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Patriotic Sports Meeting at Canberra. HELPING THE BELGIANS. SUCCESSFUL AND ENTHUSIASTIC CARNIVAL. TAKINGS AMOUNT TO £320. OFFICIALS AND COMMITTEE. Patrons Colonel David Miller, C.M.G.V.D., IS.D., Colonel Parnell, C.M.G. President : E. G. Crace, Esq. Pedestrian Committee : Messrs. Gourgaud, Connell, Hatfield, Prof. Miles, Equestrian Committee : Messrs. Shappere, Miller, Wilson, Brackenreg, E. Ryan, M. Southwell. Ground Committee: Messrs. Sheaffe, Franklyn, Weston, Lea. Moss, Bates. Catering Committee; Messrs. Rolland, Broinowski, Chambers, Weston, Major. Side Show Committee; Messrs. Harrington, Vautin, Ayrton, Rain Douglas, Muir, Thorning, Robbins. Raffling Committee, Messrs. Ireland, Slatter, Crace. Juvenile Committee : Messrs. Russell, Ward, Podmore, McKeahnie, F. A. Piggin, L. P. Little, Joint Hon. Secs. [Newspaper Article] — Queanbeyan Age and Queanbeyan Observer — 27 April 1915
Patriotic Sports Meeting at Canberra. HELPING THE BELGIANS. SUCCESSFUL AND ENTHUSI- ASTIC CARNIVAL. TAKINGS AMOUNT TO £320. OFFICIALS AND COMMITTEE. Patrons. Colonel David Miller, C.M.G. V.D., I.S.O., Colonel Parnell, C.M.G., Presi- dent : E. G. Crace, Esq. Pedestrian Com- mittee: Messrs. Gourgaud, Connell, Hat- field, Prof. Miles. Equestrian Committee: Messrs. Shappere, Miller, Wilson, Brack- enreg, E. Ryan, M. Southwell. Ground Committee: Messrs. Sheaffe, Franklyn, Weston, Lea, Moss, Bates. Catering Com- mittee; Messrs. Rolland, Broinowski, Chambers, Weston, Major. Side Show Committee: Messrs. Harrington, Vautin, Ayrton, Rain, Douglas, Muir, Thorning, Robbins. Raffling Comminittee, Messrs. Ireland, Slatter, Crace. Juvenile Com- mittee: Messrs. Russell, Ward, Podmore, McKeahnie, F. A. Piggin, L. P. Little, Joint Hon. Secs. On Saturday the prettily situated recreation ground at Canberra pre- sented an animated appearance when the second sports meeting, in aid of the Belgian Relief C...
WANTED IN EVERY HOME. Zam-Buk the healer that is Always Handy. [Newspaper Article] — Queanbeyan Age and Queanbeyan Observer — 30 April 1915
&lt;, 'WAETED I wEVERY HOME., Zam-Buk 'the healer that is Always Handy. A.s every:mtother and house-keeper knows, it is actual experience' that correctly guides her in. building up the "indispensible" requirements of the home she controls.. , "Few articles. indeed, .are as indis. pensible ini the home as a pot of Zami Buk, which` heals the skin antd drives pain and disease. out of .:.the. tissues in aiway entirely new and better thian ever before has beeq accomplished.'. Zam-Buk has become the favorite healer. for home uie,"not merely' be. cause it is ready for use thel; moment it is wanted,, but because it so quickly soothes and heals. the smarting cut, the'burn or scald 'got during cooking and cures :so thoroughly a hundred aind one distressiiig skin affections. SZam-Buk contains none of the rancid animal fats present in cheap ointments which at best are unsafe and unreliable and which'become' useless in -a very short:tinme Neither time nor climate can minar the.. wholesom...
Advertising [Newspaper Article] — Queanbeyan Age and Queanbeyan Observer — 30 April 1915
A . I .. " . USTIOR :.. THE PEACE, NEWSPAPER PROPRIETOR & JOURNALIST, WRITES OF CLEFENTS TONIC S Mr. Barnet who is a well-known Australian journalist and newspaper pr.e Sprietor and who is now en aged in commerce, is one of the many who eulosgse CLEMENTS TONIC. He is also one of the best known commercial men in New South Wales. and a Justice of the Peace of long standing. He is emphatic in asserting that CLEMENTS TONIC is a beae to i sufferers, and he never hesitates to impart that fact to his friends, i1.t Carlton Mansion, Glebe Point, Sydney, N.S.W.. 12/9/12. CLEMENTS TONIC LTD., L " In testifying to the value of Clements Tonic, I do so in the hope that others may receive as much benefit from this medicine throiugh the use of it as 1 did. " I'suffered from lassitude, and lacked mental concentration. My complaint was diagnosed by medical -men as enlarged Sliver, accompanied with flatulence and dyspepsia. The medicine prescribed was. useless. " I was persuaded to take Clemen...
Garden and Field Calendar for April, 1915. [Newspaper Article] — Queanbeyan Age and Queanbeyan Observer — 30 April 1915
Fardien and Field Calendar for April, 1915. By A. Lansdowne; Seedsman; Goulluirn Marchha"-bceii 'a trying monl h for growers. . No rain for six weeks, windy `ind abnorimally ,hot. & Mon. soonal. rains promised several times, but werce:driven off by highl press sures. The rains, though late in the:month, ivll- cause rapiitlgrowth, and' enable W-inter fodder crops :to be sown. Well work the 'soil afid give plenty of fertilisers to stimu late growth.: Lucerne, grass seeds, rape, barley, etc., should- be sown at once. Every available' inch of soil should be cropped; all will be needed. Broken weather5?with heavy, rains and flo'dd falls, still liromise, and much sea-breeze.; Some rough turns .and somc' early frosts ..are likeloy. e Mr.li :thunder w\eather. Kitchren Gardecn.-Sow onio0 n sced of all kind4, tree and potato.onions, of all kinds, .Cee:and ,potato onioons, eschalots; tuiuilisip, cabbage 'of, sorts; broad beans, herbs, Ilettuce, radish. Field .-Sow..onions, ,rape; ?ucer...
War Summary. [Newspaper Article] — Queanbeyan Age and Queanbeyan Observer — 30 April 1915
War Snanarg. A Turkish official statement from Conatantinople claims that the Turks repulsed British and Australian forces with heavy loss. It should be received with great reserve. Sir John Frenchi the British Com mander.in-Chiefi has reported that the German attack on Ypres has definitely stopped. A German attempt to overcome the Belgians at Dixmude by the use of gasi failed. The Belgians took the necessary precautions, and when the Germans advanced, sur prised themi and inflicted enormous losses. On Sunday the Germans bombard e4l.an linfirmary at Poperinghe, which was flying the Red Cross. Three nuns were killed and several patients wounded. Telegrams from Amiterdam' state that the German reinforcements have been exhaustedy and the tide of the fighting has turned in favor of the Allies. With thousands of fresh troops they are developing an out. flanking attack near Steenstraatc, and the Germans are practically fighting on both fronts. The second phase of the battle began on Monda...
The Federal Capital. [Newspaper Article] — Queanbeyan Age and Queanbeyan Observer — 30 April 1915
Ti Felderal Capital. FROM. AN AMERICAN STAND POINT. ALT"OUGH more than twelve years have elapsed siuce-the -inauguration of the Commonwealth, it was only recently that the plans for the build ing of a federal capital were perfected. The Australian Federation Bill, which led to'the foundation of the Commonwealth, made provision for the capital city.. It provided that the Federal Capital should be, like Washington, federal territory, the ex isting capitals of the several states being excluded. -It was further stip ulated tiat the city should be estab lished ikiNew South Wales, but at least xoo miles. from Sydney,. the colonial capitai. - After long deliberationi, a site fcr the city was finally selected in the district of Yass Canberra, Ncw South Wales, about seventy miles distant from the eastern coast line. Here will be built a'city which will be the per, manent; seat of government ot the Commonwealth~of Australia, where the federal offices will bi located and where the Federal Parl...
MAILS CLOSE FOR Closing time of mails at Queanbeyan Post Office— [Newspaper Article] — Queanbeyan Age and Queanbeyan Observer — 30 April 1915
MAILS CLOSE FOR- . Closing time ot mails at Queanbcyan Post Office- ' Sydney, Melbou ne, T.P.O. No. 1, T.P.O. No. 2, Goilburn, 'Yass and Bungendore, daily (Sunday except ed) 8.40 p.m. Coonwn, Nlmmitabel, Umeralia, Micheagc, Will'amsda!e,'and Roy alla, daily (Sundays: excepted) " 9.15 p.m. Ainslie, Gin!nderra, Hall, " Jer, and Mu:rumbateman, Monday,\Ved nesday and Friday, 6.30 n.m. TBy coach); Monday, Wedn-sday and Friday, 8.40 p.m.-(by train).: Majura, \Vedn'csday, 6 30 a.m.; Saturday,' 9.30 a.m.: .Canberra and Duntroon, daily (Sunday excepted), 6.30 a.m. Tharwa, daily: (Sunday. excepted) 6.30 a.m. - Gudgenby, Saturd4y, 6.33 a.m. Amungu'a, Sutton and Gurdaroo, Tuesday, Thursday and Saturday, 6.30 a.m. (by coach); Tuesday, Thursday and;S:aturday 8.40 p.m. (by train). Uriarra and Cotter Junctior, Tucs day, Thursday and Saturday, 6.33 Brindabella, Thursday and Satur day, 6.30 a.m. Burra, Tuesday and Friday 6.30 a.m. (by. coach) ; Tuesday- and Fri day, 9.15 p.m. (by trtin)...,.
Sports at Canberra. [Newspaper Article] — Queanbeyan Age and Queanbeyan Observer — 30 April 1915
Sports' at Canberra. A sports meeting will be 'held at Canberra on Saturday, May 22, when a programme ' of ,13 events,"which should attract large ,entries, will be run off. There · wiltl be numerous side shows, -and as' the, object-'of the sportsis to raise funds for: St. John the Baptist's Church, we need : hard ly mention that they will be well patronised. WTlhi"Quteaibeyan- Band will be' .in attendance'. and, 'vweather peirmittihg,ia':great'day's- funri should result.:,, Staff-sergeaunt.Major Chum leigh:isithe hon. secretary.ffomwhonm progranimies :may.be:obtained .
High Court. MINISTER FOR HOME AFFAIRS V. D. PERROTT. [Newspaper Article] — Queanbeyan Age and Queanbeyan Observer — 30 April 1915
High Court. MINISTER FOR HOME AF FAIRS v. D. PERROTT. In the High Court yesterday be fore Mr. Justice Rich the case, Minister for Home Affairs v..D. Perrott, claim for payment of com pensation, a verdict was given for £950. The original claim was foi £z,6o2 and the original offer of the Minister was £873. Each party was ordered to pay their own costs; ·Mr. A. W. Moriarty was the princi pal witness for the Crown. The chief Secretary, Mr. Black, in tends to go into the matter of estab lishing an 8-hour system for uniform police. Mr. Black is favorable to a straight 8-hour shift, .but explained that there may be circumstances by by which this change may be found impossible. The matter .is to be ,fully considered on its merits. Robert Perry, a barber in Cooma street, Yass, attempted .to take his own life on Sunday by shooting.
Plenty of Good Reasons Why [Newspaper Article] — Queanbeyan Age and Queanbeyan Observer — 30 April 1915
Plenty of Good :ReasoRs Why . These are some of themk ( Every Customer receives absolute satisfaction. For cleanliness and quality, of goods it has no rival. Queanbeyan people also know they patronise a place that helps to ma-e strangers form a good opinion of our towns when visiting .it. The above are only. a few of the several good reasons, why POTIRI'S DINING ROOMS. are so popular. ;The place where you can have a wholesome meal or light refresh ments at all hours; and where the best fruit and choicest confectionery are procurable-Potiri's 'Canberra" Dining and Refreshment Rooms, Monaro.street, Queanbeyan. Tele phone 77. ,. - t
Municipal Council. [Newspaper Article] — Queanbeyan Age and Queanbeyan Observer — 30 April 1915
Miunicipal CounciH The usual fortpightly meeting of the above was held last night., Pie sent : The Mayor (Alderman :F. P. Woodward) and Aldermen Campbell, Moore, Harris, G. N. Morton;; Pur cell, Land and D. Morton. The Mayor put through the busi ness at express speed. The- minutes were confirmed on the motion of Aldermen Land and Purcell. The Mayor submitted.a minute to the effect that application be made through the member for the district for a grant of money to be expended in painting the suspension bridge. The finance committee's report, as submitted by Alderman D. Morton, showed a credit to the. general fund of £48/5/4, sanitary.special service fund, £37/2/o10, and .trust. fund £23/2/6. Accounts against the gen eral fund of .£31/8/4. and sanitary special service .fund, ;£17/?2/- were presented for payment. Report adopted .and accounts passed for payment on the motion of Aldermen D. Morton, seconded by Alderman Harris. The inspector reported that the park had been thoroughly cle...
Temperance Sunday. "Follow The King" Movement. [Newspaper Article] — Queanbeyan Age and Queanbeyan Observer — 30 April 1915
Teiperance Sn dag. " Follow The King" Movement. Last Sunday wasol served through out the State of New South Wales, at the instaice of the. New South Wales Alliance, as Teinperance Sun day, when the churches generally of all denominations made the subject of temperance in, or abstinence from, the use of intoxicants the theme of their discourses. The war cry for the occasion was !' Follow the King." This of course had reference to the action of His Majesty in banishing from the Royal household' the use of spirituous liquors and other intoxi cants, for at least as long as the pre sent unprecedented war shall last. Not only was this fact emphasised, but also the adoption of the same course by the nobility and the leaders in the war, as well as by some of the most noticeable Parliamentarians and high Civil authorities in Great Bri tain and her oversea dependencies. The local churches were not a whit behind those elsewhere in urging upon their congregations the duty of following the King'...
RIDING BEHIND. [Newspaper Article] — Queanbeyan Age and Queanbeyan Observer — 30 April 1915
RIDING BEHIND. The meeting of the State Parlia. ment has been .2ostponed till some time in June. The only reason is that Mr. Holman, the State Pre mier, and Mr. Meagher; the Speaker of the Assemblyi wish to attend the inter-State Labor Conference which is to be held.in Adelaid. They have been appointed delegates to that body, ana the whole of the Parlia. mentary business of the State has to take a back seat in order that due respect may ti be paid to ',the Labor gathering. Bismark'se i ell known sayiqg, "If two men are:rid ing the same horse, one must ride behind"' will be recalled in this con nection. Two duties claim atten tion, the legislative needs of the State,. and the unrspecified needs of the Labor gathering. Mr. Holman, and Mr. Meagher. though at vari ance on many other matters, 'are agreed in this4 that it*is the affairs of State that "must ride behind', in order that the vain dreams and ill.digested schemes of" the Confer ence may. take first place. Their duties as delega...