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Woman's Column. [Newspaper Article] — The Corowa Chronicle — 6 December 1905
Woman's Column. Knife Polish. — Rubbing knives upon ground charcoal will give them a very brilliant polish. Be- careful of your measurements in all cooking, and the result will be very much more satisfactory. When boiling greens put a small piece of bread in the water; this prevents any smell going through the house. Ferns. — Never let your fern stand in water, nor in a draught. It should always be kept moist, but not over watered. Old bottles that have become very dirty can be cleansed by rinsing them in diluted spirits of salts, then in olean water. When chopping suet sprinkle it With a little ground rice ; it will then chop quite easily, and will not stiok to the knife. The Greek robe is coming again into favor as evening dress for ladies. What other costume is so simple, so healthy, and so beautiful ? Dressmaking Hint. — To finish off a seam neatly and firmly, turn the work round and work back a, short way so that tho Btitches will be double. Parsley should not be kept in water,...
MELBOURNE, Tuesday night. [Newspaper Article] — The Corowa Chronicle — 6 December 1905
MELBOtrKNE, Tuesday night. Noe Frappier shot himself at Bendigo to-day. He bad been living with Albert Dupont, Canning-street, Carlton, who issued a warrant yes terday for Iu8 arrest on a charge of larceny of a gold watch and ring. The police raided a house of ill fame in Little Bourke-street last night, and arrested two Chinese and nine women, who were alt mostly young. They were brought before the City Court this morning and re manded for a week. Mrs. Caroline Newton, aged 25, lies at the Melbourne Hospital in a serious condition. In the dark she swallowed the greater portion of a bottle oi poisonous liniment by mistake. William John Wilinot was cycling along Point Nepeau Road, Elstern wick, when the fork of the machine broke. Wiimot was thrown heavily and sustained concussion of the brain. Catherine Barrett was sentenced to one month's imprisonment at the Collingwood Court to-day, fora series of robberies at St. Joseph's Roman Catholic Church, Collingwood. Sub-Iuepector Ward lias...
Important Land Bill. [Newspaper Article] — The Corowa Chronicle — 6 December 1905
Important Land Bill. The State Cabinet hod the new Land Bill under consideration last week. Mr. Asbtou gave notice of the measure on Thursday, and it will probably be introduced to-day. The scope of the measure will be found in the wording of the motion, which states that it is ' a bill to provide for the temporary administration by commissioners of the Department of Lands, and of certain matters under the Crown Lauds aud other Acts ; to provide for the appointment, and to prescribe the powers and duties of such commissioners ; to provide for the setting apart and disposal of Crown Lands as original and addition al holdings ; to provide for the allot ment of lands, the subject of con flicting applications ; to amend, in certain respects, the law relating to the control of forestry ; and generally, to further regulate the sale, leasing, and disposal and management of Crown lands by amending the Crown Lands Act iu certain respects ; and for purposes consequent thereon and incidental t...
OVERTON. THE WEATHER. [Newspaper Article] — The Corowa Chronicle — 6 December 1905
OVEETON. THE WEATHER. On Saturday night eighteen points of rain fell, which was followed by a bitterly cold wind from the south-west. There is now every appearance of more rain which, if it comes, will be a serious hindrance to haymaking operations. THE HARVEST. Some fairly good yields ore ex pected in this locality, the majority of farmers anticipating a 4-bag aver age. I notice some very fine pad docks of wheat on Melton Grove and Piney Park estates, some of which should easily reach 24 bushels per acre. A RUNAWAY TEAM. A bolt which might have termi nated with fatal results occurred at Piney Park last week. A man named Conuors was engaged in cm-ting hay, when the horses took fright and bolted. Connors was thrown from the load with a sud den start, and narrowly escaped heiug run over by the waggon. The horses were eventually stopped near the homestead without any serious damage being done.
Personal. [Newspaper Article] — The Corowa Chronicle — 6 December 1905
Personal. Dr. Stauton, Anglican Bishop of Newcastle, died at Morpeth, N.S.W., at a late hour on Monday night. Owing to continued indisposition Archdeacon Hose was unable to con duct service at St. John's Church on SundayTast. The Bishop of New Guinea (Dr. Stone WiRg) is much improved in health, although his medical adviser will not allow him to take duty at present. Mr. Peavce,the manager of Burry jaa met with a misadventure on Sunday last. His horso putting its hoof in a. rabbit burrow, tripped, and the rider was thrown, dislocating his arm. The death of Mr. George Edols, unele of Mr. H. Ogilvie of Corowa, took place at Armadale, Melbourne, ou Friday last. The deceased was au octogenarian, having reached the advanced age of 83 years. The marriage took place last week of Mr. James Haig, eldest son of Mr. G. G. Haig, of Wahgunyah, and Miss Knowles, formerly of Ruther- glen. The wedding was celebrated at the residence of the bride's parents, Ballarat. The friends of Mr. John Brown, of...
The Water Supply. DEEP LEAD v. RIVER WATER. [Newspaper Article] — The Corowa Chronicle — 9 December 1905
The Water Supply. DEEP LEAD v. EIVEB WATER. During tbe miscellaneous business at the Counoil meeting on Tuesday night, Aid. Bitchie moved that the Minister for Works be aBked to call for alternate tenders for the river scheme and the Deep Lead in con nection with the water supply. They did not know what the river drift would be like, while, they knew the Deep Lead wai Spte'ndid water. It only meant a few additional pipes; Aid.' Gardner seconded the motion as they would .then know where they were. As they had an expendi ture of eight or nine thousand pounds before them they should be deliberate in the matter. The Mayor pointed out that the Engineer reported dead against the Deep Lead. In the ensuing discussion Aid. Chivell stated it was not too certain that the Deep Lead water waB too good. He had the assurance of practical miners that it would not keep good 24 hours in a water-bag, and that a green slime appeared on it in a tank. It returned to its clear condition in 48 hours, but i...
Ladies Bath. [Newspaper Article] — The Corowa Chronicle — 9 December 1905
Ladies Bath. At the Council meeting on Tuesday night the Works Committee reported against the proposed Ladies Bath, as the water would le laid on by next Summer. Aid. Piggiu pointed out they could not give the Ladies an opportunity to learn to swim without the baths. That was their object. It would not be a great expense and they should try and erect them. He movod that the matter be reported upon by a special sub-committee. They simply wanted a bath house and some little ac comodation. Aid. Bitchie seconded the motion pro forma. The Mayor said they must have someone to look after the baths. Aid. Gardner could not see any harm in getting a report from a sub-committee as to the expenses &c. A desultory conversation ensued. Aid. Piggin stating he did not see much usehav ing a sub-committee who had made up their minds against having .the baths. The Mayor said the expenses would be too great. They had no means of obtaining revenue to meet the expenses. Other Aldermen pointed out...
Sporting Notes. RACING FIXTURES. [Newspaper Article] — The Corowa Chronicle — 9 December 1905
Sporting Notes. Racing fixtubgs. Jernderie Jockey Club, Docomber 2G. Wodonga Turf Club (annual meeting), December 20 and 27. Buthergleu B.C. December SG. Overtoil E.C. January 1. Becchworth— January 1. Jindora— January 1, Chiltem— January land 2. Talhvngatta— January 1. Hanging Bock — January 1. Benalla — January 39. The V.R.C. rake in £9,460 per annum in bookmaker's fees. These figures afford food for reflection. For some considerable time past the general tone of the ring has been despondent and pessimistic. We have been tola that the game is played out, and that backers have the best of it. It may very reasonably be asked i Is that why the ring is prepared to pay £9,460 per annum for the privilege of betting on only one course, upon which racing extends only 1G days in the year ? » ? ? In England last month, Patron, by Grand Flaneur — Olga, was sold for COgys., and goes to France. Patron was bred in 1890, and won the V.R.C. St. Leget and Melbourne Cup of 1894. He was taken to Eng...
SURVEYOR'S REPORT. [Newspaper Article] — The Corowa Chronicle — 9 December 1905
SURVBYOB'S HEPORT. GENTLEMEN.— I have the honor to re port Messrs. Butt and Bennett have com pleted their contracts for forming to. Church and Beish'ng streets, and Mr. D. Nixon his contraot for forming Albert and Aitken strectB. I submit herewith plans etc., of work in IsabeSi and Walker streets, but have been unable to complete plau of Wbithend-stroot. I arraugdd with J. Devery to form and clear part of Peterson's lane, and he has completed the work to my satisfaction. I have inspected road Kouth of race course and estimate same could be cleared for width of one chain down centre for about eight pounds. The road is two chains wide and is heavily timbered. The local printing and advertising for the year 1904, cost £80 ; 1st. half 1905, £27 8s. I estimate printing and advertising for year 1906 will cost £50. I have interviewed most of tbe store keepers re sale of wax matches, and they expressed themselves as willing to enter into a bond binding themselves not to sell same, condition...
REPORTS. [Newspaper Article] — The Corowa Chronicle — 9 December 1905
Bepokts. The following reports were re ceived : — FINANCIAL BEPOBT. . Accounts totalling £390 18s Id were passed for payment. Bank Balances — GENERAL ACCOUNT. Cr. Balance ? 416 15 10 Less ... ? 870 6 1 Cr. Balance ... ... ... is 9 9 K.P.A. ACCOUNT. Cr. Balance ... ... ... S3 14 11 Cash in Haud ? 1 12 0 25 C 11 Less a/cs ? ... lj 6 0 Cr. Balance ... ... ... 8 G 11 Bates due 2nd moiety ... ...105 0 0 Less already received ... ... 60 0 0 846 0 0 Arrears ... ? 40 0 0 385 0 0 LOAN ACCOUNT. Cr. Balance ? 6 0 Adopted. The Works Committee reported as follows : — (1.) Having examined the river in se veral places, we feel that we cannot recom mend the Council to incur the expense of erecting ladies' baths, seeing that there is ever}- prospect of the water being laid on to the town before next summer. (2.) We have examined the works in progress, and find everything satisfactory. (8. We could call the Council's atten tion to two struts of telegraph po»ts blook ing the footpaths, and a danger to...
Our Local Parliament. [Newspaper Article] — The Corowa Chronicle — 9 December 1905
Out1 Local Parliament. The usual monthly meeting of the Corowa Borough Council was held at the Council Chambers on Tuesday night last, the Mayor (Aid. T. Parkin) presiding. There were also present : 'Aldermen King, Lewis, Cliivoli, . Thompson, Piggin, Gardner and fiitchie; The Council Clerk (Mr. A. H. Bray) and the Inspector of Nuisan egs (Mr. Falconer Friser) were also preselit: . The minUtes of the previous ineet iiig irbre read and oonfirmed. COBBESftiNDENCE. The following correspondence was received : — From Mungo Wilson, ' Kavason,' Balldale, advising that he would be pleased to assist in getting early trains, and enclosing a list of those who do business at Balldale. Aid. Thompson explained that the By-laws Committee were collecting its information as instructed, to for ward the claims of a daily service. He would move that Mr. Wilson be thanked for the information. Se conded by Aid. Chivell, and carried. From Public Works Department, respecting proposed lecture on water conse...
Advertising [Newspaper Article] — The Corowa Chronicle — 9 December 1905
W. L. Taylor* Co., (Walter L. Taylor, Geo. C. Morphett) AUCTIONEERS, STOCK AND STATION AGENTS, WHEAT BUYERS. Agents for The Australian Mutual Provident Society. The Ocean Accident Co. The Australian Mutual Fire Insur ance Co. The Royal Insurance Co. M'Dougall's Sheep Dip. Cohoe and Walter's Babbit Poisoner. The Australian Mutual Fire Insur ance Association of Austral Asia, Limited. Offices : BANGER STREET, COROWA. Wheat ! W. L. TAYLOR & CO. Grain Buyers, Corowa. FREE STORAGE. CHEAP MONEY. We have £26,000 Trust Moneys to lend on Broad Acres in sums to suit at 4%, 4}%, end 4}%, according to security. W. L. TAYLOE & CO., Corowa. W. S. NORMAN & CO., aoctroneebs, wool bboeebs, Chaff axd Grain Butebs. Sales of Skins, Hides, Tallow, etc., every Fourth Friday. NEXT WOOL SALE : Friday, 15th December. LIBERAL ADVANCES MADE. Townsend-street, Albury. JAS. COLQUHOUN, WHEAT BUYER and MACHINEKY MERCHANT. [established 1886.] growingIsver since. WHEAT BOUGHT ALL THE TEAB BOCN...
Land Notices. [Newspaper Article] — The Corowa Chronicle — 9 December 1905
Land Notices. Corowa laud district, on Kentucky and Quatta holdings, 1096, 513}, and 180} acres, in parishes Richmond, Kentuoky, &o., county Hume ; prioe, £1 6s 8d, £2, aud £2 10s per aore respectively. Available February 8, 1906. Corowa land district, 393 acres, in parish Kentucky, county Hume ; price £2 per acre. Available Febru ary 8, 1906.
THE SWING OF THE PENDULUM. [Newspaper Article] — The Corowa Chronicle — 9 December 1905
THE SWING 'OF THB PBlifitilttar' . With the Somewlial dramatic re signation of, the Priint Minister^ England (Mr. Balfour). the Liberals emerge from the. ' cold shades of Opposition winch they have occu pied. for some twelve years. Tlie, Parliamentary- 'history' of England has ever been of the nature of a pendulum, and each party success ively has s«tm£ in aucbjout of pother for. many decades pMt, The advent 6Fa Liberal Gover&nent ?is Bccompaiiiecl yrvidi a tinge'^of sad ness, for memory instinctively re calls their 'old leader, .'(the Grand Old Mau .ot political history— Mr. W. E, Gladstone. fieath has created great gaps in the ranks of tlie party siuce they were last the dominant power. But, although with the towering personalities of the old leaders looming large in the mind, it seems impossible to re place them, yet history ever proves' that there is ho man whose place cannot be filled. The change of Government is a momentous one. The Liberal .policy has ever . been conc...
Advertising [Newspaper Article] — The Corowa Chronicle — 9 December 1905
Bowel Complaint in Children. During the summer mouths children are subject to disorders of the bowtls. and should receive the most careiul attention. As soon as any looseness of the bowels is noticed, Chamberlain's Colic, Cholera and Diarrhoea Remedy should be given. Get a bottle to-day ; it may save a life, l'or sale by T. Parkin | Corowa.
MULWALA FOREST RESERVE. [Newspaper Article] — The Corowa Chronicle — 9 December 1905
MULWALA FOEEST EESEEVE. Commenting on the decision of the Savernake Farmers and Settlers' Association to oppose the throwing open of the Mulwala Forest Re serve, the Yarrawouga 'Chronicle' writes inter alia :— Now, the whole question resolves it self into a nutshell. If this reserve is not suitable for settlement And it a -valu- able limber area jt should' be reserved for the sake of the timber ; but if it could be turned to proGtable account by settle ment, and there are experienced but landless people anxious to make a home upon it, their claims altogether outweigh any considerations as to the timber. The acceptance of such a' ;view means that iu the course of a very short time there will be no timber reserves left in the State, or for that matter any reserves at all. For it is an undeniable fact that there are ' experienced, but landless, people anxious to make a home' there or elsewhere. And it is also a fact— a shameful fact — that there are thousands of acres of suitable land ...
Local and General. [Newspaper Article] — The Corowa Chronicle — 9 December 1905
Local and General. THE river was 9ft. lin. above summer level last night. Every article is tip-top to be offered it G. Silcock's sale next Wednesday, * . THE UNION Label.— The Union Label 1 was adopted by the House of Represents- - tives.by 88 to 34 votes. Sir Win. Lyne . was the only member whose vote was not accounted for, excepting the Speaker, and Chairman. ? PBOPEBTT SALE.— Messrs. C. L. Griffith it Co., in conjunction with Messrs A. A. Piggin 4 Co. report selling lots 7 and 8, containing S35 acres 2 roods, and 632 acres respectively, being portion of the Howlong Estate subdivision, at satisfactory prices, to Mr. Jas. Salmon, of Careen. ' BUBNT OUT. — A rather sensational acci dent happened to Charles Adams, a rabhitcr on Kentucky. Hewaa.lyiug on his bank smoking in his tent, -when the clothes caught on fire.- The tent and contents were aU destroyed, Adams also getting a nasty burn on the leg: rfEADACjp: Cannot Exist— When Chamberlain's Stomach and Liver Tablet* arc taken. ' Th...
P. A. and H. Notes. [Newspaper Article] — The Corowa Chronicle — 9 December 1905
P. A. and M. Notes; Botflies ate becoming numerous around Bowral. A couple of residents have lost horses wllose deaths are attributed to tile pest: . The devastating St. John's wOrt was imported by a German woman, in Bright^ Victoria, long ago, for its purely imaginary medicinal qualities, From her bit of a garden it gradually «preadi and is a most terrifio nuisance, comparable to phylloxera. The St. John's wort has destroyed whole gardens and orchards, its roots being voracious, suckers, and deadly to everything around. It is getting dangerously thick about Rutherglen, and local land-owners can't be too careful in eradicating it on first ap pearance. A Forbes telegram states : — Stock, especially young sheep, are experienc ing a very bad time from grass Beed. Travelling sheep are the worst suffer ers. Out of a mob of about thirteen thousand sheep, going from Burbur gate . to. Cowl Cowl, one thousand weaners had to be taken out and dressed here, as they were completely blind and una...