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Tocumwal Guardian AND FINLEY FREE PRESS. (Established 1897.) FRIDAY, JULY, 3rd 1908. [Newspaper Article] — Tocumwal Guardian and Finley Free Press — 3 July 1908
Tocumwal Guardian AND FINLEY FEEE PRESSs (Established 1897.) . FRIDAY, JULY, 3rd 190S. Correspondent-Your letter will appear next issue. Tocumwal Champion Coursing Meeting, August 12th. .£21 added. , We are reluctantly compelled to hold over several items of news in cluding the coursing, owing to pressure on our space. !| Mr. F. Staple's First Trick and Mr E. Morley's Miss Rufus had a splendid run- in the final for the Woolaniai stake. The president's win was a .very popular one. COURSING.-At the termination of the Finley coursing the cheques were paid over to the various win ders by Mr Wells the president of tbe club. He regretted that hares were so scarce, which prevented the meet being concluded in one clay, but he trusted at their next meet, they .would'be able-to course over the old ground, which was equal to any iti the Riverina. He expressed pleasure at the support accorded the club by Mr M'Kenz.ie and recognised in him a genuine sport. Mr M'Kenzie returned thanks on behalf o...
DIDN'T PAY TOMMY. [Newspaper Article] — Tocumwal Guardian and Finley Free Press — 3 July 1908
DIDN'T PAY TOMMY. Mrs. Munro was roading items of in terest from tho paper, ana making fre quent exclamations of surprise or plea sure or dismay. "Why, Edward, listen to this!" she cried. "Hero's a man who makes a business of taking now tables and chairs and treating thom in some way so they'look as if they woro a hundred years old. And ho makes a groat deal of money by it," alio added, reading oil. "Does ho, indeed ?" said Mr. Mun ro. "Woll, I'd trust our Tommy to make a now tablo look as if it woro a good deal moro than a hundred years old, but I hadn't thought of it as a paying business."
AMERICAN FLEET CRUSH. [Newspaper Article] — Tocumwal Guardian and Finley Free Press — 3 July 1908
AMERICAN FLEET CRUSH. There will bo a phenomenal rush to Sydney next August in connection with tho American fleet visit. Already many houses in Sydney have closed their books against orders for clothing, while others are making special ar rangements to meet all emergencies. Amongst tho latter are Messrs. David Grant and Co., tailors, of 528, George streot, Sydney, who announce that every man sending his order- now will have tho choice of a very largo im portation of now woollens, "just landed, and which are -very unordinary in value. This firm is now offering splen did suits at from 5j>s. equal in every way to those produced ordinarily at from 65s-as a special bid for custom. Thoso. suits are not made in a whole calo factory, but in their own Tailoring Workrooms.
Labor-saving Machinery'for Farm and Station. [Newspaper Article] — Tocumwal Guardian and Finley Free Press — 3 July 1908
Labor-saving Machinery'for Farm and Station. In this ago of progress it is being con stantly proved that the man who makes his mark - who succeeds - is the man who takes advantago of every possible means of saving time, of economising labour, and studies how ho can invest his capital to tho best advantago. It is to tho man on tho land that labour - saving machinery iu of special value, and how to secure, to the best advantage, tho produce of tho soil should be the aim of every man on tho land. Tho Cooper Sheep Shearing Machine Co. specialize in Shearing Machin ery, oil engines and irrigation plants. Tho Cooper Power Machines aro noted for their simplicity and tho small quantity of renewals required. Hand-power shearing machines for crutehing sheep to provent loss from tho blow Jly call for special attention. Hundreds of those usoful mach ines are now in use, and aro tho means of saving tho lives of thousands of valuable sho^p. The Fairbanks-Morso Oit Engino, for which tho Company ar...
DESIRABLE IMMIGRANTS. [Newspaper Article] — Tocumwal Guardian and Finley Free Press — 3 July 1908
DESIRABLE IMMIGRANTS. No nmount of advertising of the re sources oC our State can equal in value the representations of Immigrants who haye succeedcd lu establishing them selves In comparative luxury. This fact is becoming more apparent every (lay, and Is reflected in the large num ber of persons nominated by recent arrivals l'or assisted passages from the Old Country to this State. Up to the end of May, the passages of no less than 300 noiuinees were arranged in this uinimor out of a tot?.! of 550. An Interesting feature of the nomination system is that It was recently taken advantage of by two young women who had come out here from England as domestic servants. Through the agency of the Intelligence Department, they nominated their Intended husbands for assisted passages, declaring that New South Wales offered splendid facilities for young men and women who were thrifty, industrious, and not afraid of work.
THE BEEKEFPE[?] BEES IN WINTER. [Newspaper Article] — Tocumwal Guardian and Finley Free Press — 3 July 1908
THE BEEKEFPEP BEES IN WINTER. Bees, like other insects, have their time of activity and Inactivity. They rest when vegetation comes to a standstill. When tho weather Is cold '-iho bees not . only occupy tho spaces between the combs, but also fill up the cells. It would not be a compact cluster if only the half-Inch spaces wore filled with bees and tho inch-thick combs stood empty. A cluster (states "Gleanings In Bee Culture") thus divided by spaces would fre.eze In a little while during ex treme, cold. Some assert that, at tho last moment, before death occurs, the bees crawl into the cells, when It la well-known that all anjmals, when dy«.. ing from cold or starvation, remain in the position they last occupied. As tho . combs would give room for twice as many, bees' as the space contains, these spaces would have to be entirely empty of bees, if they had crawled into cells at the last moment. On the other hand, If one examines a starved and chilled colony, not only will tho cells bo ...
SYDNEY HARBOR FORESHORES [Newspaper Article] — Tocumwal Guardian and Finley Free Press — 3 July 1908
SYDNEY HARBOR FORESHORES I "W. A. Notting, Hon Secretary of the Harbour Forcsboros Viyilnnco Committoo, writes: - Now South Wales holds tho proud distinction of being able to boast tbiit L>ort' Jackson (oh whoso shores ]il»r hu*.r,o metropolis is fast growing to phenomenal dimensions) is tho finest and moat beautiful harbour in . i\&lt;i world. Visitors* to Sydney arc lost in ad miration. of this masterpiece or the : Creator's handiwork, and yot arc as ? toundml at the careless, apathetic and . pli'pshnd treatment of tlib forosfmlcs ; ' of this royal horitago; for instch'1 of 1 \ the foreshores haying be-on reserved for ; tho \ise arid recrcation of our otti ! y.ens and visitors, they havo' for the' . '.most'part bet'h allowed to bo alienated" bom public contiol. ! Prcttv beaches wfflr shelving strands and adjacent wooded * dells, havo been displaced by ugly houses, unsightly and raiely used bathing shi?d?>\ :tnd' private jetties; whereas if the foreshores had boon ret...
VIAREGGIO. ITS DOCKYARD. THE SIREN SEA. [Newspaper Article] — Tocumwal Guardian and Finley Free Press — 3 July 1908
VIAREGGIO. rrs DOCKYARD. THE BIREN SEA. Veron Leo writes In the "Westminster Gazette": There is an aesthetic virtue, more cer tainly even than o moral one, in the fact of not having too much; short commons stimulating the soul to squeeze out all the Interest and beauty which things themselves contain, and add whatever they lack from its own riches. I recog-. nlse that-this is the case (and am glad to recognise it) while tasting the modest charm of Vlaregglo after those days at Portoflno. That siren sea, those more than Greek hillsides and capes, have the splendor and aloofness of classic poetry, or rather of mythology enriched almost to eloyingness by Swinburne or D'An nunzlo; and one turns away with the "Too much! Too^ muchl''^ of Tannhauser at. the VenusbeTg. Instead of which. Slow much intimate pleasantness, and even amusement, "there I3 In these pale straight sands and pale sea barely breaking into white; In the wide streets of littlo flhut.-up houses; in the whitish colors of t...
MERCANTILE LAW. [Newspaper Article] — Tocumwal Guardian and Finley Free Press — 3 July 1908
MERenNTILE LAW. A valuable addition to the hooks available to tbo layman in Australia on legal topics is promised shortly by a well-known Melbourne publishing firm, in tho shape of a hand-book on Australian Mercantile Law. Hitherto this most important branch of the law has boon loft untouched by Aus tralian writors, and, in spito of tho .many differences between Australian law 'and that of Great Britain, and the vast body of decisions of tho Aus tralian Courts, tho student and tho business man have ben. compelled to rely upon English text books. Thi3 state of things is now to bo lemetlied, and Mr. Jacobs, a well known barrister of Victoria, and Mr. Holman, MX A., of tho New South Wales Bar, have, in co-operation writ ton a work which is now passing through the press, to fill this gop. tf-ho purpose of tho authors is to deal tn a simple ar.d practical manner with nil legal questions which ariso out of the sale of porsonal property and mer chandise of ovory kind; also out of its carri...
THE STATE'S POSITION. A Tale of Progress. [Newspaper Article] — Tocumwal Guardian and Finley Free Press — 3 July 1908
THE STATE'S POSITION. A Talo o2 Progress. The moat casual observer of current affairs ennnot but be profoundly Im pressed by the extraordinary progress tlint is relleetod In nlinost every avenue of the State's activity. Tiie oillclni Statistics for MOT, which are just available, reveal n state of rapid de velopment In Industry and commerce which lias never reached such.a hlgli whtcr mark as is the case to-day. The happy position In "which the State stands, from whatever aspect it is viewed, fully justifies a boundless op timum In the future of Its great primary Industries. In the drat and most important need, of a voung country, such as ours, viz., population, the most reassuring evi dence of a marked. Improvement is pre sented. The population of the State at the end of last year was 1,57.1,224, re presenting nil increase of 42,210 over the previous year. A feature wlilch will he regarded with general satisfac tion Is the ever-Increasing tide of Immi gration of people, mainly of Bri...
Advertising [Newspaper Article] — Tocumwal Guardian and Finley Free Press — 3 July 1908
ThB Immense number of orders for FROOTOIDS sent by post direct to the Proprietor Is ^convincing proof that the Public appreciate their splendid curing power. . They cure Quickly, are, elegant In appearance, and pleasant to take. "I am writing to you to express my thanks tortile Frootoids which I received from you some time ago. My mother, who wa3 a great sufferer (rata Headache and Bilious Attacks for many years, Sua been taking them, and has found complete .relief Mm them." L. PATCH, Pelican Creek, Corakl, N.S.W. "Kindly send by return post two separate -fcottles of Frootoids for Indigestion, &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' ls;.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...
THE FOURTH ESTATE. [Newspaper Article] — Tocumwal Guardian and Finley Free Press — 3 July 1908
THE FOURTH ESTATE. Tlio invention of the term ''Fourth Estate" as applied to the Press, has boon credited^ to Macaulay. In his review in 1828 of JTallam's ''Constitutional History of England," he wrote:-"The gallery in which the reporters sit has now become a fourth estate of the realm.-*!. All mu3T not bo aware, that the tlireo estates of the realm consist not of the Sovereign who is their head, but of the Lords Spiritual, the Lords Temporal, and the Commons, which three estates with the Sovereign form the constituent parts of a Parliament.
Finley Post Office. [Newspaper Article] — Tocumwal Guardian and Finley Free Press — 3 July 1908
Finley Post Office. Mails close' at. the Office as fol lows : Daily-For Sydney, T.P.O. south, west, Narandera, Jerilderie and Berrigan, at 7 a.m. Train . leaves at 7.35 . Da-.ly -- for Melbourne and Tocurauul, .at ;.> a.m. Coach leaves at 8.30. ' For Deniliquin, on Mondays, Wednesdays, and Fridays, at 7.30 p.m. Coach leaves at 8 p.m. For Pine Hills, Fridays only, at 7.30 p.m. For Jerilderie via Springfield, 011 Tuesdays, Thursdays, and Satur days,-at 6.30 p.m. Coach leaves at 7 p.m. . " . ARRIVALS From Sydney, T.P.O. . south west, Narandera, Jerilderie, and Berrigan, at 7.10 p.m. daily. From Melbourne and Tocumwal,! at 7 p.m. daily. . From Deniliquin on Wednesdays, Fridays, at 12.30 a.m. On Sun* day at 4 p.m. From Pine Hills, on Sundays, at 4 p.m. v . : From Jerilderie. on Tuesdays,' Thursdavs. ana Saturdays, at 8.30 a.m. M. W. CLIFFORD. , Post Master.
MAUD'S DAY OUT. [Newspaper Article] — Tocumwal Guardian and Finley Free Press — 3 July 1908
MAUD'S DAY OUT. Tho bachelor clergyman had two maids. Elizabeth was the older em ployee* and Maud a little serving-maid. Tho absences of Elizabeth woro frequent and prolonged. Maud was always on hand. One Sunday morning she brought in breakfast. "You again to-day, Maud?" said the' clergyman, , "My Sunday out," explained Maud, with a smilo. "Thou why aren't you out," "Pleasu, sir," with another smile, "whon 'tis my Sunday out, Elizabeth goes."
Tocumwal Post Office. ARRIVALS. [Newspaper Article] — Tocumwal Guardian and Finley Free Press — 3 July 1908
Tocumwal Post Office. ''ARRIVALS... I'errigan, Sunday*;, Wednesdays,. ?Fridays,H a.m. Finley, daily at ir a.iiT. Jerilderio', Tuesdays, Thursdays,, and Saturdays, n a.m. Sydney, Tuesdays, Thursdays,, and Saturdays at n a.m. and p.m. Tuppal Mail, Tuesdays, Thurs days, and Saturdays, 2 p.ru-. Deniliquiu, Tuesdays and Fridays SP-n). . Barooga and Mulvvala, Tuesdays, Thursdays, and Saturdays, 9 p.m. Yar'roWeyali, Cobram, Numur kah, Melbourne, daily at3.40 p.m. DEPARTURES. Barooga and Mulwala, Mondays;. Wednesdays, and Fridays, 9 a.m. Finley and Sydney, daily 4 p.m. Berrigan, ^Tuesdays, Thursdays, and Saturdays,-at 4 p.m. Deniliquiu, Wednesdays,-. and Saturdays, 6 a.m. Tuppal Mail, Tuesdays, Thurs days, and Saturdays, at 6 a.m. - Yarroweyah, Cobram, Numurkaki and Melbourne, daily at 11,10 a.m.
TORTURING PRISONERS. [Newspaper Article] — Tocumwal Guardian and Finley Free Press — 3 July 1908
TORTURING PRISONERS. .Down to tlio close of the roign of Queon Elizaboth, torturo had been ap plied to the investigation of nil kinds of crime, but after that time it was chiofly confined to Stato offences. The favourito instrument was tho dreadful rack, or break, traditionally said to havo boon introduced under Henry VI., by John, Duko of Exeter, Con stable of tho Tower, whence ifc was called tho Duko of Exeter's daughter. A milder punishment was inflicted by Skovington's gyves, which com pressed tho victim closely together, whilst tho rack distended his whole frame in tho most painful manner. In 1588 tho manacles wore introduced, and soon became tho most usual mode of torturo, but their preciso charaoter is not well understood. A variety of instruments of torturo are still shown in tho Tower, taken, it is said, out of tho Spanish Armada, but at all events admirably suited to tho gloomy dungeon wherein they appear, and in which half-starvation, and the horid cells called Little Eas...
OUR LADIES" COLUMN. [Newspaper Article] — Tocumwal Guardian and Finley Free Press — 3 July 1908
OUR LADIES" COLUMN. (By Penelope.) In responding to the request for a "suitable" Indies1 letter, dealing- with current modes and fashions in dress, both morning* and evening, lingerie, children's costumes, up-to-date coiffur ing, etc., I will' endeavour, tMfaugh these columns, to give a weekly budget which I trust will be of real benefit to my readers. By a "seasonable" letter I mean one which will be of a service to those who realise that even in a "sow's" ear there arc possibilities of a "silken" purse, and, as such, is in tended rather as a guide, counsellor and friend to those who desire to ap pear smart and dainty with the means at their immediate disppsal, rather than an exponent of ultra-style which would only be suitable for a London "Derby" or a Melbourne "Cup" Day". * # * My readers arc doubtless well ac quainted with the ancient and esteem ed cookery book which has done family duty in the kitchen for many years. How many of us have, on receiving our modest order from the ...
HE DIDN'T GRUDGE IT. [Newspaper Article] — Tocumwal Guardian and Finley Free Press — 3 July 1908
HE DIDN'T GltTJDGE IT. Thoro had been a serious railway ac cident. Ono by one the injured pas sengers were being removed from among the wreckage. One of these was an old farmer. Ho had been struck by the engine, and the crowd gathered sym pathetically about him. Suddenly the victim, who had been unconscious, opened his eyes. A sym pathetic silence met his gaze as ho slowly swept the circle and attempted to take in the situation. "Am I hurt?" he said, feebly. They told him that one leg would have to come off, but, fortunately, they; be lieved that otherwise ho was all right. For several moments ho studied tho remaining sound limb, and then turned to the surgeon. "Well," ho said, "it might have been worse. It is the one with tho rheuma tiz."