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Military Encampment. [Newspaper Article] — The Queanbeyan Leader — 4 April 1905

Military Bnounsramt. Business people of the town are jnbi lant at the prospect of a training camp for the Australian Horse being held -here atEsiter. Tt.is expected, that the pro ceedinps will he the means of jntrodncin v some foreign capital in the way of spend ing money. Troops, I understand, will be located on the Bungendore Show Ground. ?

Publication Title: Queanbeyan Leader, The
Source: Trove [National Library of Australia]
Country/State of Publication: NSW, Australia
DRESSING FURS AT HOME. [Newspaper Article] — The Queanbeyan Leader — 4 April 1905

DRESSING FURS AT HOME. If the skins are dry, soak in per fectly cool water 21 hours. Do not put too many together, as the tem perature of tuo water will be raised, which may cause the hair to come off. When quite soft, take out add drain. Make a aesbing. board of 1 or 1-half Inch material rounded on the edges. On this stwteh.tlie.ekin, and with a Urge knife or drawing knife remove all' the, flesh land grease from ^the skin side. It cannot be cut off but may be removed 'by pushing. This Is ac complished by holding 'the narrow width of the knife 'peijiendicalarly.- For a skin the size' of a dog skin, bring two gallons of soft, water to a boll and add a bar of good hard soap, a lump of borax half the elzebf an egrtnd the earns amount of ;washing; ?oda, to this wash the d&C keeping the liquid *s hot at iithe hand^ ? *e*rlt,anta ill fti grease .has Veen: removed. Wring 4iy, '{Watte -itU*J warm rub intoihe flesh side '?* '-'aiils-: tureoompoead of one .teaouBtul saty feaif te^cpfo...

Publication Title: Queanbeyan Leader, The
Source: Trove [National Library of Australia]
Country/State of Publication: NSW, Australia
BUNGENDORE. Obituary. [Newspaper Article] — The Queanbeyan Leader — 4 April 1905

BUNGENDORE. (Fkom Ouh Correspondent.] Obltuzr. Mr. Eobert Pollock, who passed away last week, 69 years of age, wss an old and highly respected townsman. The deceased gentleman had been suffering for e considerable time from a painful illness. His funeral took place on Friday last, and was attended by a large number of friends and relatives.

Publication Title: Queanbeyan Leader, The
Source: Trove [National Library of Australia]
Country/State of Publication: NSW, Australia
ZOOLOGICAL TO TRAIN A CANARY. [Newspaper Article] — The Queanbeyan Leader — 4 April 1905

SQQLQGrCAL fO TRAIN A CANARY. Sot the rage on a tablo near whore you wish to sit; after a littla confer ence with the bird, introduce a finger betwren the wires, nenr tho favourite perch, holding it there patiently, yourself occupied with book or paper the while. Presnnlly, as it shows no disposition to harm him, bo cautiously goes np to examine it. Then he pecks to ascer tain its quality ; maybe ho fights it. That is v ell ; ho no longer foars it Pay him with a little bird food ; put him away. Next day try him again. TTe may go farther and alight on it, or he may be soveral days golting thus familiar. Bo patient. Once this step is attained vary Uie programme by introducing the flngor in otber spots. ITo will soon alight on it at any point or anjrl*. Thou try the door, at first thruftinij the fluger uuder it Next timo fasten it open, blockading egress with the rest of the hand as one finger extends within. When he perches on it, draw him forth a little ; next time tempt him to the p...

Publication Title: Queanbeyan Leader, The
Source: Trove [National Library of Australia]
Country/State of Publication: NSW, Australia
DRUNKEN SPARROWS. [Newspaper Article] — The Queanbeyan Leader — 4 April 1905

DRUNKEN SPARROWS. . The English sparrows have proved a nuisance to the American cotton plantations, for as soon as the balls open they pick out the cotton and carry it off, and some planters have lost, as they claim, hundreds of pounds in this way. There is one man, how ever, who has not lost much. When he found the sparrows wero committ ing depredations he procured a quantity of wheat, Boaked it in sweetened whisky, and strewed it along the rows. The sparrows found it and thought they had a picnic. So they had. But in fifteen or twenty minutes there was Hie tipsiest lot of sparrows ever seen on. the face of the uttering the jnoBt''c8mlcal squeaks. They had not long to squeak, however, for the boys gathered them up and threw them into bags. The tirst day they gathered two busheU of drunken sparrows. Three or four dayB later the experiment was repeated with almost equal success, and from time to time since, They mode excellent pie, but the survivors have come to regard the plantation...

Publication Title: Queanbeyan Leader, The
Source: Trove [National Library of Australia]
Country/State of Publication: NSW, Australia
ANECDOTES OF PARROTS. [Newspaper Article] — The Queanbeyan Leader — 4 April 1905

ANECDOTES OF PARROTS. Why parrots have biscu fated to be made the heroes of so many strange tales it is puzzling to say, but the fact remains. Wo all remember the cheeky-bird at the parrot show, who, uncovered last of all among the com petitors, placed his head knowingly on one side and ejaculated : ' Mv eve I What a lot of parrots 1' —of course securing the prize. I knew a parrot once who affected modesty and bash fulness, who put his claw before his face and shyly informed his audience: 'Polly had a letter this morning — offer of marriage for Polly ;' -and there was another gray friend of my youth who would entreat the cook for dinner in the tenderest terms, and swear like a hundred troopers if not attended to. We have all heard the tale of tho publican's parrot, who was pumped on for~proclaiming that the boor had gone sour, and remarked to the cat on seeing- that quadruped march in drippiug wet : ' Your beer's gone soujl' ~

Publication Title: Queanbeyan Leader, The
Source: Trove [National Library of Australia]
Country/State of Publication: NSW, Australia
A BULL DOG [Newspaper Article] — The Queanbeyan Leader — 4 April 1905

A BULL DOG A curious and interesting sight might have been witnessed in Pall Mall, London, a few months since. A well-bred-looking bull dog, whose bellicose features evidently belied his peaceful and intelligent nature, rushed np and down tho thoroughfare men tioned, evidently seekinir an owner. Tired of his unsuccessful offorte he stopped; spied a hansom cab {sprang iu. The cab-driver -objected to so nausuala fare, and poked at Hie nn jwelcome intruder -with his whip through the communicating hole at the top of his vehicle. Unavailing were his efforts' to dislodge' his pert inacdons' visitor. Presently he was joined by the. constable on the beat The twain screwed up courage and interviewed the tenant-qf the cab, to find the following legend engraved on Us ?collar:-^' Cupid, -the property ot Mr;', John Binghara, Guards' Club.1 JRronijStly. the Jehu drove his passenger to the Guards' Club, and was redirected frsm4henM.^e;l9 PaUce^gate.'Ken- idngton^'irMrihasthe residence I'Hl ithe Jf...

Publication Title: Queanbeyan Leader, The
Source: Trove [National Library of Australia]
Country/State of Publication: NSW, Australia
Junior Cricketers for Sydney. [Newspaper Article] — The Queanbeyan Leader — 4 April 1905

Junior Crlcketerji for Sydnay. The second nnnftal junior cricket party, organised by Mr. O'Hara, will leave for Sydney -on the 14th April. The following players have been selected : — A. and P. Byrne, Krawarree : D. Davis, Cooma ; G. F. DeSalis and C. Piggott, Miche lago ; G. F. DeSalis, Numeralla ;S. Hincksman, Queanbeyan ; B. Kelly, Jingera ; F. Kingsell, NSas ; A. E. Moore, Queanbeyan; S. Murty, Gin inderra ; A Pooley, Braidwood ; J. Tracks and Bede Gaughan, Cooma.

Publication Title: Queanbeyan Leader, The
Source: Trove [National Library of Australia]
Country/State of Publication: NSW, Australia
Death of Mrs Harold [?]incksman [Newspaper Article] — The Queanbeyan Leader — 4 April 1905

Death of Mra Harold Wlnnfcmun The messenger of death has once again cast its shadow over Quean beyan, the victtafpeing Mrs. Harold Hincksman, who died in cJiMbirth on Saturday mdrntne. at the earlv age of .23 years. ?^its-.JHujckstaan was die daughter of 4he late Mr. John Shumack, of.: Round Bill, and was a niece of Mr. S; Shumack. She was a granddaughter of Mr. Hugh Reid, of Gundaroo, her mother (who predeceased her father) being Miss Maria Reid. The great est sympathy is expressed for the bereaved husband, the young couple having been married only a year ago. The funeral, which took place on Sunday afternoon, was very largely attended, . some 50 vehicles and a number of horsemen and persons on foot taking part in the procession. The remains were interred in the Presbyterian Ceme tery, Rev. Mr. Mowbray officiating at the grave.

Publication Title: Queanbeyan Leader, The
Source: Trove [National Library of Australia]
Country/State of Publication: NSW, Australia
Science in Our Midst. [Newspaper Article] — The Queanbeyan Leader — 4 April 1905

Selene* In Onr Xidst. Mr. Theo. Cooper, of P. C. Hill and Son, is exhibiting in the Show pavilion an assortment of the ' Ever Ready ' Portable Dry Battery Electric Lamps. These electric lights are jyell worth inspec tion and inquiry, and Mr. Cooper will illustrate and explain their wonderful uses and advantages on application. He is also booking orders for them to arrive during the month.

Publication Title: Queanbeyan Leader, The
Source: Trove [National Library of Australia]
Country/State of Publication: NSW, Australia
Narrow Escape. [Newspaper Article] — The Queanbeyan Leader — 4 April 1905

lurow Esoape. Mr. Adam Cawthorne, while driving a horse and cart, had a narrow escape. He was driving down a steep cutting at a smart pace, when thelvhee) came off, and he was sent flying out of the cart. Bevond a few bruises and sustaining a slight shock, he got off comparatively unhurt.

Publication Title: Queanbeyan Leader, The
Source: Trove [National Library of Australia]
Country/State of Publication: NSW, Australia
CAPTAIN'S FLAT. Shooting Accident. [Newspaper Article] — The Queanbeyan Leader — 4 April 1905

CAPTAIN'S FLAT. From our Correspondent. Bnootine Aoolient. James nosoGHOE, a lad of 18 years of age, met with a terrible accident on Wed nesday, while out shooting with another lad named Samuel Daniels. While the lads were looking for game, & wallaby started up, and Donoghoe, who was about five feet in front of Daniels, turned to fire «t the wallaby. Daniels was already in the act of chooting, and Donoghoe re ceived the charge through the arm. Be ing close to Mr. Jacob 'Cawthorne's Daniels procured that gentleman's buggy, and conveyed Donoghoe to Braidwood, where it was found that the arm was so badly smashed that the doctors bad to resort ,to amputation. There is great sympathy here for the lad, who gave pro mise of making a smart man, and also for the parents, who are well-known resi dents here.

Publication Title: Queanbeyan Leader, The
Source: Trove [National Library of Australia]
Country/State of Publication: NSW, Australia
IN THE STUDY. THE WORLD'S STEAM POWER. [Newspaper Article] — The Queanbeyan Leader — 4 April 1905

WMSSTuO*. THE WORLD'S STEAM POWER. ' Thesointercsting figures aroglvon by (bv bureau of statistics in Berlin : Of the BNf m ongineB now working iu the world tiiSi^fths havo been constructed during tttn last twenty-five year.»- franco hat, 40,600 stationary and loi.?-noUve borers, 1,860 boat boilers, ¥000 tv-nmntlv. ? flBrmnnv Afl.nOO land bolic-a, 1j70l ship boilers and 10,000 locomotives; Austria, 12,000 boilers and $,c10 Ioc6»otivea. The worLVig steam endues ot' (he United States -cprssent V.'SOO.OOO horse power; ot England, 7,CH),000 horso power) of Germany, 4, 600.CH) borjc power; France, 3,000,000; Ac«lria, 4,500,000. This estimate does not ic clade the locomotives, whose number in the world Is 105,000 representing a total of 3,000,000 horso power. Tho world's steam engines, therefore, ag gregate more than. 30,000,000 lioruo power, equivalent approximately to the work of 1,000,000 men.

Publication Title: Queanbeyan Leader, The
Source: Trove [National Library of Australia]
Country/State of Publication: NSW, Australia
EYES FOR THE BLIND. [Newspaper Article] — The Queanbeyan Leader — 4 April 1905

KVES FOR THE IILINH. A device which cnalili-x tho blind to read ordinary print has l«»n inic'e by M. O.Fumel.tn.i^tcrof the Perkins school for tho blind nt Boston. It is nn electrical apparatus which, placed upon the printed page, raises tiny groups of metj points conforming to the outlines of letters and words. These points the blind person perceives with his ringers, aa he would the earbodsed pages of the books printed for the b'ind. This device employe the cleeVii-nl current. Another one of the l'erkibr school instructors, D. A. Reardon, is perfecting an electrical apparatus whick fe* fceto euro vrill onablo the blind U i-q It is an artificial sye of solettiuiu, jflass and

Publication Title: Queanbeyan Leader, The
Source: Trove [National Library of Australia]
Country/State of Publication: NSW, Australia
TO CLEAN SPECTACLES. [Newspaper Article] — The Queanbeyan Leader — 4 April 1905

TO CLEAN SPECTACLES. Uncloan spectacles, pinco-nez and such-like, not only look bad, hut nro a source of (linger to the eye. Some times tho lenses become grca-y, and no amount of ordinary rubbing will get them bright A piece of tiB^uo paper, dipped in a wo ilc solution uf washing soda, will prove nn=t ef fectual. A leaioceaelonilly naj;dr.-s a brown, rugty clain on tho surface, which nothing but a puts compjpr.1 of very line rouge tod ^nter rjn re move. This mint ?je_us»d by rubbing briskly, with eitaer tho point of lUa linger or the si !e of the hand, nni every spot of rust or stiin will dU appearMn a few minute. This ap plies also to photographi; it otli'-r lenses, except tho object-)^ a-» ot a ti'le-ccjie, which would be irn^arably dnmairnd bv utich tr»».ntflrnlnl_

Publication Title: Queanbeyan Leader, The
Source: Trove [National Library of Australia]
Country/State of Publication: NSW, Australia
Advertising [Newspaper Article] — The Queanbeyan Leader — 4 April 1905

WANTED for the Hospital, General Servant. Wages, 10/. Apply Matron. CHALLENGE I HEREBY challenge to BOX any man in the BUNGENDORE DISTRICT (BEN DOYLE preferred), the best of 8 rounds, for £10 aside. LES. SEARY. Bookham, 30/3/05. T71OR SALE CHEAP. Just the thing X? for Farm Work. Light and Strong; carry about 4 tons; To be seen at W. JOHNSON'S, Woodbine, Bungendore. Captain's Flat. Easter Monday BICYCLECARNIVAL ?VTOMINATION FEE,' 2-i per cent on _L1 Prize. No acceptance. Handicapper : Mr. w. Handlev, Goul burn. MEALS. DINNER will be ready at Kelvinside Boarding House from 11 a.m. on both Show Days. i, ALL MEALS, 1/ Fn-st-class Accommodation for Visitors Good Stabling for Horses. MRS. J. Mundav, Proprietress. PRESS NOTICE. IN order to avoid misunderstanding and disappointment, it is hereby notified that unless the customary Press Passes be previously sent to the Office, no repre sentative from this journal will attend any entertainment or local function. In all cases where the usual c...

Publication Title: Queanbeyan Leader, The
Source: Trove [National Library of Australia]
Country/State of Publication: NSW, Australia
CYCLES. [Newspaper Article] — The Queanbeyan Leader — 4 April 1905

CVOLK& Johannesburg claims tho proud ditjtinotion of being a city whore there ?M more cycles ridden than in any other town of the same sizo in the whole world. Everybody uses them, including tho ' educated Kaffirs.' Or.; wouldn't think it needed much education to bo able to ride a bicycle. Wheu the uneducated Kaffire take to the wheel, there will be a fine market for euterpMng cycle exporters. Lady riders are Tfry numerous in South Atrict, bux vrs do not hear whether they adopt thv ' Itntional1' (-trd supcrlatiraly ungraceful) hnicktr bockor costtrmt) that some of the Ci'y Futhers ore so indignant about. ? A menaro to public mornls,' thij rail it. and/thcy actually suggested recently that any woman not dressed in rkirU should be subjected to lino, lint they could not get a majority to vote fur their proposal.

Publication Title: Queanbeyan Leader, The
Source: Trove [National Library of Australia]
Country/State of Publication: NSW, Australia
Local Brevities. [Newspaper Article] — The Queanbeyan Leader — 4 April 1905

Local Brevities. In our advt. columns, Les. Seary, of Bookham, throws out a challenge to box any Bungendore man for £10 aside. If L.S. is willing to take on a Suttonite, he shouldn't have much trouble in getting accommodated.   Pedestrians are reminded that entries for the Easter Handicaps close on Wed- nesday, second day of the Show. Mb. LouGBNANjiow visits Cooma once a week, where lie gives music lessons. He intends shortly to start a class in Queanbeyan for the violin and other in* strutuents. Owing to the Show, the usual monthly meeting of the I'.LX. has been post poned to Thursday of next week. Eeadkrs are reminded that the sale of Mr'. Wren's furniture andsflects will take place on Saturday nejcC^ ' ' Ths EvekikG . JHSns ia reprinting matter from old papers of 50 years back. The following is among the itenis clipped: ' Election for St. Viijcentand Hurray.— Braidwood, Qucanbcyan, Shoalliaven, Ullaiulla, Bronlff, Bungendore, and Yass: Tbis election to the Legislativ...

Publication Title: Queanbeyan Leader, The
Source: Trove [National Library of Australia]
Country/State of Publication: NSW, Australia
West's Circus. [Newspaper Article] — The Queanbeyan Leader — 4 April 1905

West's Circus The above circus is announced to appear in Queanbeyan on Show nights, and should score good houses. Tumut and Yass papers to hand very favorably report the perfor- mances of this combination. Mr. West's bareback riding, Master West on the trapeze, O'Neill Bros, in their horizontal bar feats, Mons. Tasman as a juggler, and Madam West's exhibition of American rid ing, are all glowingly described, while a good-natured word is put iu for Micky, the bucking mule.

Publication Title: Queanbeyan Leader, The
Source: Trove [National Library of Australia]
Country/State of Publication: NSW, Australia
PEAS. [Newspaper Article] — The Queanbeyan Leader — 7 April 1905

? PEAS. Th..e nstd sticking, and where possible to ul with a sharp hook, to fuit tho hsighta of Iho peas, a. it looks ridiculous to See 3ft roaflfupportcd with eticEs 6ft. in height' l-.iUe.wn to one half (heir length, thoslfcks '' ''t'1'*0 »»* «Wl«r, \nt wi.l look »--uuun«icr. it is a good plan to draw a little ™l to each «d? Mile peas bdSre Sd'iv'i 'r1';, Ttiesi- '''pS tully -in. from the rows, so as to allow for brancLmg. Tboso on one side should Alut a litlle contrary to the slant of thoso on the other eido. Fix any piece of spray in between ,he stout itiL. Make fmafi «nwiuKs of any Rood 3ft varieties of wrink ndT°Tf- DT dri'9 '0B10 5!n d«P. «nd sow the seeds thinly. If birds iriie trouble }.»t e.n,iho peas come through the gronnd, run some black cotton along just over them, as it baffles the birds. ? J

Publication Title: Queanbeyan Leader, The
Source: Trove [National Library of Australia]
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