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A GOVERNMENT DAM. [Newspaper Article] — Canowindra Star and Woodstock Recorder — 16 May 1902
A GOVERNMENT DAM. That a large number o' people exist Avlio under no circumstances take steps to remedy an evil, Taut simply sit down nn.l ?suffer Bilently or otherwise is rather sur prising in these days -when, there are such a number of Progress Committees and otll'r nvnilnliln fliA nhirtP.t r»f ?whose existence is to see to tho welfare '?of the districts which they represent. This, however, is the case with a large number of farmers who are compelled to use the Government tank at Billimari. It will be remembered that -a petition Borne time ago was in circulation for -signature praying the Government to have this particulai dam thrown open to ' the public; this petition came, we believo, '^through the Cowra Progress Committee ?and was forwarded through ths local member. Although every resident of the 'locality, to whom the subject was a most important, one objected strongly to tlii^ ?course, their reasons for doing so have we understand never before been made public. When the dam ...
Advertising [Newspaper Article] — Canowindra Star and Woodstock Recorder — 16 May 1902
#WHY SUBMIT^'-' to the exhorbitant charges for BESPOKE CLO rUING when yon ran liave tlie highest class of materials in Indigo Serges, Vicuna Serges, Sergerettes, Worsteds, and Vicars Prize-taking Mar rfckvllle Tweeds. Our curtei's aro expressly Order Cutters, and Each Order is Cut nnd mado as per Measurements, tha Trimmings nro Sound and Reliable Materials; ftll Out side Sowing's tire Sill:, nnd Inside work Ijinon Threads OUR VALUE HAS MADE OUR REPUTATION'. WE GIVE THREE GUINEA VALUE FOR . - . .. 45s AUSTRAL SAC SUIT 45s TO MEASURE. ? ? . IwJsh Send lor Patterns, fPH 1113 Price List, Fashion tHi HIS Plato and Tape, pill l|s|l Post l7ree. WE DEFY COMPETITION ALL OKDEltS CARRIAGE PAID, 15y Post, Bail, or 'Boat in N.S.W. Jf| AUTUMN & WINTER j| W ' Season^ t3 AUSTRAL SAC SUIT TO MEASURE.... 45/- Another Feature # for this WINTER, Our Ovorco.at Season is always a very heavy one. WE HAVE A NAME FOR OVERCOATS, £|| Wm^P^k and this season all former years will be eclipsed for value. ...
Advertising [Newspaper Article] — Canowindra Star and Woodstock Recorder — 16 May 1902
Foutbai! Meeting. R MEETING of the Junior Football Club will bo held at DENNIS'S 110TFL on SATURDAY NIGHT at fi.30. All members are requested to at tend. J. B. NEWLAND, Secretary. Canowindra Railway League. SHEETING of the above will be held in ' the SCHOOL OF ARTS HALL on SATURDAY. MAY I.th, at 3 p.m. BuUIKESS : IlIPOltTANT. . JNO. J. FINN, Secretary. To Parents and Guardians. good opportunity offers for YOUTH te learn tho profession of chemist md r l ;'gist, 'minor surgery and den tistry. Apply, THIS OFFICE, CancwSntira P. a. & h. Association. ©PECTAL GENERAL MEETING of PAID-UP MEMBERS will bo held on SAiURDAY, MAY 17vn at 2 p.m. Bwsixers : Alteration of Uules 4 nnd notice of which 1ms been given by Mr. \V*r. Bassett. All members are requested to attend. G. K. M INTER, President. BSotico. XHE Public aro requested to kindly note that PARCELS to be delivered by me must be puid for betoromy taking delivery. ° J. W. FORRESTER, Mail Contractor. M. COSTELLO, BAKER, Canowindra, F...
Woodstock Items. [Newspaper Article] — Canowindra Star and Woodstock Recorder — 16 May 1902
Woodstock Items. On Wednesday woeir last what came near being a very severe conflagration occurred on the mail train from Cowra. 3From what can be gathered the cause of tho firew.'.s a spark from the engine, ?which set fire to a truck load of chall of ?about 6 tons. The fire was noticed at We^vi'lle and the ehafr was at once !3n loaded. The officials assisted by willing liands managed to save about 4 tons tTlio remaining chaff of a few tons was brought on to Woodstock, and whilst iu tho act (if shunting it was noticed thru smoke was again issuing from the truck. Mr. Ifoosfer our local station master at once commenced, unloading the remain ing 2 tons and when almost w.Ioaded it ?was found that: several bags were'smould «ring at the bottom of the truck. We are pleased to bo able to chronicle, the recovery of Master Sidney Thorpe whom I reported some time baclc as hav ing been admitted to theOowra Hospital. The lad was found to bo suffering from liyeteria, and order the care of Dr. Fol...
Mr. W. H. Cousins. [Newspaper Article] — Canowindra Star and Woodstock Recorder — 16 May 1902
Mr. W. H. Cousins. _ _ We regret to state that Mr. w. H. Coosins who has been a resident of t ii district for some years past has removed his place of abode to Waltamnndnra in the Cowra district. Sir. Cousins, who is tho owner, takes with him that will known sire 'Souvenir,' which animal nas uoen m great uamunu m iuia n.^ trict for several years. The removal of this horse will be a great disappointment to many persons in the district who de sired to avail themselves of his services during the coming year, but it is satis factory to know that he will be always available on application. Wo wish Mr. Cousins success aud prosperity in his new home.
Local Directory NEWSPAPER. [Newspaper Article] — Canowindra Star and Woodstock Recorder — 16 May 1902
Local Directory ffEWBPAPFR. The ' Canowindra Star,' — a fair and impartial organ, which takes no parly side, hut strives to give accurate informa tion on all subjects ; a local papei which is^ entitled to the support of all well wishers of the district. AtrcriONEEiis. John Finn. JlANTtS. ] Commercial Banking Ocmpnny of Sydney, Limited. ' Manager — Y, Blafchford. BT.JCKSMITHS AND WHEELWRIGHTS 3J Ayrton j J O Marka . ; 3) R McDonald \ BUILDERS | W H Atkinson j BAKERS M. Costello. BUTCZTEBSr Goodacro and Graham. ' T. L. 3£irkland HOTEL ICTErERS H Dvryer, Junction Hotel J H Marshall, Victoria Hotel SADDLERS J fi N ^Tvland Atkia son Bros INSURANCE AGENCIES / Liverpool, and London and Globe Fire and Life. — J J Finn. STOREKEEPERS T, Finn J. Boyd. 'W Pendall TOfDERTAKERS J C Mnrka W Atkinson WOOL AND PRODUCE BUYERS T Breen
Postal and Telegraphic Information OFFICE HOURS. [Newspaper Article] — Canowindra Star and Woodstock Recorder — 16 May 1902
S*ostal and Telegraphic Information Office Houits. 1 ost Office open 9 a.m. to fi p.m. Telegraph Office open 9 a.m. to 8p.m Money Orders, daily from 9 a.m. 1. » p.m. Savings Bank open daily. from 9 a.r » p.m. Postal Notos (Sale of) during pos office hours ; cashing, during mone order hours. Note. ---All offices aro closed durin sorting of mails from Sydney at 1 0.3' a.. in, daily. J Ariuyai, of Mails. From %dney G.P.O. and Woodslocl.; 'aaijy at lo*3oa.m. I Cowra Tuesday, Thursday and Satin I day at 1 a.m. ! ICugowra, Tuesday and Satuiday at I -30. p.m. Cargo. Tuesday, Thursday and Satur day at 1. SO p.m. Walli and nr.durnma, 'Wednesday and Saturday at 1, p.m. Goolagong, Friday at 8 p.m. Loclcwood and Burdett, Monday, Wednesday, and Friday at 6 p.m. I)epa iiTum? of Mails. For Sydney and Woodstock, daily at. 3.45 p,m Cowra. Monday, Wednesday and Fri da.y at.l 1 a.m. Eugowra, Monday and Friday at 1 1 . ? Cargo, Monday, Wednesday and Fri dayat8.30 a.m. Walli and Lyndhm-st, Monday and Th...
General Chat [Newspaper Article] — Canowindra Star and Woodstock Recorder — 16 May 1902
General Chat The proposal to erect a Methodist Church at Crinbury is well forward. About £120 is in hand in money, goods and building materials, and arrange1 ments have been made for voluntary labor in all unskilled work. Messrs. (jjiclnis1; ana jjiuuampy s Forbes trotter, Globe Junior, has been sold to a Tasnianian buyer for £250. A meeting of the to eel Football Club will be held at Mrs. Dennis's Hotel' on . Saturday evening at 8.30) p.in. All members are requested to attend. Our local amateur, Mr. A. H» Grant, piloted two winners at the Forbes Picnio Races on Thursday last. Mr. J. H. Perrottet's The tester, who ran with hard luck up country, and who recenty went to Sydney, -won the Gran ville Stakes at lioseliill on Saturday, starting £ ivourite. Mr. Wad dell states that unless his amending Old Age Pensions Bill is passed, the expen iituse uext year will be ovor ?£GOO,OUO. It is not proposed to reduce, the pension rates, but simply to compel well-to-do eons and daughters of many ...
Advertising [Newspaper Article] — Canowindra Star and Woodstock Recorder — 16 May 1902
£50 REWARD. QAID by the Undersigned for informa tion that will lead to the conviction of nny person STEALING CATTLE or SHEEP belonging to the Bangaroo or Conomodine Buns. - HAMILTON OSBORNE. j. m. Atkinson: BANGAROO . Tar Fire Earmark Sheep '7 Cattle JiO Norses JiO .CONOMODINE . 'Sheep CO ^tf 'Ct% ?' ' Cattle OO O Worses . -00 Aubrey Robinson, - - Newsagent /mv Fancy Coeds 'JlV* Music fl\ and. * *V Bookseller. S fist brands Pipes, Tobacco, Cigars 'Hrflajarul Cigarettes always on hand at lowest ovriuP*1008, that! Agent for Mercantile Mutual Assu «*»'! Aldierloy aud Daweon ^udai Roller Flour Mill CAH0W1KDRA BRANCH. Vheat Gristed in any quantity -''LOUR, BRAN, & POLLARD, ALWAYS ON HAND. L. KIRKLAND, AGENT. Fublk Kiotlce. PHELPS & CO., : BOOTMAKERS, ETC., CANOWIHDRA ' Atkinson Bros. Saddtery Mart. A Trial solicited. Repairs neatly and clioaply executed. JUNCTION HOTEL CANOWIN D R A, i¥I ATT. DWYERi PROPRIETOR, Only Wines The . Spirits Oast of And Brands Beers Kept In Sto...
GHERKINS OR CUCUMBERS. [Newspaper Article] — Canowindra Star and Woodstock Recorder — 16 May 1902
GHERKINS OR CUCUMBEBS. In choosing these for pickling let them be as smooth and free from spots -as pos sible. Leave them in strong salt and water for a week, or until they become, yellow, stirring them every day. When they are yellow pouf off the water, and spread vine leaves over them. Boil the water in which they were steeped, and pour it over the cucumberB. Let them soak thuB until the water is nearly cold, then boil it again, repeating the process three or four times, taking cars that the gherkins or cucumbers are well coverad with the vine leaves. Keep a diBh and cloth over the top of the pan, so as to keep in the steam ; this will make a good colour. When ready put them upon a hair sieve to drain. The fattest man that has ever been known was Daniel Lambert, and he weighed 789 lbs. — a human elephant!
Our Open Column. (To the Editor,) FERMALIN FOR BUNT AND SMUT IN WHEAT. [Newspaper Article] — Canowindra Star and Woodstock Recorder — 16 May 1902
Our Opon Column. (To tho Editor, ) FERMALIN FOR BUNT AND SMUT IN WHEAT. Sir,— Having been approached by n Dumber of persons in reference to tho abort), although I do not claim to be an authority on tho subject my experience dating no further back than lust year, yot thinking it maj be of benefit ti; others who like myself aro not at nil satisfied with tho result of the bluestone treatment, give tho result of my expe rionce. I treated all my seed lust year with this material with the exception oi a few lands. This I treated with blue stone and experimented with them, cowing a strip of oaeli side by pido and on land that had been ploughed on tho same day. That treated formalin gnrmi n cited much bettor, and also made n better growth, and gave better results I than that treated with blue-stone, and without a trace of smut. Tho mode of treatment is taken from the Agricultural Gazette of May, 1900, is as follows To 340 parts water use one part of formnlin, ibis is about equal to two tabl...
SHORT STORY The Whirls of Time I. [Newspaper Article] — Canowindra Star and Woodstock Recorder — 16 May 1902
[?] Tlie Whirlgig of Time i. ' I think I Ehall call upon Mrs Jones after all,' remarked my sister-in-law, at last. We were sitting over tbe fire toast ing our toes, and trying to keep up a desultory conversation. We had not much in common, and I often used to wonder how she had managed to marry my brother. Neither beautiful nor rich ; accomplishments she tad none, not even eond housewifely qualities, so I had come to the conclusion it was sheer determination and a doggi 1 perseverance to gain her object, ar. ! fortunately he seemed quite happy and content now he was wooed and won. At. 1 she made a fairly good sister-in-law on the whole, though I would have prefers d if the had not been quite so anxious to i o me settle in life. It was the way in htr family ; in fact, in Castle-on-CIife gene rally, to strive as hard as possible to get eligible or even ineligible husbands— for ideas differ as to eligibility. I used to look at my brother, and at my sisterin law's sister's husband, and ...
Science. FEEDING THE SICK. [Newspaper Article] — Canowindra Star and Woodstock Recorder — 16 May 1902
Science, I FEEDING THE SICE. JHfnlKATTEES which might seem trivial Sl3»Ir *° a he&lthy person are often cf the greatest importance to one who is confined to his bed with sicVnesB. Careless or wilful neglect of such details on the part of the nurse may cause what little appetite the patient has to disappear, while, on the other hand, a careful observance of them tuay encour I age a capricious desire for food into be j coming a genuine and pleasurable ap petite. I Before offering the sick person food his face and hands should be bathed. Punctuality and regularity should be as strictly observed in serving the invalid's meals as in giving medinine. The proper quantity of food to offer the sick, and the extent of its dilution, are matters requiring nice observation and care. Milk, gruel, beef tea, and stimu lants should not be diluted to tbe extent of making the quantity of the fluid bo great that the patient tires of swallowing, and stops before he has obtained the re quired amo...
A SEARCHLIGHT ON ZOLA. [Newspaper Article] — Canowindra Star and Woodstock Recorder — 16 May 1902
A SEARCHLIGHT ON ZOLA. Emile Zola, the famous French novelist ! — Zola, the most widely read Parisian j author — is a degenerate. That is the verdict of scientists who have studied him. They say this is in dicated by the thick ridge of the ear, by the crudeness of the lines of the finger prints. All agree thai; ne is abnormal, neuro path, one whose nervous Bystem yields painful, rather than pleasurable sensa tions. Tot this very quality is said to be j the stimulus to intellect which marks a genius. And Zola himself has read this sad verdict of the scientiBtB and confesses ! that it is all true ! In a searching study of Zola the quality of greatness dis&pbears like a myth. In its place comes a revelation of weaknesses and commonplaces. Yet, strange to say, when all these are put together again in the right proportion we have the man, forceful, with the intellectual power and quality of all qualities worshipped by mankind, the ability to succeed. As a mere freak of modern sci...
Farm and Garden ORIGINAL ARTICLES. SUNFLOWERS AS A MONEY CROP. [Newspaper Article] — Canowindra Star and Woodstock Recorder — 16 May 1902
Farm and Garden ORIGINAL ABTICL1S8. SUNFLOWERS AS A MONEY CBOP. S|Ej|9CCASI0NALLY the question of planting sunflowers is discussed by farmers, some of them having an idea that they can be grown with profit. But whethar it will pay a farmer to plant sunflower seeds depends^ largely upon his location and the possibility of a mnrkflt. Thp c.hief value of this crop is the oil, which is extracted from the seed. In many respects it is like olive oil, and is suitable for table use. Then, too, the cake left after the extraction of the oil from the seed is rich in nitrogen, and consequently valuable as a stock fold, which ib very palatable, and eaten readily by all kinds of stock. The branches and leaves of the sunflower are occasionally ukuu iui uul are uui - readily as many other crops. The seeds can occasionally be disposed of to'deaHrs in flax seed. It would be well for those who contemplate growing sunflowers, to open up communications with dealers before planting, and arrange for a sal...
Orange Blossoms. ARMSTRONG—O'MALYENEY. (Continued from page 6.) [Newspaper Article] — Canowindra Star and Woodstock Recorder — 16 May 1902
Orange Blossoms. ARMSTRONG— O'MALVENEY. (Continued from page 6.) A danco was held in the evening when there were about 25 couples present. Tho music was supplied by Messrs. Reilly, Jerden, Breen. Mr, I). O'Mal veney officiated as M.C., and fulfilled the duties to tho satisfaction of all. Dancing commenced rather early in the afternoon and was continued until the early hours Tuesday. Refreshments were supplied. Sir. J. '-Packham rendered several very acceptable items in a style whioh proclaims him to be one of the best step dancers. Musical items woro supplied by Messrs. Jerden, Peters, and Armstrong, Mathison anil Mrs. Jafferies. NumerouB items both musical and artistic wore ren dered by Mr. J. Downing overseer of Mt. York, this gentleman receiving oft repeated calls* Tho following are a few presents which should have been included in the list published else where.— Mr. B. Paokham, pair pillow shanos; Mr. D. Voney, sulky- horse ; the bride's mother, Singer Sewing Machine ; Herbert a...
PLANTING AND CARE OF APPLE ORCHARD. [Newspaper Article] — Canowindra Star and Woodstock Recorder — 16 May 1902
PLANTING AND CABE OF APPLE OBCHABD. In order to assure reasonable success in growing apples, it is essential that the person engaging in the industry be dili gent, and have some knowledge of the business and a liking for it, and that the soil and position chosen are suitable for the production of choice apples, and that the market for the fruit is good and con mMiianf on 4-l.n 4- fxllif /tavi -Kfk tflallTTOrall ' to the consumer in prime condition. The beBt aspect for an orchard is usually on the north or east sideB of ridges, or on high elevations with some kind of a natural or artificial windbreak on the south and west. Other positions than thoBe described are sometimes desirable and successful, but an orchard should never be planted in low lying damp, cold soils, neither in poor, dry, sandy soils that lack fertility) or are too loose to retain artificial fertility when applied. The best soil for the purpose- consists of a sandy clay surface loam, over a heavy clay granite subsoil...