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CHAPTER XXVIII. [Newspaper Article] — Tocumwal Guardian and Finley Free Press — 17 July 1908
CHAPTER XXVIII. TIio correspondence between our hero and Beatrix had continued for several weeks Without interruption; his letters lvero anxiously looked for, for they wore tho only solace-winch tho warm-hearted girl knew in his absence. Suddenly they censed-and tho baro net's chagrin nearly equalled his daugh ter's, for Charles had HO wound himself around the old man's heart that lie al ready looked upon him as his son. As time rolled on expectation changed into suspense, and suspense to agony, lloatrix said little, but nor cheek becamo pale, and her merry laugh no longer re sounded through tho old chambers at tho Moat. "When she made her appearance at the breakfast tablo in tho morning, hor eyes were dim with tho tears which had bedewed her sleepless pillow. Poor Sir Edward! His hands would tremble ns ho unlocked the post-bag; at each fresh disappointment ho would turn silently away or convey tho intelligence of there being no letters for his child by a paternal kiss. "Como, Triek...
RU-MOS. [Newspaper Article] — Tocumwal Guardian and Finley Free Press — 17 July 1908
RU-MOS. A new-drink which is distinctly; dif ferent from anything* of the kind which has before been placed on the market, has made its appearance, it is attract ing-'considerable attention, and will no doubt become popular. It is a stimu lant which contains all that is neces . sarv to build up or repair the waste of brain or body tissues. . It is based on the formula of nature's model; food, which contains nitrogenous and .non nitrogenous matters, carbohydrates .and fat, together with certain inor^finic salts. Its stimulating qualities have a direct action on the heart, increasing circulation, stimulating the mental faculties, and giving tone to the diges tive organs, while as a food substance one ounce of Ru-mos is equal to a pint of the strongest beef-tea ; half an ounce to one tablespoonful is equal to the for cibly expressed juice of a quarter pound of the best rump, steak, and may be; re garded as being superior in food value to the best known and most favoured meat extracts. ...
THE NORTH COAST RAILWAY. [Newspaper Article] — Tocumwal Guardian and Finley Free Press — 17 July 1908
THE NORTH COAST RAILWAY. TYPICAL TIMHBII COUNTRY ON TIIE DOUIIIGO THROUGH WHICH THK. RAILWAY WILL PASS. THOSE who arc sincere in their dosirc to linvo land .settlement successfully carried out, and to sco the resource* of fcho North Coast districts adequately developed, must feel the greatest satis faction at tho knowledge that the construction of tho North Coast rail way has at last been . commenced. It is noiy ninny years sinco the- agitation begun! in .favour of providing railwny communication between Nowcastle and tho Tweed. As far back as 1889, tho proposal to construct a line from Grafton to'tho Tweed occupied tho attention of tho Public Works Com mittee. and the evidence adduced showed plainly tho enormous nossibili 'ties that existed- in that section of tho North Coast for tho dovelopment of tho dairying industry, Oth^r reasons adanced for tho construction of tho lino wero that tho scenery, par ticularly in tho Tweed River district was among the most attractive in the State,...
A SOLDIER OF FORTUNE. A TALE OF THE CRIMEA. CHAPTER XXVII.—Continued. [Newspaper Article] — Tocumwal Guardian and Finley Free Press — 17 July 1908
A TALE OF THE CRIMEA. CHAPTER XXVII-Continued. (&lt;Thoy aro Knglishmon," whispered tho follow, at tho same time drawing from liis breast tho paper containing tho or ders on which ho acted, to provo that his objection was not a cautions ono. Tho second ficldjaggor read it atten tively over, and reUirned it to him with a shrug. t flo saw at onco that his pro ject was impossible* "Pity Burkondorf has been so particu lar," ho observed. "Twonty silver roubles, at tho very least, lost to us; for my voyagjeurs pay liko princes, and yet I heard in Moscow that they are only merchants." "Whilst this conversation was being car ried on, tho carriage of Mr. Henclmm was being unloaded in tho yard, close to tho building in which Jack Curlin was con fined Tho popr fellow listened anxiously and was rewarded by hearing the servant induigo in an oath at tho awkwardness or somo peasants who wore assisting in tho operation. To luvvo called out might havo excited attention, and dofoatod tho obje...
IMMIGRANTS ARRIVING. [Newspaper Article] — Tocumwal Guardian and Finley Free Press — 17 July 1908
IMMIGRANTS ARRIVING. By oncli incoming steamer from tl*e Old Country are arriving batches of immigrants in increasing numbers' The majority of those arriving^ are singlo men who liavo had exporienco in various classes of farm and daily work. There arc also'a fow married couples, somo of whom liovo two or threo young children, who have couo out with the intention of taking a placo with some, practical farmer in order to obtain the requisite ex perience bof.oro taking up farms on their own account. \Vhilo no diffi culty, .luis been experienced so far «n. securing suitable positions for the new comers, § thp .Intelligence Department are anxious that the "\yhoIo of the fai-. mors and pastoralists of- tho State. ,should bo made. a,ware o£ the fact thn,t a steady supply of competent farm and station hands is at hand tpl supply thoii; wants. Applications for labour, addressed to tho Director, Intelligence Department, Challis House, Marfcm plago, Sydney, will ccgciyq prompt attontjon,
THE LADIE'S COLUMN. HOMELY FARE [Newspaper Article] — Tocumwal Guardian and Finley Free Press — 17 July 1908
HOMELY FARE, Leek Spy p.-Required: six- .pas-boiled , potatoes, four ounces of broad, two ounces of dripping, two. quarts of etpck or water,. tw;o pounds of ellcpd- leoks, four ounces of rice, pepper, and, salt, put two quarts of bolllijg water in a, sa.uoQ:-. pan? add half-a-dozen par-boiled, pyfca-:. to.ps, four ounces of bread, two ounces dropping, and the ieeks/Boil all slpvvly; for an hour, then add, four- ounces ot nicely gashed rice,. i?oJl oil. together for. another hour, and serye after seasoolng^ with jjeppcr and salt. This. Is. a plea sant change, Is very nourishing-and In-, expensive. Stock niay bo substituted; for. tho water, and the soup, should bo. seasoned with, peppp^ and salt*. Italian v Macaroni.-.Required; Half, a. pound of fat bacon, two onions, a; ciovb. of .garlic, parsley and herbs to ta? te one. gill of grovy, one gill, of tomato, sa.uoe,, one ppund of Naples, macaroni, o, o, ounce of butter,, grated, cheese. Mince the fat bacon, finely, mix it with the.! ch...
Finley Post Office. [Newspaper Article] — Tocumwal Guardian and Finley Free Press — 17 July 1908
Finley Post Office. Mails close at the Office as fol lows : Daily - For Sydney, T.P.d. south we^t, N.unn'k rn; Jerilderie and Porngaii, ;n 7 u.m. Train leaves ^ 7-35- ? Daily - For Melbourne and -Tccunuval, at S a.m. Coach leaves at 8.30. For Deniliquin, 011 Mondays, Wednesdays, anjl Fridays,-.at 7.30 p.m. Coach leaves at S p.m. ? For Pine . Hills, Fridays only, at7.30p.1n. . For Jerilderie via Springfield, on Tuesday.';, Thursdays, and. Satur days, at 6.30 p.m. Coach- leaves at 7 p."). V ARRIVALS Froiu Sydney, T.P.O. south, west, Narandera, Jerilderie, and Berrigan, at 7.10 p.ni; 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 8.30 a.m. ' M. \V. CLIFFORD, Post Master.
BORN TO WORRY. [Newspaper Article] — Tocumwal Guardian and Finley Free Press — 17 July 1908
BORN TO WORRY. fliere are people who worry over every imaginable thing.. Tliey worry because tliey are poor; tliey worry, be cause tlicy are rich; they worry because they me 111; they Tyorry.'wjie'n. they, are well. There Is the mt'in who worries, because he Is alive, the man; who wor ries lest-he may (lie, and the^niin-his. Is the commonest case of all-who wor ries because, principally, lie has nothing wartli while, to worry about - Qtssm"- Chicago.
USEFUL HINTS. [Newspaper Article] — Tocumwal Guardian and Finley Free Press — 17 July 1908
USEEUL HINTS. Borax water is excellent for washing the hair, Coarse salt sprinkled occasionally on the floor before, sweeping la said to bo, a good preventive of moths. A ftlolb very slightly moistened with kerosene may be used- for dusting all furniture and picture frames. It keeps them, like new. Spoons used , in cooking should, as far es poslble, be of wood. A few metal ones should bo kept for measuring, and. bast ing spoons njust be of metal. A clothes-peg. If cut in half and in serted between the sasli of a rattling, window, will prove a wonderful soother to nerves racked by constant banging at night, A little whit'ng put on a damp cloth will clean .paint easily and well. To. melt tho Jelly purchased in bottles, stand the bottles In warm water until their contents become liquefied: Cut flowers, will i* keep, fresh much longer If; a small quantity of' alum Is " added to the water in wtiich they", are 'placed. If in sprinkling clothes a whisk broom is used, tho clothes will bo da...
CHAPTER XXIX. [Newspaper Article] — Tocumwal Guardian and Finley Free Press — 24 July 1908
CITAPTKR XXIX. What can wo now endure. When pains are lessened by tho hope of curoP-Nobb. Induced l*y tin* porsuasiou of bin wife, tbo .Reverend Kichard Vaviu>seur rode over tbo following morning to theMoat, in order to inquire into tbo particular* of liin nephew's (l&lt;»atl», for an yet bo was only acquainted with tho supposed fuel, by rumour. A man of lens nervo would huvo boon chilled by tbo coldness of bis reception; but, liko an experienced actor, who is determined to gi> tnrough liis part whothoi; tbo audience approve or not, bo had decided on not noticing any hut very decided symptoms of disapprobation. Hints wor« thrown away upon him. Even tho old butler]who received him bad scarcely sufiiciont, patience to give ' tho unnatural undo of our hero a civil answer, although ho hesitated on decid ing whether his mnstor would see him. "I can't «ay whethor Sir Edward is at homo/' replied tho domestic, drily; "hut I should say not I" "Perhaps,5' said thoimwoleome visit...
A SOLDIER OF FORTUNE. A TALE OF THE CRIMEA.— CHAPTER XXVIII.—Continued. [Newspaper Article] — Tocumwal Guardian and Finley Free Press — 24 July 1908
-A TALE'/Ol1 THE CRIMEA. CHAPTER XXVIII.-Continuod. Thoro lmd novor been much lovo be tween tho childrenof tho Rev. Jtiolmrd Vavnsseur, and their father's unexpected accession, &lt;if fortuno soomed to have les sened it. Margaret could not endure tho airs her brother gave himself; and, when over he spoko of inheriting tho ostate, nover failed to remind hitu that it was not an entailed propevty, and that her dear papa cotild lfcavo it as ho pleased. "\ou forgot," she said, "that you aro not the heir of tho Vavasseur Manor any tuoro than myself, and that Beatrix hates you." "How do you knowP" "Because I' have .seen her turn with aversion from your looks," replied tho annnblo young lady. . "With greater (Unlike than Charles Used to avoid yours P" inquired lier bro thor spitefully. "You know you played off all your airs and graces to catch him ; hut ho^vas not to bo hud. Curso tho fel low ! Tiie only sensible point I ever saw in his character was fits contempt for you, .with you...
WHERE THE MONEY WEND. [Newspaper Article] — Tocumwal Guardian and Finley Free Press — 24 July 1908
WH'ERB THE MONEY vVEND. , Ani Amorican- farmer' naked' a r e pro farm hand ? the oauso of His worried and harassed expression. "Do trubbul,' boss," said tho' negro, 'is mah wife. Slio is do stravagantost person I knows. Slio is alwiis nrter monoy. Money dis, en monoy dat, on nlo' monoy. Slio comes to mo fur one dollar, on she wants two dollars, e > so hit Roes." ; "Hut, Joo," inquired tile Loss, "what ? does- slio . db with ell this monoy?" "Well, do fao' is, boss," explained Joo, "I nin't give 'or nono vitt"
A MIS-DEAL. [Newspaper Article] — Tocumwal Guardian and Finley Free Press — 24 July 1908
A MIS-DEAL. A voi;erabIe archdoacon engaged as footman a well-recommondcct youth who had served. a8- a stable-boy; HiB first duty1 was to accompany, tho:arch. doac'on on- a seriesi of formal calls. "Bring the cardb, Thomas, and leave one at each house," ordered' the cleric; After two hours* of' visiting from liouse to house the archdeacon?s list was ex hausted. "This is tho last houses Thomas/' ho said.. "Leave two cards here." "Bcggin' your pardon> sir,!' was: the roply,, "I- can'fc. I've only, got tho ace of spades left."
A DOMESTIC BURDEN. [Newspaper Article] — Tocumwal Guardian and Finley Free Press — 24 July 1908
A DOJIiiSX'IG BUItDEN. ? Two young women seated together-in ai tramcar wore tolling their troubles to each othor. ji"WolI,n. says she in a tone of1 deep disgust,., "your husband can't bo any lazier than mino. Ho stays, at homo all day long and sloops-juat. sleeps and; sleeps IM "I don't seo how lie manages to>aup« port you at all," sympathised-tha rjthcr. woman. Doesnlt lie over work?" "Olr, yes," . admitted the first- ono.» "He'- works, if you. can- call it work.i - He's- a watchmen, at a faotory,. but all . he has to do thoro is to sit. around all ! night with a liuitorn. , Then.ho comes- j homo- and1 sleeps all day." j
NO DISPUTE AT ALL. [Newspaper Article] — Tocumwal Guardian and Finley Free Press — 24 July 1908
NO- DISPUTE: AT ALL. A man . andi lxisi wifo were airing thoir troubles on tho-stroot ono .Satur1 | (lay. evening- whoa a good' Samaritan I intor.vonod. . . i i "See hero, my man," ho protested,' "this. sort. of. tiling won't do." i "What. business is it of yours,. I'd' i liko to know p" .snarlod .tho-man* turn- I ing from his wifo. I "It's only my business in so far. as .1 I can bo of help in. settling,.this>.dis jiutu," answer oil thu Samaritan,,mild-j y,'Tliis ain't 110 dispute," growled tho man. , "No disputo!' But, my. dear friend "I toll you it ain't 110 dispute,'', in sisted' tho . man. "She"-jorkinE. his^ thumb' towards tho woman-"thinks she^ain't going to got my week's' wages, and- I know she ain't. Whore's tho dispute' in that?"
FRIDAY, JULY, 24th 1908. [Newspaper Article] — Tocumwal Guardian and Finley Free Press — 24 July 1908
FRIDAY, JULY, ,24th 1908. CHURCH.-The Rev R. C. Oak ley will preach at Tocumwal at ?il3° J5'?" Subject.-"Nicodemus .?. ®eeker-"-Presbyterian service will be conducted by the Rev T S. Crawford in Hillson's Hall Toc umwal on Sunday next at" 11am and atFinley in the "Fulton Church" at 3 i5 p.m.- Anglican service will Rev jf Verso. at 7"3° P'm' PARCELS-The following parcels were at the local raihvay station pn "T1i"«day evening-Geo Gaul, f',i !5 er> G- Crommelin, Camp bell & Co., Sedderick, Burge T Farrall, S. Kevington. RAIWAY.- The testing of the railway bridge will take place .to day about noon, in the presence of several engineers of the department. A special stock train with-a large engine will arrive during; the fore noon, which will be followed by a small engine later. These two engines^ will be employed in the test which is to be thorough. FIRE-WORKS - The local ' boys have recently developed a craze for' letting off crackers in the streets and under the veraudahs'of ...
London's Rul[?]s. [Newspaper Article] — Tocumwal Guardian and Finley Free Press — 24 July 1908
London's.Rulns. "The. American abroad," says an Amorjcan Congressman,. "will> havo what, ho .goes, over to seo. lie balks at anything, and everything else*" *'0nco&lt; on a time i toll in with a chap in Italy, who had come from 0110 of thoso raw . Western towns . where a treo cometh up in the morning and. is a ridge polo oeforo night. What ho > was bound- to havo was ruins. HiB, system craved' for them, ho said, the* more ancient tile better."' U1 foil in with liim in London a fow months lator. Ho had just arrived; but ho boro. a> disgusted countenance; As soon as he had-grcotad mo, ho hailed': a friendly bobby. "Say," said, he, "ain't there any ruins in. this placo?'' "tfes, :sir; plenty of them*" thoi bobby replied; 'but thej''re . walking* round..in tlio stroot, sir.' . "liy thunder! so they. are I" exclaim*: ed my Western . friend,, with a grin of! delight. ? I uAnd' from that on," laughed', the' Congressman, "lie was perfectly satis-* fied with London." j
Hie et ubique [Newspaper Article] — Tocumwal Guardian and Finley Free Press — 24 July 1908
Hie et ubique Shire Council will meet on Monday next. i Leniston Annual Ball. 1 Tuesday evening next in tlie ; Finley hall. Splendid music, and an enjoyable ; evening assured. Firiley cciursiug' club hold its ; second meeting on Wednesday next. ' 1 ' In the latest photo of La Milo ' she wears a hat and some other clothing. Mr H. Tuck holds a, special sale of sheep, etc., on Thursday next at J. Donkin's yards. Peruse the par ticulars in another column! Messrs Campbell and Co. an nounce a special sale of cattle and sheep at F. Staple's yards ,on 20th 1 August. . Messrs Mackenzie Brothers will hold their annual show: sales at Jerilderie on Friday and Saturday next. The Rev. C. H. Nash has been renominated, for the vacant incum- &lt; bency of Geelong. The books of the Shire are being examined by the auditor.. The sanitary rates of Tocumwal are-in a deplorable state. Messrs O'Dwyer Bros' Invergor don and Nicol Bros' Vida Gold smith divided the Shepparton Cour sing Club Cup on Wed...
RELICS OF BABYLON. [Newspaper Article] — Tocumwal Guardian and Finley Free Press — 24 July 1908
1U5L/ICS OL'1 I1ABYLON. Tho Gorman Oriental Association (says tho Berlin correspondent of tho "Standard'') has issued, n import of the recent archnologiea] researches in Baby Ion and Assur. Tho Gorman scientists woro ahlo to unearMi tho so-called "Southern Castlo*' in Bnbylon, aHplon did' example of a mngnilteent Babylo* nian royal palaco. They further as certained that tho celebrated "Wall of Babylon" really consisted' of threo walls, all built of clay bricks. Tho Gorman scientists found at tho deepest depths hitherto dug the remains of human bodies without cofiins. In somo cases-tho position- of tho remains sug gested that they wore - skeletons of I thoso-who^ had. been killed; Professor Koldowoy believes these skeletons-. are traces of thu destruction of Babylon by King Sonnacherib of Assyria .in 581) B.C. The resoarches at Assur have re sulted in tho discovery of a largo por tion of- tho. fortification, erected round tho western-outskirts- of the towih T'OTliilStt WAY ABOUT, . M...
Races. [Newspaper Article] — Tocumwal Guardian and Finley Free Press — 24 July 1908
Races. The Tocurmval Race Club heldl its annual winter meeting on Wed nesday last, when there was a fair attendance, but the weather did not holdout sufficient-inducement for- . many members of the fair sex to' put in appearance. The racing svas fairly good, albeit fields were: small. RESULTS. . HURDLE-RACK. Of 12 aovs., second horse to rcccive 2 SOVM. out of stake. Winner of any lmrdlo race after tlio dectaraUon of weibdits to carry a penalty of 71bs>. Nomination 7s» ricecepuincc . About 'Z milfja, 1 Green Gage, (Pearce) 9 0 2 Toora, (Owner) 9 5 3 Yokahama, , (Boyston) 9 0 Won easily.' Crooks also started MAIDEN Plate. ; Or 5 sovs. Tor limiden three-year- olds & . Weight for ago. ^Tonumitlon 5a. About G »u> lou'ifs. ' _ ? ' 1 Princess Ena, (Mulligan) 8 10 "2 Lonely Miller, (Redfern) 8 9' 3 Trevalli, (Duncan) 8 1L Won easily. . WHITER HANDICAP. ©f 15 sovs,, Bocond liorso to receive « sovs. ' staltc Tlio winner of any handicap alter .-,e!colfttation:of.wciebtet¥rt£nrry ...