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Cudal Show Society. [Newspaper Article] — Canowindra Star and Eugowra News — 11 March 1910
Cudal Show Society, A committee mooting of tlte Cudnl Show Society : was • h»id at Taylor's lie>ya 1 Hotel ou cfSntui-tlay Feb, 2(5 laat prior to the holding of the annual morning of members. Air Goo. Hiirtus •(vici--|irosi(lHi)i) occupied tlto clmir. I'lio minutes of the previous muoting .weio read and cuulirmeil. ' COKUESI'ONDBNOE. I ... From.H. M. Somor, secretary Royal Agricultural Show Society (!) re, cou ' lerunc-Q'to consider ndvisubility for the afliliation of all agricultural societies and (2) re proposed tax on stallions. Mr W. Ford mov«d that, tiiev register their rules with the Roy nl Agricultural Society of Now South Wales.—Onrriod. •Messrs E.'Taylor and Chas. Taylor were appointed delfiguu>s. tO: the cou forenco on ttio nititiou of Mr W. Eord, seconded by Mr Davis.
Forbes P.P. Beard. [Newspaper Article] — Canowindra Star and Eugowra News — 11 March 1910
Forfoes P.P. Beard.' • At Inst .meeting of tho Forbes Pas tures Protection• iBoard, tho rate of assessment was fixed at 1-Ad por bead large stock and one-flft.li of a ponny per hoarl on sheep, making a reduc tion of about. £800 as compared with tlio assessment collocterl last year. The i JJoni'd started the year with a credit of over £9C0. Tho Board assessed 98 runs which wore partly-stocked, tho Inspector's .-evidenco- as to carrying cupacity being accoptod iu each case. Tlio inspector's and Assistant Rab bit Inspector's reports showod that rabbits were numerous on many hold ings. The inspectors were instructed not to issue cautions to landholders whose lands were infested with rab bits, but to report the matter to the Board without comment. It was con sidered that every landholder in the district kDew liig duty sufficiently well already not to ntted a caution to got ,vid of th? pest
Police Court. MONDAY, 8th inst. (Before Messrs T J Finn and C L T McDonagh, J's.P.) [Newspaper Article] — Canowindra Star and Eugowra News — 11 March 1910
Poiico Court. MONDAY, 8th icst. (Before Messrs T J Finil and 0; L T •iilcDonagii, J'h.P.')' Thoiniui ]3eiij:iman O'Donuell was charged with being drunk ■ on ilin previous day, uud was admouidhcd tirid'discharged. . . ALLEGED 8'J'J3,VLIXa. Lintch burnout wu« oh urged on sus picion-with stealing, at Orleii Farm,' near Orangti, between the 13th find lfith of November, 1909, 0110 sullty.,. valued at,£40, the property ol John Noonan, Sotiior-Oiuistablo Fletcher, of'.CanO'i 'windi-ff, bouig duly sworn, deposed : At 4 p.m. ou 7tii March, in company: with Constable Ituil'luH, I saw tno ac cused with his bullock team loaded with wheat on tho Eugowra road,' at Nyrutig Greek ; after snnalung to him ■in;roCui'unue to his loud of wheat, I said to him ' Dn you want t(> h(?ll that pulley uf your's;' lit) replied, 'No;' I said ' That isyour sulky at Wilcox's placcl;' he ropliud, ' Y(is I aaifl,- ; ' Wlmro did you got-it ?' lie.said, 'I bought it : from ji cove behind the Oriingn sale yards I sai...
Burdett. (From our Correspondent) [Newspaper Article] — Canowindra Star and Eugowra News — 11 March 1910
■' Bijfdett. (From our CorresDOndeiitV On I'tu-rtiiaj', lftt.iusf,"u-:oiiJl,f,v yap. .pur w.-im-Ju'IiI in ilio Imli untlor tSjo ,of. llio SalvationAriny. iiiij4adi.Gr Williams and Mnjur CraY liuct, of liiiiliumr; • prusiilfid At;' tlio mauling, which• w,uh crowded, iNfajnr (Juibutt yavrt an address,*'principally on the evils-of . Mimilciug;, Afterwards both the oiliuors comoi/if'd hi giving a 'IiiumciiI prognniii/i* interspersed with recitations. At conclusion' (if tlio nie-t iii-f dolTon and light v'fiwJjji)t!ii:8 wove
Molong Races. [Newspaper Article] — Canowindra Star and Eugowra News — 11 March 1910
Molong Races. Tho nbove raises were held on Wed nesday. ■ Tilt) course was very heavy, liusuitu:— Nandellyau Haudioap, 6 furlongs— Murtle 9.3, I ; Unir Not 8,0; 2 ; Ante lopo 7.12, 3. Betting, 5 to 4 on Hnii ^Noi, evens AFai tie, lu to 1 Antelopo; Won by two lengths. Time, 1.26.. Lurnis Luke Trial, 6 furlongs— Mil lion 7.9, I ; Kinlto 7.1 2, 2 ; lugel 7.9, 3. Other starters : Lobelia,, Linl(i/Ligiit,'J3oy Mndesiyj Hill View. Aviuuo. Betting, 4 to. 1 on Million-' g^en, 4 to 10 to 1 others, Won very uiisily. Timo, 1.26 4-5. • Mulling J, 0. Iiandionp, 1 inilo— 'Aricu 7.12, 1 ; Marvel Lawn :7.10, 2; iJi.'-g 8:7, 3- Wonby a length. Time, 2.52 2-5. Gooiido Plato—Rial to 7.7, 1 ; Lo belia ,7 9, 2; Buy ■ Modn.sty 7.0, U,. Other starter: Millar. Hotting, 5 to 4 on Millar, evens Jiialto.' Won vory easily. Time, 1.41. liiiymoduru Handicap, G furlongs— Giddy Girl 7.10, 1 ; Martle 10.2, 2; Antelope 8.5, 3. Letting, 5 to 2 on Aiartlo,,2 to 1 ugaiiist Giddy Girl, 5 to 1 Antelope. Wou bv live lengt...
Cudal. From Our Correspondent. [Newspaper Article] — Canowindra Star and Eugowra News — 11 March 1910
(Qa '£1 § a From Our (Jon-esiiondGnt. ' Sinco my iust report we have had a splendid full of rain, .which set. in on Sunday unjrniiijr lust and coniiuutul on iiitm-inittHiitly until Monday morning, • 175 • points being; registered. Since Uien tlie weulher has been bouutifully cuul. TheTuiu will do an inualoulabl'e amount ol! good in this district. i\lr 0 Taylor lias purchased the pro-: perty of Mr Jihj Carman, the price paid being £17G0 for 300 acres, nearly £(> pur ncro. Tiio sports which are to take place hereon the 6th April next promise to be a huge success.
MISHAP TO LORD STANLEY. HIS PRESENCE OF MIND. [Newspaper Article] — Canowindra Star and Eugowra News — 11 March 1910
MISHAP TO LORD STANLEY. HIS PRESENCE OF MIND. Tho Postmaster-General was being driven in a tmnsoin cab from St. Mar-. tin's-le-Granfl to "Westminster on 15th May, when, on reaching New Bridge street the horse, which was going at a good pace, stumbled and fell. ■ Lord Stanley was thrown forward, but quickly recovering himself, lie leapt from the cab and was at the horse's head before the driver could dismount. 1-Ie held the animal and helped to re adjust some of the harness which liaiJ been dislodged in tho fall. Horse and vehicle having been righted. Lord Stau lev resumed his seat in the cab and continued his journey. -"Daily Mull."
KING AND VETERAN. A KINDLY INTERVIEW. [Newspaper Article] — Canowindra Star and Eugowra News — 11 March 1910
KING AND VETERAN. A ICTNDLY INTERVIEW. Though he lias served no fewer. than thirty-nine years in the Prince ol' Wales's Own Norfolk Artillery, Ser geant Johnson, a pieinber of the baud, has only recently received the long ser vice medal. This he owes to the per sonal intervention of the King. When His Majesty, who is honorary colonel of the regiment, visited Dover, court, and made a tour of the ca.ni), lie was informed by Lord Coke, the acting colonel, that Johnson had not received the medal because of a break of some fifteen months in his service. The sergeant; was ushered, into the presence of the King, who with his well-knotvn excellent memory for faces, at once recognised the veteran as the man lie had frequently seen at Yar mouth during his visits when Prince of Wales., . Sovereign and soldier stood quietly talking for several minutes, in the course of which Sergeant Johnson, with his persuasive tongue, made out a very good case for,his receiving the decora tion. The King inqui...
ABYSSINIA THIS ETHIOPIAN RAILWAY. INTERNATIONAL NEGOTIATIONS. [Newspaper Article] — Canowindra Star and Eugowra News — 11 March 1910
ABYSSINIA THIS KTHIOPJAN HA1.LWAY. I NT J.-: liNA.TJ OiN'A b NEC OTI ATI 0 N S. The '"Temps" of. May 2d publishes nil interesting account of the nego tiations between England, Frunce. and Italy, respecting the Ethiopian Railway.. An understanding has been arrived at on the following basis—first, the maintenance of the. French character of the Ethiopian, Railway; secondly, the reorganisation of the company, which has thus fur not worked very satisfactorily; thirdly, the admission to its board of directors of an jflng lish, an Italian, and on Abyssinian member: and, fourthly, faciliti s for the junction of the Ethiopian rail way with lines in the direction of the English and Italian' -possessions. "This commercial arrangement, which will naturally afford the contracting parlies ah opportunity of'once more affirming their good relations with Atenelek and their respect for his in dependence, which has nothing in. , common with neutralisation properly, so called—which could not be estab ...
"OLD MASTER" FOR FOURPENCE STRANGE DISCOVERY OF A PICTURE BY VANDYCK. [Newspaper Article] — Canowindra Star and Eugowra News — 11 March 1910
"OLD MASTER" F.OB FOURFENCE STRANGE DISCOVERY OP. A PIC TURE BY VANDYC'K. Some months ago, at Keggio Kmilio, j Northern Italy, ah old dealer In odds and ends bought 'a dilapidated picture for fourpence. It did not seem to be worth ' even that small sum, for it was exposed j for months on a public stand without j finding a purchaser. . Finally Professor Balletti, a curiosity hunter, offered the handsome sum of live • francs (about 4s) for the dingy canvas. I The old dealer jumped at the offer. j Now he has learned that the Professor has been offered and has refused LI 200 fur the picture, which is apparently it i (ji.Miuinn Vandyek. -"Daily Marl."
ENGLISHMEN IN SIBERIA. A DANGISKOUS POSITION. [Newspaper Article] — Canowindra Star and Eugowra News — 11 March 1910
ENGLISHMEN IN SIBERIA. A DANGISKOUS POSITION. The St. Petersburg correspondent o," the London "Daily Mail" writes on 25th May:— =■ • Mr Oswald Catley, an Englishman hav ing business at Novo-Nikolalevsk (Sibe ria) has written to the "Novoe Vremya" indignantly protesting against the' re newed insinuation o£ that journal that he and his two sons are spies, and had prepared plans of the Siberian and Manchuriap railways from Chelyabinsk to'Port Arthur for the use of the Jipa nese. The "Novoye Vremya" article to which Mr Catley takes exception men tioned no names, but, as he points out. he and his sons are the only Englishmen in these, parts,'and the insinuation coulo only have been directed at them. Last year the same accusation wun brought against Mr Catley and hls sons, necessitating a complaint on his part to the British Rmbassy, which moved in tile matter, and as a result the Catley family were placed under police protec tion, the Russian Government acting promptly, as it appreciated...
GREAT PEARL ROBBERY. DUCHESS OF WESTMINSTER'S LOSS. L6000 WORTH OF GEMS. [Newspaper Article] — Canowindra Star and Eugowra News — 11 March 1910
GREAT PEARL ROBBERY. DUCHESS OF WESTMINSTER'S LOSS. L6000 WORTH OF GEMS. The "Daily Mall" of 1st June gives the following description of the robbery o£ the Duchess o£ "Westminster's pearls, of; which the cables have already Informedi us:— Jewellery valued at L6000, the personal property of the Duchess of Westminster, j has been cleverly stolen from Grosverier: House, the town residence of the Duke, and Duchess. j The chief loss is a pear! necklace strung in two rows, matched in size, shape and color, and clasped with dia monds. There are ninety-nine pearls in the necklace, of a total weight of about ^ine hundred grains, and it is valued for its intrinsic worth, and because! it waa 'a. wedding present to the Duchess. The full list of articles missing is:— Pearl necklace strung ire two rows, with diamond clasp. Composed of ninety nine Orient round shape pearls, wheat sheaf pattern. Diamonds in ecntre. sur rounded by sixteen brilliants. One heart shape, set with eight dia monds and eig...
FINANCIERS' PLOT. AN AMERICAN SENSATION. [Newspaper Article] — Canowindra Star and Eugowra News — 11 March 1910
FINANCIERS' PLOT. AN AMERICAN SENSATION. Allegations are being freely made in New York that the massacre by sup posed Indians o£ four prominent mining engineers In the wilds of Mexico in Janu ary last was nothing else than the out come of a deep-laid plot hatched by AVall street 'financiers, and that the "Indians" were hired white assassins or treacher ous Mexican soldiers: Representing the Steel Trust and Mr J. W. Duntley, a Chicago millionaire, Messrs J. K. McKenzie, R. C. Coy. H. A. Call and "W. Staebinger went into the u iKic- of Sonora, Mexico, to examine sonic gold mines believed to be of great value. With them went Mr B. L,.- Miller, o£ California, the only member of the party who returned alive. His story was that on the return journey a body of "dark skinned bandits" ambushed the party, killing his four companions. The mur derers were at once assumed to bo Yaqui Indians, of whom a punitive force slew forty and took 1US prisoners. An extraordinary sequel to this tragic affai...
ANOTHER TRUNK MYSTERY. REMAINS IN A TIN BOX. DISCOVERY IN AN EMPTY HOUSE. [Newspaper Article] — Canowindra Star and Eugowra News — 11 March 1910
ANOTHER TRUNK MYSTERY. REMAINS IN A TIN BOX. DISCOVERY IN AN EMPTY HOUSE. A mystery of a tin trunk comes ' from North Wales. In an uninhabited house in Oak street, .Llangollen, on May 23rd, Police-sergent Wysc, of the Denbigh shire Constabulary, discovered con cealed a tin trunk which aroused his suspicions. When opened it was found to contain a hard substance enveloped in sheets. j Dr Drinkwater, the surgeon to Lhe force, was hastily summoned, and upon making an examination with a colleague, he pronounced the con tents of the trunk to be decomposed human remains. It is thought that they must have been placed in the box some years ago. For some time the house in which the remains were found has presented a dreary and desolate appearance; and has been unt.Gnn.nhDd.— "Dailv Mail."
THE QUEEN SAILS FOR HOME. TORCHLIGHT FETE AT GIBRALTAR. [Newspaper Article] — Canowindra Star and Eugowra News — 11 March 1910
THE QUEEN SAILS iOR HOME. TORCHLIGHT FF.TE GIBRALTAR. .The royal yacht Victoria and Ai- | bert, with the Queen iuul i'lincrs; j Victoria and Charles of .Denmark on ; board, sailed for England on May 21. On Friday night the royal party witnessed a picturesque torchlight tattoo by massed bands 011 the Ala meda parade ground. The Queen, who occupied a dais specially erected on the eastern side, was lustily cheered by 15,000 spectators. At the sound of four guns the par ade ground was illuminated as if by magic by five hundred lights. The bands formed up in the centre and played the National Anthoni, the air being sung by the spectators. The massed drums, fifes, bngles, and trumpets played the tattoo, 'march,' then advanced along the length of the Alameda and back. The pro gramme culminated with '.he hymn, "Abide with me," over live hundred soldiers kneeling on the ritjiVt Knee with heads bared, only the outside torch bearers remaining standing. The Queen, who was visibly moved, stood i...
THE MYSTERY OF A RING. [Newspaper Article] — Canowindra Star and Eugowra News — 18 March 1910
THE MYSTERY OF A RING. About 1800 a workman named Ro bert Wyatt found, in l.lic mound on which Fotheringhay Castle stood, a gold riny with an inscription upon it, "Henry. Uarnley, .1005." It was believed 'to be the ring which Mary wore at her death 011 the scaffold, ,nnd had presumably dropped from her linger and got swept 11 way with the sawdust on the scaffold. * Miss Strickland tells the story, and, it is thought gave an engraving of the ring in an edition of her work (? "J-'ifo of Mary") published at that ■ time. Can you, or any of your readers (asks a correspondent, of "Peter Lombard" in the "Church Times") tell me what became of that ring, or where it is now?
MANHUNT BY BLOODHOUNDS. [Newspaper Article] — Canowindra Star and Eugowra News — 18 March 1910
MANHUNT BY BLOODHOUNDS. From Bucharest comes the story of an escaped Russian deserter, named Kras noff, or the .'irrt Bessarabian III lies, who : has given a local reporter a thrilling ac I count of his experiences during hlfl night to the frontier, writes the "Daily Mir ror." "I left on June 12," said Krasnoff, "to gether with a corporal of our battalion, who I expect Is dead by this. "We changed our uniform at my j mother's, five miles down the Prutli road,; and thought we had got clear away. But , Just as We were leaving the house throe moun.ted military police galloped down the road. We crouched in a ditch, and then cramped with long waiting, made . off across the field obliquely towards the | river. "When we first caught a glimpse of the I river we fell on our knees and began to ; pray, but our thanks to God were pre mature, for 'we heard suddenly on the i north-east wind the baying of dogs. "We remembered then that the last de- | serter from our regiment had been ! raught an&a...
SKELETONS UNEARTHED. BENEATH AN INFIRMARY. [Newspaper Article] — Canowindra Star and Eugowra News — 18 March 1910
SKELETONS UNEARTHED. BENEATH AN INFIRMARY. Ghastly discoveries have been made at ■ the cutting of the foundations in con nection with the Glasgow Royal Infir mary reconstruction scheme. Hundred* : of dead bodies have been found in the ground adjacent to the present insti- , , tutlon. j It appears that during the cholera epi- j ; demic in Glasgow about sixty years ago pits were dug at this place, and cartloads l of bodies were thrown in daily. The pits j were eventually covered up and practi- j cally forgotten, although a famous sur- ' geon of the Royal Infirmary once sought ' to point out that the presence of the j bodies, many of which still lie beneath ■ the buildings of the old infirmary itself, was a menace to the health of the pa tients. , I The bodies have been found in great. heaps. It is said that in one heap alone ! there were the remains of sixty persons. | The horror of the sights has worked up ' on the nerves of the laborers employed. Several have refused to work, and sp...