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[?] SAND. A PASSING REFLECTION. [Newspaper Article] — Canowindra Star and Eugowra News — 14 January 1910
Pi^HP3AliD' A f'^S-nVG ReSvU^TION; I In the mifrSay of this our mortal life. I find myself (as in one of the changes of a dream) at a watering placo on the East Coast. I find among other things that it is rain ing and. that my fellow creatures, or, at least, my fellow visitors, are in a state of irrational indignation over that circumstance. ,'j'How paradoxi cal it is in you," I say to them with astonishment," to come to a water ing place and exhibit distress when it 1 waters you." I explain to them how unjust, how fundamentally nnpoetic is the current prejudice against rain. I point out to them how, singular, an example this prejudice affords of. the perverse and artificial >nature. of our modern English 'patriotism. ..J.in: goes exalt our country for .all. ,tho things that she-is conspicuously with out, such as. militarism,, or wha^iUr; Kipling calls the Law; but all,Engn' lishmon join in■ .reviling: that_ lovap.lo and admirable English . thing,- the: English climate. Everybody...
SAILING ON A RAILWAY. [Newspaper Article] — Canowindra Star and Eugowra News — 14 January 1910
SAILING ON A RAILWAY. The single lin« branch of the London, Tilbury and Southend Railway to Thames Haven is closed for traffic, but as the inhabitants of the district have no roadway suitable for vehicular traf fic, the London, Tilbury and Southed Railway kindly allows them to travel hy trolley over the branch. When the wind is favorable a mast and sail are put on the trolley. With a good breeze a t;: • U of from twenty to twenty-five mlltv mi. hour can be attained. 1 zine,*' -"Railway M i.; i
OUR PRETTIER HOUSES. [Newspaper Article] — Canowindra Star and Eugowra News — 14 January 1910
OUR PRETTIER HOUSES. The aesthetic sense of the nation In regard to the construction of Its "villa residences" Is far more alive and cri tical than was the case a few years back. Here and there, of course, one does see monstrosities of architecture that are an outrage on a beautiful country; but the small house, of simple, inoffensive lines, and of good propor tion, seems to be becoming much more the rule. - — "Country Life."
THE NAVY'S DAILY PAPER. HOW JACK LEARNS THE NEWS. [Newspaper Article] — Canowindra Star and Eugowra News — 14 January 1910
THE NAVY'S DAILY PAPER. HOW JACK LEARNS THE NEWS. "We get the Poldhu telegram each day from Cornwall, and look eagerly for the news of the. RS&ce conference." The above sentence in a letter from a bluejacket on one of the British ships at present in the Baltic shows that now adays, the fleets which protect British interests abroad need seldom be out of touch with the events of the day. . In the British Navy wireless telegraph^ is not solely kept for signalling pur poses. Nearly every day a summary of the important happenings of the previous twenty-four hours is passed along the various signal stations, and then sent by wireless, telegraphy to the flagship, which in turn, by means of what Is known as fleet signals, re-transmits the informa tion' to all the vessels accompanying her. The hews is then written out pn a sheet of paper and posted on the notice-board, where it is consulted by the members of the crew. This little document thus re presents the daily paper of the blue ...
What is a Well-Balanced Ration? [Newspaper Article] — Canowindra Star and Eugowra News — 14 January 1910
Wliat is a Weil-Balanced Ration? There seems to be some misapprehen sion amongst dairy farmers as to the :term "balanced ration." To take a prac tical illustration, we all know that we cannot live on potatoes alone, any more thaii we would expect a bullock to fatten on straw alone, simply because potatoes and straw are largely composed of one oids or proteids, fats, and carbohydrates Most of our farm foods contain albumin oids of proteids, fats, and carbohydrates in varying proportions, besides water and ■mineral' matter. While these various constituents servo different purposes in the animal economy, yet all are needed in certain proportions. The albuminoids —or "flesh formers," as they are some times called—go to produce muscle, and repair the wear and tear that is con stantly going. on,: while the fats and car bohydrates "produce heat and energy. Al though the proportions fed may and do vary with different classes of animals, yet , all the constituents are necessary, viz., the al...
ENGLISH RAILWAYS. AS BUSINESS BUILDERS. [Newspaper Article] — Canowindra Star and Eugowra News — 14 January 1910
ENGLISH RAILWAYS. AS BUSINESS BUILDERS. A "Railway Man" writes in the London "Daily Mail" of September 4 th:— In the face of all that English rail ways are at present doing- in the way of providing cheap and fast travci Jing faci'ities for passengers, it would -be rash to say that there is any1, lack of 'enterprise in this direction. But from earliest times the passenger do-, partrnent has been the glorv of' the railway service. It is the show side, the advertisement branch of the busi ness, so to speak. There is, however, another department of our railways which has no external glamor, but wbich is, nevertheless, the backbone of dividend earning—the Goods De . partrnent. . ■ i * Railways were primarily vested with powers , in the interest of the community at -large, and ' early in their history , the Legislature inter fered1: toy protect the public against oppressive exercise by the companies of the great powers conferred upon them./' - ■... ' I THE IMPORT A.NCK OF DIVIDENDS But; w...
ENRICHING SKIM MILK FOR CALVES. [Newspaper Article] — Canowindra Star and Eugowra News — 14 January 1910
ENRICHING SKIM MILK FOR CALVES. The necessity tor substitutes for but ter-Cat so as to make skim milk as good as whole milk is frequently felt by breeders who have valuable calves to rear. A nuinber of substitutes have been used for the butter: fat in skimmed milk, such as . oil, linseed meal, and other meals, but experiments with combina tions seem to indicate that it is difficult, to find a complete substitute for all parts, of the milk. The Pennsylvania State College station has, . however, conducted several experiments, ■with Uw following general results:— 1. There is little difficulty, in" raising prime dairy calves' without milk af.er they are two weeks old. 2: The cost of raising calves on a m'lk substitute, up to the time, they can be put upon a hay and grain ration, or when they are between three and four months of age, need not exceed 10 dols., exclusive oC care. 3. Calves from high-class, well-bred dairy stock, when raised in this way, are worth much more than . they cost...
Advertising [Newspaper Article] — Canowindra Star and Eugowra News — 14 January 1910
Either in Woo! or Station or ButGhsrs' Prsdace LIMITED Desire to Have Youp Business. Each Head of the Company a Worker in the interests of the Constituents. CALL AMD SEE THEM WHEN kext in rem Proceeds Projected. Trust Acsount: Banh S. Wales. Wool Warehouse: CENTRAL WHARF Produce Storas: CIRCULAR QUAY Oififes: 44 BRIDGE STREET, SYDNEY Poison Laid MOTICE is hereby given that POISON is LAID in the whole of my puddooks Any dogs fouud in my paddocks will be shot. ^ Wr COBLEY. Fat Stock Sales SHEEPSKINS, Hi EVERY CONSIGN fy5EI| WHO SUPERVISE THI OFFICE Will Mill Ij \l V ' 't!W S mx w®#. ft /&\®C >T;5S A Lwft-;r ffs^t ^ ki t si 'XVsKij v %'J PI Hri ^jy-?a ^ftill wm ■ Our Mill* nro KeJtable and Modern. work with the breeze ?.mt are regulating in storms; tlm henritifM &lt;vi changed with very litt'c trouble, mid in minutes. Write ua your requirements, our XrTill IvJiperc v/111 send particulars of Mill ancl Ctuflt rij will suit your purpose beat.] We make and stack every ne...
JAPANESE PLUMS. [Newspaper Article] — Canowindra Star and Eugowra News — 14 January 1910
JAPANESE PLUMS. The ■Japuuosu plumvis worthy of a, . 1'ilacc in every,' garden, especially., where the:space is limited. There are ■.cry few .fruit- trees which' give such ■xcellcnt returns for the space they >ccupy. _■ . .. . The Japanese plums were first in roduced into California by a Mr Celsoy about thirty years ago, this particular; variety being called Kcl-, soy'. Japan, and thereafter being' ■;no«'n and catalogued ^.s Jsuch. It was not,]however, till 1885 that the ,'ruit began to attract '"attention, • though if. had already gained a local repuiatio'h. , The Kejsey Japan is of a 'willowy habit, the wood being dajjjAreyish j in color;; the leavesM^j^^^BTeen; shape, lancnj^|M^^^^^^Ksoms very oarly the are The ru i spcciincr^H^^^^^^P^^^^^^yord; narv one a a fa ' £
L7,000,000 OF BRITISH CAPITAL IMPERILLED AT BAKU. [Newspaper Article] — Canowindra Star and Eugowra News — 14 January 1910
L7,000,000 OF BRITISH CAPITA! , . IMPERILLED AT BAKU. "The destruction of the oil fields'Mn the: .Baku district will probably put back the industry for many years," was the pessimistic'view "expressed to the "Daily Mail" on-September 7th by an official of Messrs Lane and Macandrew, a firm having close connection with the Russian trade. , That view was also shared by prac tically everyone in the .city connected with the Baku oil trade. '.'We are hop* • .ing,"" .one .gentleman r said; "that our ' representatives are taking too-serious a view of the situation, although there is apparently no doubt that .damage has been done that cannot even be approxi mately estimated. The most depressing paxt'Of the business is that all the tele grams,, both, those sent'.'.privately; arid, those appearing in tho press,, are in deadly agreement. One of the principal oil, companies fat Baku yesterday afternoon received the following ominous telegram; at' their London office:— J ' "Fighting continues. Po...
THE [?]IDE WORLD [Newspaper Article] — Canowindra Star and Eugowra News — 14 January 1910
tK, Joe world. I ■^.ccordlnfr to the "London Daily News" the transformation of the Philip pines is proceeding slowly. Occasion ally the Americans are surprised, a-s when some soldiers attended a church service and saw some decoration which was intended to be complimentary to them. Above the image of an old saint wa? the picture of an eagle, symbolising America. But, unfortunately, the artisi had copied the eagle from an advertise ment, and out of his bill there floater], thii legend: "The old reliable Con* deiised Milk." The priest, when his at tention had been called to this, said that tha artist thought the words were the national motto. To mark the occasion he flnfed the poor artist a small sum ! 'he "Mexican Herald," of 16th August, mentions that a seven-foot pennant of Stanford University has been nailed on th'e highest part of the rim of popocate petal's crater, thefeatbeingaccomplished by a party of three college athletes, one of (whom was Professor El well, an Aus tralian. O...
FERRY BOAT CAPSIZED. SIX PEOPLE DROWNED STORY BY A SURVIVOR [Newspaper Article] — Canowindra Star and Eugowra News — 14 January 1910
FERRY BOAT CAPSIZED. . SIX PEOPLE DROWNED STORY BY A SURVIVOR M The pretty little village of Sand side, on the . banks of the ^rivers-I^ent. and , Beta*, at the-.top..- of Morecambe Bay, wasi on Saturday afternoon, September"' 2nd,- the scene of . 'a la mentable boating fatality, . .resulting in the loss of six persons, all hailing from, the OldhanV district. ; A party of sixteen, from JTollin wood,- Oldham,' had .spent a pleasant week's holiday at the Lower Foiil shuw I'*arin, reached by ferry from Sandside Station,' a mile away; The - • parly assembled on the" shore at noon in readiness to be ferried across-- by John Pearson, landlord of the Ship Jniij Sandside, who vhas been' accus-: tomed to this.-part of the bay all his life. There was' a still" breeze blowing, and the tidal wave, or ''bore;" rush ed down at a rapid rate, sweeping all before it? 'Hie boatman held liis anchor chain until the head of the:.tidal-wave had passed. He .decided.- to, take only ten of t In; .party on h...
Advertising [Newspaper Article] — Canowindra Star and Eugowra News — 14 January 1910
9,1 trade centre, The unfailing index of the country's conditiJ The scene of Sydney's foodstuffs distribul I^nake the honey. rs' and Growers' best friend. ( Smith's Chaff Bags Cost Less— and that's the only difference between them and the higher priced bags. There's as much quality in every square inch of Smith's as in the best chaff bag you can get. Which'!! you have.-Mr. Farmer, the same quality bag at the higher price, or the lower figure ? Write about them. HERE'S OUR ADDRESS:— T. SMITH & Co., Ltd. Sack Specialists. SUSSEX STREET, SYDNEY. ■r Foley Bros. Ltd., C0 YOUP PR0OUSE, Eggs, Butter, Bacon, CJIieese Potatoes, Onions, Wheat, Chaff and also Poultry to SUSSEX STREET SYDNEY (Established I860) DAILY AUCTION SALES AT REDFERN TO SECURH TOP MARKET RATES Consign your HAY, CHAFF and GENERAL PRODUCE to DENT & PERRlTj 151 Sussex Street SALES PERSONALLY CONDUCTED AT REDFERN DAILY. HIGHEST PRIOES. IMMEDIATE RETURNS TRY 173 Sussex Street, Sydney WITH THE HANDLING OF YOUR ...
DENT & PERRY. [Newspaper Article] — Canowindra Star and Eugowra News — 14 January 1910
DENT & PERRY. To converse with the principal of this firm, Mr. T. H. Dent, is to be come, immediately involved in a chain of the most interesting re miniscences connected - with the ab sorbing history of the produce trade of our .State, and were such a. publication undertaken, it would be certainly incomplete while the history of this firm was absent from its pages. The house was founded in 1882, the principals being T. H. Dent and f. B. Perry. The only change which has taken place is that Mr. T/ B. Perry's place lias been taken by Mr. M. A. Perry. They have been in Sussex St. all the lime,.';and. this means that nomove jmcnt in the trade has escaped their motice. Mr. T. 1-1/ Dent has himself been , identified with the produce business for over 35 years, and lays claim to; a most- interesting record which is nothing less than that lie i.; the oldest selling jigent in Sydney, and that he has personally conducted sales for over 35 years without a break. The question as to the ...
FOLEY BROS. LTD. [Newspaper Article] — Canowindra Star and Eugowra News — 14 January 1910
FOLEY BROS. LTD. The record of this company is worthy of attention and emulation, for it is an eloquent example of what may be achieved where abso lute integrity and business capacity are combined'with judicious man agement. Commencing in i860, al most 50 years ago, they claim to be the oldest firm in the continuous possession of the one family. One result of which is seen in the numer ous branch... offices it has been pos sible to establish, each of which, under central management, plays its allotted part in the scheme, which has as an object the highest returns for the producer. Their offices aie in Brisbane,-Q., Perth; W.A., Lis more and Cambewarra, N.S.W., with agencies in all the principal towns of the Commonwealth. Members of the company are always on the move, travelling between London, America, and the East in order that they may be quite up to date in all the many movements which are constantly affecting the produce trade., It is worthy of note that Foley Bros. Ltd. is the ...
THE POPLAR INQU REPORT ON THE GUARDIAN [Newspaper Article] — Canowindra Star and Eugowra News — 14 January 1910
If THE POPLAR INQIpH REPORT ON THE GUARDIA XT' The report or Mr J. S. Davy, C.B.Khtef General Inspector of the Local G&lt;^ern ment Board, on the Inquiry which he had during June and July last conducted 'Into the affairs of the Poplar Union was is sued'as a Blue-book recently. The re port points out that between 1894 and .1901, during which time the population of Poplar had remained about the Rime, there had been a great rise in the. pau perism of the Poplar Union. The number of indoor paupers had risen from a mean number of 2622 to 3465; the outdoor relief figures had risen from 229\> to 3G77. The coat of indoor relief rose from Ij34,698 in 1894 to Li60,142 in 1904; the Increase In .outdoor relief was from Ij12,395 to T.,24,399. Meanwhile the rates had risen to 12s in the £. In a consideration of the conditions of the district, Mr Davy says that a diffi culty is the casual employment of women in the match-making, Jam-making, and other loDal industries. Mnny of these wome...
The People of N.S.W. and Land Values Taxation. [Newspaper Article] — Canowindra Star and Eugowra News — 14 January 1910
The People of N.S.W. and Land Values Taxation. Mr R Houston McNeice (of Messrs Paling and Co) writing' to a friend in Wellington, New Zealand, says : —What is not generally known is the fact of an almost unanimous intelligent public opinion in favor of the gradual reduction and ultimate abolition of all fornix of taxes oil industry and thrift and tho substitution of a gradually increasing tax on land values, exclusive of improvements and without any form of exemption. You will readily understand how authoratively I can speak on this matter when you hea"r that for nearly fourteen years my perambulations have been through Queensland and New South WaleH at the rate of 600 miles weekly or 30,000 miles per annum. In every town, village and hamlet, the teaching of the great French school of physicists existent prior to the Revolution in 1790, and slightly revived by Richard Cobdou, but made a real liviiig question by Henry George is well understood. How much so may be gathered from the fa...
Advertising [Newspaper Article] — Canowindra Star and Eugowra News — 14 January 1910
Special Our readers are reminded that Wednesday, February llit.h, till noon on Thursday, Feb 17th, are the dntes fixed for the visit of Jin. W. A. Taafpe, the well-known Sight Specialist for Angus and Coote, 492 George Street, Sydney. This specialist is a thorough master of his profession, and he is provided with everything necessary to properly exam, ine the eyes and correctly adjust glasses for all eye defects or headaches. Wc also lis a new artificial eyo to move exactly as a natural eye. . ..Angus and Coote enjoys tlio highest reputation for careful and skilled attention at lowest possible charges, and Air. Taaffio es tablished himself and iris firm so well on his previous visits to Canowindra (hat we l'eel sure he will havo a most successful return in February 16th and 17th, at Boyd's Victoria Hotel.*
Church Services. CHURCH OF ENGLAND. [Newspaper Article] — Canowindra Star and Eugowra News — 14 January 1910
Church Services. CHURCH OF ENGLAND. First Sunday in the month—Gooln gong 11 a.m. ; Nyrung Creok 3.30 p.m. ; Canowindra 7.30 p.m. Second Sunday in month—Cano windra 10.30 a.m. (Holy Communion) ; Woodstock 3.30 p.m. and 7.30 p.m. Third Sunday in the month—Wood stock 11 a.m. (Holy Communion) ; Walli 2.45 p.m.; Canowindra 7.30 p.m. Fourth Sunday in the month— Lockwood 3pm.; Canowindra 7.30 p.m. Fifth Sunday in the month—Cano windra 11 a.m., Litany and Sermon ; Walli 3.30 p.m. ; Woodstock 7.30 Rev. R F MERCHANT.