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Rifle Club. [Newspaper Article] — The Queanbeyan Leader — 28 March 1905
Ulna Olnfa. Following are the scores in con nection with last Saturday's shoot ing : — 400 joo Hep. Total. ^ yds. yds. A. Fagan 31 31 8 jo J. Fagan 32 34 2 68 R. Thompson 33 28 5 66 P. Naylor 31 28 2 6i A. Fallick 31! 27 2 60 A. Gibbs 32 23 5 60 H. Beatty 29 29 scr. 58 E. Erenshaw 26 18 4 58 E. Gibbs 28 21 6 55 J. Beatty 19 31 3 53 The first prize, 10/-, was thus won by A. Fagan, and the second prize, 2/6, by J. Fagan.
Sudden Death of Mrs. Fallick. [Newspaper Article] — The Queanbeyan Leader — 28 March 1905
Suflden Death of Mr«. Faille*. On Saturday night, Mrs. A. M. FaJHck, proprietress of the Quean - beyan Observer, died suddenly at her residence from heart disease. Mrs. Fallick had closed her shop for the night, when she became serious ly ill, and succumbed within a very short space of time. The deceased lady was the eldest daughter of Mr. John Gale, and was 48 years of age. She had been in business in the sta tionery line in Queanbeya:i for nearly a quarter of a century. Some thing over a decade back she ac quired the proprietorship of the Ob server from Mr. J. A. O'Neill, and that journal has been produced un der her management ever since. The remains were interred 3-esterday af ternoon in the Presbyterian Ceme tery, the funeral being very largely attended.
LOCAL NEWS. A Municipal Flutter. [Newspaper Article] — The Queanbeyan Leader — 28 March 1905
LOCAL NEWS. A Mnnlnlual Mutter. On Friday evening last, about an hour prior to tbe Borough Council special meeting being held, the fol lowing notice was served on Aid. Downey : Queanbeyan, 24th March, 1905. To Mr. Henry Francis Downev, Queanbeyan. Dear Sir, Re Quean bey an Municipal Eibction. I am instructed to notify you that legal steps have been initiated- for tbe purpose of obtaining an order from the Supreme Court to oust tiou from your position as an alderman of the Borough of Quean beyan, owing to certain alleged irregulari ties in connection with the recent muni cipal election. Yours faithfully, A. H. Gakrawav, Solicitor for Appellants. A similar notice was served on Aid. Woodger. Aid. Woodger and Downey took their seats at the Council meeting. Aid. Atkinson, who was also present, apparently changed his mind at the last moment and did not sit. On Saturday a L.EA.DER represen tative asked Mr. Garraway for the names of the appellants and the grounds on which the appeal is be i...
Gunning Races. [Newspaper Article] — The Queanbeyan Leader — 28 March 1905
a-anslns; &s,oev. The Gunning races were held on the 22nd instant, and were well at tended. Following' are the results : Trial Stakes.— W. \Vard's Par don, 8. 11, 1; F. Lawiiss's Barmaid, 1. 11, 2. Hack Race. — H. Wilson's Miss Clieveden, 1 ; Flanagan's Tessie, 2. Niiie starters. Gunning Jockey Club Handicap. — G. Jobson's Appeal, 9.9, 1 ; Frost's Redeemed, 8.7, 2 ; Ward's Pardon, 7.3, 3. Five starters. Local Race. — P. Reardon'sAlcbo mine, 8.7, 1 ; F. Lawiiss's Barmaid, 8.0, 2. Eight starters. Flying Handicap. — V. Goodwin's Re[orro, 8.3, i ; J. Mclflerney's Warger, 2 ; Mossey's Pretty^ Boy, 8.7, 2. Eight starters. Handicap Trot in saddle. — Frog, 1 ; May, s ; Brownie, 3. Five starters. Forced Handicap. — F. ' Hum phries' Tip-cart, 1 ; Flanagan's Tessie, 2 ; Mclnerney's Warger, 3.
Local Government. [Newspaper Article] — The Queanbeyan Leader — 28 March 1905
Xri-:al Government. Senk.-Sergt. Willis and Mr. Jeffreys, C.P.S.^are both in receipt of maps showing the proposed Local Government areas. That which in cludes Queanbeyau is marked No. 107. Boundaries are set forth in the Gazette of March 24 (not yet to hand), and all objections must be lodged within 6odays. In tbe event of the Reform Gov. being too unfi nancial to properly advertise the proposed boundaries, these will be published in detail in The Leader, in order that our readers shall not in this matter be penalised for subscrib ing to a democratic paper.
A TERRIBLE EXPERIENCE. [Newspaper Article] — The Queanbeyan Leader — 28 March 1905
A TERRIBLE EXPERIENCE. Ix wae the mott terrible experience whil« it lasted that I have ever gone thiougb. Indeed, eo vivid was the aenae of bciror which filled me, that though il ia more than ten years since the event 1 am about to chronicle occurred, I have never referred to It from that day to this, But time heals even tbe most acute wounds, aud now that Tain retired and settled in the old country, 1 can regard my night of terror with comparative equanimity, My sufferings endured but for a few moments, il ia true, but they were moments that seemed years, and bb 1 — but I am anticipating. »? -.wi- lt was in the fall of 1834. A wet year, indeed, when thousands of acres of crops lay rotting by the waytide, I was bound for Carson city, aud as I rode through the sierraB of Nevada I was constantly delayed by floods and qungmircs. It waa late ono afternoon, twilight bad Bet in. It was a Sunday — Sunday, the 20th of Octobsr, to be precise. Tbe rain had been pelting down the whole day, and...
THE STORY TELLER THE MYSTERIOUS PASSENGERS [Newspaper Article] — The Queanbeyan Leader — 28 March 1905
rHES|MfTELLER THE MYSTERIOUS PASSENGERS Tt rained hardWhen the Nore era birk-d her pasBeugers ia the docks ; the deck strsamed with the watery elimint as sb.e'|lipp«d past Limo houw, BUcVwal},. «nd Woolwich; aud when at dusV tbe anchor was dropped for the night oppoaito Oraveeend, the nattering still con tinued with unabated persistence. As the lights c-T thfl town w»ro beginning to gleam through the veil of moisture, I mounted tb-5 companion etairs and peered out. The prospect was cheerless on3 uninviting. Tho after-deck was deserted, and tho steam was blowing oft with 0 melancholy 'burr.1' A white-funnelled steamer lying abeam of ue contributed a monotonous, rattle with her der ricks ; and an incoming boat wae awakening the echoes of both chores with her hoarse hooting* for a ? mud pilot* ???*?*»«*!:,- ?--'-* -'-X--s::'. A shout from over tbe side — a tplash of oart. Then a couple of human beings enveloped in shining oilskins come clamping along the eloppy planks. - A loosening of...
QUITE ONE OF THEMSELVES. [Newspaper Article] — The Queanbeyan Leader — 28 March 1905
QUITE ONE OF TOE-VSELVES. A clergyman whose parish duties included a cerl.iiu amount of preach ing [at the local Inualic asylum ob tained preferment eorne little time ago, and in duo course bis J»st Sun day came rouud, and tbq inevitable farewell eermonr. -f*v To maito his (a«k esrier, be pre pared only one discourse, to do -*uiy both at tbe aiylum ond the pari«U churoh, inlcurliug whou be prfiichnd it at tbe former plate to Ics'f cut any parts that might be unmiuble. However, ou the day itself, in hu excitement, he forgot his original intention, and gave the aaylura patients the full benefit of his vale dictory remarks, *i One faisage he afltrwaTde felt ho thould have left unsaid— and it wan thw: t ' Deer friends, when I fhink ot tHfl many happy dnys spenc nmongsl you, I must indeed say (hat, though I am about to leave you, I shall nttli continue to consider mykclt a'-vol . youHelvsB.' ? ' Owing to the 6[ff*:enc» iaTf? pvftrage death-rate, it may be 0»'i ' l&at tiive» Jtoj-...
Sheep. [Newspaper Article] — The Queanbeyan Leader — 28 March 1905
Sheep. The market opened with values hardly equal to late rates, but improved as sales progressed, and on the whole was jjractk caHy unaltered, some sales being a little better: tBest crossbred wethers made from 16/, extra to 18/3, five at 22/, good 15/ to 15,6, medium 14s. I :Bcst crossbred ewes from i5/,extrato 16/ , good 14/6 to 15/, medium 13s. ? - Best merino wethers from 165 to i6s'6d, extra to 19/3, good 15s to 15s 6d ; medium from 13/6, light from us. Best meriuo ewes from '13/, extra to 14/1, six at 19/3, good 11/6 to 12J, medium from 10/,. light from 9/, otliers lower. , Best lambs made from 15/, extra to 16/, good from 13/6 to 14/6, medium from'. 12, others lower. Among the sales were : liehfield- Bros., Coomo, 105 wethers W/11, 385 do. 15/. ? T, O'Mara, Cooma, 355 ewes 9/2, 79 ewes I7j. ' ? ? ? ' ' Duntroori Estate, 300 ewes 9/5 to 9/10. ? J. Harding,. Bungendore, 116 wethers 15/7; 7a crossbred wethers 17/ R. G. Hassall, Tarago, 323 wethers r3/3 to 13/10, 77 do. 14/6 to ...
Cattle. [Newspaper Article] — The Queanbeyan Leader — 28 March 1905
Cattle. The demand wfts-good and values gen erally a little higher, the market being a good one. .Best meiium and light weight beef was worth about 23/ per- ioolbs, with heavier beef cheaper. 'Best bullocks made from £10, extra to. /10/10/9, good from £8 15s, medium Bestcowsfrom £7 10s, extra to /, 7/12,' good from £6 15s, tnediuni from £6,' others lower. * Among the sales were : Mrs. M. Hatch, Bungendore, 6 bulls to /?5,8, average /3/15/10. Excentors E. K. Crace, Queanbevani 4 bulls to /6/15/, average ^4/9/.
Sydney Fruit Markets. [Newspaper Article] — The Queanbeyan Leader — 28 March 1905
SvAner Pxnlt Kulcets. All descriptions of imported fruits had a good deal of attention, but local varieties were very slow of sale. . . - Apples.— Local : choice 5s, medium 3s to 4s, small 2S to as 6d ; choice cooking 45 to 4s 6d, medium 2s 6d to 3s, jam lots from is 6d to is; Jonathans, choice 6s to 6s 6d per gin case. Melbourne : 6s to 6s 6d per bushel case. Tasmaiiian : Alcx sndrias, 3s 6d' to' 4s '63. Ribstone 4s to Ss; Adams1 4s to 5s per bnshcl case. . Pineapples.— Common, choice 4s to 5s 6a, extra choice to 7/0; Queen, 5/' to 6/ per case/ ' ? Coctfanuts.— Nominal. ; - Bananas.— Fiji : Nominal. Queensland; Ss to 6s per case, is to 3s per bunch. ?Lemons.— Local: Choice, '6s to fs ; me dium 4s to 5s; rougll, 35 per gin-case. American seedless, us per half-case. ?Italian':' 35s per case, containing 330. ' ' Oranges. — American Washington Navel iss'perdouble.case, 8s rer half-case; Jaffa Seeaiings', 15s per doubie-case-.'Ss 'per half case ; Mandarins, 10s per box containing 250. L...
ORIGINAL STORY. 'MR. JIM.' CHAPTER I. [Newspaper Article] — The Queanbeyan Leader — 28 March 1905
. OfilGINAL STORY. 'm:r. jiivlj .Br « MINSGHAHA.*; cniniB T, Tar. el rill hysterical ncraam of tbo northern train ?Duuded strangely buoy avd important, as the one event of. the day iu the oi-inioinx town of '? ? . It pas* 3d o'j. leaving behind it .1-e;-er roace, and, it posaible. E^.»r»olit-jdo. Lazil;,- rifling to hii feet and knock ing Ills I'ipn against .t- ^o»t of tlic verandah. Jaires McTct.Tr*, or ' Mr. 3ia,' as tho people rou/idebout nulled him, yawned wearily, ' Tea's rear's-, srr, Suro and Oi can't make out (he cluck, at all, nt all. For (bo mcrs Oi put it back the more it froes forrcrd. 13 ut its pun« tual Oi am to-right for nil its capo™.' 'Alright Terry; but 1 think we will wait a bit, and bate tea later on.' Terry went in mut.teriug ia a sepulchral voice, ' 0 the strangn fits o' bim.1 Whistling to 'Jeff,' the dog, Mclntvre went out of bin gate, and leaning on a fence rail, looked care lessly at his own broad acres, and the panorama, beyond. Five in the even cf the brac...
Advertising [Newspaper Article] — The Queanbeyan Leader — 28 March 1905
New Goods! Men's Winter Clothing Macintoshes, Oilskins Boys & Youths' Suits Newest shapes in Felts Cardigan Jackets Sweaters Blankets Flannels Flannelettes Shirtings Rugs Dress Materials Flannel Blousings Flannelette Blousings Fancy & Plain Silks Serges Voiles FOR THE AUTUMN SEASON NEW STYLES. Ladies' Costumes CTCTBT fcttiu^ OiemTIEID ! Skirts, Raiuproofs * Macintoshes Underskirts Winter Blouses P. C. HIIiZi & SON, Queanbeyan. Millinery. Autumn Milliner}' New Straws New Shapes Flowers & Trimmings Fur-lined Gloves New Season's Veilings Chiffons, etc. Horse Rugs Cow Rugs Tarpaulins Tents and Flys Children's Wool wear. Wool Hoods Bonnets Polkas Beaver and Zibeline Jackets Bootees Pilchers
Sheepskins. [Newspaper Article] — The Queanbeyan Leader — 28 March 1905
Bheepaklsi. Merino.— Three-quarter lofull woolled: Light, Td to 7 ad ; medium, 6J( to &}(& ; beBvj,sMdto6^d. Half-woolled: Light, 6%d'to 6}(d. ; medium, 6d to 9V ; heavv 5'4A tos^d. Short-wooUed; Light, 6d to 6#d ; medium, s^d toj'JCd ;. heavy, 4#-lt05tfd. ..-,- ._.-? .....-, ,. 'Crossbred.— Three^quarter to full%6ol ed : Tine, 6}£d to 6^d vmedium to coarae 5dtoojid. ???.-?? „ Shorts j Merino, s^d to6J-d; cross breds,4KdtO5-4d.
Wool. [Newspaper Article] — The Queanbeyan Leader — 28 March 1905
Wool nelow is a XisX ol prices current In Sidney mar ket, subject to uarkel flucluationii :— . Greasy. F!eece.-KxlroBMj-eriortol7K-l'i Buperlor, HMd to M-1 ; good, free Jrow burr, lOhd 10 lljjd : iu (erior, 6d to 8!^d. Pieees.-Suptrior, 9«d to IM ; medium, 7Jid lo 9d; iolmor,-IKdto7d. ? nellies.— Ruptrior, Td to lid ; medium to Eood 5-id to 7d | inferior, IVd 10 6d. I^nmbs.— Superior, 8d 10 12VM; medium to cood 5K«ltoSd; inferior, 3«d to 6VJd* / LiOCkB.— Superior, 3J-d lo 6d ; medium. to eood 2Hd(o3Kd; nilerior, lHdloZd. E CrombrcdB.— Superior, lid lo MXd ; medium lo good, Sd to lad ; Inferior, 6d to fid. Head.— Cood, -Kd to 5Hd ; average, 3d to -d. ticoureds. Fierce,— Superior, 19'id lo Z'Vd; n'.edium to good, l«d to IWd ; Inferior, I3d 10 MJid. Pieces.— Superior. it l-2d(lo 20 J;2d ; medium lo good, 13);d lo I7d : faulty. 12d lo 13d. Bellies.— Superior, 16J 10 tstfd; medium 10 good, 12«d lo iskd ; inferior, l-kt to 13d. Locks.— Superior, Ud to 14tfd ; medium to good SdtolOKd: ioft...
Advertising [Newspaper Article] — The Queanbeyan Leader — 28 March 1905
Our monster Parcel of 1 DRAPE RY Amounting to £875 6s 6d First Cost, Has just landed in Sydney ex sailing vessel West Lothian, and will be Opened Up by Us in a Tew Bays. — ®-&®®® — WOODGER BR011IIS I THE LATEST IMPROVED I I m&scm mmm .«. mil I '' * ; ? -??;? a a $ | I A Certain and Positive Cure I is Fo^ '.V. * | RHEUM AUTISM, SCIATICA, LUMBAEQ,:[ I-:,. ????' ??.?-?' ???? -WEAK BACkT :^:* J I -?'???' ' AND - '-^/' I £2=2=0 will procure Rcaltb ^ Sircnfb 1 Xiocal Agrdnts : Woodg-er ' Bros^, QueajibMnbi. 1
THE MARKETS. Sydney Produce Markets. [Newspaper Article] — The Queanbeyan Leader — 28 March 1905
THE MARKETS. Sydney Produce Markets. Thk following quotatious refer only to the wholesale trade : Wheat.— Unaltered at 33 to 3-3%. Chickwheat : i'rimc. 2 11 103'; medium s/7 to 2/9 ; inferior 2, 4 to 2 '6 jut bushel. Flour.-City roller, ^85/; country makes, £1;l's to £8 per ton. Manitoba : | Best imported, ^13:10; to /I3/15;. Poilard—I/ per bushel. Bran. — /a per bushel. Oats.-Tasmanian: White feed, choice 2l to 214. Melbourne: Algerian 2/, choice seed 2/1 to 2/3 per bushel. Peas.— Blue, prime 413; grey, JJ to 3/4 per bushel. Barley.— Cape, 2/7 tos.lo; English, 2,4 to 2/5 per bushel. Lucerne.— Hunter River: Choice dry green, ^3/10 to /3 15s, new ^3 .us 6d'; old summer hay £3 to £3 10s ; inferior £2. At Redfern /3,'i/S to /3I5 per ton. Oaten Hay.— Melbourne : Hydraulic pressed, £i!'5l per ton, 'wheaten /3/15. Adelaide £3 10s to £3 15s ; local £3 ros to £3 15. Cheese.— Prime loaf, ,'6J- ; soft new !S'4\ inferior J4'A; prime large, /6, inferior, from /s ; Kameruka Cheddar, /7 per lb. S...
Advertising [Newspaper Article] — The Queanbeyan Leader — 28 March 1905
EOYAL SfilgL* MAIL Line of JffjlagSi2nTt, Coaches. To and from QTJEANBEYAN AND TASS. X EAVES QUEANBEYAN for YASS every Monday, Wednesday, anil Friday J Mornings, returning following days. TUc undersigned wishes to inform the Residents of Qucanbcvan, Canberra, Ginin derra, Hall, Jicr, Murrumbateman, and Yass, that tlie above I.'ine will be conducted on first-class lines. Every care and atlinlion will be paid to all orders for the carri age of l'asseiijjers and Parcels. First-class Horses aud Comfortable Coaches. Charges Moderate. J. J. MORAN, Mail Contractor. Patronise Local Industry ^^^ By giving your Orders to the Local Manufacturer, who is prepared to build every class of Vehicle at Bedrock Prices. Tip Drays, Wagons, or any other class of Wheels built to order. Second-hand Vehicles for sale Cheap. Call and inspect. BTOKXEB A SPECIALITY. rTyres Shrank by a Green Elver Tyre Slmnker. fi^'Repairs at Reasonable Rates. Estimates Given. -fe* ? QUEANBEYAN~COACH FACTORY, Opposite Victoria ...
NERRABUNDAH SCHOOL ANNUAL PICNIC. [Newspaper Article] — The Queanbeyan Leader — 28 March 1905
NERRABUNDAH SCHOOL ANNUAL PICNIC. On Saturday lest, Die above picnic nl lield in one ol the UuottooQ paddockH, the spot chosen urnsiit Ihe five-mile port where— on the treeless plaln-lhere is a plantation ol artificial Irea; lhi- apot it without doubt one of Ihe belt Ihnt could be chenen tot tac& it iunettos. The day was 6pe and not too hot, Id fid it was ao idenl picnic ttay «Bd everyone teemed to make tbe beat of It. Tn&jttrndance war verv lane, aomc 200 bring present. Ihere betas considerably more 'grown-up*' than children; visitor* were in attendance from town and surrounding district. The lunch w»» one ol the bett, tables being laden will) »bu»d»&ceot inentott appetising victuals. Throughout the day games such as cricket, rounden. lolly miller,. disappointment'. 611lhe Eap, and lastly but not least, a dance in the dtHt—w-hicli In the writer's opinion is rather a duigedin. Thecucceatol the day is due to the energy |-ul forth by Mes«- --. Warwick and S. St...