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A Dangerous Visitor. [Newspaper Article] — The Age — 1 January 1904
A Dangerous Visitor. Mr. and Mrs. Thomas B. Bollard, an old couple, residing in Lery-street, Aberorombie. street, had a somewhat sensational experience on Monday night. About 11 o'clock Mrs. Bollard arrived home after visiting some friends in Woollahra, and soon after went to the street door in answer to a knock. When abe opened the door she saw a man whom she had noticed about the place a few minutes previously. *The caller mentioned the name of some person that he wanted to see, and was told that such person was not in the house, and that he ~bad made a mistake. He then went away, and the door was, closed after him. A few minutes later there was another knock at the door, and Mrs. Bollard went again to answer it. The moment the door was opened she was grabbed violently by the band by the individual ceferred to and she immediately called out to her hus band. The latter came rushing to the door with a lamp, but the intruder quickly knock. ed it out of his hand, and snatched at his w...
Meteorological. [Newspaper Article] — The Age — 1 January 1904
. Meteorological. Tun readings at No.2 Observatory Station, Queanbeyan, for the week ending to-day are as follows :--, ]Barometer-28.9, 28,8, 28.8, 28.8, 28.7, 28 8. Thermometer-Maximum.i readings : 87, 85, 85, 85, 83, 83. - Minimum .readingsi, 50, 59, 65, 67, 59, 59,. :Rain---1 day? 0.59. Total rainfall for year ?,Jan. 0.38, Feb.' 1.15, March. 2 50, April 2.58, May 0.73, June 1. 29, July 2.92, August 0.42, Sept. 4.56, October 2.15. Nov. 0.47, Dec. 2,26,, Total 21in, 41 pts. -- - - -
CHURCH SERVICES SUNDAY, JANUARY 3. Church of England— [Newspaper Article] — The Age — 1 January 1904
CHURCH s2nv=ICRCS FUNDAY, JANUAPY 3. Church of England Q.eat.b.yan--11 .mn. and 7.30 p.m. Rev. W. AM. WHITE, Miuiater. ,anterra-3 30 p.m. Gundarwo-l0 45 a.m. REV. P.O. . SMITH, l.A Methodi4 Qdeanbeyan-ll a.m. Mr. O W. Southwell 7.30 p.m. Rav. W. Stewart Wattle Park--l11a.m. Mr S Southwell. 7 p.m. Mr. J B. Kagly. Woodfivld-3 p.m Mesars. H. Stear, O. Smith and W. Stear. Wretangera-3 p.m. Mr. E. Brown Cal.tain's Flat-11 a.m. Rev. W. Stewart. Rev. W. ST'EW A RT, Minister.
Advertising [Newspaper Article] — The Age — 1 January 1904
Popularity_ does not come by chance, it is the result of pains-taking efforts, long experience, and careful manufacture-thus YANKEE DOODLE TOBACCOO is popular since it fulfils all these conditions and has :for its reward-the largest sale. You can ~et Yankee Doodle in the plug or in tins-Dark or Bright, or if you prefcr it, a combination of both in ALL TINS AIR-TIOHT,. V. V;7 U RE ,at'.i· s.. .T MASCOTTE TOBACCO Th a Distribution of STERLING SILVER KEYLESS WATCHES in return for 100 MIASCOTTE TAGS has proved a Great Success. This plan will soon be discontinued, therefore send in you Tags to avoid disappointment. A SILVER WATCH IN RETURN FOR 100 MASCOTTE TAGS. BOOMERANG BRANDY. A NOURISHING and BENEFICIAL STIMULANT, Obtainable from all Wine and Spirit Merchants and Hotels, IN BOTTLES, FIASKS AND HALF-FLARKS. BOOMERANG WHISKY IS?DISTILLED UNDER THE SUPERVISION of the FEDERAL EXCISE DEPARTMENT, Whoch is a Gurantee of its Purity. WELCOME NUGGET TOBA.C0CO THE BEST AMERICA PRODUCES Obtainab...
Queanbeyan Age WITH WHICH ARE INCORPORATED Queanbeyan Times, Bungendore Mirror & Captain's Flat Miner. FRIDAY, JANUARY 1, 1904. [Newspaper Article] — The Age — 1 January 1904
WITH WHICH ARK INCORPORATED Queanbeyan Times, Bangendore Mirror & Captain's Flat Miner. L . . . ... . ..... ... . --- FRIDAY, JANUARY 1, 1904. Nw Yeiar's Day, . . Annual meeting of the District Hospital next Friday. r Nineteen hundred and four, and may it be a prosperous year for all l Our calender for the new year is "posted with this issue. The vital statistics for: Bungendore .for last quarter are : births,l10, deaths 4, mar riages nil. Colonel John Campbell arrived by Tues-. day's train tospend holidays in this district with his brothers. Master S. Gillespie has received an ap. pointment in the City .Bank, Sydney, and takes up his duties with the new year: The annual Church of England Sunday School picnic will be held next -week ;in the church grounds. The day is not yet defi nitely fixed. Last .Thursday eight applioations were lodged at the Lands Office for a. block of 180 acres of land, part of 'a oancelled reserve in the parish.of Monkellan. John Beer, an old age pens...
A. J. C. Races. [Newspaper Article] — The Age — 1 January 1904
A. J. C. Races. As usual the Summer Cup Meeting held at Rindwick on Boxing Day passed off very successfully, the attendance numbering about 15,000 which is considered above the average for a holiday meeting. Among those present we noticed many familiar faces from the country. The course was in capital going order and the appointments excellent. The lawns presented quite an attractive picture with hundreds of daintily dressed ladies promenading in rich and attractive costumes. His Excellency Sir Harry Raw son, Lady Rawson, and a party from Go vernment House was present to witness the running of the Summer Cup. Racing com menuced with the Hurdlos which Transvaal annexed in a business-like manner from Santinvader, Rodock being third. King Pin and Wollogorang came to grief, giving their riders a severe shaking. The Villiers Stakes furnished a surprise for the " know ing" ones. Twelve horses competed and from the word " go" Possum took up the running and led the field to the distance whe...
The Storyteller. Hilary and Vivian. CHAPTER XXVI.—CONTINUED. [Newspaper Article] — The Age — 1 January 1904
The Storyteller. Hilary and ViYian. -o- OHAPTER XXVI,-CoNTINUbD. 'Because it is pleasant, I suppose,' she answered, moving her fan so that he could catch only a glimpse of her face now and then. ' Besides, I believe I am tired, and one can rest better without lights in the room.' ' Give me that fan,' he said; ' your face will not got burned, and I want to see what I can of youn' ' "'Tis ingrain--'twill bear wind and weather,"' she quoted, passing her hand over her face anl leaning forward for a moment until he could see the laughing blue eyes' and the arch smile that curved her lips. He turned her smile and took her hand in his. It was the one bearing the wedding ring, and ho looked at it for some moments in silence. * Are you getting to know me better, Vivian ?' ne said at last. ' We do not seem to see much of each other.' 'I am so busy,' replied Vivian hastily; there arc always dressmakers or people of some kind to see.' ' Do you care for that sort of thing ? Como-tell me candidly...
Advertising [Newspaper Article] — The Age — 1 January 1904
Hapatic Congestion. A Deranged Liver Regulated Tbe Cas of Mr. W. CLARKE. (Sr A sPoraL u osRTsa .) To those who have vainly puzzled their Intellects with matters beyond their cogni sancme, enlightenment of understanding will accrue fronm the following narrative, which comes from Air. William Clarke, of Chal der-street, Marriokville : "I was living six years ago in West Aus-. tralia," said IMr. Clarke, "and I have good reason to remember that fact, because it was there that I broke down in health from a complaint which I thought' I would naever get rid of. Thinking a change might do me good, I went to Melbourne, and ';en to Inglewood ; but wherever I went I was still ailing." " What fromnt?" asked our reporter. "Congestion of the liver, and I assure you I suffered untold agonies with it. One doctor in Melbourne put fourteen leeches on my side to ease the painliBhut the relief did _ not last long, and only returned stith re doubled fury. Thore was only one position I could lie in, and ...
Happy Lives ARE LIVES OF HAPPY LIVING, HAPPINESS HAS COME OF LATE TO MANY A QUEANBEYAN CITIZEN. [Newspaper Article] — The Age — 1 January 1904
Happy Lives - -o-- "ARE LIVES" OF HAPPY LIVING, HAP. PINESS HAS COME OF'LATE TO MANY A QUEANBEYAN CITIZEN. In Queanbeyan there is many a happy home. Perhaps you know of some, or better still, it mad be that you rest your head at night in one yourself. Then again, there is many an un happy fellow in our midst. 'Tis not surprising that this should be the case, when one thinks of the bur.dens some backs are forced'to bear. If yours is not the back that hears the burden, still we think you would be glad to lighten the burden of another. Let us show you how this can be done, and at the same time tell a story of Queanbeyan lifethat will prove this aid can easily be given. Mrs. M. Quigley, Balcom-street,Queanbeyan says :-"For some considerable time I suffered an agony right in the small of my back and I used to get headaches and giddiness. I could not bend for the backache. A few weeks ago I ob tained a box of Doan's Backache Kidney Pills at Pollard's Pharmacy. I found that they were most ...
Advertising [Newspaper Article] — The Age — 1 January 1904
c t OUR MESSAGE STO YOU If You Need Furniture Go to Your Local Storekeeper Asd ask for Campbells' Furniture. Insist on having It-take no other. If your local storekeeper hasn't got the goods you want, and if you ntoend comlnlg to Sydney, ask him for A LETTER OF INTRODUCTION TO US You can then make your selection from the largest sad flesst stock of furntturs in the metropolls. Nearly every storekeeper in N.S.W. stocks our furniture, so that . you willU, In most cases, be able .to fill your requiremacnts locally- but INSIST ON SEEING W. W. CAMPBELL & CO.'S Illustrated Catalogues, and when you buy-buy CAMPBELL'S FURNITURE. W W .Campbell & Co. Wholesale Furniture W .W .Campbell 6 Co.'.. W 'o'm,.,. ? ?s Manufacturers and 1 ,Importers Offices and Showroomas 249 CLARENCE ST., next corner Market St., SYDNEY. s © ýý aso ( ALL KINDS EXIECUTEDI) AT THE a AGE' OFFICE DONT 13E FOOLISIl.' . .IS . 'T IT FOOLISH TO ,WASTE YOUR MONEY on a 'biyole'- that has no -name g ,...l . and h....
Advertising [Newspaper Article] — The Age — 1 January 1904
A. W. MORIARTY.] [E. G. ATKINSON A. W. Moriarty & Co Auctioneers, Valuators, Stock, Station, -AND- GeDnral Commission Agents, MONARO-STREET, QUEANBEYAN. MARKET SALES \VEEKLY at' Land Yards. AT BUNGENDOR M NTHIY. Early entries invited. Furniture Sales as arranqed. Advances' m'ade dhoStook Mortgsge or Wool' Lien. Personal attention to Trueolklg Fat Stook and consigning wool: Thomas HMaxwell, AUCTIONEER & GENERlAl COMMISION A.- EI NT, Monaro-Street, Queanbe yec . Sales conducted in any part of the Dimtrio'.. PROMPT SETTLEMENTS imrneliat*ly after Sale through Mr. T E Wo?Doait,?Monro street, Queanbe3 an. COORRESPONDENCE INVITED SR. W. Hlorton, MONUMENTAL MASON, Next llungi6rford's llotel, .ilfONARO.STIEET. Estimatcs given for : MARBLE, GR NITE, nd F hREESTONE MONUMEN1. , *- ' KERBIN GS, and .IR "N RAILINGS. · ~CharyCR ildloors.e. Old Work inteovatod. .44,. .Inucriptlons. Neatly 'Cut. ALL WIK OvaARAITIED ? Don't forgot the New Addreas, Ienr the Bridge. - 't ... '-- - - SIL...
Yarralumla Fire. [Newspaper Article] — The Age — 1 January 1904
Yarralumla Fire. As briefly mentioned in our last issue, a bushfire, which de'troyed some 40 acres of grass, broke out on Y'irralumla NSation on Sunday morning. Thou.h the damage was not very great it was deemed necessary to investigate the origin of the fire and as a consequence the Coroner (Mir. John Gale, J.P.) proceeded to the residence of Mrs. Fox, at Western C(reek, where the following jurors were empanel ed :- Me~sise Berman (foreman), F. WVarren, A. Tidswell, P. Ila dy, jun., W. Moore, and MI. P. Mtorri son. The following eviduence, kindly fur nished us by the Coroner, was takes a Sergeant John Willis stated-On the evening of the 26th inst. I learnt that some log fences were burning the other side' of Yarralumla. From that information I pro ceeded to Yarralumla next morning. When I arrived on the Yarralumla road I saw a big smoke in the direction of Bulga Creek. I proceeded there in company with Constable Wilcox and saw that one of UMr Campbell's paddocks was on fire. The fi...
CHAPTER XXVIII. [Newspaper Article] — The Age — 1 January 1904
OHAPTER XXVIII. THE little group in the adjoining room scarcely noticed the prolonged absence of Sir Michael and his wife in their pleasure at greeting the new comer and the many questions and answers that a week's absence entailed. George Wyndham looked so bright and alert, he brought such a breath of life and work in among themo, that Hilary felt her spirits revive. She was happy listening to him, answering his questions as to where they had been and what they had seen, and hearing about the work he had been doing. She could scarcely imagine how be would &nbsp; look as a barrister in his wig and gown, but; on the whole, she was inclined to think they would be becoming. Then there was Mr Carrington's work to be inquired after; and she blushed to hear the old clergyman's commendation of herself. At length Mr Carrington rose, it being his custom never to sit up late. Michael and Vivian are in, there he &nbsp; said to George, indicating the inner room, where they could...
Advertising [Newspaper Article] — The Age — 5 January 1904
DAY ' should guard against LE- .?i every-day practices. . When asking for Wolfe's Schnapos don't take substitutes. There is one only and only one genuine WOLFE'S SCHNAPPS. Don't be put off by the "just as good" story. Unless the real brand is obtainable it would be wiser and safer not to take any at all. IIA1ES an RTSSELI M M·- 9d:1 :Mv '- . ?l, -? : I " , ': L* I: '' ' ".. . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . L" . . . . .-" " DONT BE FOOLISH. ISNi'T IT FOOLISH TO WASTE YOUR MONEY on a bicycle that has no name and which will be always going out of order. WHY NOT BUY A RED BIRD BICYCLE FOR 1903. A REAL UP-TO.DATE BICYCLE. One that is FUALLY UUARANTEED and which will LAST you FOR Yi:ARS, no matter what sort of work you give it. WRITE TO US OR CALL ON OUR LOCAL AGENTS. YOU CAN buy on LONG EASY TERMS. SMALL DE POSIT, payments made to suit buyers. WE TAKE YOTUR OLD MACHINE IN PART PAYMENT. GOOLID IBCOYCVLE CalY., 6-4 ilng Street, Syldney. AGIENT, QUEANIIEYAN. LARGEST STOK OF' ...
Married School Teachers, [Newspaper Article] — The Age — 5 January 1904
Married School Teachers, A CORRESPONDENT writing to the Daily Telegraph from the country expresses as tonishment at the fact that in his town the husband of the sohoolmistress holds fairly important Government position. He states that this is contrary to the rules and practice of the Public Instruction Department, and wants to know how it is that an exception is made in that town. An inquiry upon the matter Was on Wednesday made. b' Mr Perry, and the Minister says there is nothing whatever in the contention of the corre- pondent. There is nothing in either the rules or the practice of the department preveinting the wife of a Government servant holding a position as a school teacher,. In fact, there are numerous instances :in the departmont where this is the 'case, and it also frequently happens that teachers in the service marry other teachers. In these inatanueait ie iho a iulotha thbo-huoband and wife shall not remain in. the same school.,. I I
CHURCH SERVICES SUNDAY, JANUARY 10. Church of England— [Newspaper Article] — The Age — 5 January 1904
SUNDAy, JANUAPY 10. hurbch of England Queanbeyan-ll a.m. and 7.30 p.m. Burra--3 p.m. Rev. W. M. WHITE, Mil,istor. Canberra-11 a.m. Lanyon-3 80 p.m. REV, P. G. SMITH, ..A. Roman Catholio Queanbeyan-Maus 11 a.m. and devotions 7.30 p.m. ' REV R. COLLENDER, Priest. S ' .Presbyterian i .Qaeanboysi--Fellowahip.Asociat ionl, 10 a.m. Gundaron-ll1 a.m. danberra-3- p.m. Queanb .yap--7 30 p.m. REV. W. M. SMITH, B.A., ,- Minister-In.Charge. Methodist Qaeanbh-yih-11 a.tn. and 7 30 p in. Supply Wattle Park-1 a m. Mr. G Southwell. 7 p.m. Mr Samnon Southwell. WoodBald--3 p.m. Measri. E. Davis, tL Shu makol, and N. Southwell. Majura--3 p.m. Mr. G. Southwell. I Rev. W. STEWART, Minister.
Epitome of News. [Newspaper Article] — The Age — 5 January 1904
SEpitome of News. John Williams, 100 years of age, has died at St Clair, near Singleton. 3 Of 116 deaths in Sydney last week, 25 Swere due to inflammation of the bowels. Africa has very nearly 700 languages 7 and dialects, and this fact presents great ditficulties to missionary effort. The number of calls received by the Metropolitan Fire Brigade during 1903 was 612, as against 667 in the previous year. Mr- Thomas Garvin, the new Inspector General of Police took up the duties last Friday. Mrs Margaret Ashley, a resident of Goul burn for nearly 60 years, has died, at the ripe old age of 91 years. The bakers'strike in Paris hasdegenerated into an anarchist movement The strikers are pillaging shops and smashing windows. A man named Elliott, was killed at Blackall (Q.) on Wednesday night, as a result of a quarrel with another man. With the exception of the coastal districts and north-westorn Riiverina, the State rain fall for the year was above the average. During the year just closed, ...
P. & A. Association. [Newspaper Article] — The Age — 5 January 1904
P. & A. Association. A MEETING of the stewards who were ap pointed to revise the 1902 schedule of the Queanbeyan P. and A. Association was held in the school of Arts last Saturday after noor. There were present :-Messrs. W. Pike (chair), 11. Moorr, C. H. McKeahnie, F. Warwick, J. M. McIluto.h, II. J. S. Hungerford, 1". Hayes, J. Feagan, E. G. Crace, J. J. Gay, E. G. Atkinson, and Dr. Blackall. In the absence of Mr. Moriarty, Mr. Atkinson undertook the duties of secretary. * Mr. Atkinson stated that he had received communicatio,ns from several of the stewards intimating their intention to attend, but had evidenztly been prevented from putting in an appearance because of the rain. Several had als9 been successful in seouring special prizes. It was resclved to allow the matter of discussing the special prizes to stand in abeyance and proceed with the revision of the schedule. Each section was, therefore, taken. consecutirely, and the reports by the repre-entative stewards prese...
The Outlook. [Newspaper Article] — The Age — 5 January 1904
Tlue Outlook. Iw Friday's flanial column of the -.Tole. Sg?raplht' an article on the Trade and.Finanoe of 1900 and the outlook for. the present year concludoes with the following ;-'! That prosprqts for 1904 are bright for trade; if pelnon i undisturbed, is evident to all. It war cones, there may be an increased de niind for produce, but it may be attended with evils distinctly detrimental to ns. We ' ertninly do not desire to pay war risks on .the. goods w', sl.ip or receive, and we do not 'desire to see freights advance against the .wheat.grower. Marketing his grain takes quite enough gilt off his gingerbread as it is. But thepe are only minor considerations to the doubts and diffloulties which would be raised by the outbreak of war in the East."
HOW TO GROW RICH. [Newspaper Article] — The Age — 5 January 1904
HOW TO GROW R101. Ia N this sordie world the man who lacks the in. stinot for trade can never become wealthy. * Extraordinary ability in art literature, or soience will at best obtain for its possessor no more than a comfortabie competence. Probably there will never be a time when the combined possessions of the greatest painter, writer, and scientist will a not be exceeded by the fortune of a single'mor. chant. These reflections induce one to ask, What are the qualities essential to a successful trader I Toflully answer that question would need more space than this newspaper contains ; but it may I he said right here, without hesitation, that, the ? first essential in a meachant is sound health. Those two simple words include the qualities of industry and cheerfu'nese. These are not the Sonly qualities needful for success in trading, but they are the principal ones. To enjoy sound health, a man must digest his food properly. A very iew-ab, ut one in a thousand-do so perfectly. They...