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The Burden of Taxation. [Newspaper Article] — Queanbeyan Age and Queanbeyan Observer — 12 January 1915
The Ih rdeit of 'Tax : ::: . .. . ~~; : .tion. " THE laind is the most visible -iasset that any country posses ses. ::The land, th'erefore, is the:. easiest asset to :tax :- And, it is being taxed;accordingly, :to 'the very i:'liiit that . it will' a.ear, ;Is there any parallel-tax on" thn men who carry on busi niess in"tlie ities ? .'On'the othe h::and, has the " nian on the lanid." the benefit of any of those . itingenious Customs. iimposts -which :enable the. city men to `;: become . a :taxgatherer on : his. 'ow;n account; and to levy tri baite fBoni all his fellowv-citizens if:heliy use his products ?, Add to. the' land, tax, the- rates and other exaction s, which are piled 'i.: .onitthe: dweller in' the country,: anad. miake. :anything like a fair' -allowance* for. .th.e alhost : in n`iniuerable' `.bonanizas'" which i fall: in th'e way of cities. Then I 'take ;- into : consideration '::the facilities and. convenienciesi en j: oyed by the latter, as compared with the deprivation...
Agriculture and Grazing. [Newspaper Article] — Queanbeyan Age and Queanbeyan Observer — 12 January 1915
Agriculturlre and Girz uing. EVeN as between the avocations conducted on the land, has there not been a powerful dis crimination ? In the desire to promote wheatgrowing, the grazier has been very scurvily treated. If he really were the enemy of the race that some stump orators represent him, he could hardly have received less consideration. But in a country of vast spaces and nat ural grasses, grazing, for many years, will be a less precarious occupation than wheat growing. Under present conditions, we are confronted by a failure of both. Have we not, as a na tion, worked very hard to bring this about? Coincidently with a rapidly increasing demand, there has been a decline in the number of marketable animals available. Instead of railing against the wicked " squatter," and the " Trusts " that don't exist, would it not be wiser to take heed to the policy of the State, as calculated to encour age, or to discourage, the` pro duction of the necessaries of life ?
They Go To Fight For England. [Newspaper Article] — Queanbeyan Age and Queanbeyan Observer — 12 January 1915
'They Go To Fight For England. Tar Australian troops, in warlike form, Have now departed from our shore, To take their stand beside the men Who conquered in the days of yore. We all shall watch their progress keen; Their action on the field we'll scan ; And rest assured when tried they'll prove That Britain's sons stand as one man. 'Tis not the first time at the front Our brave young soldiers now appear, And fight with Britons side by side, SAnd give the" Tommys " help and cheer They now go forth to battle grim,. The French and English braves to juin And help to drive the Germans back With bayonet charge across the Rhine When cruel Kaiser is put down And Peace o'er Europe reigns again, We trust to see our soldiers hack - Aflush with honour, crowned with fame. Now, as their wives and sweethearts do, We ask their safe and quick return, . With laurels on each victor's brow No coward-action e'er to mourn. They heard the bugle's call, " Fall in." And quick response they gave that call: '...
Indigestion CAUSED CONSIDERABLE SUFFERING. WONDERFUL RESULTS FROM A COURSE OF DR. MORSE'S INDIAN ROOT PILLS. [Newspaper Article] — Queanbeyan Age and Queanbeyan Observer — 12 January 1915
- CAUSE'D CONSIDERABLE SUFI-' FERING. WONDERFUL RESULTS FROM A COURSE OF DR. MORSE'S INDIAN ROOT PILLS. : "After a severe attack of Rheuma=-,. tic Fever I was a martyr to Indiges t!on," writes Mr. George Samuel 'Pamplin, Greengrocer. of 200 Veston Road, :Rozello, N.S.W., "and my. on tire' system became deranged. * Headaches I had badly, and I would be constipated for a. week at a stretch. After eating, a heavy burn ing lump would settle in my chest; the pain was distressing, and I had -.a, stuffed up sensation as if I was clhoking. Through my Indigestion I was so incapacitated that I would have little or no rest for a week, and it was utterly impossible to perturm my duties. After taking Dr. Morse's Indian Root Pills I was relieved of all signs of Indigestion; my bowels were soon put into perfect working order and they now act as regularly.. ! as they should. I find a decided im provement in my health. I have tried many medicines, but have found none as good a corrective as Dr. Mors...
Preserve your Sight. [Newspaper Article] — Queanbeyan Age and Queanbeyan Observer — 12 January 1915
Preserve your Sight. The eyesight is the most precious of gil. Impaired or defective eyesight is a serious matter. To need glasses and not to get them is risking health. To get glasses that are not perfectly adjusted and fitted, is to make a bad matter worse. By special training and years of experience, we can give you glasses that precisely fits your needs. Residents of this district should not lose the opportunity of consulting Sydney's leading Opticians. ERNEST BOSCH, of 14 Martin Place, Sydney,
Advertising [Newspaper Article] — Queanbeyan Age and Queanbeyan Observer — 12 January 1915
:Removal Notice PLACKET T AND NIXON, To cope with their increasing trade, wish to notify their numetous custom ers and the public generally that they have REMOVED to more Central Premises, next door to Dudley's. Marshall's Boots & Shoes Undoubtedly the largest and most compreheniive stock of Footwear ever shown in the district, comprising the very latest fashions for the present season. .White, Snow Buck and Can vas Shoes in great variely. 'CALL AT THE FASHION CENTRE. Why not your next Suit right now ? We have all the Newest SUMMER DESIGNS in Tweeds for you to select from, at prices to uit all pock ets, from £3/3/- to £5/5/. Leave your order and we will do the rest. Satisfaction guaranteed. Plackett & Nixon, The Men's Wear Specialists, NEXT DUDLEY'S, MONARO-ST., QUEANBEYAN. J. G. HARRIS, A UCTIONEER, Land and Estate Agent has removed to offices lately occupied by Mr. E. E..Morgan, Solicitor. Jaf' Advance subscriptions to the AGE are now due. IT COMBIIES ]HAPPILY WITH...
Conrad Power and his Brilliant Players. [Newspaper Article] — Queanbeyan Age and Queanbeyan Observer — 12 January 1915
Conrad Power and his Brilliant Players. The-above company w:1 produce . most pathetic -Irish drama entitled! 'Killarney", in the Protestant Hall, Quieanbeyan, on Friday. and Satur day next. The company comes highly recommended and has 'behind them .1 long list of successes; the members have been playing together now for a period ot three years during which time they- Fave toured the gre:.tar part of the Australian States, always leaving -behind .their the highest opinion and pleasurable anticipation for a return visit. The story of the drama treats with the exciting period of the latter half of the eight:entn century, and :the .picturesque. cos tumes of that epoch are fa:thfufly reproduced in all their lavish wealth of. ornate detail.. The scene of the drama is laid: mainly in Innisshannon close to. the lakds of Killarney, the delicate and entrancing Ir:sh scenery affords a grand outlet- for. the brush of the scenic artist who has excelled hims:lt in this direction The char acter of...
Germany Feeling the Pinch. [Newspaper Article] — Queanbeyan Age and Queanbeyan Observer — 12 January 1915
Germiany Feeling m the Pinch. A GOraAx appeal for peace has been issued by a famous German firm, Darz Brothers, of Altona, near Hamburg, and is in striking contrast to the bragging tone of the German press and the German military party. 'The appeal was not issued in Germany, but was published in circular form, through Nor wegian channels, and is addressed as a mani festo to the peoples of the warring nations. It runs;--" The state of mind of at least a section of the German people has been im pressed by the checks Ithat the German armies have suffered. The universal war which has now lasted four months excites less and less even the nations engaged in it. The greater or less excitement produced by a victory meets only a culd reception when the frightful consequences of the war, that grows worse every day that passes; are thought of. 'his war is an insult towards God; a revolt against common sense, religion and humanity; mankind has fallen back again into barbarism, and all the well-...
Always Leading. [Newspaper Article] — Queanbeyan Age and Queanbeyan Observer — 12 January 1915
Always Leading. BEFoRE purchasing your Christmas presents have a glance at our Xmas boxes. It will prove worth your while, as we have received a very large consignment or the most beauti ful and choicest boxes of chocolates on the market; and it is certain that .no one's fancy will be left unsatisfied upon their once seeing them. Our customers, upon inspection, will again be convinced that in our line we are always leading. The Canberra Din ing and Refreshment Rooms, Monaro Street, Queanbeyan. Potiri Bros., proprietors. 'Phone 77.*
THE ANNUAL MEETING [Newspaper Article] — Queanbeyan Age and Queanbeyan Observer — 12 January 1915
THE ANNUAL MEETING ' Was held immediately- after the bhieakfast, the Rev. Father Hogan, Chaplain of the. Branch, presiding, Warden Gallagher occupying the ,vice-chair."' All the officers and up wards of 5o brethren were Present. The Warden's annual report out lined: the work of the Bia h:.for the' past twelve months, ansd lhowed that sick allowance amounting to £89/6/6 had been made to members during the year,. -The total credit balance of all ftnids on the 31st December, 1914, 'ainounted: to, £34/t4/6:_ Reference was made to the progress' of .the Branch during the year, and also to the loss sustained through the death of ?the: late. secretary,.:. Bro. P. 3. Freebody, and Bro. John Wall. The reporrtalso',dealt at' length with the unsatisfactory position created through the attitude of, the B.M.A. to Friendly Societies; 'In moving the adoption of "the: re-, port:Warden' Gallagher extended a liHe'arty' welcome to the Secretary Gen eral of the IA.H.C: Guild and empha sised: the:' neces...
BRITAIN'S ABILITY TO PAY. [Newspaper Article] — Queanbeyan Age and Queanbeyan Observer — 12 January 1915
People are inclined. to? get panicky -about :the cost. ,of?.the war to Eng ]and, biut ithfe" shouldd ;erad7:history and they would be reassured.; When tlic' ?Napoleonic _wars.. came to -. n end the riailonal'debt bf the tJnited Kingdom wa3 £894,979,075. There w.as- then about'?18,000,000 people. in the Krigdoin,:and the wealth of the Britih li ?les was 'not a huhdredth part"ot . hat it is to-day. Now the `populatidn is about 46,000,000, and for. 1913-14' the natibnal debt stood at. £681;473,765; that is, £14 8s per .hcad, as against £28 12 per 'head in 1816. If 'he. United K1ingdom could carry such a burden one hundred years ago, now, when .she is the wcalthiest. nation.in the world,, with an annual. income of -6oer £1,111" 000,000, she can at least repeat the performance.
Railway Matters. TIME-TABLE CHANGES. [Newspaper Article] — Queanbeyan Age and Queanbeyan Observer — 12 January 1915
Railway Matters. '7FIMIE-TABEisE CHANGES. A NUmBitR of alterations in the rail way time- table 'are contemplated, to' 'take effect from :about Ist March. The Coomoaupand down mail trains betiveen'Goulbituri :-nd Sydiney will be abolished. ::Instead,: a passenger train will leave Goulburu for Queaui beyau, daily Sundays excepted, and will be extended as a mixed train to Cooma. '.The mixed train will only carry, goods and live stock for stations to Goulburn and beyond. The pick up trains which leave Cooma daily at-1.40 will runi three days per. week, and work sidings; and this will be the same, froi.. the-I Goulburn' end. The 'mixed train, will arrive about 8 a.m. and on the return journey will leave Cooma about 4 o'clock, instead of"7. t5 p?.m. Passengers on the up ~ind down' through journeys will chiaige at Gotilbiurn, as formerly, btit no doubt there will, hbe. reserved 'carriages for CooniSa paesengers.??. Practically, tiheCoona li-ne will be run as three yefirsago. 'rlie 'railway...
Musketry Instruction. N.R.A.'S OFFER ACCEPTED. [Newspaper Article] — Queanbeyan Age and Queanbeyan Observer — 12 January 1915
Musketry Instruction. N,R.A.'S. OFFER ACCEPTED.. T"g District Commandant has ac ceptedl:the.offer of the Natioial Rifle Association to conduct the musketry. iunstruction of the Expeditionary Forces.' A camp will, therefore, be established fit :Long Bay during this week, when batches of 50 meun will be aent from Liverpool for 'training.. Each batch will remain in camp : for about a week,` and; the instruction which is imparted during that period is expected to bring the forces up to a high state of efficiency, so far is. con'icned:. In'connection with the above, the secretfary of the National Rifle As sociation° will: receive applicationus from members of rifle clitbs who are prep'edi to act as musketry instruc tors. The Instructors will - require. to'remain in camp, and, will. b: paid at the rate of ros per: diay ?r . ·. .
Dear Cattle. [Newspaper Article] — Queanbeyan Age and Queanbeyan Observer — 12 January 1915
SDea :: Cattle. Ar the special sale, of 3,ooo000cattle, held ai GoulIurni.on Wedhgda'~ iby, lMr. W. WheaJley, the market wasre ported to be the . highest ever known in the history of the district. Buyers from all parts of the; State, as well as from Victoria, were in ittehidance, and competition was exceedingly brisk, notwithstanding that several gentle men who had come long distances with the intiention of buying ceased bidding long before the hammer fell, as they considered there was no pos sible chance of making even a slight profit. One of the biggest buyers, who has transactions in N.S.W., Victoria, and South Australia, stated that very shortly the price of beef would not be less than x/- per lb.
Senior Cadet Registration. To the Editor. [Newspaper Article] — Queanbeyan Age and Queanbeyan Observer — 12 January 1915
Senior Cadet Registration. * ---4~-- To the Editor. ASR,--Would you kindly again .grant me the privilege of directing through your columns the 'attention of the residents in your district, to the z.gistration of their sons who beconie fourteeu years of age during the year I915, that is lads who were born on any date during the year 19o0. These Registrations are due this January and February 1915 and the forms for Registration can be obtained from the Postmasters and Schoolmasters of your district, these when completed -should be sentdirect tothe Area Officers 43 C. South Goulburn, no stamp ,is neces sary to forward it. As there is i penalty attached to the non registra tion ii the given time the matter needs early consideration and adjust ment by those liable. All lads who are 14 years of age in the year 1915 should register no matter where they reside.. Training is only carried on in certain centres and then only with in a five mile radius of the Post of fice are exempted from trai...
Strange Probate Case. [Newspaper Article] — Queanbeyan Age and Queanbeyan Observer — 12 January 1915
Sti anige Probate (ase. AN extraord inary. case was before Mir- Justice Pritig. iniprobate juris diction last, week. It apipeiars that in 1898 ..illiami benezer Reed, the :a horse t:rainer;?l: left ~IDeniihquin -for Queensland, where he remained until last .year. : ,In June last letters'of ad-" ministration ii his. estate were granited,i oni the piresuniption. of his death. Reed,. wliile in Queensland, ceived. a 'letter :informing , him' that his wife was deiid, but on returning to Deniliquin lie discovered his pre: stumed ividow had. re-married in the ,belief thatl he was dead. His Honor, after hearing affidavits;, cancelled the'letters of administrationt, whichi were' declared null. anid -void, .0. 1