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Ladies' Column[?] ORIGINAL LONDON LETTER (ALL RIGHTS RESERVED.) A PRETTY CONFIRMATION DRESS [Newspaper Article] — Canowindra Star and Woodstock Recorder — 23 May 1902
Ladies' Column' ORIGINAL LONDON LETTER By MRS STDUNGE BUTSON. (All Rights Reserved.) ' A FKETTY CONFIRMATION DRESS ILL be in request, foi many flijAlft young people, In Pans, the iiyJltMlS streets are full of tbe white veiled childish figures, for the French Roman Catholics confirm young girls and boys at the early age of from eleven to twelve. In England we are a little older, more experienced and better able to underfitand and realise the great responsibility thoy tako upon themselves. - Whatever tbe toilette to be worn for thiB first great stopping place in a girl s life, it should btf as simple, however pretty, as possible. It would be absurd to say tbat the young wearer's thoughts must not reBt upon bo unusual a coBtume, but it depend's chiefly on the parent or guardian in what way this typical dress should be regarded by the candidate — whether as a sort of gala attire for rather an interest ing social event, or the chosen garment of self-dedication to tho holiest aims of life...
CANOWINDRA P. A. & H. (To the Editor.) [Newspaper Article] — Canowindra Star and Woodstock Recorder — 23 May 1902
CANOWINDRA. P. A. & H. (To tlie Editor.) Stit, — T beg to claim a em-ill portion of y )ur valuable sjiace to explain that tlie present mathoil adopted by oar P.A., and U. Association, with regard to notices of motion would Jbe veiy advan tugoous to tho members of the society if cai riod out in a proper manuor, but not in 1 he way that Mr. Basset t's notice of motion was carried out at the Associa tion's meeting ou . Saturday last. The facl.s are simply as follows: — Mr. iiasset.t gave notico of motion some time ago to have two clauses in our rules altered, and tho meeting was called for Saturday last, I, for one, boing under the impression than an advertisement containing the particulars of Mr. 'Jassetts motion would be published io the local paper, or circulars seat to the members :o that effect, ro us to enable them to know the particulars of the alteration to be made ia any rules, aud any member not being satistied with the alteration, would than come fully prepared to sh...
COWRA TO GREGRA VIA CANO WINDRA AND CUDAL RAILWAY SURVEY. (To the Editor.) [Newspaper Article] — Canowindra Star and Woodstock Recorder — 23 May 1902
COWRA. TO GItEGRA VTA CANO WIKDIIA AND CUDAL BAIL WAY . SURVEY. (To the Editor.) I Sin,.— I was pleased to re id. in your last issue tho lettei- of the worthy member for Molong (Dr. Boss), and note that he is taking a voi-y live interest in tho above survey. But! caunot pay the same of the Cudal and Ci-auburyliail way Leagues, for of a cortiiinty Canowindraites hear nothing of them. Have they collapsed, or has Cargo swallowed them up ? I hear evorv day of wha- our Cargo friends j are doing and intend doing-, also of the lively Eagowra contingent with their lately developed Grenfell connection. This, of course, will be of stupendous benefit to that splendid country . On the Lacblan, especially near the- town of Forbes. - Eugowriiites predict great ad vantages to their district by this connec 'trow—I' cannot congratulate thorn for being so dense. How much more ofj this will they stand ? Oowra ' Free Press ' aud real live ' Forbes Times hfive fairly got them dazzled- with tho prospects...
Woodstock Items. [Newspaper Article] — Canowindra Star and Woodstock Recorder — 23 May 1902
Woodstock Itaisis. Ix.^nss. — Our local music tcnoher Iitiss B. Bernlmi-g, who h:is been i-n! f»-r- . Jug from an ulcerated throat for tho past vrook, I 11(11 ploaaod to her.r is on (bo high road lo recovery again. Also M rs. J. Marshall, who was niider the cam of the now doctor at Curcoar and J Irs. AVatson of that town, is also home again well and iieany. ; Bhsikefs Cuaxgi:. — The gonial Mr. George Marshal), proprietor of the Cui;: jnercial Hotel, has disposed of Ins busi-. ness to ^rr.Geo. S. B. Wood of our town . May good la::lc attend Mr. Marshall aj;-l fauiily ia whielif.ver town t:iey may settle', as during hiscarcer here ho mids tnany friend-1 by 1 1 is liberal'. ty. Biflior Duxxn at Woodstock.. — Tho Right Rov. Dr. Dnnno Bishop of B.atliurat, hold service on Friday an 1 f5nturday, and on Sunday the Sticramonf ? ? of Couformation was administered bv llis Lordship to about 50 candidates. Mr. Patrick Bogley of Walli was sponsor for the boys, and Miss Kate Cailu:! stood for the...
Advertising [Newspaper Article] — Canowindra Star and Woodstock Recorder — 23 May 1902
To The Residents of E&fgowra and District. : Ladies and gentlemen.— Hav- ing decided upon establishing my self in your township for a few weeks, 1 beg to solicit a share of your patronage. My prices aro low, and I guarantee every satisfaction with the work I produce. E. A. LUMME, Artist Photographer. Axemen Wanted. TENDERS nre invited for Scrubbing and Ringing about 2,000 acres, situated at Grabbenbun, near Garland. Particulars on application' by letter to the undersigned. J.F. GLA.SSOK a ' Shiel,' Woodstock.'1 A Grand ?, Ball and Sapper, ?will be held on | June 3rd, 1902, in tho Schorl of Arts, CantsAfndra. On Ic-half of All* Saint's Church of England. Dancing commences at 8 o'clock sharp. DOUBLE TICKETS 7s 6d, SINGLE 5s. W. H. ATKINSON, Hoy. Sec. THE STAR ibr Job P«'s.iing i iSiidiiloi y Hinl hai'inss t if every 1 cripliun may bo obtained at- Mi-ssrs Atkinson Bros, nL piiies io suit Ihe I imps,* ~recT~bsrd~ Bicycle AgoiHty, CANOWINDRA. The Machino favored by ' Psugi/sr Bii...
Advertising [Newspaper Article] — Canowindra Star and Woodstock Recorder — 23 May 1902
liCOSTEi LO, BAKER, Ganowmtira'j FAMILIES WAITED ON DAILY. EVERY ATTENTION AND COURTESY. PATRONAGE RESPECTFULLY SOLICITED. W. ft. Barkers So,, AUCTiOEERS. STOCK, STATION, AND GENERAL COMMISSION AGENTS, CANOWINDRA. . . f^LIBNTS having Stock or Properties to dispose of will find it to their. Adva n r tage to GALL ON US. Buyers are also most fairly and '' LIBERALLY TREATED. MONEY TO LEND up to any aniount on approved security. AGENTS for the World Renowned Clyde Engineering Go's Machinery, from a small Plough Share to a Traction Entrine. . GIVE US A TIBIAL AND BE CONVINCED. DON'T FORGET— W. R. BARKER § Co., Canowindra. | why submht ^3* to tbo exhorbitant charges fur RE7P0KR CLOTHING when you t-.;; n have tlie highest class of materials i„ __ i Indigo ScrgSs, Viouna Serges, Sergerettes, f\ j Worsteds, and J Vicars Prizo-taking Iflarrisltvllle Tweeds. Our cuitovs are expressly Order Cutters, and Each. Order is Cut and inado as per Measurements, tho Trijniuings are Sound and Reliable Mate...
Cricket Match. [Newspaper Article] — Canowindra Star and Woodstock Recorder — 23 May 1902
CrlcksfiSSatcEi. The return match between the garoo Flat Club' and Woodstoc'' played on tho Woodstock recreation ground on Sunday last end rcs'd^'d in a ?win for the Woodstock lads. Following ' are the scores. — Woodstock. A. Reid, b A. Newborn, 9 A. Goodacre, b J. Bourke, 0 D. Dews, c and h A. Newham, 26 Jas. O'Brien, b A. Newham, 8 ll. O'Brien, h.o w., b A. Newham, 20 J. Dewe, c McLeod, b A Newham, 16 S. Reid, b A. Newham, 2 : ?J. O'Brien, b A Newham, 5 T, O'Rielly, b A Newham, 0 Jl. Fnrd, b A Edgeton, 1 J. O'Brien, b A; Newham, 1 1 Uj'es 9 Leg Byes c Total 113 Kangaroo Flat. A. Newliafn, b S Reid, 10 ^ Bourke, c S Reid, b Jas O'Brien, 0 J Moss, b S Reid, 0 A Rice, c S Rcid, b J O'Brien. A Edgeton. b S Beid, _ 0 A. Dewham, b Jas O'Brien, 5 ,T Reid, c and b Jos O'Brien, 0 j?Finn, c S lloid, b J O'Brien, 1 3) Vane, c S l?oid, d J O'Brien, 10 J Vane, b S Reid, » F Pratt, not out 1 Log Byes 2 J- , Total 56 For Children* Hacking Cough nt night, Woods' Great Peppermint Cure
Send-off to Mr. Osberg and family at Eugowra. [Newspaper Article] — Canowindra Star and Woodstock Recorder — 23 May 1902
Send off to Mr Osberg and family at Eugowra. On Friday evening last Mr.N E.Osberg and family were tendered a send-off by the residents of Eugowra and district. The function took place in the School of Arts Hall and proved most enjoyable. Quite 200 people put in an appearance, the hall being beautifully decorated with flowers and greenery. Two large tables were provided which provided &nbsp; accommodation for 100 people. The supper was carried out splendidly under the &nbsp; management of Mrs. Ashcroft assisted by several ladies of the town. The Chairman, Mr. D. Chesher, pro posed the health of ' The King ' and ' The guest of the evening, ' the former, drunk with musical honors. He said he would not detain them long as there were several old hands there who would speak to the toast before it was put, and he would give them an opportunity of &nbsp; expressing a few words. He had rather the toast had fallen to someone who would do it fuller justice than he. He s...
PRINCESS SINGH. [Newspaper Article] — Canowindra Star and Woodstock Recorder — 30 May 1902
PRINCESS SINGH. i The Princess Sophia Bunba Dhuleep Singh, a siscer of Prince Victor Dhuleep Singh, whose marriage with Lady Ann Coventry was a subject of a pood deal of talk at the time, is now studying medicine at the Woman's Medioal College of the North-western University in Chicago. She is commonly called Princess Bamba, and h&B exhibited a commendable disin- j clination to talk in spite of the seduotive 1 attempts of the American reporter. Her I desire is merely to study, and to be quiet, and shft i^aaa hnfVi. PArh«.na Vior fad is the wearing of gold bracelets, but beyond that she soarcely wears jewellery of any. sort She is devoted to dogs, and has a great Dane and a Russian wolf hound, both of which she tcok to America from England. WHEN LORD ELDON JOINED THE BAR. Of William and John Scott, afterward Lord S co well and Lord Eldon, Lerd John Russell used to tell with infinite zest a story which lie declared to be highly characteristic' of the methods by which t1 ey mad...
Ways of Living. RIVER POLICE. [Newspaper Article] — Canowindra Star and Woodstock Recorder — 30 May 1902
Ways of Living. RIVER TOLICE. jJJIVj TIME there was -when Father cuM® Thames waB associated with all jgjjg kinds of tals, mysterious and otherwise — with murders, and bodieB dropped through trap-doors into the dark waters ; with deadly struggles at the waterside, knives flashing, and a life or 60 tbe less ; with romanoes which generally came to a melancholy and ia suicides remain, for the most efficient polioo administration cannot check human misery, or prevent this symbol of it. The other episodes, '-owever, are heard of no longer, and for dramatic incident tho annals of the Thames Police compare very favourably with tbe most uninterest ing country police-court. For years they have not chronicled a mysterious murder, aud their business is solely oonfined to the prevention and detection of petty thefts. How petty tho thefts are may be understood from the fact that last year the value of uu recoverad stolen property in the miles of river whicV flows between Woolwich and Batterssa am...
QUAINT LENTEN CUSTOMS. [Newspaper Article] — Canowindra Star and Woodstock Recorder — 30 May 1902
QUAINT LENTEN CUSTOMS. The word ' Lent ' has no religious meaning ; it is simply another name for spring, er the season when the days lengthen. It was originally called * Lencten-festen,' or ' Spring-fast ' — a name soon shortened to ' Lent.' The great fast was introduced ia the fourth century, when, however, it began on what is now the first Sunday in Lent; but as it was unlawful to fast on Sundays, four extra days were added in 487, so as to make it correBpend with our Lord's fasting in the wilderness, by bringing the actual days abstinence up to forty,' and from that time Lsnt has begun on Ash rr euuesaay, so-caned rrotn rue oia custom of sprinkling ashes on the heads of the penitents on this diy, while the priest made the sim of the cross on the fore heads of the rest of the oingregation with ashes made of the palms blesaed on the previous Palm Sunday, as he repeated, 'Remember, man, that thou art but dust, and unto dust thou shalt return.' A mosf extraordinary custom prevailed ...
Personalities. SIR SUDNEY. [Newspaper Article] — Canowindra Star and Woodstock Recorder — 30 May 1902
Personalities. SIR SUDNEY. fN the the memoirs of the Rev. Sydney Smith, written by hiB daughter, a good story is told. To one of Sydney Smith's suppers, after he became Dcau of St. Paul's, Sir James Mackintosh brought a raw Scottish oousin, ensign in a Highland regiment On hearing the name of his host, he sud denly nudged Sir James, asking in an audible whisper, ' Is that the great Sir Sud&ey V ' Yes, yes,' said Sir James, much amused; and giving my father the hint, on tho instant he assumed the military char acter, performed, the part of the hero of Acre to perfection, fought all his battles o'er again, and showed how he had charged the Turks, to the infinite delight of the young Ssotohman, who was quite enchanted with the kindness and con descension of the great Sir Sudney, and the absolute torture of the other guests, who were bursting with suppressed laughter at the inimitable acting of my ' father and Sir James. At twelve o'clock at night nothing would serve the young H...
Official Correspondence. [Newspaper Article] — Canowindra Star and Woodstock Recorder — 30 May 1902
Official Correspondence. The following correspondence has been received through Hon. T. Waddell, M.P. Public Works Department, Sydney, 23rd May, 1902. Sir, — With reference to previous correspondence respecting tiie proposed bridge over tho Lachlau. River at Goolagong, I ain directed by tho Minister to inform you the Cabinet have decided that tho matter must stand over s until the estimates aro passed. — I have j the honor to be, Sir, Your obedient ser- j vant, J. Davies, Under Secretarv. | ? , ? : — I ? I
WOMEN AND POLITICS [Newspaper Article] — Canowindra Star and Woodstock Recorder — 30 May 1902
WOMEN AND POLITICS Are supposed by the ordinary masculine mind, to be ' wide as the poles asunder.' I use the word 'ordinary' not in the sense of usual, but in the moaning of 'common,' as when we 6ay a thing is ' very ordinary.' The male creature, having a perpetual dread of women invading the domain of anything they coasider their privileged own, will do all in their power to keep back feminine intelligence.
Tennis Match. [Newspaper Article] — Canowindra Star and Woodstock Recorder — 30 May 1902
Tennis r£atc!i. The following me tlie scores in connec tion with the tennis match nrraugod be tween Woodstock tenuis club and a team from. Nyrang Creek. Miss Flynn and L. Purcell beat Miss N. Ginty and T. Gintj', 6-5, 0-3, 4-6. Mos. Wood and A. Purcoll bent Miss E Ginty and VV. Sinclair, 0-0. 6-2, 5-fi. Miss Flynn and L. Purcoll beat Miss E. Ginty and W. Sinclair, 6-1, 3-6, 6-4. Mrs. Wood aud A. Purcoll beat Miss N. and T. Ginty, 6-3, 3-6, 6-3. L. Purcell and A. Purcell beat T. ?Ginty and W. Sinclair, 6-5, 6-3. Mrs. Wood and Miss Flynn beat Misses E. and N. Uin(,v, 6-4. Total, Woodstock 81 games, Nylang Creek 57 games. A most enjoyable day was spent, and tho visitors are enthusiastic in regard to tho treatment they received.
Sketcher. STRANGE ADVENTURES OF A CONJUROR. [Newspaper Article] — Canowindra Star and Woodstock Recorder — 30 May 1902
Sketcher. STRANGE ADVENTURES OP A CONJUROR, SV^ROW the East is the homo of the qIJvIp wizard and the oonjurer, and 'JKMc1 many are the travellers' tales of wonderful exploits. Oarl Hertz, the well-known presidigitateur, has given an All Sobts interviewer an interesting account of his experiences. . 1CT1 ? ?' T n ? L ? i i.. T't ? ? ? ? T l._, tv neu ± unib ffoub w Dumosf i nau all the lore of the white magioians at my fingers' ends, but I found that that was not by any means enough to enable me to graduate in the great university of the Eastern world. Daily I had fakirs gathered from far and wide to give me exhibitions. They showed ordinary tricks, and when the performance wae over 1 told them through the interpreter that I was very much displeased with the childish things they had shewn me. ' A ffjir T crnf mu rannfo+iinn nmnn« fliAm the Indians trottad out the best they could do. I found out that the mango trick is done by substitution. As I have said, they are far ahead of us in ...
Plain and Fancy Dress Ball. [Newspaper Article] — Canowindra Star and Woodstock Recorder — 30 May 1902
Plain and Fancy Dress Bail. For some timo past the people of Woodstock have been looking forward with anticipations of pleasure to the promised treat in the shape of a grand ball to be given in aid of tho funds ot the Church of Eu gland, and their hopes were fully realised on Monday night last when tlie labors of tho enthusiastic committee who had undertaken to or ganise the ball were crowned with de served success. Tho ball was held in Mr. J. Marshall's hall which was liber ally fosl-i o led with art muslin and looked reully worthy of becoming the casket, as it were, to contain the collective bounty of the district for tho evening. There were about 55 couples preset. t, aud tho scone was rendered magnifisont and truly beautiful by the brilliant costumes worn by numbers of ladies, especially so when the various colors were flashed hither and thither during the progress of daucing. Dancing commenced punctu ally at 8.30 under tlie manasemont of Mr. Jan. O'Brien who proved a most pains...
NOVEL [?] [NOW FIRST PUBLISHED.] [ALL RIGHTS RESERVED.] CHAPTER VII.—(Continued.) [Newspaper Article] — Canowindra Star and Woodstock Recorder — 30 May 1902
[?] [?] k ? ? [NOW FIEST PUBLISHED.] Bf tbe 9-15 Express, By Walter Wood, Anthor of ' A Captain iB the Fusiliers,' ' Barrack and Battlefield,' &c., &c. [ALL EIGHTS RESERVED.'! CHAPTER VII. — (Continued.) ' A capital idea/ said the stationmaster. ' Will you ooine with me while I send off the message P' ' I shall be delighted,' said the 'pas senger, and the two entered tbe telegraph office. But before leaving the room ths stationmaster, under pretext of rigid economy in the company's interest, begged . tne passenger to excuse mm tor a moment while he turned down the light. Left alone for an instant, he picked up the littln crumpled ball from the fireplace, and put tho paper for safety in the case of his silver watch. 'Will you,' said the stationmaster to the clerk in charge of the telegraph office, ' send off this message at once P I think it will do, won't it, Mr. Beldom P Listen : 'Was ticket from London to Mornington given up, and was ticket from Mornington to Brayn...
Football Meeting. [Newspaper Article] — Canowindra Star and Woodstock Recorder — 30 May 1902
Football Meeting. On Mondny night hist a meeting was held at Mr. J. Marshall's residence, Woodstock, for tho purpose of forming a Junior Football Club, the following being present — Messrs. J. Pratt, F. Pratt, J. H:-lden, A. Wilhard. C. Woods, A. Austin, D. Words, E. J. Taylor, W. White, and W. Sopp. Mr. J. Marshall was voted to the chair aud explained the object of the meeting. Mr. A. Austin moved, ' That a Junior Football Clitb be formed iu Wood -toot.' Seconded by Mr. J, Holden and carried. Mr. Austin moved, ' That Mr. Pratt be Secretary to tho Club.' Seconded by Mr, I). Woods and carried. Moved by Mr. W. Sopp, ' That Mr. Geo. Woods bo treasurer.' Seconded by Mr. J. Holden and carried. Mr. A. Austin proposed 'That Mr. L. Purcell be asked to aci as President to the Club.' Seconded by Mr. D. Wood and carried. Mr O. Wood moved, and Mr. W. Sopn seconded, ' That Messrs. W. Rie'ly, J. Holden. and A. Florence be tho selection committee.' Carried. ?? Mr. W. Sopp moved. ' That tlie sum of...
Ladies' Column ORIGINAL LONDON LETTER (ALL RIGHTS RESERVED.) AN ELEGANT TAILOR-MADE TOILETTE [Newspaper Article] — Canowindra Star and Woodstock Recorder — 30 May 1902
Ladies' Column ORIGINAL LONDON LETTE R By MRS STRANGE BUTSON. (All Rights Reserved.) AN ELEGANT TAILOR-MADE TOILETTE fS a neoessary and useful thing for the coming days. Everything depends upon the material of which such a dreBS is made, for it has to serve for both ohilly and mild temperatures, which is just a little troublesome and difficult to arranee. It ia almost imnossible to recommend materials, for their variety is endless, and choice, being individual, must be acoordiag to suoh widely differ ent tastes. Frenchwomen are particularly fond of cloth in thin kinds, and aa a pre ference give the palm to amazone. This is u soft falling variety, which has also the merit of liehtness. and iB scaroelv more ponderous than a merino or caolie mire dress when made up. There is a a little matter to which I would draw my kind readers' attention when about to get a new dress. In the usual way they see a picture, a model, or ready-made costume in a shop, er a gown on a friend that they great...