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PICTURE SHOWS. [Newspaper Article] — Cowra Free Press — 7 January 1911
PICTURE SHOWS.: In England"; it. is ..reported that more people go week by week to these placesi than to the theatres; and not.ouly adults, but children,' swami ;to' them,: night-after night, in large.'"numbers/ lu Loudon, wo are told that there aro already 200 cine matograph theatres/ making, from £~> to £100 profit a ivcok, Terry's Theatre" .just- been leased for twenty-one ytj a' cinematograph- theatre, and "a. gramme will run every day fromj till J1. [mii. Now '-York has -450 o theatres, with. a > seating capacitj , ! 150,000; Chicago 3.10, with capacity' 03,000 people; Philadelphia 160, v seating capacity'for 57,000. "The chiel combination of manufacturers," says tliJ '' American Magazine," "produces 20,OIK'S feet a week of-new films-of which copies apieco must be made. Mr. Edi son's royalty, begun only recently, am ounts from this sourco'to an income &lt;>t' £.1000 a week. The middlemen, or "ex changes," pay manufacturers £l,S00,&lt;wd for films, which...
A Young Man Embarrassed. [Newspaper Article] — Cowra Free Press — 7 January 1911
A Young Man Embarrassed. " Have y*>u any whiskers ?" asked a _ young lady customer, absent-mindedly.V : -The assistant felt cold ?wntcir running' down his faat-k. "J .bog your .pardon ?" lie Hlairmiorcd. . " I asked i£ you had any- whiskers,"A ; the sweet thing repeated. ' The assistant was just 'wondering . vhetihur it was another sad ca^-e of Ijeauty: and Dunns having ijinrted cjinpany, when :i c(li;uoM&lt;> . from . the-::slioiijlioy . eiitigiit ' llie young lady's ear. t. i " .> ' 01 ionise,": she; Maid,;.with , emlbairaSo-v ; ment, " I wan egg' 'Whiskers._ 1 want one at about C'/id."
A Dog Story. [Newspaper Article] — Cowra Free Press — 7 January 1911
A Dog . Story. A gentleman owned a dog, a very, good watch-dog, ? ibut noisy, lllie owner of the idog, was very - deaf,-and did, not Shear; inuc-tr oi' it'but tlie.xionstant ? ibarking-annoyed' thuneighbours,! ,and; frequentVcomplainta were made by t'hem. ' > One day' a friend stopped (/lie owner, of the dog' in the sliect, and said-"Good morning, sir. We had a very pleiu-mnt' vnsit ??from your wife yesteulay." The owner of the dog,.; not hearing pro perly, thought it .was another complaint about the animal. So he leplied "It shall not. occur a:>ain ; I am going' to have her chained up - J
Punctured. [Newspaper Article] — Cowra Free Press — 7 January 1911
unctured. A motor car, proceeding down a busy street; /iwiis bfeclced :lb,v ii /WL'^jon drawn l).v I'wo undorfe l lior.-cj. Tlio dniver pectiied , in, no:_ipartioti]!iir liiMTy ilo -clear out of (lie way, and at last one,of the occupants of tlie motor car. desiring to appear funny, in a-lou^l, sarcastic voiw» exclaimed :- . - w" .Here, L say, my .??man," what are these: tilings vybir are /driving ? -?W'hftt .fire tliciy for. J should like to _ Know ?'.' - j ^yj.'hcse -'ere, &lt;*av'nav ?"?? nrowercd tihc ?'.carter; ?.?flickin.a; the:horses with his -whip. "Oh, the^e is wot is conunionly called 'orses, an' they're sometimes used fur to take'.motorists to tlhe hospital."
He Went One Better. [Newspaper Article] — Cowra Free Press — 7 January 1911
'He Went One Better. In a crowded section of a large city there were three little cloUhing stores in a row. ll'-o proprietors of these shops were bitter : enemies and business rivals, and each taxed Ins brain to t!lie iburstting point to outwit the others in attracting customers. The proprietor of the store in the midd'e one dayi found himself momentarily 'beateli on getting down (own 011c morning, when ho discovered tfliat the rfhiop on Th'b right was placarded with sensational announce- ' ments of a "great fire sale," while the man on 'bis loft liand covered bis building wn'tb huge banners proclaiming a "re ceiver's sale." 11 is face dropped. Then his features relaxed in a gradually expand ing smile. Tie rushed to the badk of his store and called up some one over tihe telephone. One liour later filie crowds tbat had been . attracted .to the scene by the " fire sale" and "receiver's pale" proclamations, flocked inl-o the store between the' two. -'IThe .' proprietor had caused to be...
Money in Tallow. [Newspaper Article] — Cowra Free Press — 7 January 1911
Money in Tallow. ' Just fcliiuk oE it Mi'. Fiu'inor, you can get 8s dor a korosonc tini full, at the Cowra Soap Works, Brisbano-sh. So cotno along and support local ia* d us try. Empty tias givou away in any quantity.* - V1' In auotlior paragraph wo introduced ourselves to tho many ro.vlors of this journal. Wohopoyott havo road it. Our aim in business wo trust will influonco you towards a trial purchase. It is ombodiod in " money-saving pricos by moans of cash trading, quality goods, and goods of good lasto." As specialists iu Men's and Hoy's Clothing, Hats, Shirts, etc., we Bhouhl suit you in theso goods. G-. Bollinger and Co., Cowra (next Croploy's Boot Store).
A Bid Taste in the Mouth [Newspaper Article] — Cowra Free Press — 7 January 1911
A Bid Taste in the Mouth It i; anything but pleasant to awake with a bad taste iu the mouth. This al ways arises from a disordered stomnok, aud may be corrected by taking a dose of Chamberlain's Stomach and Liver Tablets immediately after supper. They cleanse nnd invigorate the Ktomi''h impr ive the | digestion and give one a relish for hw food Tltsy arc easy to tuke and ploasaut
District Hospital [Newspaper Article] — Cowra Free Press — 7 January 1911
District Hospital ;j The usual meeting of tlis committei took place on Thursday evening PiMsont: -Messrs. Stevenson (president), Stewart (lion, treaa.), O/msby, Ormiaion, Links, I Morell, Or.. W. Lewis, ani W. J. Gora j (secretary). ., - - Apologies ware tendered for tho abaanos of Rlessrs. Durilop and Darroll. The minutes were read and confirmed, on the motion o£ Messrs. Ormsby anl Links. CORRESPONDENCE . From N.3. W. Railway and Tramway Employees Hospital Fund stating ad accounts against the fund for maintenance and treatment of members to year ending | February, 1911, should be rendered by February lafc, 1911, to entitle to payment aud participation ia the annual dia tribution of balaaco. The .rate of pay- j ment per agreement was : 1 day 2s, 2d, 2 ' days 43 4i, 3 days 6a 6d, 4 days 8s 7d, 5 days 10s 9J, 6 days 12s LOD; _ From Mr. J. Hammill, resigning from the committee. From .Nurse Howoll, Young, regretting being unable to accept tho position of1 acting matron. From Nurse R, Go...
Notes by the Way. Miss Eleanor Cameron. [Newspaper Article] — Cowra Free Press — 7 January 1911
Notes by the Way. ? ni Miss Eleanor Cameron, ? ; Miss Eleanor Cameron, who renderod valuable service to the Liberal cause at the last Federal election, has been ^ap pointed organising secretary -of the Australian Women's League in Victoria, which position was rendered vacant; by the resignation of Miss Grace Watson. Miss Cameron is to be congratulated on securing the appointment, and doubtless she will be successful in her onerous work.
The Wyangala Weir. [Newspaper Article] — Cowra Free Press — 7 January 1911
The Wyangala Weir. In addition.to the benefits that must be derived from the storage of an iia- | mense bo ly of water to refresh in time i of need a dry portion of the State, in which the country ilankiug the lower J Lachlan is included, and to bring into productive'use vast areas of irrigable lauds, a scientist has recently doclarijd that with irrigation thoro must naturally be a greater growth of vogobation and its attendant virtues. Ha holds that high temperatures and hob winds are pro duced through the passage of the atmos phere over tracts of western counbry which had been previously heated to an intense degree by the sun's rays, and contends that when the surface of this country is cooled by water and evaporation, and clothed with heat resisting vogotation, intenso and oppressive heat will bacome a thing of the past. This is a phaso of the question to which little attention has been heretofore devoted, still tho opinion thus expressed is based upon sound roasoning and logical...
Advertising [Newspaper Article] — Cowra Free Press — 7 January 1911
The Old and the New I W? wisfj all our Old Gustonjers a Bright and Prosperous New Year jftrjd trust tfiett we will have the pleasure of wishing tfte sanje to a large number of ijew ones at tlje termination of t/je presetjt year. Shackel Bros., General Merchants, COWRA. GOVERNMENT ADVERTISING, ATTENTION is directed to the notice iu "Government Gazette " of the 21st De cember, 1910, calling for OBJECTION-; to an APPLICATION by JOHN FAGAN ! for permission to CLOSE and PUR CHASE RO*D parish or Neila, county of Forbes, Waugoola Sbire. Boundary road 1 chain wide separating portions 120, 25, und 121 from portions 138, 41, 119, and 89; boundary road of same width separ ating portions 121 und 89 from portions 37 and 28. extending from the south-eastern corner portion of 89 north and east to the ; western side of the Cowra-Burrowa roud ; also reserved road 150 links wide within portions 31, 33, 32, 100, and 87- Ob- i jections lodged with the Minist?r for Lands on or Lefore the 21st January, 1...
Absent Friends. [Newspaper Article] — Cowra Free Press — 7 January 1911
. Absent Friends. There being a balance in hand after defraying all expenses in connection with the presentation to Mr, and Mrs. A. W. Marshall, the committee very .properly decided to expend the .surplus funds in souvenirs for- other members of the Marshall family. Accordingly, just prior to Christ mas, two handsome gold brooches 'were forwarded to Misses Jean and Charlotte Marshall a3 appropriate gifts. The presentation committee, one day thi3 week, through their hon. sec., Mr. P. G. Callaghan, received a letter of .acknowledgment from Mr. and Mrs. Marshall and the Misses Marshall, and conveying their thanks to the donors and the compliments of ['the season to all Cowra friends. Miss Charlotte, Marshall, we regret' to learn, is still suffering from the effects of a broken arm, it being still 1 in splints. With this exception our old townsfolk are doing, well and prospering in their northern river's home, and may they long continue to 1 do so is our heartiest wish.
A TRAM ON FIRE. [Newspaper Article] — Cowra Free Press — 7 January 1911
A TRAM ON FIRE. About 9.30 this morning an over head wire fell on a tram near the Central Railway Station, resulting in a short circuit. There was then a brilliant electric display. The roof of the tram caught fire, whereupon the passengers stampeded. There were several narrow escapes from serious injury by faliing live wires. The tram service from Circular Quay to the Railway was suspended for some time. As a result huudreds were late for work.
Distinctiveness. [Newspaper Article] — Cowra Free Press — 7 January 1911
Distinctiveness. Wo introduce ouraolves in another para graph. This introduces men's suits of dis tinctiveness. A " sit" with'a fit. No mat- , ter whether wo make it for you by order or suit you from our stock, there is that smart jf appearance that only shows itself as the result of skilful cutting. Imperfections are unknown in our suits, for, as Specialists in Men's audBoy's Clothing, Hats, Shirts, etc., wo depend solely on the entire satis faction of each customer wo got. Our aim is ombodied in " Money saving prices (by means of cash trading), quality goods, and goods of good taste." 'Tis a pleasure to show our good3 without pressure to buy G. Bollinger and Co., Cowra, (next Crop ley's Boot Storo).
The New Year "New Idea." [Newspaper Article] — Cowra Free Press — 7 January 1911
The New Year "New Idea." This Australasian magazine-begins the New Year with one of the best numbers it has yet issued. Several special features .are introduced to mark the season, not ably a fine article by Dr. Fitchett on the : "Stellar sido of the Almanac," a descrip tion of some New Year customs by^ Ber tine-Charles, and a thoughtful reverie for New Year's Eve, entitled '-VVh'it Lies Ahead?" The stories are as usual bright and wholesome : and as tins is the holiday season, an extra supply of- these is given. Of'the speciiil ariicles one rntitled "In . Pigmy Laud," which gives an illustrated desuripii u of the oldest and smollest people on earth, is worth noting. It is ono,of a series of articles in which the writer has-promised to give readers some glimpses of life, in other lands, and it should prove both usftil and interesting. Household departments ' comprise, as usual, a monthly encyclopaedia that grow3 more and more indispensible.
Consult Mr. S. A. Basser. [Newspaper Article] — Cowra Free Press — 7 January 1911
Consult Mr. S. A.Basser. Mr S> A. Basser, the eminent; Vienna JfOptician, holds the very-highest certifi j cates secured by actual examination in , Vienna, Dresden, Berlin, London undWew ! York, lie is also a qtnlifie'l Master of i the British Optical Association. Mr. Basser desires to give the greatest pos sible number the benelit of his skilled ' services and makes no chargc whatever I for consultations, or for carefully testing , ! the sight. His coming visit to this town j: offers' a splendid opportunity of having ' the eyes prop3rly attended to, and a1! visual effects defects cor-ected. Mr. . Basser .has devoted milch time to the stir.ly of the eyes of the young, and par ents should note this fact, and brin^ the bhildren.to him for examination. A few minutes now may save great expense in the future. Mr. 13 isser is sole ngent for the " So Easy " rimless flosses-quite the most comfortable it is possible to get. |-?'.Ho employs no ageuts, aud may be con ? suited in person at t...
A Presentation. [Newspaper Article] — Cowra Free Press — 7 January 1911
A Presentation. j That very worthy public officer, Mr,! Frank Jjagan, who was:night station? j.mastor lioro for somo years, and has I latoly boon promoted to EInrstville, was [ to havo boon accordod a.fitting sond off I by Ilia late comrades on Monday even ling, but owing to Mr. Fagan's illness I the function had to bo abandonod. It has now beon decided to send a suit ably inscribed medal on to Mr. Fagan, ! as it would bo a difficult raattor for him. ? to get up to Cowra again for some time | to como. . The modal, which is of , chasto design, bears . the inscription " Presented to M. F. Fagan by his i railway comrados. Dec. 1910" on. .the [ obverso, and on tho reverso side the ( initials ''M.F.F." It was purchased at > theestablishmont of Mr. H. J. Nicholls, 'watchmaker, jowollor, etc., Kondall-st. ( Mr. A. Emilliainz, who was instrumental t in inaugurating the movement, is greatly ( disappointed that they will nob be able 'to accord our old friend " Frauk " a J : suitable send o...