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Local and General. [Newspaper Article] — The Age — 29 July 1904
Local and General. THE chief topic: For whom will you vote? The Land Court opened yesterday morn- ing Mr ASHTON'S seat at Goulburn is said to be none to safe. A slug of gold weighing 93ozs. has been found at the Dee rush in Queensland. MR. A.M. MILLARD speaks in the Pro- &nbsp; testant Hall on next Thursday night. THE Methodist Flower Show is to be held this year as usual-on King's Birthday. THE annual meeting of the P. and A. Association will be held to-morrow afternoon. MR. J. M. MCINTOSH reports having seen three foxes at Majura during the past week. FROM sunrise till sunset to-day is 28 min- utes longer than the shortest day of the year. DR. BLACKALL has been having successful meetings in the northern portions of this electorate. &nbsp; PRIME Minister Watson will probably de- liver his budget before the end of next month. MR. GEORGE VIVIAN, Nicholson's piano tuner, advertises his usual periodical visit in this issue. MR. W. WALLACE HARKINS has started on another ...
Yarralumla Ball. [Newspaper Article] — The Age — 29 July 1904
Yarralnmla Ball. THE annual hall hel i in Queanbhyan in aid of the funds of the lotl hospital is now re'cogni:sed as beinz one rof the chief nnuual social events, having earned the reputation throuh the librali:y of the public in res ponding to a benevolent call. Notwith standidng the appreciatvo manner in which the funds of the hospital are aengmentod every year by this means-last vear to the extent of':lO2, carrying a Government sub sidy of £ for £-the crnmmittee seized upon the opportunity of availihg themselves of the use of the Yarralnmla woolshed (kindly placed at their disposal by Mr. Fred Camp bell, J.P, president of the Hospital) in which to hold a winter ball, prior to the usual annual one, and on last Tuesday night the crowd that eraced the floors of the nenoly-erected Yarralumla - woolshed was recompense in its.lf and proof that the labours of a few enthusiastic workers was not allowed to remain unnoticed Distance lends enchantment, but despite the bright noss of tl4e ni...
Garden and Field Calendar for July, 1904. [Newspaper Article] — The Age — 29 July 1904
Garden and Field Calondar for July, 1904. I (B1 A Lansdowne, Seedsm an, Goulburn.) JULY is another deal month, where there is little growth in anything. All digging, manuring, and heavy work should be pushed ahead, and everything got in order for t e busy months of spring. Land cannot be too deeply bunltivated - shallow soil will not stand drought-and suitable plant food in the shape of fertilizers and manures must bo given. Sow in drills where possible, and give plonty of oom. The weather will be severe generally. Some good ruins are likely. Promises are for a wet spring. Kitchen Garden.-S-w peas (Shiel's Day. break, Win. Hurst, rnd Little Gem are good early ones, also Daisy and Dr. Stuart ; old Yorkshire Hero is a reliable kind for main crop) broad heans, union seed, raddlibh, carrot. parsnip, lettuce, and cabbage. Field. - Sow oats, Cape and skinless barley, rape, mangels, carrots, oocksfoot, rye and prairie grass, tares, pens, eto. Orcbatd.-Finish planting ant pruning. Get prope...
Advertising [Newspaper Article] — The Age — 29 July 1904
SUBSCRIPTION. In Advance, (Town) 2s 2d per Quarter. ,, (Country) 2s G1 ,, ,, Subscriptions may commence or discontinue at any time. * " THE PIONEER NEWS1'APER, V Established 180.0 Send your WOOL to WINCHCOMBE, CARSON & Co., LIMITED, where it be will dealt with under the super vision of the four original partners who have achieved for this firm the reputation of THE BEST WOOL SALESMEN in Australia. , Winchcombe, Carson & Co. sold over 53,x bales of wool last season, topping the list for all Australia. i-~ r~- 'Ir~u-s - I I ba~earm~~ - s rr , WATS2A1 1852.8 CELEBRATED WORM INUTS ILil(IsTKiERD. The Mother's Help. The Children's Friend. This valuable and safe iMedicinoe possesses, in a very plseannt fnrn, all the virtues of the most eMicolous remedes eand is partlalourly enitatblo for adminletering to children, who take them readily. SParents stupetting their ehildrenrm to be stffering freo Worms shoueld lose tno timo in vrrovino the value of WA TSON'S Wi'ORfM N UTS. ERt...
A SKIPPING FEAT. [Newspaper Article] — The Age — 29 July 1904
A SKIPPING FEAT. TUE Manilla Eoxpress says:-" Qn Thursday ".Master Edwin frenery, a seven-year-old Mlanillaite, a~dcimplished a remarkable, kip ping feat, which has easily excelled any re cord within our reckoning. The little chap skipped no less than 3,300 times, without a break. It appears,that the boys indu'ge in skipping contests, and it was at one of these contests that '~Te d" surprised everybody by demonstrating the powers of. eandurance and wiriness i ecessary to swing` and hop over a rope overS thiee thousand times." ('his little boy is aeon of Mr. W. M. Trenery who was at one time accountant in the local Commercial Bank, and who is now manager of the Manilla branch of. that company--Ed. Q.A.)
Queanbeyan Age WITH WHICH ARE INCORPORATED Queanbeyan Times, Bungendore Mirror & Captain's Flat Miner. FRIDAY, JULY 29, 1904. METEOROLOGICAL. [Newspaper Article] — The Age — 29 July 1904
WITH WHIOH ARn' INOORPORATED ' Queanboyan Times, Bungendore Mirror & Captain's Flat Miner. FRIDAY, JULY 29, 1904 METEOROLOGIOAL. READINCS at No. 2 Observing Station for week ending July 29th :-Barometor--29'2, 29'2, 29-0, 28.8, 28-9,29-0, 29"5. Thermometer (Max)- 62"0; 53.7, 55'5, 51.0, 57"0, 53'0, 49.0; '(Min)-29'5, 29-8, .33 7, 42"0, 29 0, 23"5, 24.2. L Rain-2 days] 0-67 points ; for July 'to date-9 ;days, 2 .inches .1 point. Wind--prevailing` direction, 2 ; forbe' 1. Oloud-10, 8, 10, 8,'6, 3, 0.
The Storyteller A MISER'S HEIRESS. CHAPTER VII.—CONTINUED. [Newspaper Article] — The Age — 2 August 1904
The Storyteller A MISER'S HEIRESS. CIIAPTI+R V1I.--CONTINUED. ' Poor Hannah I' laughed Mabel. 'I'll'tell you what I will do. I will go out and try and find a shop, and buy some wool so that you can knit we a shawl I Give-me my hat and it is so cold I think I will wear my new cloak.' 'Oh, Miss Mabel, it is too good for the early morning l' 'Never mind, I think I'll wear it,' and Mabel slipped it over the stiff, badly made serge, and. put on her hat, 'with it's three cheap black feathers and yards of cotton velvet and ribbon winding themselveb in ungraceful curves round the brim. She ran down stairs, and in the hall she came across Mr. Worthington. 'Can you. tell me, please, which road I most take to find. some shops ? she inquired. 'I hope that are not very far off i?' S'I will accompany you, if you will permit me,' he said kindly, for he felt some sympa thy for the shy, lonely girl. ' Oh, thank you so muchl Which is the way out ?' ' Come this tway,' and he led her through a side doo...
BUNGENDORE [Newspaper Article] — The Age — 2 August 1904
BUNGENDORE THa annual meeting of thbe School of Arts was held on the 26th inst., when the follow. ing ofcese. were elected for the ensuing year:-President, Mr. Abernethy; vice president, Mr. J. S. Welch; treasurer, Mr. Crowe; secretary Mr. J. Leage ;committee, Messrs. Hanford, Daniel, A rndell, McAlister, and Mande; Messrs. Leahy and Falconer were appointed auditors. The balance sheet shows a credit of £22 16/1, which is con sidered very satiefactory. Splendid rains have fallen, and crops are growing well. A mageificent: and early spring is ainticipated, ., BYWONG'• (From Our Correspondent). M1NING.-There is steady progress being made in this industry on this field. A small crushing plant has been erected and is now working at Seymour's Doughboy Hill claim, and giving satisfactory results. Shephard's claim is looking well and good returns are being obtained. The reef is widening and is showing free gold throughout the whole width. Mr. Wakefield is workirg the old Robbins-Cartwaight ...
OLD AGE PENSION ACT. TO THE EDITOR. [Newspaper Article] — The Age — 2 August 1904
OLD AGE PENSION ACT. TO THE EDITOR. 81n,-I had, not.initnded to hyve written more upon the above, but as Mr. Jas Pike is attempting to mislead and throw dust in the eyes of the public, I must ask you for spaoe-to~eply to his letter. H.e states that I have left no room to doubt my hostility to the Aer. I certainly am very far from hose tile to the Act, but am very hostile to the admi.isttra ion of the Act in the Sydney head office, and if, as Mr. Pike would wish as to understand that his services have been so necessary to obtain information required by the Act, then I am very hostile to his views, or the information he has supplied, and would recommend the authorities to look up. someone else. He asks " What will be the fate of the Act if the Reform party come into power ?" Well this Act is in reality practically then as'I stated before; aundi as Mr. Pike says they come into power - and they are coming into power- they will see that the administration of the Act ii more liberally car...
Garden and Field Calendar for August, 1904. [Newspaper Article] — The Age — 2 August 1904
Garden and Field Calendar for August, 1904. (Bbl A Lansdowlne, Seedrsnan, Goldburin.) Tim season is now advancing,, and growth will start in many orops and plants, and large areas of many seeds can" be sown. Let all land be well and deeply worked and well iantiured. Many of the patent mannres well repay the outlay. It is no use trying to grow crops without feeding them. Sow in drills to allow of surface cultivation in dry weather, and do not try to plant larger crops than can be attended to. The weather will be changeable and severe at times; rough winds, frosts, snow, and rain, warmer at times, and some thunder weather likely, should westerly or tropical disturbances be met by sea winds. Some further heavy downpours, especially in central and coastal districts are likely. Prospects are still for a wet spring. KITCxEN GARDEN.--So peas, broad beans, onions, carrots, beet, leeks, radish, lettuce, cabbage, parsnips, cress early potatoes, herbs, rhubarb, asparagus-seed or roots, spinach...
Advertising [Newspaper Article] — The Age — 2 August 1904
ELECTORS OF QUOIJANBEYAN Study Your Own Interests AND VOTE FOR THE DEMOORATIG CANDIDATE .t Blackall. SLADIES PLEASE DO NOT FORGET TO RECORD YOUR VOTES. MOTHER SEIGEL'S SYRUP AIDS DICESTION-CURES INDIGESTION. Relish for food and power to digest it are essential to sound health, foir only by the digestion and assimilation of food can lost or worn-out bodtly tissue be replaced and life sustained. When digestion fails, as in dyspepsia or indigestion, both body and brain are starved, the patient becomncs languid and weak, incapable of active, vigorous effort, or clear sustained thloulght. Headaches, loss of appetite, pains after eating, fulness at the chest, palptation, anamia and sleeplessness are but a few of the many disorders wluch hate their origin in imperfect digestion and nutrition. Thirty drops of Motltcr Seigel's Syrup, taken daily after meals, makes foodnourrts you. It gives tone and vitality to the stomach, liver and intestines, thus ensuring the thorough digestion and assimi...
IMPORTANT TO INTENDING VOTERS. [Newspaper Article] — The Age — 2 August 1904
IMPORTANT TO INIENDING VOTERS. THE Returning Officer has drawn our at tention to the operations of Section 22 of the Parliamentary Elections (amendment) Act No. 1 of 1904 which defines the quali fications of electors to vote. Sub-section 3 of that Section reads as follows :-" An elector who has changed his or her residence from the district electorate for which he or she is enrolled to another district electorate shall not on that account be debarred from voting at an Election for the 'district for which he or she is enrolled until a period of one month has elapsed from such change of residence." It is clear from this that persons so situated, that is, who have been residing out of an electorate for one month, cannot vcte in such district for which they hold electors' rights and in which they are en rolled. They are simply disqualified by their own negligence to obtain transferred rights or enrollment on the rolls of the electorate within which they now reside. This applies also to ...
Hints to Electors. [Newspaper Article] — The Age — 2 August 1904
Hints to Eleootors. Wri~n voting on Saturday next strike out the name of the owndidate for whom you do not whisi to vote, leaving on the..ballot paper only the name of the candidate you wish to see returned. Beyond striking out the name of the candi date you do not wish to see returned, do not make any mark whatever on the ballot paper. You must leave one n .meoaly standing. If you leave more your vote will be informal and will be wasted. At the Federal elections in December voters placed a oross opposite the name of the can-. didate for whom they wished to reoord: their votes. This must not be done on Saturday, as the methods5 differ in the manner ex. plained.
HOLMAN v. BARNES. [Newspaper Article] — The Age — 2 August 1904
,HQLMA.N v. BAlNES. Ttus the' Mirrrumbu rah 8ignal,: - The Cootamundra fight is booming along merrily. The brilliant Holman, who is regarded as a certainty by his strong following has been well received in all parts of the electorate; but he is opposed by a man whose name has for many ydars been respected in that dis trict, and who will have the snpport of all Mr. Fitzpatrick's old friends who were' always able to equal, the labour vote ip the Junee end. Strong. man as he is, the old, favonrite.will iun Holman close, for there is nq name more resp?cted inCootamundra than that of John Barnes; and there are still many people who' don't like to swop horses whilst crossing the, stream. .Information to hand leads nus to believe that there may be a sur Prise in store for the Holmanites.
MR. J. G. GRIFFIN In Queanbeyan. SPEAKS FOR THE REFORM CANDIDATE. A PACKED AUDIENCE AND AN ATTENTIVE HEARING. [Newspaper Article] — The Age — 2 August 1904
MR. .J. G. GRIFFIN In Queanbeyan. -1- SPEAKS FOR THE REFORM CANDIDATE. A PACKED AUDIENCE AND AN AT TENTIVE REARING. Mn. J. G. G. RIFrS, an alderman in the City Council, and a memb'r of the Metropolitan Water and Sewerage Board paid Qaean beyan a visit yesterday and addressed a crowded house last night in the Protestant Hall in support of the candidature of Mr. Millard. There was not seating room for all present and several were obliged to stand both at the back of the hall and on the gallery. The speaker has a fairly glib tongue and with a eloquent strain of oratory and a thorough grasp of his subject held the audience literally in the palm of his hand during the hour and a half hliicth he spoke. The Mayor occupied the chair, and after a few preliminary remarks Mr. ,Griffin rose amidst applause. His primaly remark was that he noticed that a very great percentage of the audience was composed of women, to whom he always ardently and strenuously advocated the ex tension of, the franchi...
THE LABOR PARTY AND WAGES. [Newspaper Article] — The Age — 2 August 1904
THE LABOR PARTY AND WAGES. SPEAKING at Sacs Soaci on Wednesday evening Mr. Carruthers said that the labour party's policy was to scratch on the surface skin-deep remedies, not knowing what was at' the bottom of the industry or social problem, and of course its remedies could not solve it. The labour patty had stated that one of its achievements had been to better the condition of the working classes. He denied that, and for proof one had only to look at the condition of the country to day and compare it with the ptoeperity exist ing 13 years ago, whenuthe labour party first entered Parliament. He quoted late official figures to show that females were dis plecing men in factories and workshops,'and accepting much lower wages, .ar.ioomany women were being forced' to entxe.into com petition with meb. Far better would it be if thes' women had husbands working for them while they -attonded'to domestic duties. (Applause). The reason for that stateio! things was because it was becoming mor...
Baby's Sensitive Skin. ZAM-BUK SOOTHES AND HEALS. [Newspaper Article] — The Age — 2 August 1904
Baby's Senrlitive Skin. ZAM-BUK SOOTHES AND HEALS. A IAITY'S soft, delicate skin often becomes very sensitive, burning, irritated and inflam ed, as shown by the chafing, eruptions, sore ness and itching. This condition causes not only agony to the little one, but brings on a lot of worry and annoyance for its mother and nurse. Powder and puff will not more than temporarily allay the pain; and as a consequence, when this resort is adopted, the itching condlition is aggravated, and all the more difficult to control. Zim-Buk, being so pure .and wholesome, and containing only the finest juices and balsams, is the most satisfactory preparation that can be recom mended for res'oring th3 young skin to a healthy condition. Evidence that this is so will be found in the statement of Mr. Gra ham Weatherley, scenic artist, Leiohhardt, Sydney. This gentleman writes :-" My wife has derived great benefit from your Zam puk Balm in cases of chapped hands and face, and has proved' it invaluable in th...
Fox Drive. [Newspaper Article] — The Age — 2 August 1904
Fox Drive.. -0 A sooEsssFUL fox drive, organised by Mr, W. J. Darmody; of Ml'jura, was attended by some 21 shooters and 14 drivers last S Ltur day, when a full day's hunting was held. One fox was shot by Mr: John Ryan, Jnr., and two more seen. Several wallabies were also shbot -"In the hfternoon the party were entertained at an appetising luncheon, pro vided by the- hospitable Mrs J3..;Darmxdy. and in all a good 'time was -spent. Tihe hunters spent most of the day in "The Pines." Great southern Common wealth. IGreat Britain's pride Great nations pause to mark thy onward stride; Great settlement thy wal lig lanIs demand, Great commerce soon will follow and expand; Great men to great occasion must arise, Great impetus attend great enterprise ; Great aire should rule when colds assail the chest WO3Ds' GasiT PrPPER?aMIT OcRwawill do the rest. A body, believed to be from the ill-fated Nemesis, was seen in t}e breakers at Oro nulla Beach, but owing to the heavy sea running it could not be...
Advertising [Newspaper Article] — The Age — 2 August 1904
When You go Fishing TAKE A "iAAVELOCK" TO. G WITH YOU. If you fall overboard, it won't mantter, you can get ant.th r, for they oily cc =t 3/11t. They -re per.ctly re liable lit:le Titmekcelpers, and are just tlhe very thnmg for hbo-s' 'r school; for lrcsr-nes.(or. the,-irls' irt:hdays, for you when going for a h..liday, and don't want to wear a. t gold watch-FO E VERYBODv-for everybody likes to L.ave the corrcct time, whether he has anything to do or not. W? e desire you to understand that th, se Watches are not . toys-they are real honest little W?thcs thi;t wI el kee" good time and give you every s!itis'heaion. Over Ico,oco.. -Ask your Tobacconist or Local Stcrc keepcr fcr :lc--he keeps them; if you have ally difm'ulty, send to ut:, an:d Sadd 2d. for postage, making 4/1 in ail, and we will see that a " HAVELOCK" Watch is forwarded to you. S RONHEI?I1ER Limitod, SYDNEY. BOOMERANG BRANDY. THE LONDON TIMES.-" A SOUND, HONEST BRANDY." THE LANCET.-" OF A FRAGRANCE, PURITY AND QUALITY S...