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Official Correspondence. [Newspaper Article] — Queanbeyan Age and Queanbeyan Observer — 20 April 1915
Official Correspondence. Mr. Austin Chapman.—Will the Minister for Home Affairs tell us what progress is being made at the Federal Capital; and also whether the squabble between the departmen- tal officers and Mr. Griffin, which has caused so much delay has been settled ? Is there any likelihood of Parliament being removed to the Capital this side of the Day of Judg- ment? Mr. Archibald.—The work at the Capital site is being proceeded with steadily and surely, and great pro- gress has been made. I am not aware of any misunderstanding be tween the officers of the Departmen. and Mr. Griffin; indeed, I do not know what my honorable friend is driving at.
Amateur Cycle Club's Sports. [Newspaper Article] — Queanbeyan Age and Queanbeyan Observer — 20 April 1915
Amateur Cycle Club's Sports. The cycle sports and fancy dress football match inaugurated by the above club, the nett proceeds of which are to be devoted to the relief of distressed families in this district, were held in the park on Saturday afternoon last and were, financially, a success. The procession of those in fancy costume and boy scouts in uniform, was led from the bridge to the tune of " The Men of Harlech " played by the Queanbeyan Town Band. Included in the fancy costumes were Mr. W. B. Freebody who was dressed as a black gin; another set comprising Messrs. T. Warren, J. Campbell, C. O'Rourke (Kaiser), W. Sacagio and A. Johnston, who were got up to represent Scotchmen who had captured the Kaiser. There were others in individual costume and taken as a whole the procession was a very pleasing spectacle. The boy scouts under the charge of the Rev. G. H. Hirst, were in full strength and the manner in which these lads conducted themselves speaks very highly for the training th...
SAVE MONEY BY MAKING GOOD COUGH MIXTURE AT HOME. [Newspaper Article] — Queanbeyan Age and Queanbeyan Observer — 20 April 1915
SAVE MONEY BY MAKING GOOD COUGH MIXTURE AT HOME. " We have found Hean's Essence a most effective and economical family remedy for coughs and colds."—Mrs. E. A. Trice, Dorroughby, Richmornd River. "I find the mixture made from Hean's Essence, splendid to relieve the hacking cough after an attack of asthma. It soothes the bronchial tubes, and by loosening the phlegm affords great relief. Your Hean's Essence always does me good, and I much prefer it to other cough mixtures: It never causes me nausea- ting feelings."—A. G. Newman, Mun- diwa, N.S.W. "I have used Hean's Essence and given it to others. It acts well, and is certainly economical,"—J. McLaren, South Woodburn, N.S.W. &nbsp; Making good cough mixture at home is now a simple process. Get a bottle of Hean's Esscnce from your chemist or store. Take home and add sweetening and water. You will find easy directions on the label. This will give you a pint of the finest household cough and cold remedy you can buy—twelve shillin...
HEAD-ON COLLISION. TEMORA MAIL AND EXPRESS. ONE DEAD—MANY INJURED. [Newspaper Article] — Queanbeyan Age and Queanbeyan Observer — 20 April 1915
HEAD-ON COLLISION. TEMORA MAIL AND EXPRESS. ONE DEAD—MANY INJURED. Early on Saturday morning the limited express from Melbourne crashed into the Temora mail train which was standing at the Binalong platform. One of the passengers, Mr. Robert Thomas of Temora, was so seriously injured that he died during the evening. Many other pas- sengers are suffering from shock and minor bruises, although the majority of them were able to continue their journey a few hours after the occurrence. The limited express came towards the siding at a fast rate, and, but for the pres- ence of mind of the driver who jambed on the air brake when he realised the danger, the collision must have been followed by appalling consequences. As it was, the sound of the impact could be heard for miles. Residents of Binalong hastened to the scene of the accident in large numbers, and assis- ted in the work of rescuing the passengers, who were imprisoned in the wreckage. Three engines, two on the limited, one on the Te...
Local Land Board. [Newspaper Article] — Queanbeyan Age and Queanbeyan Observer — 20 April 1915
Local Land Board. A meeting of the Local Land Board for the land district of Queanbeyan will be held in the Court House at Queanbeyan on Thurs- day, 29th April, 1915, at 10 o'clock, when the following cases will be considered :— &nbsp; For Consideration. Elias Charles Masters, 29ac a l Dennis Carney, 820ac a l Joseph Gill, 110ac a l William Joseph Hall, 2ac s h William Phillip Bluett. 3300ac cn l Walter William Oldfield 245ac cn l Cooma. Frederick E. Kirchner, 940ac cn l John Smith, 12½ac o r l Appraisement of Capital Value. Oliver Henry Kershaw, 232ac o c p Oliver Henry Kershaw, 696ac c l Appraisement of rent of C.L. on application for extension term. Arundel Hill Garraway, 123¾ac c l Oliver Henry Kershaw, 696ac c l Joseph Gill, 406¾ac c l Application to reside off Holding. William Phillip Bluett, 3300ac cn l Aubrey A. J. Reid, 3450ac cn l Applications to Enclose Roads. Eleanor Ann Kirchner, c l Edward Cunningham, a c p Clara Annie Bull, n r c p Thomas Franklin, freehold Ap...
SECOND DAY.—FRIDAY, APRIL 30. [Newspaper Article] — Queanbeyan Age and Queanbeyan Observer — 20 April 1915
SECOND DAY.—FRIDAY, APRIL 30. Inquiries as to compliance with Conditions. Albert Cooper, 6ac 0r 27p s h James Bamford Cooper, 6ac 1r 23p s h John Reginald Rowley, 6ac 3r 12p s h Evelyn Stephen Rowley, 5ac 1r 14p s h John Blinksell, 80ac 0 c p Amos Ahearn, 40ac a c p Valentine Thomas Pike, 227ac a a p Claim for fencing under the P.P. Acts. Gerald Murray Clarke Massy v The Per' petual Trustee Co., Ltd., (administrator 8 of the estate of the late Maurice John Bar' low.)
Governor-General's Visit. [Newspaper Article] — Queanbeyan Age and Queanbeyan Observer — 20 April 1915
Governor-Ceneral's Visit. The Governor-General, Sir Munro Fergu- son, arrived at Duntroon on a private visit to the Royal Military College on Sunday, on Wednesday afternoon he will leave for Can- berra where he will be guest of the Adminis- trator, Colonel Miller, at the Residency until Friday afternoon. The visit is purely a private one and the Governor-General will visit the various points of interest within the Capital territory during his stay. Lady Munro Ferguson was in Qneanbeyan this morning and visited the public school.
The Late Military Send-off. OMISSION. [Newspaper Article] — Queanbeyan Age and Queanbeyan Observer — 20 April 1915
The Late Military Send-off. OMISSION. We regret that in our necessarily condensed report of the send off tendered to the young volnnteirs, Privates McInnes and Tully, on their departure for the front, no mention was made of the contribution to the harmony of the gathering at the Protesdant Hall last Thursday evening by Miss Mair. The young lady's service was a spontaneous re- sponse to the Chairman's invitation, and both her singing and pianoforte execution were much appreciated. Our attention &nbsp; having been called to the omission we most cordially make the amend to which she is so worthily entitled.
THE WEATHER. [Newspaper Article] — Queanbeyan Age and Queanbeyan Observer — 20 April 1915
THE WEATHER. Since our last issue the weather conditions have been of the most favorable character. The temperature has been quite mild and therefore helpful to the growth of grass and other vegetation Light rains have fallen &nbsp; totalling up to yesterday morning 11 points; although the total rainfall since the the break up of the drought locally has exceeded three inches, and the soil is in a fair state of tilth, a further substantial fall would be very acceptable; especially if not followed by severe frosts.
Interesting to Stock Raisers. [Newspaper Article] — Queanbeyan Age and Queanbeyan Observer — 20 April 1915
Interesting to Stock Raisers. The firm of John Bridge & Co., with, it would seem, a good deal of justification, assert their "system," insofaras this relates to fat stock consignments for Homebush is as nigh perfect as can be. As regards the treatment of stock, from &nbsp; the moment it is put on the train at some distant inland centre, until it reaches Syd- ney, the firm, has, of course, no control. But the moment a lot of cattle or sheep reaches its destination, the John Bridge system takes hold of it with a firm, practic- ed hand, and sets to work to deal with every beast in the way best calculated to make it sell well when it gets under the eyes of the buyers. There is a practical man controlling the Stock Department of the firm—a man from the countryside and reared amongst stock. His views, recently expressed, are worth repeating here. He says: "It is not diffi- cult to understand the mental speculations of the stockowner, who has sent a valuable lot of sheep or...
Advertising [Newspaper Article] — Queanbeyan Age and Queanbeyan Observer — 23 April 1915
FOR SALE. B LOOD STALLION, AMBERSHOT (9) by Amberite from Lady Kingsbor. ough. For particulars apply, E. KREMER, Windellama Road, Via Goulburn. RETURN' THANKS. R. and MRS. T.' PLACKETT and FAMILY wish to tender their sin. cere THANKS to Dr. Blackall, Dr. Lalor, Miss F. A. Robinson, matron of the Quean. beyan Hospital, and staff of that institution for their assiduous and generous attention in the treatment of their son and brother, John Ernest, during his illness. 'They also Aish to thank many residents of Quean beyan for their kindly expressions of sym pathy in their sad bereavement. Cooma, 21st April, 191?.' Tenders Wanted "F] OR Digging out and Burning'off about twelve thousand' acres 'near' Quean. beyan, single paddocks available, also some fencing. Apply J. J. DULHUNTY, SQueanbeyan. Department of Publio Instruction, Sydney, 15th April, 1915.. T ENDERS are invited for Improvements. etc., to the Murrnmbateman Publio School. Plans and Soecifications may be seen and tender forms ob...
NEWS AND NOTES. [Newspaper Article] — Queanbeyan Age and Queanbeyan Observer — 23 April 1915
NEWS AND NOTES. The Minister for Home Affairs advises the Hon. Austin Chapm'an. in response to his representations, that the preparation of bhe approximate estimate of the cost of the Jervis Bay-Canberra railway is nearing completion, and the report of the Engti neer-in.Chief is expected at an early date. It was officially announced in Melbourne on Wednesday that the expenditure in connection with the establishment of the Federal Capital at Canberra, subsequent to the passing of the Seat of Government Acceptance Act of z9o9 to April zz last, was £640o 878. This amount includes the expenditure on works of afforestation, health and sanitary services, improvements to properties acquired, such as the exter mination of rabbits, fencing, etc., to make them more teproductive; collection of rates, construction of railway surveys, and other matters, but not for the acquisition of land. Sir William P. Manning, for many years pronminent int the municipal life of Sydney, and for a time in parli...
Local Land Board. [Newspaper Article] — Queanbeyan Age and Queanbeyan Observer — 23 April 1915
Local Land Board. A meeting of the Looal Land Board for the land district of Queanbeyan will be held in the Court House at Qusanbeyan on Thurs. day, 211th April, 1015, at 10 o'clock, when the following cases will be considered : For Consideration. Elias Charles Masters, 2sac a 1 Donnia Carney, 320.c a I Joseph Gill, Il0ac a I William Joseph Hall, 2ace hI William Phillip Bluott. 3300ac en I Walter William Oldfeold, 2rSac en 1 Cooma. Frederick E. Kirchner, '40ac on I John'Smith, 12Iac o r I Appraisement of Capital Value. Oliver Henry Kershaw, 232ac o o p Oliver Henry Kershaw, 60Gac c 1 Appraisement of rent of C.L. on application for extension term. Arundel. Hill Garraway, 123lae c 1 Oliver Henry Kershaw, 606ac c 1 Joseph Gill, 406}ac c 1 Application to reside off Holding. William Phillip Bluett, 3300ao on I Aubrey A. J. Reid, 3450ae on i Applications to Enclose Roads. Eleanor Ann Kirchner, c Edward Cunningham, a c p Clara Annie Bull, n r c p Thomas Franklin, freehold Application to -c...
Presbyterian Flower Show. A BRILLIANT SUCCESS. [Newspaper Article] — Queanbeyan Age and Queanbeyan Observer — 23 April 1915
Presbgterian Flower Show. A BRILLIANT SUCCESS. The Annual Flower Show, Indus trial Exhibition and Fancy Fair, in aid of the Queanbeyan Presbyterian Church, was opened on Wednesday afternoon by Mrs. Miller, wife of Col onel Miller, Administrator of the Federal Capitpal Territory. Prior to the appointed time for the opening ceremony to take place, a goodly crowd of ladies and gentlemen had a-sembled outside the hall wait ing admission. The judges having'completed their work, upon arrival Mrs. Miller was escorted to the stage by the Rev. Mr. Carter. This lady was the recipient of a very handsome presentation bou quet with tartan ribbon streamers, made for the'occasion by Mrs. Carter. Seated on the stage, which was very tastefully decorated and appro priately draped, were Mesdames Miller, Carter, Hirst, Shaw, and the Rev. Mr. Carter, Rev. Mr. Hirst and Messrs. John Gale, J.P., R. Moore, J P., and Selwyn Miller, and immediately standing behind were a squad of the Rev. C. H. Hirst's Boy S...
Garden and Field Calendar for April, 1915. [Newspaper Article] — Queanbeyan Age and Queanbeyan Observer — 23 April 1915
Farden and field. Galendar for April, 1915. By A. Lansdow~pe, Seedsman, Goulburn March has been a .trying month for growers. No rain for six weeks, windy aird abnormally hot. - Mon. soonal rains promised several times, but were driven off by high press sures. The rains, though late in the month, will cause rapid growth, and pnable winter fodder crops to be sown. Well work the soil and give plenty of fertilisers to stimau late growth. Lucerne, grass seeds, raper barley, etc., should be sown at once. Every available inch of soil should be cropped; ,all will be needed. Broken weather, with heavy rains and flood falls, still promise, and much sea-breeze.' Seinc rough turns and some early frosts are likely. Xvlore thunder. weather. of llt kinds, tree and potato onions, of all kinds, tree and potato onioons, cschalots, .turnips, cribbage of sorts, broad beans, herbs, lettuce, radish. Field.-Sow onions, rape,, lucerne, all grass seeds, rye, cape and skinless barley, oats, wheat, etc. Orcha...
LADIES AT PLAY. [Newspaper Article] — Queanbeyan Age and Queanbeyan Observer — 23 April 1915
LADIES AT PLAY. The competition matches being over for the season the lady members of the Ainslie club challenged the gentle men to a friendly game on Saturday last. It being their last match the ladies were determined to uphold their unbeaten record and selected their best eleven for the match. In fairness to the gentlemen players it is as well to publish the fact that in securing this eleven the ladies broke several rules of the club by intro ducing a couple of " importe 3 " play ers. The following are the scores : LADIES. E. Jones, a J. Read, b S. Southwell 21 M. Douglas, not out ................. 4 R. White, b S. Southwell ............ 27 J. Moore, oJ. Soutgwell ............... 8 . Shumaok, u J. M ty ............... 11 U. Southwell, refused to continue ... 11 K. Moore. c and b J. Southwell ...... 4 P. Maloney, b Jackson .................. 1 M. Maloney, b Jackson .................. 6 Sundries ........ .... 12 Eight for ................ 105 GENTLEMEN. Douglas, b E. Jones ....0.......
Section C.—Cookery. Judge, Mrs. M. A. Coleby. [Newspaper Article] — Queanbeyan Age and Queanbeyan Observer — 23 April 1915
Section C.- -Cookery. ý Judge;, Mrs:, M..A.Coleby:. : Collection cakles and Pastry, Miss :Knox :,; Pound cake .not iced, Mrs. W. EB Oldfield. :.. Swiss roll, Mrs: W. E. Oldfield. Raiubowbv 'cake;. Mrs. W. E. Old field i, Mi'ss Hiiicksniai 2. Ginger bread,-Mrs; A. 'Taylor. - Sandwich cake, passion fruit icing and filling, Mrs. W. E. Oldfield. Pate of scones by girl under 15,' Miss Dorrie Hincksman.'" 1 Loaf of home ,made bread,, M rs. Studdyo .h Collection home made sweets, Miss Knox. ..
Cricket. GENERAL MEETING. [Newspaper Article] — Queanbeyan Age and Queanbeyan Observer — 23 April 1915
Cricket. GENERAL MEETING. A general meeting of.th; Ainslie club was held on Thursday at Fern hill. There were twenty-six mem bers present. Mr. P. F. Douglas occupied the chair. Mr. F. Southwll (treasurer)' re ported that after all expenses had been covered his books showed a credit balance of 2/%o/4, a fact which speaks well for the management of the club, taking into consideration the fact that it was the club's first year and it had started out after the cup " without a pair of bails.". A discussion arose as to what form the wind-up meeting. of the club would take and it was eventually de cided that it should take the form of a smoke night to be held in the Gin inderra Farmers' Union Hall on Fri day, April 3o. It was decided that each member of the club be entitled to invite one non-member, the names of same to be handed to the secretary not later than Saturday next. Also to invite two representatives from the clubs taking part in the competition. During the meeting it was propose...