throe-! quarters of a pound of short pastry, two ounces of vermicelli, one pound of cooked veal, quarter of a pound of cooked ham, half a teaspoonful of gra ted lemon-rind, one ounce of Parmesan cheese, quarter of a pint of white sauce or cream, salt, pepper, nutmeg, one egg. Well butter a piedish. Line it all \ through with some of the-pastry. Put *- the vermicelli into a pan of fast-boiling salted water, and boil it from five to ten / minutes till tenCcr. Drain it well. Put a layer of vermicelli in the dish, press ing it well round the sides, so that it lines the pastry. Next put in the veal and ham cut In noat pieces, seasoning it now and then with the grated cheese, lemon-rind, salt, pepper...
THE LADIES' COLUMN. USEFUL HINTS. [Newspaper Article] — Canowindra Star and Eugowra News — 25 February 1910
— THE MBIES' COLUMN. USEFUL HINTS, „ Remember to sweep the carpets the "way of the nap; to brush the other way •is to brush the dust In. Attend to all ; stains as soon as possible. IE left they will soak into the carpet and be very j difficult to remove. | Do not set earthen dishes in a hot) oven or upon tile stove. It cracks the Blazing and renders them unfit for use. The smell of such dishes is very dis agreeable, and cases of poisoning have been traced to their use. A candle may be made to lit any candlestick if )t is dipped into very hot water. This softens the wax, and it may then be easily pushed into a candlestick "ivhfch'otherwise would be too small, and it will bo neatly and firmly hold. If you wish to stick anything, and . have no glue in the house, try the fol lowing recipe:—Take a small piece of cold potato which has been boiled, and rub it up and down a piece of paper With your fingers 'or about five minutes. It will become the right consistency, and sticfrC as well as ...