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Ways of Living. 'THE VOODOO' SUPERSTITION.' [Newspaper Article] — Canowindra Star and Woodstock Recorder — 11 April 1902
Ways of Living. ' THE VOODOO ' SUPERSTITION.' RfS^UB author declares that Hayti ib vfnK h°neycombed with degrading ovSro superstition, and hie evidence is not all second-hand either, for he was present at one performance of the ritual, or whatever it may be called, of the belief, he saw but did not join in several others in progress at one time or another, and he continually heard the sound of the Bacred drum calling the worshippers together. This drum is the same as that still in use on the Niger and the Congo for signalling purposes, and uod 1^*1? ouiaugo »uuuBLiu property oi being almost inaudible close at hand, but at great distances affecting the heariag apparatus moat unpleasantly, seeming to beat its reverberations into the brain. It is also a sound almost impossible to trace to its source by the eanse of hearing alone, and in this respect extremely suitable for the only purpose for which it is employed in Hayti. We cannot quote all the author's description of the cere mony h...
Fall from a Horse. [Newspaper Article] — Canowindra Star and Woodstock Recorder — 11 April 1902
FalS from a Horse. jjasi wcoir, aiusr aaviug \isaou ijargo for tlie purpose of having repairs effected to his sulky, Mr. John Newton, brotlier to Mr. Chas Newton, was riding1 his har nessed horse home, -vliea through some cause the animal took fright and bolted. Sir. lNewlon sat his chargor until tlie ammal attempted to puss under a low limb of a tree, when ho threw hinself from his back. In doiag bo ho struck a stump, with the result that upon regaining his foet ho found ho had to some extent injured himself Mr. Nevv tou immediately caino on to Canowindra where tlio services of I^r. Davies were availed of, who stated that two ribs were broken, but that fortunately no futthor injuries had been sustained. After n stay of a. few flays Mr. Newton rotiraed to his homo tear Cargo.
Science. SOME SIMPLE REMEDIES. [Newspaper Article] — Canowindra Star and Woodstock Recorder — 11 April 1902
Science. SOME SIMPLE REMEDIES. sgp? SOOTHING Drink for a Bad (sms Throat is made thus : Make a jfTlIf pint of barley water, and bring it to boiling point over a hot fire. Then add ono ounce of the best gum arable, and stir till it is quite dissolved. Sweeten to taste. Massage for the Scalp for Headache. — It is sometimes quite extraordinary what relief is experienced from rubbing, which has the effect of drawing ihe blood from the brain to the surface of the head. Besides acting beneficially in this way, massage has also a wonderful power of strengthening the growth of the hair. Steel that is exposed to the weather can be kept from rust by giving it a good coating of copal varnish. Cleaning Sponges.— Add 2 tablespoon rule of sulphuric acid to a pint of water and steep the slimy object in this mix ture for a couple of hours ; then knead it thoroughly, still keeping it in the liquid, after which wash it well in clean water. Tft P.la&n Ana Alnliaa _-£!;ta.lr f.iiAtn in warm wat...
A Few Pointers [Newspaper Article] — Canowindra Star and Woodstock Recorder — 11 April 1902
A £ew Pointers We have received many complaints in reference to the »vaj-t of fi;ig-«r posts at the junctiou of roads iu this and sur rounding districts, and have been ro quested to bring the matter under public notice, that the local progress committee may be induced to take action and have the matter attended. As is poiuted out, the want of these index posts is not apparent to native 6 of the district and those who know the place thoroughly, but a stranger having occasion to travel in this district is made painfully aware that unless he has nn extraordinary amount of luck, and has made deligent inquiries, tlio possibilities are that he will wander in a labyrinth of roads with out, anything to guide him to his desti nation. Tlie gentleman complaining tells «f ft cyclist whom he met one after noon on tiie Mandurama road a few miles out of Canowindra, who was joarnoying from Woodstock to Carcoar; He had; without -anything to guide him, Jiad the niisfoi-tune to taie the wrong road wit...
Family Notices [Newspaper Article] — Canowindra Star and Woodstock Recorder — 11 April 1902
WILL BE COMMENCED IN THIS'' JOURNAL AT AN EARLY DATE A FASCINATING SERIAL STO&Y By WALTER 'WOOD, Author of 'A Captain in the Fusiliers' and other novels of popular repute. IN THIS S5CORY, ByIhe9.I5Express, Mr Wood reaches a high paint of excel lemcj in mystery weaving. Clue after due suggests itself without unravelling the plot, until in the end the bewilder JgUt is naturally and simply accounted
Auction Sale. [Newspaper Article] — Canowindra Star and Woodstock Recorder — 11 April 1902
ilbctiort Sato. In tins issue is anuo-mo«d art import ant auGtion sale at tlie farm of Mrs. f. J. Pipev and 8ous, Watevguusben ou Satur day April 1 Sth; Some well bred sheep will be under the hammer, also a number nf lispfnt lio-hf-. HrnntWif-. linTSti?:- rP\v**lvo liead of mixed c-ittli will also bo Biiil. Amongst lheiii 4 lu'ad of ejiluudid dairy cattle in full millr, which at tlifi preeeiit. time of the year should, prove an induce ment to those interested in tlio dairying industry. IVtrming mao!iin«ry and a number of vehicles will be sold, amungbt theui double soate^ b.ugff\' and harness as well as dray aud liarnfiw. Ttlrs. Piper is loavingthe district aud intends settl ing in Bathurst, therefore it is her inten tion to c3 ear out the whole of tlio pr.i perty. Mr. Eugene Finn of Gmowiiidra is the auctionoor, and as tho f-ale wiil be conducted personally by that geulle inau all concerned may depend upon re cdug ^ood trentmciit m every way. Mr. Fi;in has a reputitiun as an auc tio...
Homebush Stock Sales. [Newspaper Article] — Canowindra Star and Woodstock Recorder — 11 April 1902
Homebush Stock 3sf.es. Daring tue woeit the following are the prices realized by locnl pastoralists : J. Graut, Belubula, 32 bullocks, highest £10 is, average £3 19sjd; Hamilton Osborne, Baugaroo, 39 hyad bullocks highest price £7 5s. average £G Hs -Id; Hamilton Osborne, Kangaroo, 1 1 nows, highest price £7 4s, average £0 1 9 9d ; J. Grant, Behibula, one stag, £5 ICn. one bull £5. There were 18331 sheep penned, mostly' of indifferent quality. Prime wethers sold well. Prices «-«re as under. — Prime merino wethers 13s 6d to 15s, good 10s Cd to 12$, medium 8s to 9s, inferior Os 61 to 7s ; good orosshrcd wethers 12s to 13s, medium 9s to 10s, inferior 7s to 8s ; prime merino ewes Ifls to 11s, good 7»'6d to 8s Cd. medium Cs to 7s ; pvimo crossbred ewes 12s to 13s, a few to 16s, good 9s fid to 10s Gd; medium 7s to 8s, good lambs 1 0s to 1 i s, medium 7s to S*, inferior 5s to Os. Some of the prices rea!is'd by luo:il senders' were; J. Ewphs, Miindurama, 114 welhcrs Us 7d ; 83 ewiss 9s ot\ ....
THE A.W.U. [Newspaper Article] — Canowindra Star and Woodstock Recorder — 11 April 1902
'THE A.W.U. 'The fonhation of the so- called ' Ma '?cliine Shearers' etc., Union,' the objects of which were published a. Tew issues Tiack gives one pausejn thinking 'of the benefits 'to be derived by -members of the -A.W.U. in connection ?with, the Arbitra tion Gonrt, and cause's one -to more closely examine iiftq, rot 'only the objects of thf- A.'W.tL, which are -beyond dispute rnost excellent, but the working of that union 'which Should bo beyond reproach, -in so for as it is supposed to bo based upon Tthe most democratic principles. 1'his, 'however, it would appear is not the case, ivhich fact we glean from various mem bers with whom we have discussed the subject. Their complaints &s to thocon -ducting of the union are many and varied, and these having cause for com plaint, it might easily be imagined that % good .Tiuinbci' of its members may pos sibly be induced to join the other so -called union rather than continue mem ?bers of tho A-.W.U. under the Game con ditions a...
Goolagong. [Newspaper Article] — Canowindra Star and Woodstock Recorder — 11 April 1902
Gooianontr. It was reported sv.iue tlireo weeks ago that Mr. \V. Murray of the Eoyul Sotei !iad sold his interest in that hostolory t--i Mr.Hogan, of ()range,for£150, of which Mr. Slogan had paid a substantial deposit: Early this wook Mr. and Mrs Hogan arrived, but found that the then holder declined, give up possoasiou1 Lawyer Gil creest. of Forbes, has the matter in hand, and interesting- developments promise.
Canowindra P. A., & H. Association. [Newspaper Article] — Canowindra Star and Woodstock Recorder — 11 April 1902
Canowindra P. A.. & K. Association. Xhe secretary nuorms us mm iui' membership for the year has been 84 ; £I3C 13s y-as paid in cash as prize money in connection with last show, which was supplemented by a trophy valued at £2 2s. Tin's amount was divided amongst 78 exhibitors, the Lightest amount re ceived being by Mr. W. Riddle, Cowrs. Road, whose prizes amounted to £12. The lowest amount received by any ex hibitor was 5s. The following gentle men donated tho various prize monies, etc., to the Association. Mr. Geo. Grant £'?- Mr. T. Ch-ant £1, Mr. H. Osborn« i'i'ios, Mr. 'S. A. Brown £1, Mr. W. Cobley £1 5s, Mr. A. n. Short (judges expenses) 1 '«, Mr. D. Ti. McDonald (services rendered) 15s: A number of other prize takers have donntod the amounts as specials for nest year.
Stockyard Gully. [Newspaper Article] — Canowindra Star and Woodstock Recorder — 11 April 1902
Stc-ckyard Gully. (From our Correspondent.) ? 'Things here Rinco the -rain. -nave taken on a much brighter appearance. A uuni ber wlio were carting water procured a supply which will last theni to tlie middle of April, and wo fire almost sure to hav-} soiia rain bpfo'-e then. Nearly all the fanners about bore are ploughing, and one I see lias wheat over the ground which was sowed aftor the rain. A con. fiiderahlo area of wheat h.Hsvbepn put in in this district on tho halves system. Some of those farmers who let their land nn tlifi halves system last 3'ear gat about lt-s to 14s per acrn as an average return, and that for the use of the laud for eight nioutlis onlr. OI couise the whole of tlioso letting land dM not secure the re tnrns above msntioned. The cause of this in many instances was that the crops and in otlisrs thnt tho rabbits had agreed for a full half share find got it ; the sea son was a good one, and therefore the failure of the crops cannot be ascribed to unsuitable wea...
Departure of Mr. A. Gardiner. [Newspaper Article] — Canowindra Star and Woodstock Recorder — 11 April 1902
Departure of T&r. A. Gardlnfcr. Mr. Albert Gardmoi-j who was married I to Miss Alice Olaytoai eldest daughter of Mrs. li. Clayton, 'of Kite-street, iu Parra raatta on Easter Monday, leaves Now Suutb. AVales to-morrow afternoon by tlw Mnnapouri for Fiji. '? Jupp ' hns accep ted tho position of manager of the Colon ial Rii.o-ar Comnanv'a rcfinina: works of the islands. His oid football club, the Our Boy, were loth to let him depart without presenting hini with, some recog nition of his valuable service . to the Club, but tlie news of his appointment arrived too late to allow of anything be ing done. However, we understand thai a suitable niomento will follow him. Aii his friends will wish him success, and vo shall look forward to seeing 'Jupp' bringing a team of Figiau footballers to Or-inge in the near future. — Westeux Advocate.
STEWED MUTTON CHOPS. [Newspaper Article] — Canowindra Star and Woodstock Recorder — 11 April 1902
STEWED MUTTON CHOPS. Twill begin by cutting off nearly all the fat from three mutton chops. See they have been cut from the loin, I next put them in this saucepan, with just enough oold water to cover them. I add half an onion. This I first peel, then slice thinly! I put in two inches of Now I put oh tie lid and let the stew simmer gently for about one and a half hears. Occasionally I shall' take oB the lid and skim the fat off carefully. It is essential to a good stow that it does not boil ; if it does, the meat will become hard and tough. What do I maan by simmer F Well, if you look into my pan you will Bee the stow is bubbling only on one side of the pan, the sida next the greatest heat. If it were boiling, it would be babbling all over. When the chops are nice and tender, I shall take out the onion (it may be left in if liked). I shall then mix one tea epoonfnl of flour smooth with a little cold water, then add it to the stew to thieken the gravy. I most be careful, however, to ...
Advertising [Newspaper Article] — Canowindra Star and Woodstock Recorder — 11 April 1902
£5Q REWARD, ©AID by the Undersigned for informa-i - ? tion that will lead to the conviction of any person STEALING CATTLE or SHEEP belonging to the Baagaroo or . ConoBiodiBeRuns. HAMILTON OSBOBNE. J. M. ATKINSON. BANGAROO Tar Fire Earmark Cattle f J1O ^-^ Horses ^A gONOHOPiWE 'Sheep &y I* ? C^ Cattle . CO O Horses -X- Aubrey Robinson, - - newsagent ?/?iv Fancy Goods A\ and *\ Book*\ler. Best brands Pipes, Tobacco, , Cigars and Cigarettes always on Imnd at lowest prices. ? ? - _. . , . m ? Agent for Mercantile Mutual Assu ranee Society and Atcherley »ad Dawson . yea JieKelumi*. . G. WALtiBR ^-x WHOLESALE FRUITERER fljyj COMZSISSIOH AGEJST, SUMMEE-STEBET, OBANGE. Fruit of all kinds Bought or Sold on Commission. EeforeneesKCommorcial Bank ^ JUNCTION HOTEL ^- OANOWINDEA, MATT. DWYER PROPRIETO R,S Only Wines Tha ' „. Spirits Best ot And Brands Beers Kept In tack. GOOD ACCOMMODATION. . J. H. MARSHALL, SfiGTDRlA HOTEL, CANGWINDRA, EXCELLENT CUISINE. None but the Best Brands cf Wine...
Postal and Telegraphic Information. OFFICE HOURS. [Newspaper Article] — Canowindra Star and Woodstock Recorder — 11 April 1902
Postal and Telegraphic Information. Office Hours. 3?ost Office open 9 a,ni. to 6 p.m. Telegraph Office open 9 a.m. to 8p.m. Money Orders, daily from 9 a.m. to ?5 p.m. Savings Bank ©pen daily from 9 a.m 5 p.m. Postal Notes (Sale of) .during post ?office hours ; cashing, during money order hours. Note.— -All offices are closed during sorting of mails from Sydney at 10,30 a.m. daily. Aruivai. of Mails. From Sydney G.P.Q. and Woodstock, UCL1J.J -hll 1U W tbtlU. Gowra Tuesday, Thursday and Satur day at 1 a.m. Eugowra, Tuesday and Saturday at J.-30. ji-in. 'Cargo, Tuesday, Thursday and Satur day nt 1.30 p.m. Walli andaudurama, We Jaasl ay and Saturday at 1, p.m. -2t-oit!goHg, Friday at H p.m. Lock wood and Burdett, Monday, Wednesday, and Friday at 6 p.m. .,, DEPARTURE OF Ma.IT.3. ? For Sydney and Woodstock, daily at - 2.45 p.m. I Covra, Monday, Wednesday and Fri ts -Lav at 1 1 a.m. 1 Eugowra, Monday and Friday at 11, I? Cargo, Monday, Wednesday and Fri 5' dayat a. 30 a.m. j?;- ' Walli and...
Advertising [Newspaper Article] — Canowindra Star and Woodstock Recorder — 11 April 1902
Local Directory TfEWSPAPFR. The ;'-3anowindni. Star,' — a fair and . impartial -organ, -which takes no party side, but strives to give accurate informa tion on all subjects ; a local papei which is entitled to the support of all well Tiisliers of the district. AUCTIONEERS. John Finn. BANKS. ?Commercial Banking Company of Sydney, Limited. Manager —r V. lyattthford. BLA.CESMITKS AND 'WHEELWEiaHTS E Ayiton ?J C Marka DE McDonald WE. Atkinson 5JAKEES . M. Costello. BOTCHTEUST Qoodacre and Graham. . T. L. Kirklund. HOTEL KFEPEUS M Dwyer, Junction Hotel J H Marshall, Victoria Hotel SADDLERS J B Newiand - Atkinson Bros INSUilAXCE AGENCIES Iiverpool, and London and Globe Fire and Life. — J J Finn. ? £T0REKEEPEU« T. Finn J.Boyd. W PendaU UNDERTAKERS IC Marka W Atkinson WOOL AND PEODTTCE BUYERS T Breen