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Farm Notes. [Newspaper Article] — Canowindra Star and Woodstock Recorder — 2 May 1902
Farm Notes. In the April number of the Jgricultural QatfiiU is ])ublislied an article by Mr. It. '\V. Poncock, giving doroctions in refer ence to th-- sowing of wheat, etc., in the linthuret District. The sowing of wheat should be started at once. First, Manitoba (which le quire a lengtliy season), thon Tuscan, LamaB, Purple Straw. Steinwedel and Allora Spring lapt.. For early sowing 45lbs. of wheat should be used to tho acre, whilst for late 60)bs should be the amount Oats may be freely sown. Early sown crops give tho better quality grain. Algerian is one of tho earliest md can be 6owu later than many of tho long season varielioo. Barley should lie sown for grain and also for'groon fodder. Large quantitiflB of praiu useful for pig fodder, etc., wiu be tho result. The Skinless or Nopaul variety, owing to its hardiness should prove most profitable. If sown for grain it may be sown later than the othor Varieties. R.yo will thrive on poorer soils than other coreals. For green fodder nl...
Bills of Sale. [Newspaper Article] — Canowindra Star and Woodstock Recorder — 2 May 1902
Bills of Sala. A most important point to be con sidered in all bills of .sale, is the special and partioular appropriation of the chat tels included for the purpose of identifi cation. Again it can bo seen that exact ness is neccessary in this description, as if it wore not so, complications may arise to tho prejudice to parties. A man may grant only part of his chattels, and so leave the remaining part of them avail able for execution or other process of third parties. If the part covered by the bill of sale bo not pnrticularised, then the vagueness, if allowed, might work wrong to third parties. The case of Aldbridge v. Johnson is of interest in connection with the question of appro ririftiou. In th.it case A ngreed to ex change certain bullocks with B for 100 quarters of barley, which were to be taken from a greater quantity which was sampled and approved. A sent the bul locks and 200 half-quarter sacks to B, who filled 155 of them with barley. This bailey was not delivered but w...
Advertising [Newspaper Article] — Canowindra Star and Woodstock Recorder — 2 May 1902
Saddlery and harness of every des cription may be obtained at Messrs Atkinson Bros, at prices to suit the times.* BoiIeriMal:ers,DaiiyftRefrJg«r8-'i'jEngi. eir ' REFRIGERATING MACHINERY FOR MAKING BUTTER FACTORIES, BREWERIES, COOL STORAGE ?Al.rA-L.AVAL V€BTIC«L HORIZOHTAl Rtl k .-CIAIim; Cbeam Steam 'Steam MAtH.r.cRV : Separator*. 8oil*bs. Coin**. Champions of the Work! ~^X^^^''i'':'. Grand Prize Paris, 1300 I 1'° ? m^rnuMK'- j| A OUIKT Factory wlii I. ^.-^ THE HIGHEST PtUZK AWARDED tl, ghow a s ,„„ BalM,,^ .,.- ' 500 FIRST Prizes Awarded \ m^JZ*=£~ L^-42, 344, 346 Sussex Street, Sydney -'''I ? And DAIRYMEN'S EXCHANGE, Adclakfe 8t , BRISBANE. jm WHY SUBMIT^^— 2^jl' to the exhorbitant charges for BESPOKE CLOIHING t^S when you can have the highest class of materials in rf'V &mWl$^ Indlflo Serges, Vicuna Serges, Serfiarettes, ^Jfli£Mii& Worsteds, and W'19b Vicars Prlze-taklng Marrickvllle Tweeds. JMIgMmimi RUI CUrters ftre exPreS8ly O«ler Cutters, and Each lilPilllll S^...
SHORT STORY [Newspaper Article] — Canowindra Star and Woodstock Recorder — 2 May 1902
SHORT STORY For the Sake of his Son. &nbsp; THE affair happened two years ago, and as it was hushed up as much &nbsp; as possible few people know what &nbsp; really happened. As I was in Mr Longstock's office at the time as his private secretary I am one of the few, and before old Taylor died in the asylum he told me every detail of his share in the story. Ralph Longstock had made a large fortune in Australia when he came back to England, a widower with one son, Dick, a lad of fifteen. He was scarcely fifty, and a hard-headed man, with a talent for money making, so he put his son to a public school and set to work to double the fortune he had brought home with him. As a boy he had gone to a com- mercial school, and had for a schoolfellow a lad named John Taylor, and they had entered the same office as clerks. A &nbsp; chance came of going abroad, and Long- stock took advantage of it, but Taylor preferred to remain where he was, so, when Longstock came...
Traveller. LIFEGUARDS IN EGYPT. [Newspaper Article] — Canowindra Star and Woodstock Recorder — 9 May 1902
Traveller. LIFEGUARDS IN EGYPT. JSMKOW there is hardly a country in q|V)|p the world, where, at some period of hiBtory, the British soldiers have not shed their blood ; amid the snow of Canada, in the forests of America, in Europe, in Asia, and even in distant Australasia, they have literally ' salted the earth with their bones.' And wherever of late years the struggle has been fiercest against the barbarian hordes of Africa, on the plains of the Soudan, and amid the sand hills of lower Egypt, the Lifeguards have signally demon strated the fact that ' they can play, and by Jingo, they can fight !' aB well. The foreign service of the two regiments of Lifeguards during the present century, as . apart from the deeds of individual officers and men, since the downfall of Napoleon has been limited to one s;ngle campaign. In old days the king himaelf took the field with his armies, and then ' lae gentlemen of the guard' attended the sovereign wheresoever he went, and it was George II, who ...
Varieties. [Newspaper Article] — Canowindra Star and Woodstock Recorder — 9 May 1902
Varieties. A London fog costs about £7,000 for artificial light burnt. If a coat of paint were applied to the Bkin of a human being, death would casuo in live hours. The Plymouth breakwater contains the same quantity of Btone, 3 800.000 tons, as the great pyramid of Che»pa. The value 4f the Vatican, the Pope's residence at Bome, and its treasures, in money would exceed £30,000,000. It was Brummel who introduced the once polite custom of giving your arm to a lady when you walk in the streets. Some towns in America only pay their mayors about £5 a year. Houbbs were first numbered in England in 1764. It costs £16,000 a day to run the rail ways of the world. Over 10,000 houses are added to London every year. There are between 3,000.000 and 4,000, 000 Bank of England notes in constant — circulation. During the cholera plague of 18G5 the greatest mortality at Madrid and Bome was on Sundays, at London and Berlin on Wednesdays, and at Par:s on Satur days. The largest choir in the world in a...
Wool [Newspaper Article] — Canowindra Star and Woodstock Recorder — 9 May 1902
W?r4» Winchcombe Carson and Co., report 'wool sales as following. — The third sories liondon Colonial Wool Sales opened on the Gth instant. Our private Cables from 'ourfcondon Agents reports Crossbreds 10 por cent and Merinos 7 per cent higher than at tho close of the preceding series. Competition is very auimated and the attendance of buyers is a large on-:;. Values in Sydney continue to stiffen Our salos during the past week include 1'Jd for scoured Merino and lGd frji Scoured Crossbred.
Sketcher. HOW GUNCOTTON IS MADE. [Newspaper Article] — Canowindra Star and Woodstock Recorder — 9 May 1902
Sketcher. HOW GUNCOTTON IS MADE. JK5K0R the manufacture of guncotton, iIIt IP the cotton used is cop of weavers' iKS waste, which is received in bales of about 509 pounds eaoh. The bales are opened, and the cotton is picked over and placed in the cotton boiling tubB, about 200 pounds in eaoh tub, to which is added about 250 gallons of water and 35 pounds ;of caustic soda. The eotton iB boiled in this solution ,for eight hours, then drained overnicht : it ia uen boiled for eight hours in clear water, again drained, and then thoroughly washed in a centrifugal wringer or extractor. It is thus freed from oil or other impurities. It is then spread on the wire netting shelves of a suitably arranged dry room, through which hot air, at about 180' F., iB circulated, and is sufficiently dried to be picked. The cotton as received in the_ bales is full of knots and rolls, and the' boiling adds to them. To prepare it for cos ; version into guncotton, it iB necessary to take them out, that the ac...
Care of Horse. [Newspaper Article] — Canowindra Star and Woodstock Recorder — 9 May 1902
Care of Hsrse. 'Willi tlie prieo ui chaff daily vising stock getting poor aud feed of every des cription scarce, tho following, clipped, from tho Wool Sf Stock Jourmtl should prove of mforest. ' Half of tho disorders to which horses' aro subject may be traced to two causes — first, too cluso confinement in ill-veuli- j linen siuoies ; second, want 01 stuucienl shelter, and exposure to all went hern and at all seasons in the open Colds. There j iu a third eorious error frequently committed in horse management ; this ia over feeding with hay. This applies more particularly to young horses, and to such as are not put to severe work. They are placed behind a full stack and they eat for amusement, until at longlh the stomach gradually preternatural! y distended. Tlie appetite gradual!)' in creases in a relative proportion, beccme.s sooner or luier voracious, and finally merges into a mere eruviug, it being r. matter of indifference what the food is, eo long as the stomach is filled by it...
Science. THE ASCENT OF MAN. [Newspaper Article] — Canowindra Star and Woodstock Recorder — 9 May 1902
Science. THE ASCENT OF MAN. JflSWfAYING there is ho 'misBing link* is to say jtfcat there is no link misB ing li the great Darwinian chain e -^thafc/Hihe long line of descent which joins man with his monkey an cestor who chattered in the tree-tops is proved and perfected at every step. This is the statement which, made by Pro fessor Haeckel, 'has . set . the scientific world 'talking. It is made in the most uncompromising manhiet.' not as a chance remark but as a peroration of a carefully ttuisnea monograph read before Cam bridge Congress of Zoology. Professor Haeckel bases his statement —with which the scientific leaders of the time are, with rare exceptions, in perfect accord — in part upon recent discoveries of fossil remains in Java, Madagascar, and Australia, but quite as much upon the the researches ot chemists and zoologists into the nature of the primordial cell. This would appear from the following extract from his paper : ' The mono pLyletic origin of all mammalia — that i...
SHORT STORY How he was Ransomed. [Newspaper Article] — Canowindra Star and Woodstock Recorder — 9 May 1902
[?] How lie was Ransomed. ' oUb stifling evening the little Bchooner, 'Kanaka Belle,' lay rolling at her anchor close in to a thundering beaeh of shingle in a certain bay of the New Guinea coast which fen white men have visited. Scarcely a hundred yards away the long heave of the Southern Ocean ourled over in spouting cataracts, and horled up sheets of foam, while just cloar of the creamy smother stood a row of bamboo huts, whose dark-skinned inhabitants will sooner or later be entertained by a gun boat as a reward for the things they have done. About the huts were tufted palm p. and beyond these a wall of eternal ver durr. rolled upwards height above height, until the forest-clad hill side stretched a strip of dusky neutral far away against the blue. Below, it was hot and steamy, for the air was filled with spray, wb;'» curious spicy odours drifted off the Ian', at which the bronze-faced skipper sniffed contemptuously. ' Something between a superheated greenhouse and a church in th...
General News [Newspaper Article] — Canowindra Star and Woodstock Recorder — 9 May 1902
Gensrai Kews It litts been suggested that a Progrosss Committee bo formed at Belmore. Protectionist United States, with the mono}' saved by supporting her own people, and assisting in tho support of other countries, b'ds fair, if continuing to progress at the same rate as in the past to buy up tha rest of the world. At n^ntaniif. atin Aimf.vnlQ -V.rt mnrkrtt in t,llO case of al nost every necessity aud her hite.it move is to buy up one of tho great est shipping interests in the world. Mr. R. S. Siovier, owner of three-year old fillj Sceptre (Persiminon-Oriiament) a Jiltily Engl'sh Dei by Candidate Iihs rofu ed Atnirican luiliionaite Vuudorbilta offer of £35,000 for her. A stranger to Rockhnmpton (Q.) has bum marauding there as James Kenniff. Hi stuck up tho landlady of a public house in tiio main stroot oa Monday night, add a resident closs to the polios b-irracks about half-past 1 on Wednes day morning. In each caso lie produced a revolver and mado threats. Tlie police have been se...
Humour. [Newspaper Article] — Canowindra Star and Woodstock Recorder — 9 May 1902
Hiimoiir. ? Mr. Bobinson, I owe you a grudge, remember that!' ? I am not at all frightened, then, for I never yet knew you to pay anything that you owe.' Tommie ( thought f nil v') : ' Pa ?' ''' Father (irascibly) : 'Yes, what is it?' Tommie : ' Do you think I'll be as cross as you are when I grow up P' An American doctor, who was visiting his patier ta in a crowded part of Chicago, remarked : ' I have another patient to visit in this neighbourhood, thus I kill two birds with one stone !' Proud Father (showing off his boy be fore company) : ' My son, which would you rather be, Gladstone, or Salisbury ?' Little Son (after meditation) : ' I'd rather be Salisbury.' ' Yes. Why ?' ' 'Cause he ain't dead.' He : ' I am going to pay you the high est compliment a man can pay a woman.' She : ' ThiB is so sudden V Ho : ' I know it ; but I came away without my puise. Can you lend me a sovereign until to-morrow P' A little girl was sitting on the floor, when the sun shone in her face. 'Go away !...
Cricket. AUSTRALIA v. LONDON TEAM. [Newspaper Article] — Canowindra Star and Woodstock Recorder — 9 May 1902
Cricket. AUSTRALIA v. LONDON TEAM. At their first match of the tour com menced on Monday at the Crystal Palnce, the Australian Eleven played against a Loudon County Team. Scores: — Australia — First Innings. , Noble, o Tessop, b Bra; nd .. 10 Hill, b Lle-vellyn . . .. 0 , Gregory, -c Braund, b Llewellyn 34 Darling, c Fry, b Llewellyn . . 26 Tinpkins. b Grace .. . -. 3 Armstrong, run out . . . . 13 Hrwell. c Grace, b Llewellyn . . 4 Snnndeeh, c Beldbam. b Grace . . 0 Duff, b Llewollya . . 8 Trumpr-r, run out . . 7 Belly, not out . . . . . . 5 Sundries . . ... . . 7 117 Loivuox Countt Team — 1st Innings — 235 Attsthalta — Second Inni-igs. Duff, b Llewellyn . . . . l Hill, b Llowellyn . . . . 7 Gregory, b Vine . . . . , . . 2 Trumpet- . . . . . . . . C4 Noble . . . . . . . . 4 Darling . . . . . . . . 22 Armstrong . . . . . . 23 J Sundries . . . . . . 2 t Seven wickets for 212 ?
A Old Friend. [Newspaper Article] — Canowindra Star and Woodstock Recorder — 9 May 1902
A Old FriefiJ. The following are a few extracts from a letter by Mr. J. E. W. Craven, at pre sont cn route for South Africa. ' Tho morning if 26th April, the day upon which we wore to take our places on board the good ship Souevic, dawned dull and cloudy, and before 8 o'clock the rain was coming down in a steady downpour. H v 2 o'clock, at which time wo wore to oo nil aooara it \vu.a i-nunug uulu. Three o'clock saw us turning our backs an Sydney's lovely harbour. I stood upon tho deck and noted each bold head land and secluded bay, so that it is clearly printed on my mind's mirror. There is nothing of interest to speak of on the voyage from Sydney to Melbourne. There were certainly a few cases of sea sicknes?, but thoso I shall not dwell on. We arrived hei-3 (Metoourne) Sunday at noon, and leave at noon on Monday. There will be about 500 passengers aboard. I had a look through Melbourne yesterday and liko the city. It is well laid out — fine wido streets and clean. There are some fi...
Advertising [Newspaper Article] — Canowindra Star and Woodstock Recorder — 9 May 1902
* THE Commercial Banking Co., of Sydney, Ltd. Capital Paid TJp £1,000,000 ^Reserve Fuxd £1,010,000 Besp.ve Catitat, £1,000,000 XIBERAL ADVANCES WADE ON APPROVED SECURITIES, 1HIGHEST RATES ALLOWED FOR DEPOSITS AT INTEREST. -ALL USUAL BANKING BUSINESS TRANSACTED. V. BLATCNFGRD, Manager Canowindra Branch. Warding & Pile, R.D.S., SURGEON BEKT1STS, FO R B E S. DATE OP FUTURE VISIT TO BE ANNOUNCED. Notice. ' T'HE columns of the Canowindra Star and. JFoodstock Recorder are always open for tlie publication of correspond ence likely to preve of interest or value to the district. We do not of course necessarily endorse the opinions of con tributors, wlio must in every instance forward name and address, not for pur poses of publication, but . as an earnest of : -good faith. [A Cadd. | ?Dr. J. Da¥&es, PHYSICIAN AND SURGEQH. CANOWINDRA. ? ? THE ximmmmA stir. ? AND Woodstock Recorder. FRIDAY, HAY 9.
School of Arts. COMMITTEE MEETING. [Newspaper Article] — Canowindra Star and Woodstock Recorder — 9 May 1902
Schsol of Arts. Committee Mektino. At tho monthly mooting of the above held in the Soaool of Arts on Tuesday! evening last, thire were present — Messrs. ?X. Boyd (Yice-Pre.-idunt, in tho chair), T. Finn, R. Avrton, L. Kirkland, J. Cook, aud the Hon. Sec. Mr. V. Watch- ' ford. The secretary annmn:?d that tho two hist meeting had lapsed, and therefore v',id tho minutes of February meeting. These wero adopted. Tlie finances of tha institution at pro r.ent stood thus — general fund, £30 15.s Id; building account £24 14s Od. The members of the com:nitteo con sidered this very satisfactory, but de plored the fact that so few of those per sons who found the existauce of tho hall a convenience declined to become mem bers. It was considered that something should be done to awaken iutoreat in tho institution -;& Mr. Cook considered that a good plan would bo to organise quart^iiy social evenings, to consist of two hours of social intercourse, (games, draughts, ehoss, cards, etc.,) sing...
THE LOCAL TOWN WELL. [Newspaper Article] — Canowindra Star and Woodstock Recorder — 9 May 1902
THE LOCAL TOWN WELL. ' -Some time back a move was made by - 'several prominent townsmen to obtain a '-competent water supply for Canowindra, and in carrying out their object they ? waited on the head of the water conser vation branch of the Works Department. 'This gentleman asked these citizens if ' they would guarantee the cost of erection in connection with the scheme. This ' they immediately 'promised '-to do, pro ' viding the township received what was - Required. They were informed that this ?was nll'tiiat was required, and the mnt 'ter would lie attended to. Some time rvova noting +!,« ? sinking of a well, and the erection of I tanks and windmill. The tenders were accopted and the work carried out. Open tanks were put uji, a well sunk and a ?windmill erected. Tlie -well was slabbed ? with nice green timber.; the tanks were ?-?allowed to remain uncovered that all the birds of ? creation might be allowed' to T bath 'therein ; an overflow pipe was v .provided that all Boating fil...