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CHAPTER IV. [Newspaper Article] — The Age — 12 July 1904
CHAPTER IV. F Three weeks had passed since Mrs. Lucas had been- laid in her grave. Mabel and Hannah were established in some comfor table rooms which Mr. West had taken in Albert Square, Commercial Road. These rooms seemed quite palatial to Mabel, and a very haven of peace and rest, where she no longer heard the sharp, nagging on es of her aunt's voice angrily scolding her for some imaginary extravagance. But Mabel pos. sessed a gre %tful disposition, and no longer harboured harsh thoughts of the old woman, who, after all, had not forgotten her, but had left her the whole of her large fortune, to be at her absolute disposal when she attained the age of twenty-one. Among the paper in the old cardboard box Mr. West had discovered a few lines to Mabel, telling her to write to Sir Hugh Trenton, of Trenton Court, Devonshire, and claim relationship with the family, who might be of service to her some "day. The worthy' doctor, somewhat startled to find that he was guardian to a great heire...
THE FEDERAL CAPITAL. [Newspaper Article] — The Age — 12 July 1904
.THE FEDERAL CAPITAL. .I the course of his speech at Oowra last month the State Premier intimated that in the next Parliament, shortly after meeting, the Government would submit a resolution indicating that the Oarcoar-Garland site was the most suitable one for the Federal capital. It would then remain with members to agree to that recommendation or to submit another site. The resolution would be sent on to the Federal Government. Mr. Waddell, referring to the matter last Friday said that in a few days his Government would be in communication with the Federal Ministry on the subject. He earnestly wishes to have an early and satisfactory settlement of this important matter.
AMUSING INCIDENT AT A FOOTBALL MATCH. [Newspaper Article] — The Age — 12 July 1904
AMUSING INOIDENT AT A FOOTB ALL MATOH. A rvNN, incident occurred recently at a foot. ball match in the country. As the game was in progress a stray our somehow got himself mixed up with the players. • A huge forward kicked the ball at the moment when the dog was in trot of ii. He sent both dog and ball high into the air. They cam' down together, and it was then seen that the lane of the football had become unfastened and twisted about the animal's tail. Wild with fright, the little beast sourried across the field, emitting a prolonged, ear-splitting howl as the ball bumped behind it. The terrified animal made straight for the gate where the constable on duty, in trying to capture it, lost his balance, and came igno miniously to the ground, admist roars of laughter. The dog continued its mad career through the streets, pursued by the team and a Crowd of others, until the ball at last became detached, when the players took possession of the leather, and, returning to the field resumed...
Advertising [Newspaper Article] — The Age — 12 July 1904
Ulcerated Neck for Two Years. A REMARKABLE OURE BY ZAM.BUK; " WHILE working at my trade of engine driving," says Mr. George Haigh, of New to*n Hnmilton, Newoastle, N. 8. W., "a steam pipo burst and soalded my neck severely. As the result of this, my neck all broke out in ulcerated and inflamed wounds, and caused me an immense amount of agony. I consulted a doctor--also pretty well all the ohemists in Newcastle-who prescribed d'ifferent lotions, which I applied but without gaining any material benefit. Some of the treatments would heal my'neck temporarily, but it would soon break out againu. For twnyears I thus suffered agony, during which period my neck was like raw meat. I could not bear to wear a collar, but always a soft muffler round my neck, and had great d;fltoulty in turning my head. I had oft n seen Zam-Buk advertised as a care for my trouble, and was often on the point of writ ing for a free sample as advertised but failed to do so, thinking that it would only be similar to...
Advertising [Newspaper Article] — The Age — 12 July 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. 7 YANKEE DOODLE TOBACCO will then be found a positive IU PLUGS or AIR-TIGHT 1INS delight to smoke. DARK or BRIGHT. Try it and see. a BOOMIERANG BRANDY. THE LONDON TIMES.-" A SOUND, HONEST BRANDY." THE LANCET.--" OF A FRAGRANCE, PURITY AND QUALITY S' ECOND TO NONE. THE BRITISFE MEDICAL JOURNAL.--" A PURE PRODUCT, WELL WORTHY THE ATTENTION OF THE PROFESSION. WELCOME NUGGET TOBACCO.i THE VERY. BEST and HIGHEST GRADE TOB0CC0, MANUFACTURED IN AMERICA, Obtainable in Plugs, and Cut, in 2oz. and 4oz. tins. MASCOTTE TOBACCO. IS NOW TIlE FAVOURITE SMOKE. Manufactured from the Best Selected Leal. , ;:'. A "HIGH ,GRADE.,-.TOBACCO AT A MODERATE PRICE. WHEN YOU HAVE A COLD. The first action when you have a cold should be to relieve the luons. This is best accom plished by the free use of Chamberlain's Cough Remedy. This Remedy liquteE~s the tough mucus ...
CHURCH NOTICES. SUNDAY, JULY 17. [Newspaper Article] — The Age — 12 July 1904
OCHURCH NOrIIOES. SUwNDAY, JULY 17. HOnunc OF ENGLAND.- Queanbeyan 11 a.m, and 7 p.m.-Rev, W; M. White, Minister, Sanberra 11 a.m.; Gundaroo 8.30 p,m. Rev. P. G Smith, Minister: METaHDIsT.-Queanbeyan 11 a.m.-Mr. J. Gale; 7.30 p.m.- Rev. W. Stewart; Wattle Park 11 a.m.-Rev. W. Stewart; Wattle Park 7 p.m.-Mr. Samuel Southwell; Wood field 3 p.m.-,-Messrs E. Davis, G. Shumack, N. Southwell, and H. Stear; Woodfield, Thursday, 7.30 p,m,-Rev, W, Stewart; Weetangerra 3 p.m.-Rev. W. Stewart,-- Rev. W. Stewart, Minister. PRESBYTERIAN. - Queanbeyan 10 a,m. Fellowship Association ; and 11 a.m. ; Gun darop 7.30 p.m.-Rev. J. Fussel, Minister. loo4 iJA'rTToLro.-Queanbeyan 11 a.m. Rev. Father Hylau4, Priest. Hardly any party in the House of Jepre sentatives is satisfied with the Arbitration Bill in its amended form. The objection of the Radicals is that the measure restricts the granting of preferenpe to unionists if their organisation is political. It is assertedthat the Government's veiled threat...
FOOTBALL. [Newspaper Article] — The Age — 12 July 1904
FOOTBALL. LAST night at the Commercial Hotel a meeting of footballers was held for the purpose of arranging details in onnnection with the forthcoming matches. Mr. W. R. Gale was voted to the chair. The captain of the Club (Mr. P. G. Naylor) reported on behalf of the secretary, who was unavoid ably absent owing to another engagement, that the Tallagandra Club had issued. a challenge to play them a friendly match on Saturday next on the local ground and, as they were reported to be a first-class team, it behoved the locals to get into form to meet them. It was decided to play a match to-morrow against 20 juniors who style themselves " The Golden Eagles" and teams were selected, the names of the players being given below. A suggestion to take up a collection on Saturday met with approval and, as the funds of the Club are at a low ebb, the smallest contribution will be grate fully received. The Secretary was instructed to send a challenge to Bangendore for Saturday, 23rd. instant, to p...
JURISDICTION OF MAGISTRATES. [Newspaper Article] — The Age — 12 July 1904
JURISDICTION OF MAGISTRATES. TEaUNIOAL points of a remarkable nature are sometimes raised in the course of a case where legal gentlemen oannot rely upon the merits, and a good illustration of ,his was furnished in Sydney on Wednesday before the Chief Justice. The defendant had been fined for an assault upon a child at Camperdown, and her attorney appealed on ,he ground that there was no evidence that. Camperdown was within the metropolitan police distriot, or in New South Wales. The Chief Justice in dismissing the appeal said that there would be a great failure of justice in criminal matters if such an objection was permitted to prevail, but fortunately the Justices Act provided that the jurisdiction of magistrates mnst be assumed until the contrary had been shown, and jurisdiction had not been ousted by appellant in the case before him,
THE ELECTION. [Newspaper Article] — The Age — 12 July 1904
THE ELECTION. A SPEOIAL reporter of the Sydney Morning Herald paid Queanbeyan a visit on Saturday and left for Bungendore in the atternooni. The reporter says that there is a very strong feeling of resentment in the Qneanbeya_ electorate against the extravagance of the See-Waddell Government. The reporter also says-" I bad the benefit of a convers. tion with a level-headed man here who is conspicuously well placed to know both aides of the question all over the electorate. li confirmed the view I had already formed that Dr. Blackall is a distinctly harder man to beat than Mr. O'Sullivan would be. He then went further, and deolared that the Reform candidate must win, even with Mr. Fliggins in the running. In my opinion all the ciroumstanees point that way."
A LADY ASSAULTED. [Newspaper Article] — The Age — 12 July 1904
A LADY ASSAULTED. " A COWARDLY assault .w sa reported on Wed. nesday as having occurred in Sackville Street,'Boxley. The victim was Mrs. New. man, wife of Mr. O. E. Newaman, of the:firmn of Newman, Ltd., photographers. of George Street, Sydney. As a result of the incident Mrs. Newinan, who is a middle aged' lady, was seriously indisposed. Shortly after eleven o'clock on Tuesday morning she w4s engaged in.her bedroom in domestic duties The front door was open, and a man of about twenty-eight years of age entered without knocking. He immediately made for the bedroom, and when asked what he wanted he rushed at her. She screamed to attract attention, but the man seized her by the throat and knocked her on to the bed. The ruffian then momentarily released his grasp, and Mrs. Newman again screamed for help. The man roughly handled her and forced a dirty handkerchief into her month to prevent her calling. The stranger's rough treatment began to tell on Mrs. Newau, who was by this time prac...
A MYSTERIOUS CRIME. [Newspaper Article] — The Age — 12 July 1904
''A MYSTERIOUS CRIME, A BRUTAL outrage was committed at an harl7' hour last Friday morning at the residence of Mr. Thomas Shields, a farmer at Rothe.,t, in the Benella district. An attempt atpr,.;.. ed to have been made not only on the Itf .1 Mr. Shields, but also on the lives of his wv and a girl named Maud Griffiths, who .' employed in the house. Mrs. Shields start that at about half-past 1 o'olook thit morning she and her bnhsband were awakened by the sound of the discharge of firearms i;i the girl's room. A few minutes later the window of Mr. Shields' room was broken and a loud explosion took place. The police were sent for, and they found several shot marks on the wall of the girl's room, also the remains of a bomb, while in Mr. Shields' room, also the remains of a second bomb. The perpertrator of the outrage appeared to have filled two lemonade bottles with blast ing powder with a fuse attached, and after firing a gun through the winddw of the girl's room, he, had thrown in on...
CARRIAGE ON STOCK. [Newspaper Article] — The Age — 12 July 1904
CARRIAGE ON STO` K. A DEPUTATIOn r representing the Stock Boards' Council of Advice waited on the Railway Commissioners last week and asked that the regulations under which' a oncession is given on the rates for stook carried on the down journey at the convenience of the department might be made to apply to cases where the journey is partly in the. up and partly in the down direction. The commissionets stated that': this was not a new question, and they felt they could not comply with the request of the deputation The concession was based on the supposition that the stock was carried at the convenience of the department and was carried in direc. tions in which tracks would ctherwise be hauled empty, In practice the condition as to the convenience of the department very rarely applied, and the proviso as to the use of trucnoks which would otherwise be running ompty.would scarcely ever be applicable to a journey partly in the up and partly in the down direction. The deputation also as...
SERIOUS AFFRAY. [Newspaper Article] — The Age — 12 July 1904
SERIOUS AFFRAY. LAST Thursday morning it was reported that Frank Orounher, of Bowral had attacked his wife with a piece of iron, and had subse quently been arrested. Oroncher had been absenb from the district for some time, and his wife had been acting as housekeeper for Mr. J. M'Oann, who keeps a fruit and confectionery shop in the main street. Orouchar recently returned to town, and had been engaged by the shopkeeper to paint the premises. That' morning Mrs. Oroucher, who, with her family, resides at the shop, called her husband in to breakfast. On going inside it is alleged he struck her a blow on the head with a piece of iron. He then became possessed of a butcher's knife, and, iseis stated, attempted to out the woman's throat. A desperate struggle took place. 1M'Oann, who was working in the yard, had his attention attracted by screams of " murder," and went to the woman's assis tance. Oroucher rushed at him, but M'Oann knocked the man down with a bottle, and afterwards succeede...
ENQUIRIES FOR LAND. [Newspaper Article] — The Age — 12 July 1904
E'NQUIRIES FOR LAND. A FIrM of auctioneers at Carowa are in receipt of a letter from Standerton, South Africa, dated June 5, as follows :-" T beg to make inquiries of you if there is still any land on Bull Plains station, suitable for wheat or sheep, for sale, or any in the district that can be taken up on shares, with a view to purchase in, say, five or ten yaar., Itf so, myself and party would go back to New South Wales in three months, when our contracts here are finished. We have spent six years here and made our ' bit.' Three Obinamen are coming to take our places, so it is time for ui to go."
STOCK SALES. [Newspaper Article] — The Age — 12 July 1904
STOCK SALES. MESSRS HARRISON, JONES, AND DEVLNE Wire: Yesterday 3,600 sheep were penned ; market unaltered, prospects excellent. Eight hun dred and twenty cattle were yarded; the market was ten shillings better. Only three local sales were affected being those of Messrs A. J and J. Cunningham, Queen beyan, 20 bullocks to £9 19s, avg. £9 15/2, and ,Mrs. M. Hatch, 6 bullocks to £8 13a, avg. £6 5/10, and 5 cows £5 13s.
Epitome of News. [Newspaper Article] — The Age — 12 July 1904
Epitome of News. Tar British Rugby team defeated Queens- land on Saturday by 24 points to 5. An arrest has been made in connection with the dynamite outrage at Benalla (Vic.) The Sydney team of British Association players now touring New Zealand was defeated by Wellington by 2 goals to 1. An aged man has been arrested near Kerang (Vic.). and charged with murder, following on the finding of a girl's body in a tank. &nbsp; The Federal Government proposes to deal with the Capital Bill before recommitting the Arbitration Bill. The storm which raged on the coast on Saturday was the most severe since the memorable Maitland gale of 1898. Owing to the big sea running it was deemed advisable by the management to stop the running of the Manly steamers during Saturday afternoon. For Coughs and Colds take Hollis's Lin seed Emulsion. One dose releives you. Price 1s:8d. Ask your Grocer for it. The Chefoo correspondent of the " Daily Expreess " states the Japanese possessseveral dominating...
THE SLAVES REVENGE. [Newspaper Article] — The Age — 12 July 1904
THE SLAVE S REVE?QE. "The stomach," says Touvestre, " is a slave which is obliged to accept everything imposed upon it ; but finally avenges its wrongs with the slyness and cruelty of a slave." The eminent French author has happily ex pressed an important physical fact. When one comes to reflect upon it, there is something unique and pitiable about the position of the stomach in the human body. Upon no other organ except the lungs can you impose anything from the outside world. And it is your interest as. well al your desire to draw into your lungs pure freshkir only.. And air in some form is the only thing the lungs receive. On the other hand, the stomach is a general receptacle, entirely at the mercy of its owner as to what shall be put into it, when, where, and how much. A man can throw into it any thing that can be swallowed-every variety of food, any sort of drink, any amount of both, up to the.bag's elastic capacity ; and, if he wants to, he can put a layer of marbles on top, ...
The Storyteller. A MISER'S HEIRESS. CHAPTER III.—CONTINUED. [Newspaper Article] — The Age — 12 July 1904
' ,he l I"t LM ell(l'. A ISE.. HEIRESS. C(lA" l1R I.i -1-coxMtIJu. The Doctor ~nllwked up aid down in deep thought. 110 v-ondoered why he had been such a fool an to pioniise to he the guardian Sof the niUrco of an old woman he had only .soen onoe o: twi.'O in his life, and in whom he had no po?,ible in ;rest. How his friends won d chaff li inf they knew he was gudini inI, this tall, lanky girl with no partienil, r:oand looks. She had beautiful eyes n)d h(,l;', and was graceful in all her movements, blt his professional eye saw no beauty ii t.temon pallor and a generally altnalnic itpprt sEh.ceo. 'he Io may improve with good food and plenty of fresh tir.' he murmured to himself, ' but at preeunt she is not particularly idtor enting. Yet. I could scarcely refuse the poor old woman when sho begged me so earnestly to take care of her niece, and said that in her one iuterview with me a year prdyiousI had impressid her with the idea that I would honourably fulfil and drtiy entrusted to me...
Advertising [Newspaper Article] — The Age — 12 July 1904
WOMEN T is s good for women as for men. Vomcn often times necd a vitalizing tonic. Wolfe's Schnapps has always been a fine thing for "' tirec" an4 §uffcring women. Wolfe's Schnapps is tn old honest all-round tonic. beverage and household remedy. You get nothing but lasting good from its use. ASK FOR Wolfe's Schnapps and TAKE NOTHING ELSE DONT BE FOOLISH. ISN'T IT FOOLISH TO WASTE YOUR MONEY on a bicycle that has na name and which will be always going out of order. WHY NOT BUY A RED BIRD BICYCLE FOR 1904. A REAL UP-TO-DATE BICYCLE. One thatis FULLYGUARANTEED and which will LAST you FOR Y?EARS, no matter what sort of work you give it. WRITE TO US OR CALL ON OUR IOCAL AGENTS. YOU CAN buy on LONG EASY TERMS. SMALL DE POSIT, payments made to suit buyers. WE TAKE YOUR OLD MACHINE IN PART PAYMENT. Canada Cycle & Motor Company, Ltd., 335 George-st., Sydney. TIHE GOOLD BICYCLE CO. wE-. 'W'. HIOL'"OLT, AGENT, QUEANBEYAN. STOCK OF SUNDRIEI in town, at L-west Prices F. P. Woodward, -. A...
Advertising [Newspaper Article] — The Age — 12 July 1904
SUBSCRIPTION(. In Advance, (Town) 2s 2d per Quarter, ,, (Country) 2s 6d ,, ~ 4 Subscriptions ma- commence or discontinue at any time. -o gW- THE PIONEER NEWSPAPER, SEstablished 1840. (ESTABLISHED 1860.) THHt Quean&ean Age is one of the oldest and best-known advertising mediums in the . Southern districts, and commands a large and ever increasing oiroulation throughout Bungendore, Canberra, Captain's Flat, Gininderra, Gandarqb, .Hosk;ngtown, Micalago, Molonglo and Southern districts generally. Published on Tuesday and Friday afternoons. "Judidiou# Adveiftigir~g io t1e Eey$tone of ud6de kld by Adveiti$iq>g il the +N you fedeive vlue fof yout' noqey. ADVERTISING SCAL.: : One Inrch - - - - 2s Od. Each succeeding Inch - - Is Od. ., Special Rate for Standing Advertisements. Of every .Descriptioni at Hydnuy Prices. Circulars, Dillheads, Account Forms, Delivery Books, Posters, Dodgers, Menu Cards Ball Programmes, Visiting Cards, Business Cards, &o. TTWTO T'EL&-iuA...