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Philharmonic Society. [Newspaper Article] — Cowra Free Press — 11 February 1911
Philharmonic Society.! . - f A committee meeting of the Cowra Philharmonic Society was held in the Public School on Monday night. Present: Kev. D. D. Hunter (chair), Messrs. Stewart; Callaghan, Ellis. Arey, Lane, Mrs. Mackellar, and K. Howell, hon. sec. On the motion of Messrs. Stewart and Ellis the secretary was instructed to forward a letter to Mr. Moore thanking him for the use of tho school piano, and making an offer to have same kept in tune at the expense of the society. The resignation of the Treasurer was received on the 'motion of . Messrs. Callaghan and Lane. It was also decided that a record be placed on the minutes of the spleqdid services rendered by Mr. Campbell to the society, not only as treasurer, but also as an [ active singing member. Mr. G. Moore was appointed treasurer, on the motion of Messrs. Callaghan and Stewart, At a recent meeting of the Cowra branch of the P.L.L., Messrs. D. Byrnes and T. Buckley tendered their resig nations, which were accepted. Mr. S. A...
Advertising [Newspaper Article] — Cowra Free Press — 11 February 1911
03SKER RABBIT POISON TESTIMONIAL. STtectivcda tin of 3$os/ttr. SlaSSit Shisott saw* time, aao, and can a ' safely say it is tfit 6cst3"ivcz wed T. JAMES SP1 OEIl, LPibbon, ifundooran. Elliott Broi., Ltd., SydneyL A Bad Taste in the Mouth it is anythiag bat pleasant to awake with a bad taste in the month. This al ways arises from a disordered stomack, and may be corrected by taking a dose of Chamberlain's Stomach and Liver Tablets immediately after supper. They cleanse and invigorate the stonjach, improve the digestion and give one a relish for his food. They are easy to take and pleasant in effect. . 80RE EYES! MORRIS'S IMPERIAL EYE OINTMENT elands unrivalled in ihe relief and astonishingly rapid Cure of all ailments so prevalent at this season of the year. Dust, heat, flies, exposure to heat &lt;y cold, smoke from bush .fires, &c., bring in their train much suffering; and every household would do well to pro cure a supply immediately from the nearest chemist or stor...
Amateur Sport. A PICNIC RACE CLUB FORMED. [Newspaper Article] — Cowra Free Press — 11 February 1911
Amateur Sport. APIONIO RACE CLUB FORMED. For some little time past attempts j have been made by several of our townsmen to start an Amateur Race j 'Club, but on. each occasion the attempt has proved futite. Mr. 0. K. Rose has been very prominent in the matter and as eaoh meeting' of Our Jockey Olub came around has ; endeavoured to put some enthusiasm j into the project. A tew weeks back Mr. Roddy McLean, of Messrs. W. J. i Gore and Co., took the matter, up by > circularising a number of country people and waiting personally upon some of the local racing enthusiasts,' convening a meeting for Wednesday evening at the Imperial Hotel, when the following attended:--Drs. Tilley and McLaren, Messrs 0 K Rose, J C Ryall, J H Fagan, F Garden, D Ryan, R B Phillips, D T Gilcreest, W .H Wordsworth, R and A Murray K K Stewart, G S Fisher, H W Street, A Onsby (Blmsleigh) j McWilliam (Grantwood) McKenzie (Goolagong), L Payten, Matthews . (Canowindra), J T Martin, 0 Phillip (Cauimbla), S Stevenso...
Telegraphic. Melbourne, Friday, 1 p.m. AUSTRALIA v. SOUTH AFRICA. [Newspaper Article] — Cowra Free Press — 11 February 1911
Telegraphic. ---4-^ Melbourne, Friday, I p.m. AUSTRALIA v. SOUTH AFRICA. Owing to the bad state of the wickqt through recentraini there WAS no ploy in the fourth toat matjh lo-day. Shoald showery conditions continue' (here is little prospect ©f the wicket being playable to*, morrow. . 'Sydney, Friday afternoon. The wheat market is dull, good iimplas being raced at from 8/5 to 3/51. Ohiok wheat brought at auction from 2/11 to 3/4 Chaff was lower, wheaten being from 2/6 to 4/7, oaten from 3/8 to 3/10. At the Sessions to-uay Peter McGrath. pleaded guilty to t^e oharge of shooting with intent tn k;ll Granville Butler at Camperdown Tin Judge expressed sym pathy with MrGru'h, who had been given reason to bcliove that Butler had com mitted adultery wiih his wife. The ac cused was sou'cntiod to two years' im prisonment. The Melbourne Barque SpecuUnt, trad ing between New Zealand and Viotorian ports, was wrecked at Oape PatUn, Vic toria, this morning. The crew of eight was saved. London, Thu...
Tennis. [Newspaper Article] — Cowra Free Press — 11 February 1911
Tennis. A meeting of the committee of the Cowta Tennis Club took place on Thurs day eveninsr at' the School of Aits. Present: Messrs.' Danlop (president), Trnbody, W. and N. Byall, Brewer, Maekellar, Stewart, Collinge, Todhunter, Moore, and Howell (hon. sec). The minutes were read and confirmed. It was decided, on the motion of Messrs. Collings and Trubody "That a ground committee of three be elected once a month." Messrs. Stewart and N. Byall proposed "That any new arrival in the district wishing to become a member of the club, I be admitted on payment of 10/6. I Carried. It was resolved to submit the rules as amended to a special general meeting co be, held on 20th instant, on the motion of Messrs. N. Byall and Trubody. Meetings of the committee are to be held the first Monday in each month, on the motion of Messrs. Stewart and Brewer. A committee, consisting of Messrs. Stewart, Moore, Trubody, Maekellar, and N. Byall was appointed to make all arrangements re the openiug of the co...
Not a Delegate. [Newspaper Article] — Cowra Free Press — 11 February 1911
Not a Delegate. Thus " Truth " on the Gowra dele gate being debarred from~speafeing at the Labour Conference: Mr. Danahey: I rise on a question of privilege. There is a gentleman here (Mr. Newcombe) -who has been disqualified by the credentials com mittee (uproar). The Chairman (shoutiner): Sit down, gentlemen! Mr.Danahoy: I won't. This gentle man ought to be outside the barrier. Mr. Thyer: Mr. Newcombe is from Cowra. The credentials committee held in abeyance his credentials pending further inquiry into the matter. It has been referred to the Disputes committee. The President: Then I rule that that gentleman is not a delegate (applause). Mr. Newcombe protested, but his voice was drowned. He went quietly outside. At this juncture about a' hundred men sprang to their feet and - en deavoured to-shout a little man down, who only laughed at them. A Voice: This is the most dis graceful thing that has ever occurred in the Labor movement in New South Wales. "IiEATINQ'3 POWDEtt, destroys BU...
AT A CRICKET MATCH. [Newspaper Article] — Cowra Free Press — 11 February 1911
AT A CRICKET MATCH. Ho Wita a good ileal in Jove; but still ho «.;is an enthusiastic cricketor, aud so al lowances must bo mado for him, lor ho had taken her to the first match she had over seen, and she was of tho "why does the man throw the ball at tho man ivith tile ba.tr''' order of damsel. When slio had asked pretty well every &lt;|tu\stion which would occur to a weak-minded Martian who had suddenly dropped into a cricket field, one of the batsmen began to pat the somewhat lumpy wicket with his bat. Of course, she saw him doing it, and, of eour.se, she asked why he dicl it. Augustus is a patient man, but she had worn him out. "Well, you see, my dear,'' lie replied, in desperation, "there are a lot of worms about here, and they keep poking up their heads to watch the game. Of course, that puts the batsman off his stroke, and, indeed, it isn't fair, considering they haven't p iid their admission money, and a . soon a.s one iio!;&lt;vs up his head the bats man poke...
CIRCUMSTANTIAL EVIDENCE. [Newspaper Article] — Cowra Free Press — 11 February 1911
CIRCUMSTANTIAL EVIDENCE. "I remember," writes Lord Eldon, "in ono-case 'wliore I was counsol, for a long time the ovidonco did not appear to touch tho prisoner at all, and he looked about him with tho most perfect unconcern, scorning to think himself-quite safe. At last the surgeon was called, who stated that the deceased had been killed by a shot, a gunshot in the head; and ho pro duced the matter, hair and stuff cut from and taken out. of tho wound. Ifc was all hardened with blood. A basin of warm water was brought into court, and as tlio blood was gradually softened, a piece of printed paper appeared-tho wadding of tlio gun-which proved to bo the half of a ballad. The otner half had been foufia in tho man's pocket when lie Was taken. Ho-was lutnged."
UNCLAIMED MONEY. Australian Heirs Wanted. To Claim Money and Property. [Newspaper Article] — Cowra Free Press — 11 February 1911
UNCLAIMED MONEY. Australian Heirs Wanted. To Claim Money and Property. Evory /year thousands of enquiries nro being made by advertisement lor missing hoirs, long-lost relatives, lega tees, next of kin, otc., by solicitors, ox ecutors, trustees, and the Court--of Chaii cqry in the Australian, Now Zealand and tlie British Press, the amounts at stako in many instances being very consider able, Apart from their monetary value, these advertisements possess a curious air of romance, which renders them of gen eral interest, and also are of much as sistance in re-uniting ties of kindred which have long been severed. Most of theso advertisements refer to persons who have not been heard of for years, and who emigrated to Australia in tho early days, and a selection taken from them during tho current year may prove of interest to, and possibly benefit, some of your read ers. In tho following list, all tho persons named therein, or their descendants, are supposed to bo resident in Australia or ...
Music Hath Charms. [Newspaper Article] — Cowra Free Press — 11 February 1911
Music Hath'1 Charms. Tho committee ? entrusted . with the task of re-establishing out .town band and making it an institution worthy of our town will shortly appeal to all householders for financial support, and it is much to be hoped that the response will be both general and liberal. If every householder take3 a share of the burden in proportion to his means no difficulty whatever should be experienced in providing ample funds to meet incidental expenses. A vory small sum Monthly, which should not be felt by anyone, is all that is asked for. Appli cations for tho position of bandmaster have been invited per medium of the Sydney dailies, and when these come to hand they will bo dealt with on their merits. We have somp.roally excellent material for a band. in.. .^ur community, and if tho finaLcial'assistarice that is expected is forthcoming we should soon have a combination of instrumentalists that would bo a credit to our town!
The Genuine Johnson—Jeffries Fight Pictures. [Newspaper Article] — Cowra Free Press — 11 February 1911
The Genuine Johnson-Jeffries Fight Pictures. Mr. J. D. Williams of the Colonial j Thrcatro, Sydney, "owner of the solo ' Australian rights of the Johnson- i Jeffries pictures will: present in the Contennial Hall for ono night only, Saturday, February 18th, those celebrated jjicfcnrea diroct from the : Stadium, Sydney, where the attend ance avoragod 5000 per night in | cludiug thousands of lady patrons. The preliminary scenes are extremely interesting. Reno city, tho scene of the fight, is shown with the streets crowded by the thousands of visitors. These pictures will prove to you that whatever statemjuts you have read to tho contrary Jeffrie's ,vas in tho pink of condition und. put up tho fight of his life. The knock out blows arc plainly shown. Then comes tho exciting scones following tho contost. People paid as high as £100 per soat to seo this contest which moilrrn inventioa and enter prise place before you at popular pricos. Box plan at McGratli's. A groat romody for snromur wo...
Notes by the Way. [Newspaper Article] — Cowra Free Press — 11 February 1911
Notes by the Way, Wc are informed the rabbit trade is very brisk at Canowindra at present. Mr. Harry Johnston is manager of the. Country Freezing Oo's. works there. The local cricketers have once again settled down to practice with a will. Mr. 1ST. fly all has received a leter from Mr. Colin Campbell, from the Union Club, Sydney, congratu lating the Cowraites on regaining the Taragala Cap. On Wednesday, February- 15th, a grand ball and supper will take place at Wattamandara, proceeds are in aid of Master Bert. Walton. Messrs. Fred. Byrne and S. Cooper are hon. sees., therefore it is bound to bo a success. The tickets are:-Double 4s, single 2s. Mrs. J. Connors has received settle ment of hor insurance claim in fall through the Cowra agent for the Northern. Insurance Co., Mt\ T. Buckley. Oar beautiful postal regulations: A parcel valued, at 7s 6d requires Is 6d to postage take it 35 miles! Don't forget to drop, in and ,have a look at . Edgley's and Bollinger's Sales.^ You are sure to ...
Personal Pars. [Newspaper Article] — Cowra Free Press — 11 February 1911
Personal Pars, 1 i. -. Dr. B. Edye, who is Dr. McCormack's i resident surgeon at Prince Alfred's Hospital, Sydney, has had the melan choly experience of being calIed->fco the death bed .of his own father w ithin a couple of weeks of passing his final medical examination. Mr. George Fairhurst Hutchinson has left Forbes, after a residence of nearly half a century, to take up his abode in Sydney. He entered the municipal council in 1872, and has been twelve times Mayor. Dick Whittingtou and John Thomas Smith (Melb.) were not.in it with G. F. Hutchinson. Mr. Hut chinson established himself as a saddler in Forbes in the early days and was later on hotelkeepiDg. For some years he represented the district in Parlia ment. Mr. Raymond, officer in charge of the " Heaven's Department" of the State, says that there will be no new moon in February. Well, we'll have some moon-" shiue notwithstanding, as the " full" oc curs on the 13th at 8.38. p.m. Rev. Gordon Tidy, until latoly acting ] Dean ...
Visiting Optician. [Newspaper Article] — Cowra Free Press — 11 February 1911
Visiting Optician". Messrs. Angus and Coofe ot 492 George Street, Sydney, announce* tBeifindention to serfd their touring Optician to Cowra' at an early date, when he may bo con sulted on all Eye defect^ Ucmlajfjhes, etc , * at. Link's Imperial Hotel.Sriilernrs from ) eye troubles should watoli, for exact date 1 of visit, or appointments may Le ma le by addressing to ANaus & COOTE, 492 George Street, Sydney.
Hospital Benefit. [Newspaper Article] — Cowra Free Press — 11 February 1911
Hospital Benefit. ? Those of our readers who take an interest in the welfare of our District Hospital, and wo assume there' are few, if any, exceptions, are reminded that the benefit so generously tondered by* by Messrs. Nichoils and Kelly, local lessees, of the Lyceum Picture Show, comes off at the Centennial Hall on Tuesday,-21st instant. Mr. Callaghan, hon. sec. to'the'movoment, informs us that the sale of tickets is proceeding most satisfactorily even at this early 1 stage, and that already many seats have been booked. The plan is on view at Mr. McGrath's Novelty Shop.
Correction. [Newspaper Article] — Cowra Free Press — 11 February 1911
Correction. In our report of the Rural Employers I meeting in our last issue? Mr. James Murpliy is credited with having seconded Mr. Twing's motion in favour of there being no half-holiday "during six weeks of the .ploughing season and sis weeks of the harvest, whereas he should have ? appeared as the seconder of Mr. O'Neil's j amendment in favour of the torm being in each instance " ten" weeks instead of six. We make this correction at Mr. Murphy's request, who says he favoured the lesser of two evils. . While the motion and amendment were being dis cussed soma of the ^employers stated that they were uliable ~.to take » half holiday during harvest time, and fre quently were even compelled to. work on the Sabbath. ." p > *:. y
A Capable Official Leaving. [Newspaper Article] — Cowra Free Press — 11 February 1911
A Capable Official Leaving.' I Mr. Avery, who has held the pos- j ition o£ Post and. Telegraph Master here for an all too bHef period, is .under orders to leave:for Cootamundra (his new charge) on Monday or Tuea* day next, when he w to be relieved by Mr. Taylor, of the relief. staff,, who wi'l continue here until Mr. McMillan, Mr. Avery's successor, has sufficiently recoveied from his. illness to resume duty. Through the departure of Mr. Avery Oowra loses a splendid official and a very worthy townsman, and Oootamundra ia to be heartily congrat ulated upon its good.fortune in securing" so obligiug and cipable an officer. Mr. , and Mrs. Avery and family carry with them tho best wishe3 of our entire community. I«tay.-theirc.livc8 ever be cast in happy places;
WOULD SAVE THOUSANDS OF POUNDS. [Newspaper Article] — Cowra Free Press — 11 February 1911
WOt LD SAVE THOUSANDS OF . POUNDS. "I have used Chamborlain's Colic, Cholera aud Diarrhoea Remedy for the paat four years with oxcallent results," writes Mr. S. R. Allen of Darnum, West Gippsland, Vie. "If the people of Aus tralasia only know the value of this marvellous medicine they would save thousands of pounds is doctors bills yearly and, incidentally, n few lives, to say no' hing of the pain and suffering. It is a sure cure for colic, diarrhoea and pains in the stomach. Sold everywhere. # * The annual meeting of Grenfell P, A. and H. Association showed a profit of £18 during 1910. Member ship had increased.; so had special prizes and also the number of exhibits. The tender of Christopher Childs, Barwon, has been accepted by the Postal Department for repairs to the telegraph line between Oowra, Cano wiudra, and Goolugong.
HEADACHE. [Newspaper Article] — Cowra Free Press — 11 February 1911
HEADACHE. Headache is not an ailment-it is a symptom, an indication of some consti tutional dorangement elsewhere,'and it should bo treated, not with a headache cure, but with Chamberlain's Tablets. Constipation, billtousness, torpid liver all causa sick headacko, and are quickly cured by Chamberlain's Tablets. Sold overywliero. Dr. W. G. Watson, who occupied tho position of Secretary of the Aus tralian Medical Association since its . formation, died on Thursday, at his residence, Macquarie-tsrraee, Balaaain, in hi9 67 th year.
Sporting. Trotting. [Newspaper Article] — Cowra Free Press — 11 February 1911
Sporting* Trotting, Following ara the results of the Juneo -Trotting Club meeting held on February 8th, at which Cowra horse ownerahad a very successful day, as'out of a programme of six events they won four , and ran a dead heat in one - Trial Handicap -9 furlongs;; ? Mr. E, Hogan's blfo.h The Coon, 10 sees behind .... ... 1 Q. A. Dennis' blk m Whirlpool, 11 sees Cehind ... . 2 i H. B. Beveridge's br h Nightlight, 5 sees behind ... ... ... 3 , Flying Handicap-1 mile. ^ | Mr. G. A. Dennis' b h Prince Harold Jun., scratch .. .. ... . B. Hogan's blk h Freedom, 2 tecs behind ... ..." P. Kiddle's b g Globe Jnr., scratch 3 Novice Handicap-2 miles. Mr. G." A. Dennis, blk ta Whirlpool, - 45 sees behind ... - .. ... 1 D. L. McNickle's b m Princess, scr 3 O. Byal's Dolly Grey, 20 sech bhd. 3 Pony Handicap Trot-1 mile. Mr. P. Riddle's Domino, 10 sees bhd. 1 D. Jones'g h Sir Joseph, scratch 2 W. Houston's b' g Paddy, scratch 3 | Southern District Club Handlcap-1 J miles , Mr. P..Riddle's b g G...