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Advertising [Newspaper Article] — The Age — 17 June 1904
UNDER FIRE, THAT'S THE REAL TEST. It looks nice in the plug and very pretty in the tin-but it is when it gets into your pipe that the test comes. YANKEE DOODLE TOBACCO %I . will then be found a positive IN PLUGS or AIR-TIGHT 1 INS delightto smoke. DARK or BRIGHT. Try it and see. 18 MASCOTTE TOBACCO. Rewards in connection with this Tobaccc havelbeen dssoontinued from 1st March MASCOTTE TOBACCO Has now become firmly established as a favourite with'the smoking public. BOOMERANG BRANDY. "The Reeident'Medical Officoer of a large Colonial Hospital writes :-Our patients have Greatly Benefited by the use of Joshua's Boomerang Brandy. It is a very Nourishing and Benefloial Stimulant." ..WELO O1 E N.. N U GET T OB A C :O r NTH .,BEST AMERICA PRODUCES Obtainable in Plugs, and Out in 2-oz, and' "4o. Tinos;.,: - ,• .= -
Queanbeyan Age WITH WHICH ARE INCORPORATED Queanbeyan Times, Bungendore Mirror & Captain's Flat Miner. FRIDAY, JUNE 17, 1904. FARMERS AND SETTLERS' CONFERENCE. [Newspaper Article] — The Age — 17 June 1904
WITH WHICH ARE INCORPORATED Queanbeyan Times, Bungendore Mirror & Captain's Flat Miner. FRIDAY, JUNE 17, 1904. FARMERS AND SETTLERS' CONFERENCE. Ters fag end of the long business paper before the conference of. the Farmers and Settlers' Association at Dubbo was disposed of on Monday, when a few resolutions relat ing to various matters of lands administra tion were disposed of. The principal topic was the railways. Mr. Harper, -the traffico manager,. attended, and received a very cordial welcome.' -Numbers of suggestions ,were placed before him and he explained the position in each, and promised to recom mend such requests as seemed to suggest improvements in the railway arrangements. Among other things the* secretary (Mr. Canrpbell) was given permission to contest the Murrumbidgee seat'for. the State Par liament, should Mr. Gormly retire.
No Title [Newspaper Article] — The Age — 17 June 1904
THa continued dry weather is causing much alarm among the farmers ofthis dis triot, and it is feared that most of the seed sown will rot in the ground. A GENERAL meeting of the members of the File Brigade is to be held to-night. . THERE were to applications lodged at -the land office since our last report. A LAtoE number of farmers were aforded an opportunity yesterday to inspect the Pearsob's Aome poison cart, when an exhibi tion of its work was given at the sale yards. T'xt RRE.: W. M. SMirTh has decided to leave Queanbeyan at the end of the present month. The name of hisaucoessor is not yet known. The many friends the reverend gentleman has made during his sojourn here will regret to hear the news of his departure. A GuN?nGAr correspondent to the .Sydney press points out that the new disease termed spotted fever is no t phoi phorous poisdning.; and in support of his claim quotes thie case of Harold Murty, from that district, who died in the .Queanbeyan hospital some few months ag...
MICHELAGO. BICYCLE AND ATHLETIC SPORTS. [Newspaper Article] — The Age — 17 June 1904
MIOHELAGO. (Prom Our Correspondent) BICYCLE AND ATHLETIO'SPORTS. BIoro.a and athletic sports were held here on Friday last and passed off very suooessfully. The " attendance was up to the average and the pro. ceedings concluded without mishal or unpleas antne3s. A programme of six events was well contested. The superior form shown by the brothers, J. and. D. Commins prevailed over the other competitors and they secured the treater portion of the prize money. Several of the competitors showed a dash of pace, but were lacking in condition, and it is probable they r may be heard of on a future occssion. The entries for each event filled up very well, and a good number faced the starter for every race. The principal event-the Miohelago Wheel Race -was annexed by J. Commins. The Slow Bicycle Race was rather a novelty and attracted a good deal of attention, being won by J. O Commins. Twenty seven entries were received for throwing at the stump, which eventually was t won by 0. Reeves, who...
CLOSER SETTLEMENT. TO THE EDITOR [Newspaper Article] — The Age — 17 June 1904
CLOSER SETTLE'IENT. TO MTE EDITOR rSI,-Referring to Mr. J. Southwell's letter on the above subject I would ask the above gent. if his views are antagonistio to closer settlement will he agree with me on the under mentioned Ipoints ? There is always more trouble over one thing and an.ther, than there is with anything else. He must also agree that the storekeepers, merohants, and tradeepeople would be delighted with oloser settlement when bills and accounts become due; and Mr. J. S. will surely coin. cide with me in saying that most engaged couplds long for closer settlement and he cannot deny that it would to a very great degree solve the problem of the declining birth rate; alsn that closer settlement would perform wonders in ridding the country of the rabbit, fox, cookatoo, crow, and other undesirable pests; and, I dare suggest, that those Sunday picnics, which "REeedy Oreek " held in holy horror, go a long way to consummating closer settlement in a few individual cases, therefore,...
CLOSER SETTLEMENT. [Newspaper Article] — The Age — 17 June 1904
CLOSER SETTLEMENT. M~r John.Southwell, of " Willow Bank," Queanbeyan, hands us the following letter for publication : " Gundagal, 2nd. June; 1904. DIan Mn. SorrTEwELL,--I read with inter. eat and approval your letter in the Queen. beyan Ase of May 27th last. I also road Mr. Hungerford's letter, which opened the controversy-.' Believing myself in a position touenpply some points on the subject, gained by my personal observation, and anxious to rendo r you a little assistance on acconnt of your views and mine coinciding to, a great extent, and the temperate common sense anti-socialistic tone of your letter having won my sympathy, I am prompted to write yon, and consequently trust you will pardon me for my obtrusiveness. Last year the Muttama Estate, containing over 50,000 a ures, was submitted to auction by Messrs. Bucknell, Marsdea and Bucknell, in blocks and at terms to suit both rich and poor. The size of the blocks were from 40 acres upwards and the prices obtained were about from...
Rifle Shooting. [Newspaper Article] — The Age — 17 June 1904
Rifle. Shooting. TnE first matoh for theprises arranged -at the general meieting last Saturday night, and mentioned in our last issue, will be shot off on Saturday, beginning at 2 p.m. The handicaps are as follows:--R. Moore, jur.,. 16; J. Ward, 10; J. Woodger, 12; T. Woodger, 9; J. Beatty,'6; P. Blackall, 16; J. Byrne, 14; H. Beatty, 1; S. Brook, 10; A. Blewitt, 16; 3. Callaghan, 10; W. Car Boyd, 2 ;E.: Ernshaw, 7 ; R.Falliok, 10; A. Falliok, 5; L. Fell, 6; J. Feagan, soratch; N. Gibbs, 14; E. Gibbs, 15; A. Gibbs, 16; H. J. S. Hungerford, soratch; E Lesmond, 10; H. Land, 10; H. Lazarue, 8 ;I. Meech, 9; A; McPherson, 14; A. Moore, 9; E. Moore, 8. P. Naylor, 5; W. Pike, 16; W. Snow, 16; R. Thompson, 8.
MAJURA [Newspaper Article] — The Age — 17 June 1904
MNAJURA (Prom a Correspondent), Nor noticing any correspondence from this little corner appearing in the AGE, I have made up my mind to contribute a few brief notes. Well, Mr. Editor, this little farming com munity has been a bit lively of late. Firstly, we had a political meeting, which caused quite a stir, and no sooner had that quiet ened down than some naughty fellow took it into his head to go and break into the local public school, and after knocking the time about, armed himself with a fire stick and tried his hand at reducing the building to ashes but failed in his att."mpt - to his sorrow, I suppose. The excitement reached fever heat when the police appeared on the scene to invest;gate matters. However, no arrest was made, and I understand that no hue has yet been picked out as the snspeced guilty party. A day's sports will be held here on the 29th instant, in aid of the Majura Public School Syllabus. Programme and full particulars will be advertised in the next issue of yo...
GOOD TEMPLARY. [Newspaper Article] — The Age — 17 June 1904
IGOOD TEMPLARY. AT the usual weekly meeting of the I.O.G.T. held in the rooms of the lodge, McQuoid St., Queanbeyan, on Wednesday night, two new members were initiated. A resolution was carried that the time had arrived that the drink question should be settled by a refe rendum of the electors of the State, and the Electoral Deputy was instructed to communi cate same to the Grand Electoral Superin tendent. It being pound night about 60 members were present, and after the usual business was dispensed with a cordial even ing was spent.
Read the Sign Post. [Newspaper Article] — The Age — 17 June 1904
Read the- sign Post, Read the sign post rightly. The sign-post of health is thback. You must know its aches and pains. You must know the language ofthe back When you know It the Sign post reads: Backaohe is kidney ache. Lame back is lame Kidneys. Weak back is weak kidneys. . Make the back cure the kidneys." Only one sure way to do this. Take Dean's Backache Kidney Pills. A local citizen adds his endorsement here.. Mr. Nichol McIones, Antil St., Queanbeyan, says : "Some time ago my son hurt his back when lifting a bag of corn and for a time he was very bad with the pain. We had Doean's Backache kidney pills in the house and he used them. He also had aliniment rubbed in. A few days treatment in this way cured him.. He says the pills are first rate for pains in the small of the back. We obtained this remedy at H. R. Pollard's Pharmacy." Success has brought up many imitations of Dean's Pills, but there is nothing just as good as the remedy which Mr. McInnes recom mends-Doan's Backache K...
JUDICIAL SEPARATION. [Newspaper Article] — The Age — 17 June 1904
JUDICIAL SEPARATION. IN the Divorce Court Sydney, on Monday, Elizabeth Whiting, formerly Gyde, petitioned for a judicial separation from Joseph Edwin Whiting, on the ground of cruelty. Peti- tioner said she married the respondent, a police constable, at Broken Hill, in March 1900 at NorthbGoulburn. She was a school teacher at the time, but was at present earn- ing her living by sewing. They lived until 1902 at Young, where her husband was as- sistant in a grocery store; and since then she resided with her parents at Braidwood. Re- spondent threatened to shoot her father and mother for harbouring petitioner. He asked her to get a revolver, so that he could shoot her. He did not have a home for her, and he used to sleep in the pigstye, belonging to petitionier's parents. Respondent tried to get their child, and once he asked her to get a blanket, and walk the country with him. She said she would live with him if he got a home for her, but that she would not live with him in the street...
The Storyteller. The House on the Sunless Side. CHAPTER XXII.—CONTINUED. [Newspaper Article] — The Age — 17 June 1904
Tie Storyteller. o1e Rouse o - the Su.leg side. CHAPTER XXII.-CO~NTrI ED. 'I don't know why I'm talking to you like this-I oughtn't to, of course I People usually talk to you about the name of wife in quite a different strain, don't they ?' ' Yes,' admitted Barbara-' Bobbie and Billie Searle do.' Mr. Johnson started as if an explosion had occurred at his feet. ' W-w-whatP' cried he. 'Those-mon strosities I Those caricatures of humanity I Those-reptiles !' ' Mr. Johnson I' remonstrated Barbara. He stepped backward and changed his tone at once. * I beg your pardon, I'm sure I forgot the gentleman are county people, belonging to ,your set, and therefore endowed with cryptic and occult virtues, not discernible to the eye of the vulgar I Pray accept my apologies! They're very nice fellows in their way, of course. And, after all, there's a certain convenience in being able to whip your husband and put him in a corner if he doesn't do whatever you wish I But there, there-I beg your pardon!...
The New Ministry. MR. O'SULLIVAN MINISTER FOR LANDS. [Newspaper Article] — The Age — 17 June 1904
The New Ministry. MR. O'SULLIVAN MINISTER FOR LANDS. BY special wire we were advised on Wednes day afternoon that Mr. Waddell succeeded in forming the new administration. The portfolios have been allotted as follows : Thos. A. ,Waddell, Premier, Colonial Treasurer, and Minister for Justice. John Perry, Colonial Secretary. James Conley Gannon, Attorney.General. E. W. O'Sullivan, Minister for Lands. Walter Bennett, Minister for Works. J. L. Fegan, Minister for Publio Instruo tion, Labour, and Industry. John Kidd, Minister for Mines and Agri onlture. Colonel Mackay, Vice-President of the Executive Council, and Representative of the Government in the Legislative Concil. Mr Wise and Mr Crick did not see their way clear to join the new Cabinet. Mr Crick speaks in the most generous and kindly terms, and wishes the new Premier every success. Mr Waddell says that he fee:s confident that by his selection the country will be governed in a way that will most tend to promote the general prospeli...
Fire Inquest at Silver Hill. [Newspaper Article] — The Age — 17 June 1904
?ire Inquest at Silver Hill. LAsT Tuesday, Mr. Coroner Gale, conducted an inquest at Silver Hill, at the residence of Mrs. B. Walsh, kindly placed at the Coroner's dimn posal, into the circumstances under which the public school premises there, together with contents, valued at about £113, were totally destroyed by a fire which occurred on the pre. vious Wednesday, 8th instant. Mr. O. 0. Flashman, schools inspeitor, watched the pro. ceedings on behalf of the Department of Pub. lie Instruction ; Senior-constable Canning, of Captain's Flat, had been entrusted with the collection of the necessary evidence. The jury having been impanelled, first Inspected the premises-a mass of charred timber and warped and buckled roofing iron, conspicuous amongst which were the remains of books, papers, slates and pencils, bedding and cooking utensils, &o., &c. The sttucture had been of weatherboard, and besides the school-room a verandah util. iced as a cloak-room and library. The onl...
Advertising [Newspaper Article] — The Age — 17 June 1904
SUBSCRIPTION. In Advance, (Towi, ) 2 2d p.er Quarter. It (Couutry) 2s 6d ,, S~Subscriptioni maT commence or discontinue at any time. $ -o -? THE PIONEER NEWSPAPER, Established 1860. (ESTABLISHED 1860.) T?HE Que?nbeyan Age is one of tha oldest and best-known advertising mediums in the S' Southern districts, and commands a large and ever increasing circulation throughout Bungendore, Canberra, Captain's Flat, Gininderra, Gandaroo, Hosklngtown, Micalago, Molonglo and Southern districts generally. Published on Tuesday and Friday afternoons. TO ADYERTISERS : "Judidiou% Rdvexti ir~ i$ the Key tore of %uddegg wudl by drvefti$iAg ii the 4(Ia you ifeeive value fof youi n eorey. ADVERTISING SCALE : . SOne Inch - - - - 2s 0d. Each succeedinAg Inch - - is Od. a .'Special Rate for Standing Advertisenmenws. Of every Descriptiox at Sydn(ey Prices. Circulars, Billheade, Account Forms, Delivery Books, Posters, Dodgers, Menu Gards Ball Programmes, Visiting Cards, Business Cards, &c. 'BILLY' 'G...
THE METEORS. [Newspaper Article] — The Age — 17 June 1904
THE METEORS. The meteors seen at Marulan on Monday night were also seen at Sydney and Mar- rickville, several residents of the latter place feeling certain that the balls of fire fell not more than a mile away. It is to be noticed that it was also thought at Marulan that they were not more than the same distance away. As Marulan is 114 miles south of Sydney, the reports of those who saw the &nbsp; meteors is a distinct testimony as to the deceptiveness of the phenomena. There is nothing unusual in the fall of brilliant meteors, but Mr. H. Hunt, Acting Metero- logist, says it is interesting to observe how the different people who saw them on Mon- day from different points were deceived as &nbsp; to the distance they were away from them.
Advertising [Newspaper Article] — The Age — 17 June 1904
SORSE RUGS, Cow Rugs, Cornshellers, Chaficut ters, Ploughshares, Barbed Wire, Fencing Wire, Saddles, Harness, Oils & Paints, Teas, Wallpapers, Salt and all Station > SSupplies Can be procured at Wood erBros' Bedrock .Prices, ·~~~I l~~iil~~~ll~ll Working Me'as Club. A GENERAL MEETING of the Members : "of the Worki',g Men's Club will be held at Hungerftrd's Hotel on MONDAY NIGHT NEXT. The Balance-sheet will bae presented and the whole affaiir wound up. JAMES PIKE, President. For Private Sale, Cheap. A HAPSBURG PIANO, iron frame, in thorough order and tune. Also a double st of Strong Brase Mounted Harness less eollar and bits. W. DAVIS WRIGHT, Auction eer. lQueanbeyain Electorate. DR.', BLACKALL W? ILL address meetings of the electors at WEETANGERA, at2p.m., Tuesday, 21st Juneo. . COANBETIIA Post Office at 7 p.m., Tuesday, 21st June. TALLAGANDARA, at Mr. Geo. Beid'ei' at 2 p.m., Thursday, 23rd June. COLD N1IGHTS ! FROSTY MORNINGS! WARiM BLANKETS. THIS SEASON WE OFFER YOU SOM...
FOOTBALL. [Newspaper Article] — The Age — 17 June 1904
FOOTBALL.S To?oaRRow afternoon in the park, the first football match of the season will be played between.teame representing the local club and a combined team selected from the country. The match should prove a very interesting one, ns included in the teams are some good players. Mr. E. C. Hinoksman will offciate as referee and play will. com mence at 3 o'clock. The following team has been seleoted,:to. 'represent, Queanbeyan: Full-back,. E. Bell; three.quarters, T; Jordan, O(..Yates, Carboyd, P. Naylor (cap. tain); halves, 13. Smith and J. Langan ; forwards, Geo. Moore, .J. Earnehaw, Vie. Williams, H. Smith, J. Webb, T. 'Dndleyt J. Byrne, A. Moore, F. Aldridgo, H. Land, L. Griffiths, A. Aldridge, and G. Hayes. The country, team will be.represented by Rowley:(2), Molnnes (2); Bitt, A; Feagani, J. Feagan (captain), E. and H.. Swan, 'E. and W.. Beatty, D. McDonald, Reid (2), A. and J. Moore...
DEATH OF MRS. CHARLES SMITH. [Newspaper Article] — The Age — 17 June 1904
DEATH OF MRS. CHARLES SMITH. IT is with regret that we have to report the death of Mrs. Charlee Smith, which took place at the residence of her brother (Mr. William Lenane) in Campbell Street, Quean- beyan, at 6 o'clock last Tuesday evening. The deceased lady had been ailing from consumption, and, the malady assuming a dangerous stage, sought the care of the local medical gentleman, and came to Queanbeyan about three or four weeks ago from Williamsdale, in which district she had resided for a lengthy period. Mrs. Smith had only reached the 48th year of her life and leaves a widower, three daughters, and two sons to mourn their lose. The remains were removed by train yesterday morning to Michelago, where they were interred in the Roman Catholic portion of that cemetery. The coffin was a richly mounted cedar one, bearing the following inscription on the plate :-"ELLEN SMITI, died June 14th, 1904, aged 48 years." The funeral arrange- ments were carried out by Mr. H. Lazarus of Queanbey...