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TAXING THE PRINTER. CORRESPONDENCE (WE do not necessary identify ourselves with opinions expressed by our correspondents.) (To the Editor). [Newspaper Article] — Queanbeyan Age and Queanbeyan Observer — 12 January 1915
TAXING THE PRINTER. CORRESPONDENCE ( WVE do not necessary identify ourselves with opinions expressed by our correepondente.) (To the Editor). The new tariff includes a number the printer to pay. Of course pro-) of new as well as increased taxes fec' tectionist papers will now feel a newt joy m living, as these taxes will enable them to test the physic thei have prescribed for other people. At the same time it is rather hard on the ordinary printer. The drought and the war has already given him enough to go on with. This applies with special force to many country district.' Increased taxes on print ing supplies and accessories have come at the ,-orst possible time. Perhaps the Government thinks that protection is a good way .to have a slap at the press. Friends and toes will suffer alike, but as it considers that the bulk of "the press is more or less hostile, its friends must pay up and look 'pleas Ant. Here is a short table showing some of the printers' requirements and the taxes p...
Garden and Field Calendar for January. [Newspaper Article] — Queanbeyan Age and Queanbeyan Observer — 12 January 1915
,Garden and Field Calendar d ? for January. ?By A Laniisdowe, Seedsma nGoulburn s ii we expected, the weather has been unsettled.with some heavy rAin falls and the heat has been a re 'cord for, December' throughout the iState, but the frequent ?howers coun teracted the effects of sun and windl, and crops are all promising heav) yields:. The soil ,is in good order for : cropping, and all available, iand should blie sown with something that will be utseful: !for g: reen feed, cn silage or green manuring. Dairy men and others cannot possibly have too much in- : the way' .of food supplies in. the face bof a 'general shortage and certain high prices. Maize or. corn' is splendid for ensil age or green feed, and cgrows ;veiry quickly.- lanigclsor?.rmangel wirz'l' give immense yieldsanrid are grand for dairy cows, pigs and all stock; they should be largely grown. Spray ing for cherry tree slug, so often neglected, is very important; . the slug causes the "leaves to turn rusty and fa'l off, ...
Brevities. [Newspaper Article] — Queanbeyan Age and Queanbeyan Observer — 12 January 1915
Brevities. Police Court to;morrow. During 1914, 180 maternity bonuses wore paid locally. SEaster Sunday falls on the 4th April this year. Business is quiet on all hands, and cash seems the scarcest commodity offering. Special meeting of the Municipal Council on Thursday night to discuss the Local Government Amending Bill. 'Tenders are invited in this issue for .sup plies to our local hospital. . Wool growers are hopeful that January wool sales will show a stronger market. A number of Aldermen and Mlaglstrates were fined at Burrowa for being on licensed premises unlawfully. Tenders will be received up to the 18th January for the ,upply of bread to the Royal Military College, Gundaroo horses are nominated for several events' to be run at the Goulburn Eight LHour Race Club's meeting on January 16. The starting of the Waterworks and Federal Territory Railway are anxiously awaited. Theso two works should cause a considerable amount of money to be spent., The rivers are now in fine taim f...
BUNGENDORE NEWS. [Newspaper Article] — Queanbeyan Age and Queanbeyan Observer — 12 January 1915
HIUNGENDOIE NEWS. I THE many friends of Lieut. 0 .Rtt- 1 ledge, who has gone tothe war, will be pleased to hear of 'his' promotion to* the position of bmajor prior to leaving our shores. It relay be of in terest to state that. Major Rutledge is th'e youngest major in Australia an honour for a Bungendore boy. Two evening entertainments were given last week by a wildwest show:. The chief part of the show .wasa display of buckjuniping animals, in eluding horses, bullocks, donkeys, and a black cow. The latter proved a vigorous buckjumper, but after throwing several ; youngtsers who essayed to ride her was completely mastered by one local lad, who.rode the animal. She 'finally' gave up trying to dislodge him. On the whole the show was a good one and provided much amusement for old and young. On the ,second perfor mance the proprietoi generously gave one-third of his takings, amounting to 30/, to the Red-Cross Fund. As Mrs. P.. J.. B..? Donnelly was driving homee one day last week, and wh...
Federal Public Works. DAM ON QUEANBEYAN RIVER. [Newspaper Article] — Queanbeyan Age and Queanbeyan Observer — 12 January 1915
Federal; Public ýWorks DAM1 ON QUEANBEYAN RIVER. Active preparationis are' being made for.. the Commonwealth Publie Works Committee, recently appointed. .by .Parliament, to~comnmence its opera itions.: Itis anticipated that t'ie first sittinig :will, be . lield ,withiii the next fortnrighlt. ;: . - The first public works "which wvill be dealt. witl ,will 'be:those at the Flinders naval bade;' "vhicli' are under the" control of 'the Home -Affairs' De rpartment, and rinclude, wat-?r supply, erection o buiiild:ngs; ?nd: sewerage;: -and the :construction ofja:?j dam at the:-Qulenbeyan River, n'iiear the .Federal Capital. site, for. water stor Age purpdses;"':This 'dam is estimatcd to 'eost'"£100 000 and -will contain ;1;000,000,000 cubic feet of w iat-r when filed:' Its construction' is ..nececsary.?.,to mraiiitaiiin the levels of" the 'suggested lakes at the Federal -Capital site, and to secure a- minimum flow of water in the Molonglo River; by thc storage of'winter, rains. The quAnfit...
Latest War News. [Newspaper Article] — Queanbeyan Age and Queanbeyan Observer — 12 January 1915
Latest War -News. -4--t-- A Buenos Ayres newspaper states, that .the German battle cruiser Von der Tann, of 21,003 tons, has oeen: sunk with the crew of 900 in an'en gagement ivith a British - cruiser. The British vessel is believed to have escaped injury. Paris reports that the Germans have agaiin been repulsed northward of Soissons, while the enemy claims to have defeated the French north east of that town. The Allies' artil lery has inflicted losses along the en tire front from Reims, to. the Argonne. German officers at Antwerp are forbidden to drive- motor cars alone Sixty officers have, disappeared with cars in a few weeks.' It is officially announced that all the rebels in the Transvaal have been rounded up. Up to the present iri Great Britain 600 players have joined the foot ballers batallion.- . Turkey's finances are 'in a desper ate position and the Porte evidently intends to confiscate the funds of the Ottoman Bank. General von Falkcnberg, who is (h marching on Egypt, has ...
Advertising [Newspaper Article] — Queanbeyan Age and Queanbeyan Observer — 12 January 1915
Anthony Horderns' Summer Fashion Book Is a faithful guide to the Summer Styles and will save you sovs. Write for a Copy post free o on request. o Anthony Hordern & Sons Ltd. Only Universal Providers Hew Palace Emporium Brickfield Hill, Sydney Always on hand, PrIME t HAFF, , MAIZE (Cracked and Whole) OATS. WHEAT, RYE, etc. FLOUR, BRAN & POLLARD POTATOES, ETC. All Prodnco Ilought and Sold for Cash. Ilighest Cash Price given for all kinds of Produce, Skins and Wool. Agent for The Royal Insuranco Co. Telephone-Store No. 27, House No. 2 JOHN KNOX, PRODUCE STORES, Opp. Solomon's, Monaro-st., Queanbeyan. Model Carriage Factory. SULKIES DUILT from £15. PAINTED from 358~ A LL Classes of Vehicles Built, Painted or ±LExchanged. Tyres and Axles all sizes in stock. Second.hand Sulkies and Spring Carts on hand. Tyreos and Ironwork re newed at Shortest notice. Quality, Work manship, Attention, Guaranteed. W. WOODFPIELD-.: Coach Painter, MOQABO STREET, QUEANBEYAN. JOHN. FOWLIE, Gene...
FEAR GOD ALONE. [Newspaper Article] — Queanbeyan Age and Queanbeyan Observer — 12 January 1915
BY PASTOR RUSSELL. Text.-Isaiah xlii, , " ... Fear not, for I have redeemed thee." The speaker declared fear to be the bane of the world of mankind. It has much to do with sorrow, pain and death, he a.id. Fear is the outgrowth of sin. The hcly angels have no fear; their perfect confi dence in God and His arrangements for them precludes fear. Similarly, father Adam, before-he sinned, when he was in harmony with his Creator, knew no fear, but directly following his transgression we read that he was afraid, and tried to hide himself from God. Like wise, fear has to do with the dread of God, whioh is upon the wormd to-day. All who realise God's perfection realise also their own imperfection and un worthiness of Divine favor. Then super stitious fears are developed. The lov ing sympathy of the infinite Creator for His fallen creature is unrecognised. Fear paints phantoms, and attributes to the Almighty the characteristics of a demon. When the Great Teacher appeared amongst men He present...
A. H. C. Guild. St. Gregory's Branch, No. 4. ANNUAL BREAKFAST. [Newspaper Article] — Queanbeyan Age and Queanbeyan Observer — 12 January 1915
A. II. C. Guild, St. Gregory's Branch, No. 4. ANNUAL BREAKFASr. THE annual meeting and breakfast of the local branch of the A. H. C. Guild was held on Sunday last. There.? ys,,a.ja gr assemblage of members who attendled Mass at 8.30 and celebrated the Holy Communion after which all adjourument was made to the Guild Hall where a sumptuous breakfast was partaken of. .The tables were profusely decorated with vases of flowers, the whole 'giving a very pleasing effect. The- breakfast was provided by the members' wives and reflected greatly to the following com mittee of ladies who supervised the general arrangements, viz., Mesdames O'Keeffe. C. J. O'Rourke, J. Breen, F. O'Connor, Jno. Byrne, P. Gal lagher and the Misses O'Connor and O'Rourke. The Chaplain, the Rev. Father M. Hogan, presided and said grace. After all had done full and ample justice to the many excellent dishes, the reverend chairman said that on occasions like the present, speeches would, of necessity, be few and brief. H...
Cause and Effect. [Newspaper Article] — Queanbeyan Age and Queanbeyan Observer — 12 January 1915
Cause andl Eflect. 'ITHE seasons cannot be regu lated so as to always ensure a liberal :harvest. But we may rest assured that if we desire a copious supply of beef and mut t'on, of wheat and fruit, we shall have to make it our business to encourage their production; or, at any rate, to abstain from discouraging it. It has been foolishly assumed that, if, at' any cost whatevelr we fostered the growth of city industries, the rural industries would take care of themselves, and in addi tion, would gaily bear any im posts that 'might be placed on them. With, the results of' this- `' laissez-faire " policy we are now confronted. ,Will we learn; the 'lesson ? If not, we shall assuredly obtain some-dis agreeable practical experience of the truth of the adage,-" On behalf of stupidity, even the gods.fight in vain." t2 . . . . . . . . . .
Death of Mr. J. F. Trefle. [Newspaper Article] — Queanbeyan Age and Queanbeyan Observer — 12 January 1915
Death of MrI. J. F. Trefle. THric death of Mr. J. L. Trefe; Minister for Lands, ocdcurred about half past two yes. terday niorning, at St. Vin cnt s Private Hospital, Darlingh-urst, following upon the effects of an operation. for: ippendicitis a few dais ago.o - The Premier, 1Mr. Holman, was with his colleague to the edd. -? .-Born in Victoria, his- father being a French.Canadian,, the fa.tily was engaged in 'agricultural pursuitse for-some,time, but later,' settled in N.S.W., on,atfarmii in the Temorn district." He afterwards became interested in" a Temora newspaper. He was 45 years of age when he died, and leaves a :wife and two .children, a boy and a girl. He wasi a .well.known member of the, RomaniCatholic Church . . ..i Mr:JuthnluLLou!s; Trefle, entered Parlian ment in. Novenlber, rgo6,.iu.succession, to the-late Mr. High M'Doitald, representing tlie Castlereaghl-electorate. 'He was a pro.: nouliiedj'Laborite, and'quickly won uprom. inenue as a strong advocate of party prinu ci...
BUSINESS AS USUAL. [Newspaper Article] — Queanbeyan Age and Queanbeyan Observer — 12 January 1915
BUSINESS AS USUAL. THE above motto happily and exactly hits off the determinat iou'of the British people to carry on their business and other vocations the same as usual dur ing the war; to work, as it were, with one hand and fight with the other. Wealth is created by trading, and the community benefits accordingly and proportionately as it enjoys facililies trading together. We have pleasure in announcing we can supply all goods as promptly as usual, comprising such well-known lines as the. famous "' Alfa. Lfaval " oream separators, " Crossley " gas plants and oil engines, " Standard " oil engines (marine and stationary), "L-K-G- milking machines, Danish dairy utensils, steam engines and boilers,- special machinery. for cheese and butter factories, steam and bell power pumps, pasteurisers - for milk and cream, refrigerating and ice making machinery. Our speciality is motive power for all industries. Everybody who is interested in " seeing the wheels go round " is cordially invited ...
News and Notes. [Newspaper Article] — Queanbeyan Age and Queanbeyan Observer — 15 January 1915
News an1d Notes. The "Times" urges the"' British Government to reconsider its decis-, ion not to give war information. It rays:-''The Empire is in no temper to fight behind a veil 'of mystery. it is a novel remarkable, and really' extravagant theory that a democracy; like ours linked with valiant self governing dominions should be ask-: ed to fight a war .for -existence 1With;' out being told what the Government is about." -' In an official statement, made on Wednesday regarding redfuction in train services it !was pointed but both' goods and passenger traffic showed a serious falling off. Unfortunately there was no indication that the 'po sition was likely to improve. The nmatter was having the consideration of the Commissioners, nothing defin ite as to the train services in the near future had .yet been settled: and in consequence, no details of changes proposed could be furnish ed. The Cooma line, upon which it had been stated the Commission ers proposed to. curtail the exist ing...
Death of Mr. L. A. B. Wade. [Newspaper Article] — Queanbeyan Age and Queanbeyan Observer — 15 January 1915
Dealth of Mr. L. A. B. Wade. - Mr. L. A. B. Wade, Commissioner for. Irrigation, and brother of MIr. C, G. Wade M.L.A., died suddenly at his home Douible. Bay, on Tues. d.ay afternoon. The cause of death was heart failure. The late Mr. Wade joined the Go vernment service in July, _1880, and in 1892 when the irrigation and water `conservation work was brought ovcr to the Department of Public Works Mr. Wade became in timately associated, either as prin. cipal assistant engineer or as chief. ,engineer with all the developmental work connected with water supply. sewerage, drainage, and water con servation over the whole of the SState. Of late years a great deal of his attention had been devoted to the development of the Murrumý bidgee irrigation scheme, and in January 1910, when the Murrum. bidgee Irrigation Trust was formed, he was appointed executive member and secretary. On the abolition of the trust about a year later the Go. vernment placed him.in the position of Commissioner for Wa...
Railway Alterations. [Newspaper Article] — Queanbeyan Age and Queanbeyan Observer — 15 January 1915
aillway Alterations. Dame rumor has been very busy lately regarding train alterations in the southern district, but at the present moment nothing can be di vulged regarding the proposed new time-table. It as however, certain that a number of important changes will be made on February 1st, and some of these will come to country' towns as a bombshell. It is rumor ed (and rumor has something to sup port it) that some of the branch lines now enjoying a daily service will have to be content with a train three times a week, and it is further stat. ed on good authority that the Cooma, mail will not run between Sydney and Goulburn. Cooma passengers will come from the m'etropolis by ordinary mail and tranship at Goul burn. It is said that the inter State traffic will not be affected by the alterations but the. service gener ally is being greatly shortened ow ing -to the falling off of the traffic. The railway revenue is going back to such an extent that the Commis sioners are simply driven t...
Appreciable Encouragement. [Newspaper Article] — Queanbeyan Age and Queanbeyan Observer — 15 January 1915
Appreciable EEncoul' ageument. Tim following'pupils of the 'Quean beyan'public school have:been awar ded the scholarships presented 'by the committee of -the Qtueanbeyan School of Arts, viz," 12,months free membership of the Institution; Misses' Hazel Jordan and Elsie Parker and Master Alf. Noble. M r. Ridley, head master, lias written the committ' ex pressing his thanks, and as being-an action highly .commendable and also eticouraging .to .the pupils who will: benefit" by the. generosity ?shown. The names of-. the sticcessful pupils ,from the Coilvent'school have not ;yet been made known..
Advertising [Newspaper Article] — Queanbeyan Age and Queanbeyan Observer — 15 January 1915
LEGAL. Mr. Ernest E. Morgan, Solicitor, Has removed to Offices NEXT GOVT. SAVINGS BANK: MR. J. S. DAYISON, L.D.S., DENTAL SURGEON, Next to Harrison's Hotel, QvUEANEBEY AN BUNGENDORE visited First Wednesday in the month. HALL second Wednesday. MR. S. J. RYAN, Dental Surgeon, (Lat6 sydney Dental Hospital.), MONARO.STREET, QUEANBEYAN. W'ILL visit DUNGENDORE every so cond and fourth Wednesday in each month. Gundaroo every third Wednesday in each month. Hall every first Wednesday. PRIVATE HOSPITAL. CAMPIBELL STREET, QUEANBEYAN. Patients attended to in the hospital or in their own homes. • Terms, very moderate. TEL. 50. S M. JOHNSTON, Manageress. HOSPITAL VISITING COMMITTEE FOR DECEMBER. MEasns. R. HAYES AND R. R. HETHEaINGTON
Rifle Shooting. [Newspaper Article] — Queanbeyan Age and Queanbeyan Observer — 15 January 1915
R: ile Shooting. THE second match for the Toohey's gold medal was continued on the local range on Wednesday, conditions being zo shots at 5ooyds. Messrs. H. C. Taylor and Arnold McInnes won the cash prizes.: Scores : 50o H'cp. T'll. H. Taylor 48 cr 48,. A. McInnes 42 4 46 G. Gregory.: 38- 3 4t J. Lee- 30.. 6. c 36 I Meech 29 . 7? 36 K. Robertson 28 6 34 Canberra Rifle Club have acoepted Queaubeyan's challenge for a match on Ainiversary Day. Shooting will commence at r o'clock and the ranges will be 500 and_6ooyds. Members that cani make the trip" are requested to notify the sec'etary at once.