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Tocumwal Guardian AND FINLEY FREE PRESS. (Established 1897.) FRIDAY, JULY, 10th 1908. [Newspaper Article] — Tocumwal Guardian and Finley Free Press — 10 July 1908
Tocumwal Guardian AND FINLEY FREE PRESS. (Established 1897.) FRIDAY, JULY, 10th 1908. SCHOOL OE ARTS.-'The monthly meeting of the Finley School of Arts Committee will be held on Tuesday evening next at 8 o'clock. TENDERS are invited ifor. the lease of the Recreation Reserve for twelve months. Tenders to be lodged with Mr R. Brebner on or before Wednes day next, the 15th inst. RIFI.ES.-The members of the Finley* Rifle Club are requested to leave their rifles at the office of F. Hoyle and Co. iE order that same may be inspected by the captain, 011 orjbefore the end or the month. HORSE SALE.-Messrs J. Mac-1 Namara and Co. in conjunction with Messrs Campbell and Sons, . of Kirk's Bazaar, will hold a special sale of horses on Tuesday, the 21st inst., at Nutnurkah, when a large attendance of buyers will be present. AUCTION SALE.-We beg to.Re mind farmers and dealers of the immense clearing sale at Mr R. Sutton's farm, three miles from Fin ley, to be held on 20th of this month. See full pa...
FARM AND FIELD. Hungry Farms. [Newspaper Article] — Tocumwal Guardian and Finley Free Press — 10 July 1908
FARM ARB" FIELD. Hnncry Farms. The following article from an Amorl^ can paper is interesting" and informa tive: "Farmers of the right sort feel thoi hunger of their farms, as If It wore their own. Nothing on earth glv'fas them such a satisfied feeling as to see the pooy pleco made rich, and the barren, stony spot producing a paying crop, When Bome neglected source of fertility is dls» covered and saved and put upon tho land, the farmer feels as if he were en*. Joying a full meal. When crops are sold It worries him to thlnlc of the soli richness that is being carried away, and so ho feeds "out all he can upon tho £arm, "If he buys grain he knows, ho is feed-' lng the soli and is consoled for the out lay. Nothing-Is wasted. That which others consider only fit to get rid of lie' regards as. a mouthful of food for his hungry farm and would as soon think of throwing away a loaf of bread or a bright silver coin. When at last-his farm gjpws fat and sleek with good - feeding, and the broad ...
BRIDAL SUPERSTITIONS. Safeguards against Disaster. [Newspaper Article] — Tocumwal Guardian and Finley Free Press — 10 July 1908
BRIDAL SUPERSTITIONS. Safeguards against Dlsastor. Have you any bridal superstitions? Perhaps and perhaps not, but, anyhow, here arc some German theories about things that are considered "bad luck" for the bride tiiat may be of interest. According to the Germans, the bride must be especially careful on her wed ding day not to put the left foot out of bed first-for that would mean per petual strife. It is most necessary . to see that thirteen persons do not sit down to breakfast together that day. Many misfortunes will befall that bride who tries the wedding ring on the proper finger pefore the wedding; this is con sidered an anticipation of fate, and fate is not to be so caught. It is oven possible that in such cases the wed ding may fail at the last moment. In fact some brides think it a bad sign if the bridegroom even show them the ring before the wedding. When the bride puts on the wedding dress she must be very careful not to rip or tear it-not even a bit of lace, nor should she...
WHERE DR JOHNSON WAS BORN. [Newspaper Article] — Tocumwal Guardian and Finley Free Press — 10 July 1908
tVIIEItE DR JOHNSON WAS BOHN. Dr. Johnson's birthplace, for tho re pair of which on appeal, as we (the .'Westminster Gazette") have already . nct'.ecd, 's being made, Is a seventeenth century edifice, standing In tho market square al Lichfield, and was purchased by the lexicographer's father on his marriage In 1706. Except that the lower story in slightly altered, tho old "house has undergone very little chanje. X room Immediately over tho bookseller's shop and facing the market-square is the one in which "tho patron saint of Fleet street" was born. At that timo this was one of the few shops of the kind in tho provinces; and "learned Litch field" still , possesses more booksellers' shops than any' otlier town in proportion to population. If the herd is large and tho pasture short, and some stock must.bo taken off, see to it that the milch cow remains.
EXPLAINING THE VACUUM. [Newspaper Article] — Tocumwal Guardian and Finley Free Press — 10 July 1908
EXPLAINING THE VACUUM. Two commercial travellers whilo in a train, got into an argument over tho action of tho vacuum brake. "It's tho inflation of tho tubo that stops tho train," declared tho first traveller. "Wrong, wrong!" shouted tho sec ond. "It's tho output of tho exhaus tion." So thoy wrangled for an hour.. Then, when tho train arrivod at tho station, thoy agreed to submit tho matter for sottlomont to tho driver. That gentle man, loaning condescendingly from tho window of his cab, listoned with an attentive frown to tho two travellers' statement of thoir argument. Thon ho smiled, shook his hoad, and Baid: ? "Well, gents, yo'ro both wrong about tho workin' of tho vacuum brako. Yot it's vory simple and easy to undor- ' stand. "When wo want to stop tho train | wo just turn this 'oro tap, and thon wo fill tho pipo with vacuum,"
THOU SHALT NOT ENJOY THYSELF. [Newspaper Article] — Tocumwal Guardian and Finley Free Press — 10 July 1908
THOU SHALT NOT EN.TOY THY SELF. Macaulay tells us that bull-baiting was suppressed in this country' not so much because of the cruelty it in-, volvcd, as because it afforded amuse meat /or tho populace. One is at times inclined to feel .that tho re formers of the present clay are im-'. buod by tho same spirit of intolcr-. ance. Even the most ardent sup porters of tho turf are prepared to admit that some .people who attach' themselves to it are foolish enough, to get out of their depths, and suffer; accordingly; but if that is sufficient) to warrant the suppression of racing and betting wo shall have to re-, model the whole scheme of civilisa-: tion, because precisely tho samo argument can be urged against very, many of our institutions. Racing is not only a great sport; it is tho, foundation of a great industt'y-that of horse breeding.-"Sentinel" in tho "Pall utfall Gazette."
The Wool Trade. [Newspaper Article] — Tocumwal Guardian and Finley Free Press — 10 July 1908
Tlx© Wool Trade, The English wool market is stilt Jn Hi depressed condition. On 4th May the} English "Farmer and Stockbreeder"* ' wrote:- * . I ' "Strange times lmve falfen upon thoj wool trade. We are passing through! an experience alike unprofitable to both grower and buyer. April has! brought no relief to the distressing con-! ditions reported a month ago, and what! developments have taken place aro all! in a downward direction. There «eemsi at the moment as jf nothing can stopf I the rot, and prices arc simply dropping, llke'slclttles. It looks strange, afW tlief trade of the past few years, that In soj short a time prices for one of our wos.t| usable commodities should be slumping' like they are, but we have an illustra-; tlon of what can take place when con-; fidence Is lost and consumption falls off. There is unquestionably much1 money lost'over the purchases of thoj last English clip, and still more so ovetfl the heavy buying in Australas'a last, fall. Men everywhere are eng...
THE ILLUSTRATIONS. [Newspaper Article] — Tocumwal Guardian and Finley Free Press — 10 July 1908
THE ILLUSTRATIONS. Since Irish crochct has been in voguo the French have set themselves to work to produce the lace more cheaply. Tile result is that their crochet is undersell ing the patiently-made Irish lace. There is a cheaper kind of crochet 6ent from Turkey to Europe. The French dress makers snip out figures and scrolls from it. and work it In with more expensive ldnds. AU the separate figures are con nected "by a groundwork of chain-stitch, and there is immense opportunity in this, mixing of the inferior and superior, and a good effect is very quickly and econo-. mically obtained. -Knitted Petticoat for a Girl. 2.-Kixittcd Pcttlooat for a Child. 3.-Overall for a Girl. Nos. 1 and 2 of tho illustrations enow d. knitted pctticout for a . girl two or three yea**s of age, and a knitted petti coat for a younger child. This winter there Is an increased demand for tho knitted goods supplied by several shops where the work la done by machines. Theso models can be reproduced at such ch...
LADIES' COLUMN. HOMELY FARE. [Newspaper Article] — Tocumwal Guardian and Finley Free Press — 10 July 1908
LADIES' COLUMN. HOMELY FARE. Look Soup.-Required: Six to eight leoks.slx large potatoes, ono ounce of butter, celery seed, seasonings, one quart of .milk. Remove tlic outer skin of the leeks-and potatoes, slice tliem, melt the butter In a saucepan, put In the vege tableg, cover lightly, and let them fry without discoloring or burning, shake the pot frequently, arid n little water, and let all cook until tender, flavoring with pepper,-salt, a smal bunch of iifcrbs (or celery seed tied In .muslin). Hub the vegetables through a wire sieve, return to the saucepan, and mid sufficient boil ing milk to bring the soup- to the re quired consistency, stir till boiling, tlrm serve. Hand frle'd dice of bread with this coup. Stuffed and Baked Cod.-Required: A email, cod of three to four pounds, two ounces of fat bacon, two uuncoa of suet, a teacupful of breadcrumbs, one egg. chopped' parsley! ft llttlo onjon and thyme, half a lemon, pepper r»nd ealt. For thla you must have a small fish, "which s...
A TOURISTS' DIRECTORY. [Newspaper Article] — Tocumwal Guardian and Finley Free Press — 10 July 1908
A TOURISTS* DIRECTORY. The New South Wales Govornmont Tourist Bureau is at tlio prosont timo Sreparing a now edition of its 11 Tourist fotol and Boarding-houso Directory," which' is (resigned to supply, for tlio use of holiday-makers, a complete list of all accommodation houses availablo for visitors mtho different tourist dis tricts, excluding Sydney. Thousands of forms have been sent out to hotel and boarding-houso keepers, and par ticulars of every establishment' which sends a reply are. printed in the Direc tory freo of'charge. Tho scopo of tlio book is not confined merely to a few famous show-places, like the Blue Moun tains and the Limestone Caves, but aims at taking in overy district likoly to attract visitors, whether on account of tho beauty of its scenery, tho excel lence of its climate, its shooting, its good roads (for motoring and cycling), or for its trout or ocean fishing. Any person interested, who has not yet re ceived a form, is invited to apply to the Government T...
THE INTELLIGENCE DEPARTMENT. A Satisfactory Record. [Newspaper Article] — Tocumwal Guardian and Finley Free Press — 10 July 1908
MMITIN-FJIACK, SvCNTY, WILL:III: TIIU DHI'AUTMUNT IS .SITUATED. THE INTELLIGENCE DEPART _ MENT. A Satisfactory Record. THE first report of tho liowly established Tntolligonco Department lias recontly been published, and furnisbes a fund of information which should he par ticularly interesting to country readers. This Department',' created by the Hon. J. H. Carruthers, in 1905, is charged With tho duty of advertising tho re sources of tho State 1 abroad, with a yiow to attracting a stream of desirable immigrants to our shores. Various methods are employed to achieve this object, prominent among tlioTu boing the publication in British and foreign newspapers of facts relating to the pro gress of tho various primary industries of tho State. .By far tho most important function of the now Department is connected with immigration, and tho report fur nishes abundant proof of satisfactory development in this direction. Tho initial, work was besot with innumer able difficulties. Tho officers ...
The Rainfall. [Newspaper Article] — Tocumwal Guardian and Finley Free Press — 10 July 1908
The Rainfall. The following shows 111 points the rainfall as recorded officially at the Tocumwal Post Office January ? " ... ... o February '. ''... 92 March ... ... ... 26 April ... .. ... 43 May ... ... ... 124 June ' ... ... ... 321 E. ASKEW, General Comnjission. Carry / ing & Forwarding Agent. Agent? 'for JAMES BELL & CO., Grciin Buyers, &c. Highest Price Given for Prime Wheat. HAGS AT MARKET BATES. If-:.. PRACTICAL Watch and Clock Maker, CHANTER STREET, ; BERRIGAN. OPPOSITE COMMERCIAL BANK, . Wedding Rings and Keepers from gs, Gold Brooches from 5s 6d. Dress Kings from 15s. Watches from 14a, . Gold Bracelets, Gold and silver Links and? Studs, All Ui rip of \\ lite-lite, Clocks and Jewel. If-rt Repiimti, OrHpra mnv be left at thejFKtE, PBES6 OFFICE, Finley.
Advertising [Newspaper Article] — Tocumwal Guardian and Finley Free Press — 10 July 1908
"Tho 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 tor the Frootolds which I received/from you some time ago. My mother, who was a great sufferer from Headache and Bilious Attacks for many years, jias been taking them, and has found complete relief from them." L.'PATCH, Pelican Creek, Corakl, N.S.W. . " Kindly send by return post two separate bottles of Frootolds for Indigestion, &c. I got a bottle from "you .before, and am pleased to say ttrey have done me good." E. PIKE, "Myrtle Cottage," Manlldra, N.S.W. "Your 'Frootolds' Is the only medicine I liave ever found to do me any good for Biliousness end Indigestion. One dose gives relief." J. H. SLEEP, Lochlel, S.A. " Enclosed please find 3/- for two bottles of Frootolds for Indigestion. I got some from you two'mo...
OUR LADIES" COLUMN. [Newspaper Article] — Tocumwal Guardian and Finley Free Press — 10 July 1908
OUR LADIES" COLUMN. (By Penelope.) The present is a season of balls and rumours of bulls, and perhaps it would', not ho amiss to givo you a few hints as to what is being worn, both as regards evening frocks and hair ornaments. It might almost bo said to bo dc rigour that all ovoning dresses^ shall bo either Enipiro or cut on Princesso floating round tho foot, fully two inches on tho ground at tho front and sides, and tho tather lengthy train falling from be tween tlio shoulders . Tho skirt is well gored, so as to fluto gracefully at tho hem, and commencing immediately un der tho arms and bust. On almost every model tho bodice is of tho baby variety, fastened at the back and show ing a littlo zouavo or bolero in guipure all-over, or sequincd not; or tho squnro cut corsage finished with a Malteso lace or jewelled net bertha. The sleeve is a littlo puff reaching midway to tho elbow and terminating in a pretty fancy band of lace piped with cliono ribbon. This stylo is adonted universall...
Finley [?]ice. [Newspaper Article] — Tocumwal Guardian and Finley Free Press — 10 July 1908
Finlej 1 ?/ Mails close at the Office as fol--' lows,: *DaiIy - For Sydney, T.P.O. south west, Narandera, Jerilderie and Berrigau, at 7 a.m. Train leaves at 7-35-' Daily - For Melbourne and Tocumwal, at 8 a.m. Coach leaves at S.30. For Dcniliquin, 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, on 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 011 Wednesdays,. Fridays, at 12.30 a.m. On Sun day at 4 p.m. From Pine Hills, on Sundays, at: 4 p.m. From Jerilderie, on Tuesdays,." Thursdays, and Saturdays, at 8.39 a.m. I M. W. CLIFFORD/ Post Master.
THE FORCE OF HABIT. [Newspaper Article] — Tocumwal Guardian and Finley Free Press — 10 July 1908
THE FORCE OF HABIT.' A psychologist was rccontly remind ed of tno story of a jailor who, chang ing his occupation, found tho chief in torcst of his leisure moments in catch ing birds, putting thorn in cages, and selling thorn to the highest bdidor. _ The scientist having to attend ~a scries of lectures in a largo public hall, struck up an acquaintance with tlio janitor of tho building, and soon noted in him a suggestivo bont of mind. Tho man seemed fond of counting tho peoplo, and would occasionally roport tho exact numbor present. "Wo havo 115 hore to-night," ho would say, or "Just 201 all told," or, when tho hall was crowded, "I mako it 370." Theio was a problem in all this, but it took some timo for tho psychologist to solve it. A bit of friendly, familiar talk, con tinunlly renewed, did tho business, for it brought out tho fact that the janitor had spout many of the previous years of his life as a prison warder. With riflo on shoulder, from some en closing wall, tho man had coun...
Tocumwal Post Office. ARRIVALS. [Newspaper Article] — Tocumwal Guardian and Finley Free Press — 10 July 1908
Tocumwal Post Office. ARRIVALS. Kerrigan, .Sundays, Wednesdays,. Fridays, n a.m. - Finley, daily at n a.m..' Jerilderie, Tuesdays, Thursdays,, and Saturdays, II a.m. \ Sydney, Tuesdays, Thursdays,, and Saturdays at u a.m. and p.m. * Tuppal Mail, Tuesdays, Thurs days, and Saturdays, 2 p.m. Deniliquin, Tuesdays and Fridays. 5P-1U- , Barooga and Mulwala, Tuesdays,, Thursdays, and Saturdays, 9 p.m. Yarroweyah, Cobram, Numur kah, Melbourne, daily at 3.40 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. Deniliquin, Wednesdays, and. - Saturdays, 6 a.m. Tuppal Mail, Tuesdays, Thurs days, and Saturdays, at 6 a.m. Yarroweyah, Cobram, Numurkalu and Melbourne, daily at 11.10 a.m. r'
ROUND THE WORLD. THE MOTOR RACE. A CAR SUNK. MIDNIGHT VIGIL. [Newspaper Article] — Tocumwal Guardian and Finley Free Press — 10 July 1908
ROUND THE WORLD. THE MOTOR RACE, A CAR SUNIC MIDNIGHT VIGIL. In-the "Dally Mall" of 21st March Senor Antonio ScarfogUo wired trom Rawlings (Wyoming) on the previous Tuesday: At Laramie begin the real Rockies, which wo shall have to conquer In a journey of 900 mllea. And they begin w'thout any pomp or majesty. It Is only at first a .grassy plain that rises very slowly. Then comes a gentle slope which leads to a higher plain. This stretches out towards the horizon with out a single break. Only in the far dis tance do purple summits' riso in the blue sky. The track rises but gently, and at 5 p.m. we are fifty miles from Laramie, and at an altitude of 7000ft. The wind has grown Icy. Snow again creaks under our wheels. Good-bye to easy driving. "We travel very slowly, for cur shovels have once more to come into play and we have to take a zigzag route to avoid, obstacles. Night falls. A guide precedes us o*i foot showing the way with a groat smoking torch. At 9 p.m. wo have covered anothe...
HEALTH WITHOUT DRUGS. [Newspaper Article] — Tocumwal Guardian and Finley Free Press — 10 July 1908
HEALTH WITHOUT DRUGS. "Gossip" in tho,"Stock and Station Journal " thus vcviows Dr, Muskott's lipw book : The curious fact about health is tlint it ail depends on what people eat. It everybody ate right, mid lived right, there would be no -disease. All dis ease-dis-ease-is the result of sin, and sin is ignorance. Dr. Muskett deals with this fact, niid tells you what some people think about doctors and their ignorance of foods and their values. lie quotes Dr. Osier, the .Iteglus Professor at Oxford as saying: "There probably never 'has been a time in the history of the profession when the value of diet in the prevention and cure of dis ease was more fully recognised." Is that true? "I line ma doots." There is a fearful lot of drugging and (losing goes on oven yet, and- dietetics appear to play n very secondary part in the medical world. The advanced men of the Osier sciiool have recognised It, but the rank and tile is as yvt: afar off. The reason of that probably, is partly due to th...
IN SHE SAIAP. SOME PUNGENT INGREDIENTS. [Newspaper Article] — Tocumwal Guardian and Finley Free Press — 10 July 1908
IN SHE SAIAP. SOME PUNGENT INGREDIENTS. .The Chef who makes up the "'Salad Bowl" in "M.A.P.'' furnishes the fol lowing tit-hits: An artesian well Is being bored in Shorter's Court outside the Stock Ex change. We understand that this Is a precaution to prevent the bulls and bears suffering from drought In case the Licensing Bill becomes law. A numl>er of men and women are in custody In Glasgow for a warehouse burglary, where they not only blew up the safe, but ate the stock of sandwiches kept for the use oi the start. We un derstand the staff is overjoyed, as there now seems some prospect of having a fresh lot cut. The "Hospital" comments on the sur prising fact that no one has set himself to elucidate "the fatal diseases of great men, and suggests it would bo an inter esting study to discover what men llko Mozart, Addison, Cromwell, or Spinoza died of. We recommend this as a mild re creation for influenza convalescents. It has been stated that with regard to tho Tat-su Maru incid...