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A World Elsewhere [Newspaper Article] — The Queanbeyan Leader — 4 April 1905
A World Elsewhere: Many leading Polish nobles are fleeing from the country, owing to anonymous threats of death unless they subscribe to the revolutionary funds. Baron Nblken, Chief of the War saw Police, who was severely in jured by a. bomb thrown into his carriage, is recovering, despite 120 distinct wounds. * * # A conference of marshals and nobility at Moscow resolved that the situation required the prompt convocation of a National As sembly, with the right to initiate legislation. ? ? * The wrecked steamer Albany, worth £20,000 the day before she struck a reef, was sold on Tuesday at Sydney for.j£2o. Rozhjestvenski is credited with transforming an undisciplined re bellious mob of Russians into good sailors,, and with stamping out drunkenness, Tb' insurgents in the mountains in Caudia (Crete) have formed a Provisional National Assembly, and have proclaimed a union with Greece. The body of a middle-aged man named John Hunter Smith, lately residing at North Sydney, was on Wednesda...
Advertising [Newspaper Article] — The Queanbeyan Leader — 4 April 1905
WANTED. Ten Thousand Men. Women and Children, To carry away Meat Supplies from . . T. Flanagan's ZCsTEW Cash Butchery, Next McAmster's Horat, - BUNOrENDOBE. Orders called for arid Promptly Delivered Prices Moderate. Cleanliness and Civility our Speciality. BATHTJRST HOUSE Boarding Establishment, 2 68 Sltnftwtii Street. «y*«.«T m Near the Redfern Reilmy Station. Misses M.,J.»M. Keeffe (KATE OF QUKAttBRItK BOTR1CT) Have taken over the above Establishment which they will conduct on first-class lines. Everycomfortforcountryvisitorsr Letters promptly attended to. ? MODERATE CHS.BGES. ? La Vista Boarding -»v Establishment, 2 MAESDEN'S TERKAC8, CLIFFORD ST., GOULBURN. Every Convenience'. Piano, Bath, etc. CfcaxffM Kodarats. MRS. J.1JE~ COUNT, Proprietress FOBJ3ALE. (THREE HOTEL BUSINESSES on J. COOMA LINE. Particulars on application. Auctioneer and Commission Agent, . ? Bottgendors. ? Jk. CASH. DENTISTEY. MR. H. K. GREEN, in conjunction with Mr. J. S. DxviSON.beg to an nounce to the reside...
BEAN GROWING IN BOY'S EAR [Newspaper Article] — The Queanbeyan Leader — 4 April 1905
BRAN GROWING IN BOY'S EAR Mr. Langham held an inquest at Guy's hospital, on the body of George William Hart, aboy of 10, tho don of a bricklayer living at Favorsham. On the 1st instant, the boy was playing with a companion, when, in fun, the latter poked a locust bean in his ritrht ear. The bean disappeared, and the lad was taken to a looil doctor who failed to extract it, and ordered his removal to the hospital. On reaching Guy's ho was plaood nnder chloroform and on the ear being operated upon the bean was found to have com manctHl to sprout in the boy's head, and death resulteS from inflammation of tha brava- The jury returned a verdict of 'Accidental death,' but the coroner cautioned the bey who had placed the bean in the deceased's ear never to repeat so stupid a trick with other boj s.
WEALTH. [Newspaper Article] — The Queanbeyan Leader — 4 April 1905
'WEALTH. Out wealA in the 10th century much as we boast of it, is oomparativo Iy puny opmpued with tho wealth of men ot old. Thore wu Mark Antony's house that was cold to Mesjala for over^aUamiUion, and Scaama' villa was barood at « loss of over £2,50(),-jOO,. OUio apent over £8,0l)» 000 itf&tajaing.bne' wing of « palace commenie^ byNera] Npsxly, £8,000, 000 ^lere foSiodi^n the cotters of me^^d1-Wi|nU spent it aU in -«ii ^thap'lone yetx. Panlas could mate a'' Jiltle trilling_preseut to the mother of Brutus of a pearl woith ovor? £0,000. So let us bo mouvst. We are a cheap people, evon the wealthiest of us.
Wool. [Newspaper Article] — The Queanbeyan Leader — 4 April 1905
Wool. ndow tB a 11st of prices current In Sydney mar kel, subject to market fluctuations :— Cteuy. Fleccc-Rxlra superior IOI7K* ; superior, HMd to Ud ; coed. Ircc from burr, 10)$d loU'Ai , in (rrior,Mto7-«d. Pieca.-tiupcr1or. 9«d lo 12J ; medium, 7«d lo Cvi . inftH-Inr. 4l/d to 6V.A. Bellid.— Superior, 7d to lid; medium to good, S-;dto7d; iuIcrior^KdloSmd. Lninhs.— Superior, Ed to 12Kd; medium to good 5)id to 8d ; inferior, ty,i lo 5d. Locks. — Superior, 33£d lo od ; medium to cood, 2d to 3j-d ; inlerior, 1 Kd lo 2d. CrosilircdL-Superior, lid to [-Kd ; mccium 10 good, 6d 10 lOd ; inferior, 5'id 10 8^d. Dciid.-Coou, *yA to 5,'id; average, 3 i-2d 10 -Md. ScouredB. Fleece.-Superior, ]?'?d 10 24 Wd; medium u cood. W,A to 19Vd ; inferior, 1 3d 10 Wid Weies.-8un«Hor, 17 1*1 to M l-2d : medium lo good. 13Kd to 17d ; Lull}', IM to 13 j-2d. nelliw?-Supcrior, 16d to IStfd; medium lo gooiS « l4d to 15 i-M ; inletior. 10d to 124. Loits.-Supcrior.lld lo 14 l-2d; luniiuni togocd 6d to lOWd ; infe...
Federal Capital. [Newspaper Article] — The Queanbeyan Leader — 4 April 1905
Federal Capital. At the opening of the Adarninaby show Mr. Austin Chapman, M.P., said that the choice of a Monaro site for- the Federal capital could not be altered. He declared that many members who voted against the MonaTO site would now oppose any attempt to interfere with the selection made by the Federal Par liament.
Sydney Produce Markets. [Newspaper Article] — The Queanbeyan Leader — 4 April 1905
Sraner Vroaaee VCarketB. The following quotations on wharf and ex rail refer only to the wholesale trade, and are subject toconcesjioiis for shippers' parcels:— Wheat— Nominally at 3/3 to 3'3J4. Chickwheat : Prime, 2/9 to 2/11 ; medium 2/7 to 2/9 ; inferior 2/4 to 2/6 per bushel. Flour.— City roller, /'8/5/ ; country makes, £71*5 to £8 per ton. Manitoba : Best imported, /13/10/ to £l$lisl. Chafl.— Prime, jf3(io| to jf3|I5| : me diiim ./?3/18/6 to /?»/*. Melbourne: Wheaten, ^3/10 ; oaten, /2/15/ to ^3/5/ Adelaide : /3/10/ to £3jiSl per ton. Lucerne.— Hunter River: Choice dry green, £3110 to ^3/15/, old summer hay; £3 to /3/10/, inferior £2 per ton. Straw.— Derrick-pressed : Tasmanian, £lj7l6 to £2 per ton. Oaten Hay.— Melbourne : Hydraulic pressed, /3/15/ per ton, wheaten j£3(I5. Adelaide jfijos to ^3 15s ; local £3losto ,£3/15. Oats.— Tasmanian: White feed, choice 2/ to 2/4. Melbourne: Algerian 2/, choice seed 2/1 to 2/3 per bushel. Peas.— Blue, prime 4/3; grey, 3/2 to 3/4 per bushe...
Sydney Fruit Markets. [Newspaper Article] — The Queanbeyan Leader — 4 April 1905
Sydney Fruit Kartets. ] Apples.— Local : choice 5s, medium 3B to 4s, small 2S to 3s 6d ; choice cooking 4s lo 4s 6d, medium 2s 6d to 3s, jam lots from is 6d to 2s ; Jonathans, choice 5s to 55 6d per gin case. Melbourne : 5s to 5s 6d per bushel case. Tasmanian : Alex andrias, 3/ to 4/. Ribstone 3/ to 3/6 Adams' 3/6 to 4/ per bVshel case. Pineapples.— Common, choice 4s to 5s 6d, extra choice to 8/ ; Queen, 5,6 to 6/ per case, choice 7/6. Cocoauuts.— Nominal. Bananas.— Fiji : Nominal. Queensland: 6,' to 7/ per case, 1/6 to 4/ per bunch. Lemons.— Local : Choice, 7s to 9s ; me dium 4s to 59 ; rough, 3s per gin-case. American seedless, us per half-case. Italian : 25s per case, containing 336. Oranges.— American Washington Navel 15s per double.case, 8s rer half-case ; Jafia Seedlings, 15s per double-case, 8s per half case ; Mandarins, 10s per box -containing 250. Local : second crop, choice 6s, me dium 4s to ss per .sin rxiat. rSMandarins it to 416. Binall1 2l to' 2/7'iierffiafcaieT ?? ? G...
No title [Newspaper Article] — The Queanbeyan Leader — 4 April 1905
Ferguson, ex-M.L.A. for Sturt, runs a wholesale packing case busi ness in Clarence street, Sydney, and is making money. J. C. Fitzpat rick, ex-M.L.A., has purchased Ihe MoLONG Argds, and is conducting it himself. He made his former paper, tlie Windsor Gazette, a: greet success. ' ?
Sydney Horse Markets. [Newspaper Article] — The Queanbeyan Leader — 4 April 1905
Brliaxr Horse lutah Extra heavy draughts, young and sound , best ;£3° to £i° ; oo- do., good quality, £24 to /26 ; do. do., aged and inferior, /8tOjf20. Medium draughts, best sorts, ?? £io to £26; &o., good, £12 to ^18; do., aged and inferior, £6 to ^10. Light draughts, best quality, ifi4 lo £22 ; do., good, £j to/'i2 ; do^, aged and inferior, /'d to /'6. Good van and cart horses, ^13 to ^22 per head ; inferior sorts, £3 to ;f 10. Useful light horses, best, .£10 to /'16 ; do., aged and others, £4 to £&. High-class light horses, £20 to £yi ; light buggy and saddle sorts, £6 to £14 ; weeds and inferior, £2 to ^5. Strong ponies, 13 to 14 hands, ,£10 lo jfi8 ; small ponies, £s to £ia.
The Band [Newspaper Article] — The Queanbeyan Leader — 4 April 1905
Tht Sand The Fire Brigade Band (under the conductorship of Bandmaster Siebert) played in Monaro-street on Thursday night, and attracted a goodly crowd. The band's new acetylene lamp was in use for the first time, and demon strated its superiority over the old torch-light, notwithstanding the strong wind that was blowing. The lamp is quite an elaborate affair, with a capacious generator and four burners. The total' cost of the lamp was a trifle under £4, and the band members desire to express their thanks to all who subscribed to com plete the amount of purchase inouey .
LOCAL NEWS. Tennis. [Newspaper Article] — The Queanbeyan Leader — 4 April 1905
LOCAL NEWS. ?Tennis. On Saturday, at Hoskingtown, Queanbeyan tennis-players (Miss Walsh and Messrs. Ling, Jamieson, and Woodward) defeated Hosking town (Messrs. Walsh, Lowe, Lamp kins, and Tuckwell) by 48 to 13. Luncheon was provided by Mes dames Lampkins and Tuckwell and Miss Tiveniloiv.and the Queanbeyan players speak glowingly of the treatment they received and ' the pleasureable time they put in at Hoskingtown.
Hides. [Newspaper Article] — The Queanbeyan Leader — 4 April 1905
Hidn. New South Wales butchers' hides : Ex tra stout hides to /8 per lb ; heavy weights /5 to ;5tf , medium /j to.ls'A, 1'gut /s* t° /5 5-8. Horse-hides, small to la each, laree q|6 to 12/ each ; yearlings, small 4/6 to 6/6, Urge 7/ to 11/ each. Calf-skins, small 2/6 to 2/10, large 3/6 to 4/1 each.
Stock Returns. [Newspaper Article] — The Queanbeyan Leader — 4 April 1905
Stock Return*. The returns show the estimated number of stock in N.S.W. to be : Horses, 400,068 ; cattle, 1,868,805 ;sheep, 33.S38.57' Compared with the last year, there is a slight decrease in horses, an in crease in cattle, and an improvement in sheep to the extent of 5,000,000. The returns for these districts are : — Queanbeyan — 3,220 horses, 15,633 cattle, 522,385 sheep ; Braid wood— 3,694 horses, 31,308 cattle, 92,599 sheep ; Coonia — 6,278 horses, 41,204 cattle, 718,221 sheep-; Goul burn — 6,344 horses, 37,030 cattle, 537,615 sheep ; Yass — 4,047 horses, 13,377 cattle, 600,452 sheep.
Sheepskins. [Newspaper Article] — The Queanbeyan Leader — 4 April 1905
Sheepskin*. Merino. — Three-quarter to full woolled: Light, 7d to 7#d ; medium, 6^ to 6J/d ; heavy, 5^d to 6j^d. Half-wooiled: Light, 6-^d to 6^d ; medium, 6d to 6V .' heavy SVd tosjid. Sbort-woolled : Light, 6d to 6^d ; medium, 5}id to sXd ; heavy,' M&losXA. Crossbred.'— Three-quarter to fullwool ed : Fine, 6|£d to 6%d ; medium to coarse 5d to 6-^d. Shorts-. Merino, 5j(d to6^d; ctosB breds, 4^dtp5jid. /
Gas Explosion at Bombala. [Newspaper Article] — The Queanbeyan Leader — 4 April 1905
-hu Explosion at Bombala. An explosion of acetylene gas has occurred at Cambalong station. The representative of a Sydney firni had nearly completed the work of in stalling the gas through the build ing, when be discovered that there was a leakage in one of the nines in an upstairs bedroom. Tie struck a match in the vicinity of tie escape, and there was immediately an explo sion. The plumber was a good deal burned and singed about the .face, but was otherwise uninjured. Sev eral ceilings and walls were blown' out, and a quantity of furniture de stroyed.
GOULBURN. [Newspaper Article] — The Queanbeyan Leader — 4 April 1905
GOULBFRN. Trom the Penny Post.] Mr. Bruntnell, organising secre :ary of the New South Wales Alliance, began a temperance mis sion in Goulburn on Saturday even ing in connection with the anniver sary of the local branch of the Alliance. The tender of Mr. A. E. James for the supply and delivery- of forage for the police horses at Goulburn for the ensuing 12 months has been accepted. A lad named HerlKrt Irwin Rca was accidentally drowned in a dam at Kenmore on Sunday afternoon. Mr. G. Phillipson, who was acci dentally killed while working on a building at Wellington, leaves a widow and four children, who reside in Goulburu. At a. magisterial inquiry beJd on Tuesday touching the death of a child named Hilda May Towns, 3 months old, the coroner found that death was caused by marasmus (starvation), but that there was not sufficient evidence to say that there hod been neglect- ~
COOMA. [Newspaper Article] — The Queanbeyan Leader — 4 April 1905
COOMA. [From the Express.] Mr. E. Johnson was driving in a spring cart on Thursday, when the reins broke, and he fell backwards on his head, sustaining a slight coi. cussion of the brain. Mr. W. Cosgrove has been gazetted chairman of the Pastures Protection Board for the Pastures Protection District of Cooma, vice Mr. S. Mackay resigned. Cooma School of Arts, having got its billiard-table, has decided to set apart Thursday in each week for lady members who care to play. Mr. Edward Moore of Numeralla has started a new industry, and is taking in contracts to lay poison for settlers. Cooma is now, in our opinion, governed by autocratic rule, and unless the authority of the autocrat is somewhat modified it will be necessary for residents to carry pass ports about with them, same as in Russia and Siberia.
Passing notes. [Newspaper Article] — The Queanbeyan Leader — 4 April 1905
I Passing Dotes. :'OTTS.'j The other day at Orange Vhey unveiled yet another monument to perpetuate the memory of the unfortunates who fell in the capitalists' war in Africa. All of the tablets on those everlasting pillars sadlv need re-writincr. Where does the sense come in of chip ping into a stone the allegation that so-and-so died while 'fight- ing for king and country,' and the rest ? Now that the unholy band of international capitalists have had their war waged for them, the men and women and children killed for them, and the country stolen for them, and now that the said capita lists have bumped the Britisher out on his thick head and have filled the billet he hoped to fill at a swelling wage with the somewhat more docile Asiatic at a small wage and under slavery conditions — now that all these things have happened, ^f^&g^Wful jnien declared ^stBfifltjii^^we J&*°P the grovel ljusiness for just a short period, and ask the average Australian 'hero' whatever did ...