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Woodstock items [Newspaper Article] — Canowindra Star and Woodstock Recorder — 6 June 1902
Wcdtistcck Hems . Uecent 0. K' Bail — Tho (.'hurc.h ?England bull lield hove oa tho £Glli uh . X aih given to understand realized the groBs total of £23. Expenses amounted to about £8. This will leave tho very fair net result of £15. JbooriiAxr.. ? — j lie wooaeiocic J) .--. (Juniors) and Cowra Juniors mot on Sunday on the rooreation reserve, the match resulting in a win for Ibo Cowra by 6 points. Woodstock 5, Cowrn 10. The try for tho local .team was obtained by J. Holden, S. Reid converting. A return match is to be played on Sunday fortnight at Cowra. Rain. — A light shower of rain fell on Suuday night, but not sufficient to bene fit our farmers in any way, who are al aiost all awaiting a good downpour to enable them to plough, and iu uoiuo instances to' bow.
PROFIT IN RAISING GEESE. [Newspaper Article] — Canowindra Star and Woodstock Recorder — 6 June 1902
tROFIT IN RAISING GEESE. Nothing in the poultry line requires lees care i nl expense than the rearing of geese, and nothing brings in more hand gome returns. On the other hand, £eese wili prove a failure without proper know ledge of their peculiar requirement?. Tuey need but little shelter, and except when young, or being fattened, no food' but grass. They are very haidy, live to an oid age, and. are a bexehc to the land after the grain is off from tbe land of the farmer. In three different ways they bring in revenue : by the sale of the geese, their eggs, and their feathers. Goslings rbach maturity early, and take lees expensive food than any other kind of poultry. The young goslings rarely die except by accident. Th y are good layers for eight or ten years or more. A gander should not be kept longer than three years, as young ganders insure great fertility in the eggs. On the contrary, a goose of three years or over will lay wore eggs, and more fertile ontis, than will a younger o...
WATER DRINKING. [Newspaper Article] — Canowindra Star and Woodstock Recorder — 6 June 1902
WATER DRINKING. Many people talk and act as if it were a very injurious practice to drink water, especially between meals, and in any con siderable amount. It is hard to guess how such a mistaken notion arose, for water is the natural beverage, and when pure, a most beneficial article of diet and an exceedingly valuable remedy, for which there iB no efficient substitute. Average people can take from two to four quarts of water daily with great ad vantage. The body is largely made up of water, and all the tissues need a proper supply of it. Sometimes people avoid water-drinking because it is said to produce stoutness, but this is not the case. _ It may increase the weight by promoting digestion and the assimilation of food, but systematic water-drinking sometimes reduces the superfluous fat which iB a sign of indigestion and disease. But the most important effect of water is its power of cleansing the system, by dis solving and rendering removable ac cumulations of waste matter which...
Advertising [Newspaper Article] — Canowindra Star and Woodstock Recorder — 6 June 1902
Government Advertisements. Department of Public Instruction, Sydney, 30th Mav, 1902. J4 COMPETATIYE EXAMINATION of applicants for the office -of Pupil Teacher at Schools in the Forbes Inspec torial District, will be hold in the PUBLIC SCHOOL. PARKES, on Tuesday, 24th June, 1902, commencing at 9 o'clock a,m. Candidates, who must« not be under 14 nor oror 18 years of age on tho date of examination, should apply to mo for the necessary forms not later than 9th proximo. A fee of five shillings must bo paid by each condidate to tho Presiding Officer. Three Candidates will be accepted. t J. C. MATNARD, Undor Secretary. 3a366 To Fruit Growsrs and Farmers. 'T*HE undersigned begs to inform the residents of CANOWINDRA, CRANBURY, and CUDAL, that he has been appointed Local agent for F. FERGUSON & SON, Australian Nur flsry, Camden, who can supply all kinds of Fruit and Ornamental Trees, also a a great variety of ,Booted Grape Vines, Those who send in .their orders early will save expens...
Farm and Garden ORIGINAL ARTICLES. THE NATURE OF PLANTS. [Newspaper Article] — Canowindra Star and Woodstock Recorder — 6 June 1902
Farm and Garden I OEIGINAL ARTICLES, THE NATURE OF PLANTS. ^jKE'SE TABLES differ from mi'erals JjViK. in being organized, possessed of g/jjig a degree of life, and capable of taking into tbtir systems ex traneous matteie and converting them, by an assimilating process, into now com pounds, which matters are thus rendered subservient to their growth and develop ment. They thus increase their own bulk, and, moreover, throw off from their bodies germs which spring up into other vegetable bodies the same as the parent plants, vegetables, are alBO undor tho dominion of the laws of vitality, by which they retain tho matters entering into their struoture in a different state from that in which inorganio bodies exist. The matter, too, which enters into the composition of vegetables is essentially the same as that which forms the structure of animals; the chief elementary ingredients being oxyg»n, hydrogen, carbon and nitrogen, only the proportions and combinations are somewhat different — v...
General Chat. [Newspaper Article] — Canowindra Star and Woodstock Recorder — 6 June 1902
General Chat. Snveral trains of water are being run weekly from Warren to the Cobar Cop per Miuo. _ Light showers of rain foil at Orango and Molong on Monday night. Saddlory and harness of ovory des cription may be obtained at Messrs Atkinson Bros, at prices to suit tho times.* Mr. John Redmond M.P., speaking at a meeting of tho United Irish League at Keusingtou (London) says tho peaciuca tion of South Afriub would not; be wit nessed iu this or the coming generation. He says tho Dutch will regain their inde pendence and power. He declared Eng land was willing to pay any sacrifice to , conoiliata the colonies but tho goodwill of Ireland exceeded tho value of that of 32 colonies. Jas Kil patriot (Cameron) (a number of whoso letters have appeared m our columns) is very ill in Sydney Hospital. Ho contracted interic fever in S- A. aud whon the Aumaria landed was so ill ho had to be taken to the Hospital by the Civil Ambulance Brigado. , , Not so long ago New South Wales had 60,000,000 sh...
THE COWRA HOSPITAL. (To the Editor.) [Newspaper Article] — Canowindra Star and Woodstock Recorder — 6 June 1902
THE COWRA HOSPITAL. (To the Editor.) Sir. — After giving a number of statis tics as to the Religious beliefs of the var ious patients in tho Hospital you say 'the present committee deserve the support of the whole of the re-idents of the district.' Unfortunately for the hospital there is a large porcentago of the 'residents' who thijik differently, and think so from ac tual personal knowledge of tne very shady transactions of some of tho said committee. You living at Canowindra cannot be expected to know many things connocted with the management by the committee The fact of going from home to publish the statistics whon they were rejected by n previous committee is rither omiuous. Whilst s°nrching the book for these invidious statistics you would have done well to have noted how many of those patients were admitted upon the recommendation of a certain business man. The public might then amuso themselves at calculating the amonnt of patronage reverting to the said commit teeman in co...
Advertising [Newspaper Article] — Canowindra Star and Woodstock Recorder — 6 June 1902
THE Commercial Banking Co., of Sydney, Ltd. Capital Paid Up £ 1 , 000, coo liE«ERYE Fuxb £ 1 ,010,000 ^Resrye OaVital £ J ,OG0,000 ^LIBERAL ADVANCES MADE ON APPROVED SECURITIES. ' ^HIGHEST RATES ALLOWED FOE DEPOSITS AT INTEREST. ALL USUAL RANKING BUSINESS TRANSACTED, V. BLftTHFORD, Manager Cnuowindru Branch. Harding & Pile R.Q.S., SURGEON DEPiTIST, MAT BE CONSULTED AT WATTS' PHARMACY, KEHDALL STREET, COWRA, %oun from 9 a.m. fin 6 p.m. Notice. ? 'THE columns o'f tho Canowtndra Star * find Jfoodstock Recorder are always -'?open for the publication of correspond ??'?ence likely to prove of interest or value to the district. Wo do not of course '?necessarily endorse the opinions o£ con tributors, who must in every instance 'forward name and address, not ior pur Vposes of publication, but as -an earnest of Dgood faith. [A Card. | Dr. &. J. Baviss, j PHYS1GIA3 ASD SUR3E9H mirowiNDEA 'THE *?anowindra star AND Woodstock Recorder, EBIBA.T, JUNE 8. j
Our Open Column. THE KURRAJONG TANK (To the Editor.) [Newspaper Article] — Canowindra Star and Woodstock Recorder — 6 June 1902
Our Open Column. THE KURRAJONG TANK (To tho Editor.) Sin, — Sir in your last issno I noticed a lettm- under the above heading and signed '? Carrier.' This letter I wish to make a few comments on. The writer thereof starts by quoting a c'ipping from the ' Cowra Free Press' roforing to having tho said tank thrown open, and then goes ou to say that the movomeut of which this action is a result wa3 looked upon with tho greatest disfavor here by those most interested in tho subject. How ho know that puzzles mo, an I think it is just the opposite aud is looked on with favor. He also says that tho lecal people recognised thnt tho dam was ne cessary. aud that it would bo a source of j danger unless there was ft caretaker, j Now I would like to know in what way the caretaker prevents any dangor. In another part of tho letter he says ' labouring under the greatest difficulty | the caretaker hus preserved the watar in a remarkably pure state, as he cleaned . up the catchment area twice a weolc...
Local News. Cheerful. [Newspaper Article] — Canowindra Star and Woodstock Recorder — 6 June 1902
Local Mews. -Cheerful. Tho following figures taken from the --official returns will give our readers some ;£dea of the state in. which our district is ?=nt the present lime. It might he mrn 'tioned that though these figures ore token 'from the beginning of the year thoy do ? not ehowclearly what our farmers have .--Buffered, as during tho two last months 'of last year, November and December we 7 'received no rain whatever. Following! -??Bra the figures.— January — 5th, 27; 6th, 18; 13th, -25; 27th, 12 points. February — 16tli, 5th; 25th, 8 points. March — llrli ' 24 ; 27th 66 ; 28th, 61 ; 39th, 1 5 points. . April. — 23rd, 21 points. May — 9th, 9 'points. June — 2nd, 7 points. Making a .grand total of 298 points.
Wool. [Newspaper Article] — Canowindra Star and Woodstock Recorder — 6 June 1902
Wool. Winclicombe Carsou and Co. Report. — Tho local demand for wool continues very koon, mid wo have sold some largo lines of Sydney scoured at figures ranging up to 20d per lb for first quality merino skiuwool. Shearing is going on slowly amongst those of the western shods whoro tho sheep are strong enough tor muster ing; and buyers are eagerly on the look out for parcels of new clip By cable from our London Agent wo learn that the May sales closod firmly at 10 per cent above March rates, and that a very small quantity was left over for July. Pros pects thorofyro point to tho certainty of good prices for tho coming season.
War In South Africa. PEACE DECLARED. GENERAL REJOINING. [Newspaper Article] — Canowindra Star and Woodstock Recorder — 6 June 1902
War fn Soiitn Africa. PEACE DECLARED. Genkrai. Re.toioijhj. Tho joyful news that peace negotia tions ,in connection with the Transvaal war had been successful, caused general satisfaction when received on Monday last in our township.' The terms of peace wore signsd ut Pretoria by the Boor delegates at 10.30 p.m. on Saturday last. The principal Boer loaders accom naniod the delegates to Pretoria, and were present at the signing of the ar ticles of surrender by tho delegotas and Lords Kitchener and Milner. A few of the leaders urged the rejection of the terms offered, but were wou over to give assent. The terms of poace include tho use of the Dutch language in the Courts if nooosaary, aud it will be tought in tiie schools if the parents desiro ; rifles will will be |allowed for self protection ; mil itary occupation will be withdrawn when self-government is substituted; no special tax such as was anticipated will be levied in tho Transvaal and Orauge Biver colony ; £3,000,000 will be ...
Pea-Rifle Accident. [Newspaper Article] — Canowindra Star and Woodstock Recorder — 6 June 1902
Pea-Rifle Accident. A rumor was current early in the week i:o the effect that Mr. J. Robertson, msn ?nger Canomodine station, near Cargo had foeen accidentally 6hot in the ami by a -poarifle whilst shooting rabbits it) com pany with Mr. J. M. Atkinson, owner of the propertv mentioned. The bullet is supposed to have glanced off some ob ject, and flying of At an angle struck Mr. Robertson, who was some distance awaj, in the left fore arm, burying itself in the flesh. Mr. Robertson went to Orange, whore Dr. Keltv attended to the wound. Upon probing1 the bullet could not bo found, and it is anticipated it will be ne cessary *o place the sufferer under the x-rays before it will be discovered.
Inquiry at Cargo [Newspaper Article] — Canowindra Star and Woodstock Recorder — 6 June 1902
inquiry at Garga Mr. J. Hopp. Road Superintendent, Orange, on Tiinvsday, ;29th u!t.., held an inquiry at Cargo in connection with the waier supply of that township. The inquiry resulted from reports having gained currency that tho water supply was rapidly failing, and the public was desirous of knowing if 'under the circum stanceB, Wornttl and Sou wove justified in having tho main pipe tapped to sup ply a stoam boiler which consumed GnO gallons of water .Jaily, and why tho trustees had granted this concession. Five ''trustees worn present, the public being roprnseotod by Me«srs II. Moore. W. TI. llicts, and William Tlimnpsou. Several of the trustees sooke in justifica tion of their action, whilst several spoke in i-puosition. The representatives of tho local residents pointed out that whilst this concession had been granted to Worrall and Sou, bvickniakors aud chaff cutlers had been refused the use of tho water supply.
That Kangaroo [Newspaper Article] — Canowindra Star and Woodstock Recorder — 6 June 1902
That Kftnearoo The kangaroo of which Mr. J. Border wue Teeontly a -victim -was on Sunday last captured in one of Mr M, Dooley 's padlocks. Seventeeo bullets, it is stated ?weTf* fired into 'ilie animal before lie was finally despatched. By measurements taken after death it . is estimated tho' ammai. wouiu suhiu u v - ? i an, jujju. xne claws were brought into town by Mr. Matt, Dooley, and are indeed a magni ficent set.