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BUNGENDORE NEWS. [Newspaper Article] — Queanbeyan Age and Queanbeyan Observer — 2 April 1915
- BUNGENDORE NEWS. SPLENDID rain has fallen, it com menced with a heavy thunderstorm on Monday about midnight, and up wards of 2 inches has been registered up till 4 p.m. on Tuesday. Some very heavy hailstones fell in the night, and in places along the rail way cuttings close to town they were piled up nearly 3 feet deep. The rain will do an immense" amount of good as most of the tanks and wells had gone dry. The creeks are running nicely, and had a thorough cleaning out which was much needed. The weather is still showery and very mild. Our bank closed on Wednesday evening. Up to the present we have not been able to induce any of the other banks to open here.
Queanbeyan Age, FRIDAY, APRIL 2, 1915. A LECTURE ON AFRICA. [Newspaper Article] — Queanbeyan Age and Queanbeyan Observer — 2 April 1915
FRIDAY. APRIL 2, 1915. A LECTLfRE ON AFRICA. It is interesting to meet and speak ivith a man .who has penetrated to the very' heart of Africa,' who has covered territory over which 'the great'Livingstone went, and who has been where no white man before or since.has " ventured, to "go. Mr. Browne Smith by: virtue of what he has' accomplished as a missionary, explorer, and incidentally: as 'a sur geon, can ýsafely be regarded'as prob ably one of the most notable men who has visited Australia. He has been on the Gold Coast and around the Great Bend of the Niger River; has spent' the. best' part of his life in the interior of Africa aind 'was for three years in Madagascar,'. aur ing',which time he crossed the island. "Sn'ith;" said a cdrtain high offi&cia. whd.knew the island, and the pecu liar. traits of it3 inhabtaults, ''. wouldn't venture to cross, there with a regiment of soldiers." Mr.-.Smith has a -fascinating story to tell in'his lecture, but it is in private' conver sat...
KODAK'S LOSS. [Newspaper Article] — Queanbeyan Age and Queanbeyan Observer — 2 April 1915
KODAK'S LOSS. Kodak, Ltd., of Brisbane, suffered considerable loss through their rc cent fire, but are now carrying on business as usual. Had it not been that Wunderlich ceilings were affixed throughout, there is no doubt that the damage would- have been much greater than it was. In several places on the top floor the paint was scorched off the ceilings, but the metal itself 4vithstood the flamies. Such experiences as this bring per tinently home to one how valuable the steel ceiling is as a fire resistor. And the 'best of it is that artistic ef fect need not be sacrificed to gain the extra security. No ceiling com pares with the Wunderlich Ceiling for beauty of desgn and permanency. And the case with which they are kept clean" is another argument in their favor. Just water and soap. That is all one needs. We under stand the 'firm publishes a big cata logue of interest to all prospective builders, and sends it free to any in quirer.
SOUTH AUSTRALIANS APPRECIATE PALLAMALLAWA WHEAT BELT. [Newspaper Article] — Queanbeyan Age and Queanbeyan Observer — 2 April 1915
SOUTH AUSTRALIANS APPRE ? OCIATE PALLAMALLAWA ..WHEAT BELT. MnSSRS. HARDING BROS. Of South Australia have recently purchased 3200 acres in -the Pallamal-e lawa district. These gentlemen wert delighted with the high class whead and lucerne land in the district and the low values ruling as compare other wheat growing centres. Far. mers during the past season hard vested 25 to 40 bushels of wheat and up to 2 bags of lucerne seed per acre on the flats. The selling agents were, The Farmers & Graziers Agency Ltd., Inverell.
Police Court. WEDNESDAY, APRIL 31. (Before Mr. Gunn, P.M.) [Newspaper Article] — Queanbeyan Age and Queanbeyan Observer — 2 April 1915
Police Court. WEDNESDAY, APRIL 31. (Before Mr. Guau, P.M.) ALEXANDER PATON on remand, was arraigned on a charge of stealing one pair of boots on the 25th instant, to the value of 12 6, the property of Henry Charles Taylor, well knowing same to have been stolen. Constable Culshaw stated : From a conversation I had with Mr. Wood ger on the 25th instant, I went up to accused in Monaro Street and said to him, What did you do with the pair of shoes you were trying to sell this morning ? He replied, I gave them back to the man I got them off. I said, Can you describe that man ? He replied, Yes; but come with me, I think I can find him; he's down at the Victoria Hotel. Did not go with him. Accused described the man before I went to the hotel, and said he got the shoes off him to sell for him. He said, Woodger refused to have anything to do with the shoes. The next time I saw him was at the back of the Victoria Hotel. I was then in company with Constable Hockley. That was about 5 o'clock on...
RECORD JAPANESE WOOL SHIPMENT. [Newspaper Article] — Queanbeyan Age and Queanbeyan Observer — 2 April 1915
iRECORD JAPANESE WOOL i SHIPMENT. .As ? -a:buyer of'wool no fault can be -found with Japan this season. Last week's mail steamer took away a record shipment from the port of Sydney of over 11,000 bales of wool. Commenting on the matter, Winch combe Carson point out that Japan ese competition has been no small factor in keeping wool values on eatisfactory levels. 'Export; to Japan to date since July 1 total 46,214 bals--considerably more than twice the quantity shipped during the whole of the previous year. Fine merino wools of good length have commuanded the lion's share of the biddings on this account but low grade skirtings have also been pur chased heavily. Up to the end ot December crossbreds were taken freely, but an embargo on the ex portation of this grade, announced early in January, prevented further business. This bar to trade, was however, recently lifted, and-cross. bred purchases have be'n resumed;
Yarrowlumla Shire. TUESDAY, 30th MARCH. [Newspaper Article] — Queanbeyan Age and Queanbeyan Observer — 2 April 1915
Yarrowlulilla Shire. TUESDAY, 30th MARCH. THE usual meeting of the above was held on Tuesday, Councillors in atten dance being, Cra. Kelly (president), Crace, McInnes, Keeffe, and Falconer. The minutes of the previous meeting having been read and confirmed, The president reported that he had examined the cash book and certified to its agreement with the bank pass book. The Finance Committee's Report Recommended that the fQllowing amounts be transferred to the general fund viz, trust fund £192/10/-, tem porary loan fund, £60; that the clerk's action in paying accounts during March, amounting to £1/1//-, general fund, and 12/., trust fund be endorsed; that the financial statement as read by the clerk be adopted and that accounts amounting to £243/6/3, general fund, and £16/10/G6, sanitary service special fund, were recommended for payment. Report adopted on the motion of Crs. Falconer and MoInnes. The Health Committee's Report Recommended that Or. Mcnlones be appointed deputy chairman...
Impromptu Concert. [Newspaper Article] — Queanbeyan Age and Queanbeyan Observer — 2 April 1915
mlaproiuptu Concert. THit impromptu concert, arranged by Miss A.D. - Morgan and :Mr. B. W. Thomas, in aid of the local Bel "glan Fund, held in the Protestant Hall on Tuesday night was a most enjoyable function. The stage was draped with the national flags of the Allies, and being artistically arranged, presented. an animated appearance. Mr. L:IA. Morgan presided, and intro duced the assisting *artists. The following ladies and gentlemen as sisted :-Misses H. and B. Russell, Messrs. Gregg, Ryan, Iredale, Mathews, Harris, King, Potiri, Burn, Captain Campbell and scouts. Jock Gregg, the local Harry Lander, was in great form and had to respond to the inevitable encore Mr. S. J. Ryan, in his violin selections, was perhaps never heard to better ad vantage. Miss Heather Russell and Mr. Iredale, in their duet were much appreciated. Miss Beryl Russell's .recitation, and Mr, Harris's? item, " Your King and Coun'try' Need You," formed the elocutionary item, with the latter iec Sr.Vkig made his...
IS RAIN COMING. [Newspaper Article] — Queanbeyan Age and Queanbeyan Observer — 2 April 1915
IS RAIN COMING. With its wonted solicitude for country friends, the firm of John Bridge and Co., desirous of alleviating in some degree, the anx iety felt owing to the drought, re cently communicated with the Com monwealth Metrologist. The sub joined correspondence speaks for it self: Sydney, 19th March, 1915. H. A. Hunt, Esq.; Commonwealth Meteorologist, Central Weather Bureau, Melbourne. Dear Sir,-There is a pretty gen eral opinion prevailing that, with the next new moon, large areas in Aus tralia will benefit by a considerable rainfall. Would you mind letting us know if you have any data which in any way bears upon this. As you can easily imagine, anything favor able to the opinion referred to would be greatly welcomed by those who ire suffering through drought conditions, Faithfully yours, (Sgd.) JOHN BRIDGE & CO. LTD Department of Home Affairs, Meteorological Bureau, Central Office, Melbourne, March 25, 1915. Dear Sir,- I desire to acknowledge the receipt of your letter...
Patriotic Children. [Newspaper Article] — Queanbeyan Age and Queanbeyan Observer — 2 April 1915
Patriotic Children. Tho local committee of the Belgian Fund would like to make special mention of two little girls, who when hearing from their father of the suffering of the little Belgian children one said, "1 Well Daddy, I'll give them all the pennies in my money box,', and handed the same to the collector in her street. When opened it was found to con Lain the sum of 16/4, and the other, not wanting to be behind her little sister in' patriotism, brought a beauitiful cushion to the hon. secretary to be disposed of for the benefit of the fund. These generous little girls are surely an example to many of us.
DOG POISONING. [Newspaper Article] — Queanbeyan Age and Queanbeyan Observer — 2 April 1915
DOG POISONING. At lest meeting of the Cootamund , Municipal Council, Alderman Legge gavo(notice of- motion :-"That the .Chief Seoretary.be communicated wilh and impressed. with the lax man.er in which the proviiions of the Poisons Act are being administered in Coota. mundra, and to instruct the police to periodically inspect chemists' poison books to ascertain the bona fides of persons purchasing toxic. goods, and thus prevent any irresponsible. person from illegally buying poison,. nd spreading it broadcast in the streets of Qootamundra, to the danger of domestio animals owned by lavw abiding citizens. Aldermen denounced. the practice as dastardly, oiiminal, and cowardly, and considered the perpetraitors were worse mongrels than those they were trying to kill.
Gundaroo. [Newspaper Article] — Queanbeyan Age and Queanbeyan Observer — 2 April 1915
Gundaroo. &nbsp; &nbsp; Owing to deaths and departuros from the district there has been for some time past a shortage of local, magistrates in this centre, and as the two justices who remained were not always available the Department of Justice was approached on the matter of ad ditional appointments to the local Bench. These have now been made, Mr. J. .B. N. Osborne, of "Bowylie," and Mr. J. W. Blewitt, of " Kia Ora" being gazetted ma- gistrates. There should not in future be any difficulty in securing local justices upon occasions when the P.M. is unable to attend court here. Notwithstanding the drought and the war the usual Easter exodus of local holi day makers bound for Sydney promises to take place. In a small way we have here an illustra tion of the benefits accruing from irrigation. Mr. E. W. Kershaw, of " Wingrove," 'Dairy Creek, has, by the judicious storage of water and irrigation of his garden, com pletely defied the drought, and has at pre. sent a displa...
Advertising [Newspaper Article] — Queanbeyan Age and Queanbeyan Observer — 2 April 1915
THE RECENT EPIDEMICS OF SMALLPOX AND DIPHTHERIA. \Vould certainly not have attained such proportions if the hygenic fact were more generally known that the disinfection of the mouth by a reli able and harmless antiseptic is a great protecting factor, not only against such local throat diseases as diphtheria, tonsilit:s, quinsey and sore throat, but against all ailment= where the infection is through the throat or respiratory tract. By put ting three drops of SANDER'S EU CALIPTI EXTRACT' on a piece of loaf sugar allowing it to dissolve in the mouth, that cavity is thoroughly disinfected. The volatile nature of SANIER'S EXTRACT makes it pen etrate every crevice. SANDER'S EX TRACTO is not nauseous nor depres sing like the common eucalyptus, and possesses great antiseptic power. By using SANDER'S EXTRACT you avoid the uncertain composition of the .lozenge; you have the benefit of the strongest antiseptic that can be usen with safety, and the result is protection from infection. Campbell...
CHAPTER IV. [Newspaper Article] — Queanbeyan Age and Queanbeyan Observer — 2 April 1915
CHAPTER IV. Three weeks of the' time given to Blanche Carew had elapsed. The " change in her distressed me beyond words. She looked like a shadow of- her brilliant and beautiful' self. !No gay words or happy smiles came now to those pale silent lips. The girn looked as though her heart was breaking, and from her sad joyless face I saw'she was already deciding in her own mind to give up Hugh Mostyn. She made no more com plaints to me; that one passionate burst of weeping was the last--at least in my presence. She did not even mention the subject which fit led both our hearts. She looked hopeless and wretched beyond words. I wondered whether Allan Charlton noticed the difference-if he knew what had driven the light brightness from the fair young face. I went to-,see Blariche the day after my..interview-with- Mr. Charlton,, to ,tell her Itha!t I was going to Hastings with Helena. . '"I shall- not. be here to know your your decision, Blanche," "I said to her; "but -you will never b'e on...
Advertising [Newspaper Article] — Queanbeyan Age and Queanbeyan Observer — 2 April 1915
TO SETTLERS, RESUMED CAPITAL AREA. Pallamallawa Wheat & Lucerne Lands Areas 400 to 4000 Acres. Prices, I1 to C3 per acre. Rainfall 25 inches, failure unknown. Inspector Department of Agriculture reports equal any land in State. Lucerne seed just harvested yielded 135 per acre. Inspect this district For offer and full particulars wire The Farmers' and Graziers' Agency, Ltd., INVERELL. WE SELL WOOL iand are selling brokers only. Our business success depends solely on our ability to do well for customers. This is why growers find it desirable to consult us. - The four original founders of the firm still actively. manage it. They are assisted by specially trained expert departmental managers. Each client or enquirer secures the best attention and advice that can be given. Write us. Address letters, WINCILCOMBE, CARSON, LTD. Wool Brokers, Sydney. Whie I miill ingll # EXCELLENT VALUES SMART DRESSErS r ALTT]TE SGIEAPSIDE STORES i We have a very Large Variety of the Newest a Models ...