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A SOLDIER OF FORTUNE. A TALE OF THE CRIMEA. CHAPTER XXIII.—Continued. [Newspaper Article] — Tocumwal Guardian and Finley Free Press — 19 June 1908
?A TALE OF THE CBXMEA. CHAPTIOU XXIII.-Continued. At tho allusion to hor boy, tho Baron ess burst into tears, and sunk into tho chair, fixed as we described in tho floor in front of tho only tablo in tho depart ment. - Tho head of tho Secrot Police bowed gravely. "\Vhatover his private opinion of tho conduct of tho Huron might ho, tho luomont had not yot arrived to oxpross it. "Fear not/' Jio said, "but your dovo tion will bo appreciated and rewarded." "With these words }io returned his .seat at tho tablo, and rang tho bell twice. Tlio chair in which tho prisoner was se cured slowly descended to a chamber be neath, leaving tho aperture through which it had disappeared open. "Perhaps you would rather retire," ho said to tho Paron. "My loyalty and devotion," aii-saom! tho hypocrite, "aro ])rool' against' oven th>s trial Pray report my conduct right ly." Had it been necessary to provo his de motion by being himself tho executioner of tho fearful outrago about to ho per petrated upon...
THE RESCUE. [Translated from the French.] ["The father clung to the two chlldron for a time, but being fully clothed, he found that unless he released one of t. n. all would be drowned, so he let the baby go."—Sydney telegram.] [Newspaper Article] — Tocumwal Guardian and Finley Free Press — 19 June 1908
\ THE RESCUE. [Translated from the Frenrh.l t'Tlio father clung to the two chlldron fot ?. vmo'. b°lDK fully clothed, lio found tuat unlcca ho released one of t. ji nil would bo drowndU, so ho lot tho bnby bo."-Sydney tologram.] . Ho was an old man, tough and mus m cular, with a pipe and the refrain of a song? always In hJs mouth. Pero Cyrlllo had gone to livo with his daughter after the death of his wifo. He had two passions-pike-flshing, which he got on the Marrio, and at which ho was unsur passed; and the adoration of his little grand-daughter Aimee, who was nearly ten. Lanthler, his son-in-law, was foreman In a neighboring ^ork-shop. Ho was fond of the old man; ivhile as for Vlr glnio, Lanthler's jvlfe, she loved her father, with a lovo that was founded on profound respect. Fere' Cyrlllo passed his days happily. His was a beautiful evening of life.' The old man was In the habit of talc ing Almee with him in the afternoon, and Installing her In thentern of the boat and rowing dow...
Finley, Post Office. [Newspaper Article] — Tocumwal Guardian and Finley Free Press — 19 June 1908
Finley, Post Office: Mails close at the "Office as fol lows :- ' Daily-For Sydney, T. P.O. soutli we«t, A Nurandera, Jerilderie and. Berriffati, at- 7 a.m. Train leaves 7-35- ' .Daily--.For Melbourne and' Tbc.uimval, at,8 a.m. Coach leaves at S.30. ; For. D^niliquiii, on Mondays, Wediie^da.)^, ^.iiud' Fridays,- at .7.3® p.tn. Gpa&lt;:h 'leayes.'at 8 p.m. For . Pine- Hills; Fridays only, 'at-j.^op^tti.V For Jerilderie via .Springfield, on Tuesdays, .'^liurjsdays, and .Satur days, at.6:30 p.m. Coach leaves at 71'-"' ARRIVALS From Sj'dney, T.P.O. soutli west, Naraudera, Jerilderife, andL Berrigan, at 7,10 p.tn.-daily. From Melbourne and Tocumwal, at 7 p.m. daily. From Denili(|uin on Wednesdays* Fridays, at 12.30 a.m. On Sun day at 4 p.m.' From Pine Hills, on Sundays, at 4 p.m. From Jerilderie, on luesdays, Thursdays, and Saturdays, at 8.3® a.m. ' - M. \V. CLIFFORD, / ' Post Master.
LANDS FOR SETTLEMENT. [Newspaper Article] — Tocumwal Guardian and Finley Free Press — 19 June 1908
? LANDS FOR SETTLEMENT. 'I'llv. following Crown Lands liavo boon gazetted ns availablo for Settlement oil the dates given below : ORIGINAL HOMESTEAD SELECTION CONDOBOL1N LAND DISTRICT, 024 acres in 1 bloolc ; distant 10 miles from Coiutobolin ; suitable fur grazing; annual rent, for first term, il 14s. 8(1. Available 23rd July, 1003. (U.S. Ami No 1,0500 FORIiKS LAND DISTRICT, within Forbes Population Area, 1,001) acres 2 roods .JO perches in 35 blocks, ill areas ranging from 19£ lo 80 acres; distant H to 4 miles fvom l'orbcs; suitable for agriculture, itc. : annual rents for lirst tenn*Ji"(>m £1 4s. 0(1. to £3 4s. Available lStlivtafi, 1908. (U.S. Aroa No. 1,051.) GRICNFELL LAND DISTRICT, within Grcnfell Population Area, SO acres 2 roods 14 perches in 1 blooU; distaut A inilo from Grenfoll; suitablo for agriculture, &c. : annual rent for lirst term, £2 0s. 4(1. Available 'Jtli.July, 1003, (H.b. Area No. 1,052.) ORIGINAL SETTLEMENT LEASE DUBBO LAND DISTRICT, within Bunde m...
Sight-Seeing in Tumut District. A Tourist's Impressions. [Newspaper Article] — Tocumwal Guardian and Finley Free Press — 19 June 1908
A Tourist's Impressions. RAILWAY accidents were In the nlr; lmivmurs anil broken scraps or con versation along the corridor of tlio ear '.ill hovered round the same topic. When the mall drew up nt Plcton.iind the delay lengthened from minutes to an hour, anxious faces were thrust out. all along the train, hut we safely reached Cootn inundra In time for breakfast. - Oluing -Ing trains, the (i3-inlle_jonrney to Tunmt | was commenced. As the train advanced, evidences of the dry season were ap parent 111 the waterless creeks, and the old gentleman in tho corner informed us tiint this was the worst season ex perienced In the last thirty years. In the vicinity of Oundagal, 'though acres and acres of magnificent agricultural country were passed from which a bountiful- return had jnst .been har vested, no large stacks of fodder or barns full of hay were observed, so It did not seem as If the paslorallsls took tiie dry weather seriously enough to lay In auy'store of. reserve fodder. In ; dee...
Advertising [Newspaper Article] — Tocumwal Guardian and Finley Free Press — 19 June 1908
Ths Immense number of orders for FROOTOIDS sent by po3t direct to the Proprietor Is convincing proof that the Public appreciate their splendid cuHngr power. They cure quickly, are elegant In appearance, and pleasant to take. "I am writing to you to express my thanks for the Frootoids which I received from you aorae time ago. "My mother, who was a great sufferer from Headache and Bilious Attacks for many years, ha3 been taking them, and has found complete belief from them." t: PATCH, Pelican Creek, Corakl, N.S.W. "Kindly send by return post two separate bottles of Frootoids for Indigestion, &lt;£c. I got a "bottle from you before, and am pleased to say they have done me good." E. PIKE, " Myrtle Cottage," Manlldra, N.S.W. "Your 'Frootoids' Is the only medicine I have ever found to do me any good for Biliousness and Indigestion. One dose gives relief." J. H. SLEEP, Lochiel, S.A. " Enclosed please find 3/- for two bottles of Frootoids for Indigestion. I got some from, you two mo...
The Rainfall. [Newspaper Article] — Tocumwal Guardian and Finley Free Press — 19 June 1908
The Rainfall. The following table shows in points the rainfall as recorded officially at the Finley Post Office: 1S99 J9°o 1901 ' 1902 1903 S6 f7 3'1 30 140 5° 63 165 12.35 ?5l 366 124 245 324 1S7 221 S3 2 140 _±L 25 15 30 211 '.26 I32 ' T5 242 154 181 65 J. 96 ? 1 18S nil "111 152 3 113 ,S 12 3S4 6 55 186 216 3' 300 205 35 '£ 233 17.94 112-83 111.90 118.38" 1904 1905 190 225 49 24 5' 57 257 211 160 35 2S3 S6 5' 208 59 40 tu. '52 306 62 127 140 10 _5_ '4-9.5 I '5-oS Mil 35i 260 go 2gS 354 335 170 ,'43 25-39
THREE HORSE SWINGLETREES. [Newspaper Article] — Tocumwal Guardian and Finley Free Press — 19 June 1908
THREE HORSE SV/INGLETKEES.. The swingletrces shown in the accom panying illustration 1 may be used on a plough cv 'harrow, -whore, there, is.no tongue. The equalisers A and A, which av& s.ttneher to tha doubletree aro of. 2in. by Uon about 18in. long,-, with the' hol'ja pm>n".ur; ona'tbit-cv o£ the dis tance from the ends. ,v On "the Ipng end an oldswinglotree irpn will,be sufficient, but on the short end a* heavier hook la required. For ' this purpose a . small cievls nn.d a ring for the middle of.the swinglctreps are used.This arrangement enn be . attached to any .two-horse swinsletrees in a few minutes.
Tocumwal Post Office. ARRIVALS. [Newspaper Article] — Tocumwal Guardian and Finley Free Press — 19 June 1908
Tocumwal Post Office. Aiixnvay. Kerrigan, Sundays,, Wednesdays,. Friday?, II a.111. i'inley, daily at n a.m. Jerilderii-. Tuesday*, Thursdays,. a:ia Saturdays, n a.m. Sydney, Tuesdays, Thursdays,, aiui Saturdays at n a.tu. uud p.m. Tuppal Mail, Tuesdays, Thurs days, and Saturdays, 2 p.in. Deuiliquin, Tuesdays and Fridays-, 5 p.m. , Barooga and Mulwala, Tuesdays,. Thursdays,"and Saturdays, 9 p. in: . Yarroweyah, Cobram, Nutuur kah, Melbourne, daily at3.40p.ra. DEPARTURES. Barooga and Mulwala, Mondays,. Wednesdays,/and Fridays, 9 a.m. F'inley and Sydney, daily 4 p.m. Berrigan, Tuesdays, Thursdays, and 'Saturdays, at 4.p.m. Deniliquiii, Wednesdays,' and' Saturdays, 6 a.m. T" Tuppal Mail, Tuesdays, 1 hurs days, and Saturdays, at 6 a.m. Yarroweyah. Cobram, Numurkahi and Melbourne, daily at 11.10 a.m.
ORCHARD AND GARDEN PESTS. INSECTICIDES AND FUNGICIDES. [Newspaper Article] — Tocumwal Guardian and Finley Free Press — 19 June 1908
ORCHARD AND GARDEN PESTS. INSECTICIDES AND FUNGICIDES. I Those who are entrusted with the care dC orchards and gardens should make them'selvcs acftufiinted with the most 'Approved remedies for plant diseases. The following Information Is taken from .i Bulletin recently issued by the Onta rio Department of Agriculture: PARIS. .GftEEN. ' Paris preen is the best .known and most widely used of ail insecticides. . It Is the.standard Insecticide against' all, leaf-eating Insects. Its . efficiency .de pends upon, Its purity, ( ptrength .of the mixture, and time of application. Com plaints are often.made that,Paris green. Is Injurious to the. foliage,, and many nave, discarded the use of It for this rea son. . The injury is;generally due to the poor quality of the poison. The fact that Paris,green is.a staple, article,,, exten sively. used has led many unscrupulous sonccrns to manufacture-inferior, pro-' 'ilucts, containing too high .percentage of soluble arsenic. \ Paris.green is also exte...
DESTROYING SORREL. [Newspaper Article] — Tocumwal Guardian and Finley Free Press — 19 June 1908
DESTROYING SORKEl. ' The following extract from. the Capo ' Colony "Agricultural. Gazette," written : by a South African farmer, will ba of interest to those troubled with sorrel:-, "I had a GO-acro piece of land which | was fallowed la August, 190G.., By No- j vember this land was literally covered \ with sorrel from side to side as,thick as I any crop of grain' could ever grow on it, j and it. was- flourishing, beautifully. Of j. course, the weed was on.the ground be fore It was fallowed.. People, ashed' mo' what .I expected, to reap off this-land, ' and I really did not know.. However, In1 December, 190G, and January, 1907, I; constantly kept the sheep,.on It, and they j ate .It. off and trod it down,, so that it . could not run to. seed.. j i "The last week, in January,, 1007, I put the cultivators 'over tho-land -twicojn , j succession, lengthwise and across. The I cultivators loosened the soil and dragged .' out the roots of the weed in , heaps,. which I collected and burjtt/....
DURABL[?] HOME-MADE FARM GATE. [Newspaper Article] — Tocumwal Guardian and Finley Free Press — 19 June 1908
X»t)iw\3X,25 aA'A'JS. The farm gate here shown, Is. 14 ;fec.t | wldo.lt la inado oC,£our board?} .4 .inches I wide, tho some style as. is in general J use, by > using barl) wire, between boards | In any sparine; desired. Till:; gate la cheaper.than all wood, is. just as easily, made, and will turn?' anything.; Th's; ' .wind'.will not af?pct;; It.as I'n.ublK It.la 'Ilf?ht". anci' Uioreforo will not oa^, easily. Tho/'wlro. Indicated, at Y: *J«* woveii around tho boards^ as shown ;fiV Xf* /"I
BRITISH ROADS. WHO IS TO PAY FOR THEM. A HOME QUESTION. [Newspaper Article] — Tocumwal Guardian and Finley Free Press — 19 June 1908
BRITISH ROADS, WHO IS TO PAY FOR THE1S2 A HOME QUESTION. ? One has long recognised, writes tho. "Dally Mail," that the stnto' of mind of tho merry party inside-, tho motor-cn* and of tho spectators by the ^roadside is ono of considerable antagonism. Reverse the position, put t'nc specta tors'ln the ear, dump tho merry party' by the hedge, and their feelings undergo' a completb reversal. Moro especially is this tho case wltluthq inhabitants of rural districts aa they watch tho daily deterioration of their roads by tho steel- ? studded wheels of cheery touring partita who come and depart,, leaving behind them clouds of dust and those, gradu ally enlarging indentations on'the road surface jiow getting to bo known all over the' country as "motor holes.'* Until recently it was maintained that the- pneumatic tyre could havo no effect on a wcli-mado road. That belief has bcon dispelled, and motorists thomsolves complain of the vibration caused "by tho annoying serrations mado by their own ...
THE MECHANICAL VIOLIN. [Newspaper Article] — Tocumwal Guardian and Finley Free Press — 19 June 1908
THE MECHANICAL VIOMDI, The problem of applying machinery.', to the violin so as to imitate the hunul" performer la one. that has at tracted many ..ingenious .persons., in. the . past., A now invention, - far' the.'most. elaborate of any, 'during MUrch was on view in Oxford .street,' ?London., The "Mills Automatic Virtudsa^ consists of a large cabinet,! trie lower part p£ which contains the roll of perforated music to bo performed. In the, upper..part .of th? cabinet there is placed an ordinary . violin fitted-with wire strings and screw. .tuningrPCgs like those of the guitar; the bowing Is effectedby ' four , small rosined .celluloid iwlieels, ,one to ,each ' I string,, and trio "stopping" ;is .done by keys which! descend upon, the keyboard ' innl are worked upon a principle simi lar to that of some typewriters;'
Tocumwal Guardian AND FINLEY FREE PRESS. (Established 1897.) FRIDAY, JUNE, 19th 1908. [Newspaper Article] — Tocumwal Guardian and Finley Free Press — 19 June 1908
Toeumwal Guardian AND FINLEY FREE PRESS. (Established 1897.) FRIDAY, JUNE, 19th 1908. Mr W. Rohner, treasurer to the late ball, held in aid of Mrs Fos 'tineo and family, advises us that be lias a credit balance of ,£15 os 6d after paying a few sundry items. TEAMS.-Mr A. C. Schaeiler of Upper Tuppal is advertising for a man with a team to plow and sow about fifty acres.. SPECIAL RATE.-President Gor man has given notice to rescind his motion in relation, to the increased tax for the improvement of Berri gan, as he .inadvertently moved a "special" rate instead of a "local" , one. A special rate would apply to the whole of a Riding', whereas a local rate would only touch pro-j perty situated within the town boundary. PARCELS. - Yesterday, parcels were at the Toeutuwal railway station for-Mrs C. M. Brown, W. Parr, W. Kidd,-Sederick,-Sitter, R. Brebner,-Mickels. Goods J. Quirk Jerilderie, W. Boulto'n Jerilderie, R. Bourchier and A. Piyot. WAYEK.-A letter was received from H. J. F. Peters,...
A GOOD RECOMMENDATION. [Newspaper Article] — Tocumwal Guardian and Finley Free Press — 26 June 1908
A 'GOOD RECOMMENDATION. A thinly clad young mfin was walking along a city street one morning, enting poanuts from his coat pocket in lion of a breakfast, when he saw a number of boys trying to attract the attention of a Hock of hungry pigeons in tho street by tossing crumbs at them. Ho. stopped and joined in the fun by shelling somo of his peanuts, breaking the kernels into small pieces, and throwing them on the pavement noar tho birds. "Recognising a now' benefactor, they flocked around him, eagerly picking up his offerings, but keeping an eyo on him meanwhile, prepared' for instant flight in the event of his becoming too fami liar. Long oxperiorico had taught them to 1)0 suspicious of strangers. Stooping down and holding a tempt ing morsel between his fingers, ho called the birds gently. At first they shrank back, but presently an old bird, having first in spected him eritinnlly with one eye and then with tho other, stepping forward gingerly, plucked the tit-bit from his fingers a...
Advertising [Newspaper Article] — Tocumwal Guardian and Finley Free Press — 26 June 1908
, YiHSESE rai^Es Wa nail moro Colored Pioturo Poat Cards than any other firm ii» Australasia. To onahlo us to soil moro wo olfor FBEE PRIZES to thoao who sell tho CardB for us »t Id. each, or 6d. «. pa&lt;*«. Simply sjnd your uamo and address and vo will forward you full particulars and wo will forward: you 0 D070u Post Cords at Id. each (6/0 which you aro to soil, and wljon sold remit us - our 0/. You can Bclectyour prizo from our prizo list, ami wo wtli rnail it to you free of.nJl cost. Tho prizes aro Ladies' Gold Filled Mull Chains, Ladies' Belts, Gent's Solid Sll: Watches, Gold Photo Pendants, Silvor«roountcd Purses, Fountain Pons, Silver Backed llair Brushes, Books, Dressing Cases and many otliors. Tho moro cards you sell tho creator is iht valno of tho prizo. Don't send atty money-just your ttamc and address. N.S.W. BOOKSTALL CO, ($££&), 476 Georgo-street, SYDNEY. Write lor Samples for Yotar WiMer Suit Why not havo your Winter Suit made in tho up-to«dato way ? ...
CHAPTER XXV. [Newspaper Article] — Tocumwal Guardian and Finley Free Press — 26 June 1908
(JIIAFTKH XXV. Despair takes heart when thoro'H no liopo ' to speed: j Tho coward then takes arms and does tho 1 dml. -Merrick. Tlio morning was far advanced whon Jlaron TichofF entered tlio chamber of hin wife. ITo had well considered tho purl In* had to act, for Iii.s imprudence in al luding to her son, as a moans of extort ing a confession of Lelia's hiding-place, lind alarmed him. The peculiar mnilo oi I tlio Minister, whou ho thanked liim for tho idea, haunted him ; ho had n vaguo hut. tornhlo idea of what thai smile-por tended. "fcho must- yield," he thought; "her lovo for JYtttt wil] clrajj tho secret from her unwilling lips." Littlo did ho dream Unit, very lovo on which he relied for tho success of bin heartless scheme had al ready placed tho infant heyond his reach. Alexia wns oxceodingly pale, 1ml calm and collected. Al tho Right of nor worth less buaband, a flush of womanly con tempt and shame mantled for nti instant ovor hor cheelc, then disappeared, leaving hor deathlik...