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Right Rev. Dr. Dunne in Canowindra. [Newspaper Article] — Canowindra Star and Woodstock Recorder — 16 May 1902
Right Rev. Dr. Dunne in Canowindra- 1 Sunday last, the day on which the foundation stone of the new Catholic Church was solemnly laid and blessed by the Right lie v. Dr. Dunne, Bishop of Bathurst, was the oponing of a new era in the history of the Roman Catholic Church in Canowindra, and a few facts takoa from records of the past should not come amiss at the present time. The Catholic commuuity of Canowindra, at that time consisting of about 100 mem bers, were first favored with the conven iences of a church building in the year 1 873, Father P. Ryan, now of the Mt. Mellorey (Ireland) Monastry boing at that time Parish priest. The church building was constructed of wood, Mr. E. Ooady senr., donating portion of his then estate for tho purpose, and at the same time including sufficient land to form a cemetery, which is oven to the present iu evidence. The local C-itholica. before the building of their church, wero favored by tlio celebration of mass but twice a year, but after its ere...
Housekeeper. RED PICKLED CABBAGE. [Newspaper Article] — Canowindra Star and Woodstock Recorder — 16 May 1902
Housekeeper. BED PICKLED CABBAGE. Cut the cabbage into slices on a chop ping board. Set it upon a dish in layers with a sprinkling of salt over each layer. Let it stand for one night, then put it into a stone jar. To every 4 quarts of vinegar add an ounce of sugar and 2oz. ui miAou ejuoe; ueuu iiuib uiixburo ttiuiubi to boiling point, and when cold pour over the cabbage, which must be well covered by the liquor. It is fit to be eaten in seven days, although it improves with keeping, and should be of a lovely colour.
Official Correspondence. [Newspaper Article] — Canowindra Star and Woodstock Recorder — 16 May 1902
Official Correspondence. The following letter has been rocolvecl by the secretary of the local Progress Committee per favor Dr. Ross M.P.— Department of Lands, Sydney, 7th May, 1902. — Sir, I have the honor to in vito your attention to the enclosed Government Gazette slip of the 2Gtli ultimo, wherein I notified the reservation from lease generally for water supply of a a | area of 80 acres, in the parish of Mogong, County of Ashburnham in connection with your application of 15th February last on behalf of Canowindra Progress Committee- — I have the honor to be, Sir, Your obedient Servant, H. Cukey, Under Secretary. Reserve etcom Lease Generally for Water Suitly. Eastern Division. — Land District of Molong. — No- 34,336. County of Ash burnham, parish of Mogong, containing an area of 80 acres. The Crown Lands within the boundaries of measured por tion 20 of 80 acres, as shown on plan catalogued A. 2,802-1,770. Note. — The above includes reserve 33,768 from sale, notified 8th January 1...
PICKLED WALNUTS. [Newspaper Article] — Canowindra Star and Woodstock Recorder — 16 May 1902
PICKLED WALNUTS. Walnuts should be perforated with a large darning-needle in several places; they will then more readily imbibe the flavour of the vinegar or pickle. Make a brine of 3oz of salt to a quart of water. Let the walnuts soak in this for five or six days, then run a needle through each m several places, irut them into a stewpan with the brine, and .allow them to simmer gently for ten .minutes. Take out the walnuts, drain them, and put them upon a large dish. Keep them in the open air for three or four days, or until they have turned black.
Roman catholic [Newspaper Article] — Canowindra Star and Woodstock Recorder — 16 May 1902
Roman catholic The Right Roy. Dr. Dunne ret ried from Canowindra on Monday, (Cuora Free Press ) and since then has beo.-i tho guest of the Bov, D. 0' Kennedy. To morrow his lordship leaves for\^ oodstock, accompanied by the Rev. Fathors O'Ken Tinrlv nnd Oman. and on Sunday he will administer the sacrament of confirmatoin there to such candidates as have qualified themselves, after 1 1 o clock Mass. He returns to Cowra tho same afternoon, and at 3 o'clock will lav the foundation stone of St. Raphael's new sanctuary. As the total cost of this erection is being borne by a -member of the flock contributions are not expected at tho ceremony. The successful tenderer for this w(Jrk is Mr. Ennis builder, Bathurst, tho price being £225. A lar^e addition is also to b« male to the convent on its northern si 1'. of the same character as the present bull ing- The extension is to be two stories, its proportions being 40 feet by 30 fert. with a balcony on three sides Mr. 11. Hart is the contractor...
P. A., and H. Association. [Newspaper Article] — Canowindra Star and Woodstock Recorder — 16 May 1902
P. A., and H. Association. The ordinary meeting «f the above w-is held on Saturday afternoon last when tbero wero present Messrs. G-. T\. Min1''' (president,'), W. Bassett, A. Robinson T j. Crawford, L. R. McDonald, and the sCretary Mr. J, .T. Finn. Tho secretary read the minutes wVc'- were confirmed. The correspondence was read -l-id adopted. Tho secretary stated that the nl indebtelness of the A^oniaMon sf'J a* £162 8s 9d. Mr. Blatchford moved thnt the next, meeting take placo July 1 2 for the pur pose of i-Gcei-.-'ng the report and balance sheet.. Seconded by Mr. Robinson and carried. Mr. Blatchford stated that a gentle man had t)fTered to give the 'society a considerable amount of soanthing^ fre« i of cost for tho purpose of 'building: I guards for the trees planted on the show ground. He considered this a generons offer and it should be accepted. The same gentleman had offered, if there was to be a collection, of fitly kind in connec tion with it his name could be put down a do...
Humour. [Newspaper Article] — Canowindra Star and Woodstock Recorder — 16 May 1902
Humour. ' Mother, mother, please come here ! Freddy won't let me have more than half the bed.' 'Bat surely half is enough ?' * But Freddy's half is in the middle, mother, an'mine'e on both sides.' And than mother thought there really might be some cause for complaint. ' My shoes is always getting' worn out,' said Betty, looking ruefully at her toes, which were coming out to see the world. ' Nex' time we'll ask the man to give us shoes like Dolly's, won't we, mummieP She's worn hers for more'n a year, an' they're quite good now.' Auntie : ' Yon must have patience, Se^gie; but I don't believe you know what patience is.' Reggie : * Oh, yes, £ do, auntie It's wait a little whiie.' j Bobby : ' Mother says I mustn't play with you, 'cause your sister's got the' meneles.' 1 Willie ?? ' Youre jealous 'cause your sister hasn't got them, that's what it is.' ' Oh, Freddy, why didn't you wake me to see the New Year in P' Jack exclaimed when he woke on a New Year's morning. ' But I did,' proteste...
BEFORE HE WENT TO SCHOOL. [Newspaper Article] — Canowindra Star and Woodstock Recorder — 16 May 1902
BEFORE HE WENT TO SCHOOL. I Some years ago a gentleman travelling 1 through Somerset lost a portmanteau from behind His chaise, containing a con siderable earn of monoy. He offered a large reward for its recovery, but without effect. I It had been found by an old man em ployed in the highway, who, unaoquainted with' its use, carried it kome to Ma dame, and told her he had found a roll of leather witb an iron string- His wife, who knew what it was, did not undeceive him, but the next day, when he was gone to labour, examined the contents. On his coming home at night she said it was a pity he had no learning, and proposed hie going to an evening school. The old man wil lingly consented; but, after a month's trial, could not make anything of his book, so refused to go again. He went to work as usual, and one day the same gentleman being on the road, observed him, and usksd if he had heard of anyone having found a portmanteau some months ago. The old man did not understand what he meant...
Sketcher. SOME FAMOUS CAVALRY CHARGES. [Newspaper Article] — Canowindra Star and Woodstock Recorder — 16 May 1902
Skelclier. — ♦ — SOME FAMOUS CAVALRY CHARGES, S^KKOW the gallant charge made by l\)Ib the 21st Lancers at Omduruian brings to our remembrance that during the present century there haB been many such in the annals of military history. First and foremost of these gallant charges mnst be mentioned those at Bala clava, where there were two...grand charges — first, that of the heavy cavalry brigade against a mass of BusBian cavalry, which they defeated, and that of the light cavalry brigade, the gallant Six Hundred, which went into tho jaws of death, win ning imperishable renown, though they were all but destroyed, and it will alwayB rank among the finest of our warlike achievements. AinoBg other famous cavalry charges muBt be mentioned that of General Custer at the head of liia gallant Ameri can regiment in the fight against the Sioux Indians at the Little Big Horn, which charged into the shrieking, shout ing, seething mass of painted and befea thered red men — and died. Waterloo was fa...
A FIGHT BETWEEN STALLIONS [Newspaper Article] — Canowindra Star and Woodstock Recorder — 16 May 1902
A FIGHT BETWEES STALLIONS Ao extraordinary incident is reported from Flimby, in Cumberland, which went far towardB terrorising the inhabitants of the whole village. The blood horse H ile, a Boyal winner, and the heavy I horse Locomotive, also a prize taker, and both the property of Mr. Steel; Camerton 6 ui Firm, were being exercised by their I cToou-s, and met on FlimDy Drow, wnen o e heavy animal charged the lighter one wiih terrific force. As a result of the collision Locomotive fell on the groom, injuring his shoulder somewhat seriously, and fnapping the reins. The blood horse belted from its groom down the brow and the heavy torse scrambled to its feet and gave chase. On reaching the lower por tion of the brow, and at the bead of the village, Hale went down, and before it had gained its feet its pursper was upon it. The animals then faced each other, and rearing up, pawed the air and charged each other with tremendous force, neigh ing meanwhile in the most hideous man ner. For i...
JACKDAWS, MAGPIES, CROWS, &c [Newspaper Article] — Canowindra Star and Woodstock Recorder — 16 May 1902
JACKDAWS. MAGPIES, CBOWS, &p The jackdaw frequently builds its neBt under the ground in rabbit burrows. The magpie will ' kill young hares and rabbits. It also deveurs fish, carrion, and even grain, when nothing else can be ob tained. At the end of May or beginning of June the young rooks devour immense aF AnntnVaParo 1T1 tYin wincftd state, and where these birds have been inconsiderably destroyed, on account of the supposed damage they have done, an utter failure of the crops has made the farmer glad to try to get them back again. Of the hooded or royston crow it may be observed that the feathers of the head, foreneck, and tail are black ; or the other parts ash-grey. It frequents marches near the sea. The bird is more mis chievous than the carrion-crow, and itb food is muoh the same. Mr. Selby says, ' On the seashore I have frequently ob- I served one of these birds fly up to a con siderable height with a cockle or mussel in its bill, and then drop it on rock in order to o...
AN ADVENTURE WITH A TIGER. [Newspaper Article] — Canowindra Star and Woodstock Recorder — 16 May 1902
AN ADVENTURE WITH A TIGER. The ardent seeker after big game is often in perir of life and limb, but he rarely counts the danger, ?? or if he does, the excitement and glory Btrike the balance in favour of the risk. Colonel R., an Ehnlish officer stationed in India, met with a singular adventure while tiger hunting, in which he lost an arm. The Colonel had wounded a tiger from an elephant's back. The tigor charged, and the elephant, taking fright, bolted through the jungle. To save himself from being brained and swept off by over hanging branches, Colonel B. seized a stout limp, and raising himself, left the animal to go on alone through the foreBt. To his diBmay, he found he had not strength and agility sufficient to swing himself up to sit on the branch. In vain he strove to throw a leg over, and so raise himself. Looking down, the Bportaman discovered that the tiger had spotted him and was waiting below. The horror of the situa tion can be imagined — the enraged tig:er, and the hel...
LADY HAMILTON. [Newspaper Article] — Canowindra Star and Woodstock Recorder — 16 May 1902
LADY HAMILTON. Lieatenant- General Sir Ian Standisb Standish Montieth Hamilton, Chief of the Staff to Lord Kitchener, is one of the ablest Boldiers in the Empire. Though but forty-eight years of age, he has seen twenty-nine years of service, and has recently added to his laurels in South Africa, where he was one of the gallant defenders of Ladysmitn. Lady Hamilton, who shaies her husband's popularity, is the eldest daughter of Sir Jobn Muir, of ' Deanstoun, Perthshire. Her marriage took place some thirteen years ago.
EMPEROR OF AUSTRIA. [Newspaper Article] — Canowindra Star and Woodstock Recorder — 16 May 1902
EMPEBOB OE' AUSTBIA. The Emperor of Austria gets up every morning at half-past fonr and sits down to work at not more than an hour later. He eats a very plain luncheon at midday, and his only substantial meal ia hiB dinner, which consists of Bix courses and ia anfan o4- tialf-nbaf fVi ran 1 Vi«-rAA.f far he eats nothing except a cup of milk and a roll, which he takes immediately before going to bed.
CHARLES GERVAIS. [Newspaper Article] — Canowindra Star and Woodstock Recorder — 16 May 1902
CHABLES GEBVAIS. Charles Gervais, the great French cheese merchant, who recently died in Paris, full of ypars, and honours, and wealth, was a self-made man, and no scholar. Last year, he stood for some municipal post in the department of Seine-Inferieure, and, in the course of ciLrmtaiyn. read a SDeech composed for him by a journalist of Bouen, beginning as folio wb : ' As a candidate for this important office — comma — fully understanding your wants — comma — I come to solicit your votes — full Btop.* The scribe had written down the full stops as a guide to elocu tion, but poor M. Gervais conscientiously delivered it as part of his speech.
Naturalist. RESCUED FROM DROWNING BY A SEAL. [Newspaper Article] — Canowindra Star and Woodstock Recorder — 16 May 1902
Naturalist, RESCUED FBOM DBOWNING BY A SEAL. MgH-0ME time ago there were two seals in the Zoological Gardens at Amsterdam which were so fond of their keeper that they would recognise his vo'ce a long way off and would run to meet him. These seals also became attached to an old gentleman and his granddaughter, who often went to see r . ? ? ? tnem in company wiuu » dog, and who always took the seala some thing nice to eat. These animalB were kept in a large pond, and they would come out of the water on seeing their friends, and sit down with them to have a good time on the sand. The small dog was very lively on these occasions, and he and the seals would frolic together as though they belonged to the same family One hot day, however, just in the midst of their fun, the dog fell into the pond, and after struggling for a moment in the water he tiank. The seals uttered a cry of dismay as he disappeared, and then, shuffling to the pond, they plunged in. In an instant the larger one had se...
A MARQUIS'S PANTOMIME. [Newspaper Article] — Canowindra Star and Woodstock Recorder — 16 May 1902
? A MABQUIS'S PANTOMIME. The Marquis of Anglesey is so much a believer in pantomime that he is playing one in his own castle at Anglesey. It was first presented on Boxing night, and is to be repeated to the end of tho month. The theatre was once the chapel, and the stage is of the tiniest description, but with Miss Julia .Kent m tne cniei pari, and Mr. Alexander Keith and 25 others, he has been able to give a very effective ' version of ' Aladdin and his Wonderful Lamp' He himself appears as Pekoe, a sort of dancing part, and wears dresses of the most coBtly kind profusely deco rated with diamonds, rubies turquoises, and other precious stones. The value of the jewels is stated to be a quarter of a million sterling. One costume is com posed chiefly of hwdrods of plittfirmg diamonds of the pureBt water, strung together in a sort of cuirass, which is fitted on over the plain silken fleshings in which he is clothed. Tassels of dia monds hang from the knees, he has bracelets of the same,...