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NEWS AND NOTES. [Newspaper Article] — Queanbeyan Age and Queanbeyan Observer — 30 April 1915
NEWS AND NOTES. Bicycle racing is being revived in a number of country towns. The recent R. C. bazaar at Braid wood realised ,£580o. * * ** * The weather of late has been de lightful, but another fall of rain would be very acceptable. Sittings of the Local Land Board. were held yesterday and to-day. We will give the results next issue. * * * * Miss Robinson has resigned the position of matron at the local hos pital. TheAinslie Cricket club are holding a smoke social in the Gininderra Farmers' Union Hall to-night. * * * * The Rev. M. Hogan will hold Mass at Sutton at 9.30 on Tuesday, May 4. " Brewery shares were weaker," says a Sydney report.' The shadow of six o'clock closing? Black magpies have been declared noxious by the MacquarieP.P. Board, and the bonus fixed at Ird, each. The Mayor has received a book of tickets for disposal of a motor car presented by Mr. and Mrs. A. P. Stewart for the Belgian Food Fund. * * is . * The man who is made to suffer for the sins of others may be c...
Advertising [Newspaper Article] — Queanbeyan Age and Queanbeyan Observer — 30 April 1915
a . ... .;. WIll eiL " We have just opened up our newly arrived stock of Everything that Styles of the moment are to be found in this consignment that will meet all requirements. We want you to come and inspect them as soon as you can, we are confident you will be impressed both with Style, Quality and Value. Among them are Men's All-Wool Scotch Tweed Overcoats In the latest D.B. Shapes; large roomy Skirts and deep Collar. 'Those are magnificent value. To fully appreciate it you must see them. There is a range of Men's S;B, Chesterfield Overcoats with new Raglan Shoulders. These Coats are very smart for Town wear. ; No better value anywhere Endless Variety of Fashionable Boys' Coats in all the Latest Styles. All Low Priced. You ought to lose no time securing one of these Coats. HILL SON& Cheapside, QUEANBEYAN. Are You on the Land?. S Do you grow Wool, raise Fat Stock, or have you any ides, Skins or Tallow? If you are interested in any of the products mentioned it will pay yo...
Advertising [Newspaper Article] — Queanbeyan Age and Queanbeyan Observer — 30 April 1915
Anthony Horderns' ? a Winter Fashion Portfolio Faithfully presnte : every phase f- the prevailing modeU. It hring all that is .new. in;the ,world of ddre. 7dlthjn fthe ~ieach'of ever?,pp.. Wiite to-day., for a copy, posted free on sequest - it. will in terestt you. r Anthony 1Hordern and Sons, Ltd. OI?s.Unieral Prodder, " New Palace Emposrim.n, Brickfield Hill, Sydney Always on hand, ,pR- . MAIZE (Cracked and Whole) OATS, WHEAT, RYE, etc. FLOUR, BRAN & POLLARD POTATOES, ETC. . All Produce Bou~ht and Sold for Cash. Highest Cash Price given for all kinds of Produce, Skins and Wool. Agent for The Royal Insurance Co. Telephone-Store No. 27, House No. 2 JOHN KNOX, PRODUCE. STORES,: Opp. Solomon',. Monaro-st:, Queanbeyan.. THURSTON '& GIBBS, General 'Blacksmiths and Wheelwrights, MONARO BTREET, QUEANBEYAN. Sulkies Built to order;, Reason able Prices. Axles always on hand.. Shooeing by Expert Tradesmen. Repairs to all classes of farm implements. GIBBS BROS. ,WHOLESALE 'AND,...
THE Queanbeyan Age, FRIDAY, APRIL 30, 1915. CURRENT TOPICS. MUNITIONS OF WAR. [Newspaper Article] — Queanbeyan Age and Queanbeyan Observer — 30 April 1915
FRIDAYi APRIL 30~ 1915. CURRENT.. TOPICS. .MUNITIONS OF WAR. The morc detailed izrform'tidn re cently published emphasises the ne ccssity of maintaining the most strenuous efforts to keep up the sup ply of the munitions of war. The men who 'ar'e vorking in Ithe factories are playing as vital a part in the stupendous contest 'as 'the men at the front,, for, the army in' the field, without adeqtiate ainmiinition, would be alnist':powerless.' :* . . * * CALCULATED COST. In these modern tim'es; even war fare is largely a nmatter of calcula tion. Just as another engineer care fully figures' out the quantity of ex plosives that will be. required to move a given mkss of rock, so the Generals reckon how many cart ridges, anid how" many "shells, will be needed to obtain an advantage over ani army of given strength. It is fearfully costly work. Some of the big guns literally "blow away"' over a thousand pounds .sterling every time they are fired [ Only a "small proportion--despite' the, adage...
NEWS AND NOTES. [Newspaper Article] — Queanbeyan Age and Queanbeyan Observer — 30 April 1915
NEWS AND 'NOTES.. At the pre-ent moment the State is suffering from a famine in bran, pollard, and chick-wheat. Many small poultry farmers, unable to se cure sufficient feed, have been ob= liged to sell their stock. - . lgading Susses-street merchant -on Monday said the position of the poultry in dustry was daily becoming more precarious. * * * * Betting-on the duration of the war has now-become a recognised busi ness (says the London Mail), and quite a number of city men and others are now making a " hook"' on the subject. The followitig are the latest official prices :-That tl-e war will end before May 1, 19r5-3 to I against; June I, 915--2 to I against: September r, 1915-evens ; December I, 1915-3 to Ion; March z, Igr6-ro to I tn. That Germany will take Paris - 25 to I against; take Warsaw-evens. * * * * On Tuesday morning three men employed on the duplication works at North Goulburn were engaged in piling up a number of' steel rails alongside the line, and while carrying a lengt...
Original Correspondence. THE FEDERAL TERRITORY. (To the Editor). [Newspaper Article] — Queanbeyan Age and Queanbeyan Observer — 30 April 1915
Original Correspondeice; THE?tFEtERhMr1 YRRITORY. (To the, Editor. ' Sir,-Under- the headingi;Weetan gar,;- in your.issue of ..the.27th in stant there appears: some most mis leading :stuitements atfent the above. Evidently the writer is under the in fluence ol some bitter .hostility to the Government' for the'.acquiring of the neceasary: larids for - Federal Capital:;purposesi, or, ?o :be charit able, let. us say. he has been wrong ly inforniied. ,Withott going'into .the -many peculiar statementsLmade seri atum, .wif' will- takethe -writer's as sertion, .viz., ."The. farming industry too, in the` area, -is practically kil led." 'Now, what-are- the- acts. The farming in- the- Capital territory has for many years been confined chiefly to the recent' areias acqiuired by the Commonwealth". On this area the following.-andoivners are cultivating extensively, 'and.intend to cultivate wherever possible, viz, ,Messrs. John Ryan '(Tea Gardens), .: Butt, Ryan, and others on; the -share isystem...
"GOOD AND WONDERFULLY CHEAP." [Newspaper Article] — Queanbeyan Age and Queanbeyan Observer — 30 April 1915
: "GOOD 'AND WONDERFULLY " CHEAP." "I can recommend' the- .icmixture so easily made 'from Hean's Essenice to anyone as a sure remedy for coughs and colds. It is pleasant to take and wonderfully cheap."--J. .Winch!ester, Wallerawang, N.S. W. When you are tired of- buying little bottles of cough . mixture " that': last, no time;, try Hean's .Essence as ;?r. .Wijnchester did. Take a bottle home and add .sweetning and - water. '.You will find simple directions on label. Tle 'big bottle it, will make will astonish :'you. :You :will then. have I'2/c worth of best possibles cough "remedy for 2/-,. only. .; Its pleasant taste :and, its cough, cold and sore throat'curative 'properties will both surprise and please you. You will find the first dose give relief. It promptly clears the nasal'passages, loosens Sphleg, ranid eases throat irritation and stuffed bronchial tubes. When'the t throat 'is .sore, ninflaiied 'or swollen use freely -as a' garhgle. . " As Mean's Essence contains. no poison ...
Foul Breath [Newspaper Article] — Queanbeyan Age and Queanbeyan Observer — 30 April 1915
Poui B- ea T?c old say:i= that "-i~t':.: " le.ds cn."n:mn: nt" . was n r more aptly to :h- pbint than .whtu applied to. thoea pc p;le w'wo:-n brca'h is-laden with evil-smel;ing and offensive odzurs. MIany perc ?t a~pear mcst sttractivi at a d;is tance. but produce a feelicg of pity and disgust v hen c'ose to, because - of the condition ef their breath. For instance .it makes little difference how beautiful a vwoman may Le~, or how charm'ng her manner. if. her breath is fcul; her ,bar'n is gone, and she is at a diradvantage whenever tEh co-es in ccn act with othen people. Foul breath in wo man arouses in mvn a feeling of re pugnance and a desire to get out of thotcompany of such a woman as quickly as passiblo, and even women will avoid her. -It is, therefore, im portant for every woman who val ues her personal attractions to take such care of herself that this un pleasant and unnecessary complaint is avoided or correated. Men, wom en, and children who are troubled with this complaint...
JOHN RUSKIN ON CEILINGS. [Newspaper Article] — Queanbeyan Age and Queanbeyan Observer — 30 April 1915
JOHN' RUSKIN ON CEI LN-it. John Ruskin, .in .his .book,- "The Stones of Venice,;'.: says;-"On. the Whole, flat ceiings are. as much to .be avoidedi a' possible,-and,'; when necessary, perhaps a -panelld- orna mentation, with rich colored patterns is the most satisfying, and loses least -of valuable labor." At the time.which he wrote, that was all very well 'or cathedrals, castles, and"other -'difices on which fortunes- could be spent,. But to .get the same ceiling eflect in the ordinary home-no matter how much atipredated-was a, pract:cal imnpos sibility.'., :The. materials. in which the classdc ,designirs of the ,stime could ~iork were very limited, and it was inot till th& advent of the ,'.Wun derliclk" Metal Ceilihg' that the fuun damentals- of' true art could be ap plied to iliterior finishing. Now it is' withinthe pale of any nman's urse. to have .the kind ;of, home ,which gives 'the truest saitistaition. Thour sands of beautiful, artistic and thor oughly. utilitarian d...
Land Resumption Claim. [Newspaper Article] — Queanbeyan Age and Queanbeyan Observer — 4 May 1915
Land Resumption Claim. Sitting: in the original jurisdiciion of the High Court his Honor, Mr. Justice Rich concluded the hearing of the' application by the Minister for : Home Affairs to fix the amount of compensation for land acquired by resumption for. :,Federat Territory purposes. The matter in dispute was a claim by David Perrot, of Uriarra, Queanbeya. .'The department re sunied 64t / acres of claimant's land. A dispute arose of the amount of compensation payable, the depart merit offering 4,870o dd for the land and improvements, whilst the owner claithed nearly twice'as much. De liviering .judgmtent, his Honor said .tlhat basinj; his finding of the'expert evidence .called he determined the. compeusation at £950, from which there is to be deducted ,257 due to the Crowii 'on the land, making the nett amouit of. compensation £693. No orderw'as nlade as to costs.
BUNGENDORE NEWS. [Newspaper Article] — Queanbeyan Age and Queanbeyan Observer — 4 May 1915
SBUNGENDORE NEWS. Miss C. Donnelly, eldest daughter of the late Mr. P: J. B..Donnelly. and Mrs' Donnelly, of " Douglas," Lake George, has been accepted as a nurse for the seat of war, and will be leav ing. Australia in a few weeks' time. three of her brothers are now serving and hairejtist left Egypt for England. Their mother, Mrs. Donnelly is justly proud of the fact that: she has three stalwart Australian sons and a daugh-. ter serving King and Country. These fine young fellows and their brave sister, are nephews and niece of Mr. Gerald Massy of Gundaroo. The many friends of Mrs. J. F. Dignam will be ppleased to hear that she is at present on a visit to her iattive town and is looking remarkably well ?and youthftl. Mrs Dignam is accompanied by-her daughter Miss 'Irene.Diguam. "Several trainloads, of sheluep con tinue to pass through daily from the Modiaro district, where they have been depastnriug during the dry summer months. It is expected that ,this busy: traffic will :continue...
Garden and Field Calendar for April, 1915. [Newspaper Article] — Queanbeyan Age and Queanbeyan Observer — 4 May 1915
Farden and Fiold Calendar for April, 1915. By A. Lansdowne, Seelasman, Goulbur? March has been a trying month for growers. No rain for six weeks, windy and abnormnally Hot:. Mon soonal rains promised several times, but' were drtveniof_'1 high'press sures. The a?n;', ough lft' in the mionthi will cause rapid growth, and enable winter fodder crops to be sown. Well work the soil and give plenty of fertilisers to stinu; late growth. Lucerne, grass seeds, rape, barley, etc., should be sown at once. Every available inch of soil should be croppedh.all will. be needed. Broken weather, with heavy rains and 'flood fallsj still promise, and much sea-breeze.,, Some rough turns and. some early. frosts are likely. More thunder' weather. Kitchen Garden.-Sow: onion seed of pll kinds, tree and. potato onions, of all kinds, free and potato onioons, eschalots, turnips,. cabbage of sorta, broad ..beans,. herbs,, lettuce, .radish, SField.-Sow onions, rape, lucerne, all grass seeds, rye, cape and skinles...
Sutton. [Newspaper Article] — Queanbeyan Age and Queanbeyan Observer — 4 May 1915
Sutton. The good rainfall awhile bacc caused a great stir in agriculture. In the cultivation paddocks it was Bally, Poppet, etc., with variations and extras from morning till night. But the present dry spell has set the ground ah'c I am afraid plough ing will have to .be' suspended till another break occurs. News of the death of Mr. Robert Browne was received here with sin cere regret, as in this village so close to where he was reared "Bob" was held in great esteem, and many will :long remember him as a true friend and a gooa pal.. Much sympathy is felt for the bereaved family of whom Bob was the eldest. After successfully passing her ex am'ination Miss Murphy has. depart ea for Hereford House for. the next course of study. "Mollie" is a gen. eral favorite and takes with her the good wishes of all for success in life's carrer. The Tennis Club will miss'-her greatly. -The local football club has again been formed, quite as many joined as last season., Mr. J. Cartwyright was elected ...
Police Officers' Smart Work. [Newspaper Article] — Queanbeyan Age and Queanbeyan Observer — 4 May 1915
Police Officers'. Smart Work. Mounnted-constable Brown, who all day on Sunday was engaged at Roy alla ilalki ng investigations into the origin of a fire which destroyed some sheds and a stack of hay, returoe to, Queanbeyan late :in the eveniog. He was at once commissioned to go after a young man who had taken a bicycle" from the. local post-office. Leaviiig Queanbeyan at 9 o'clockthe constable proceeded to Bungendore, and thenee along the Goulburn road, and at midnight came upon the wan' ted man. Itt. was. undoubtedly a smart piece of work.for which hel entitled to every praise. Bic iibby Hitchnn was ecrubbin' her kitchen While Johanna was cleanin' the knolvfs, WVhin Maria Maguiro spilt fat in the fire, They all had to skip for their loires. Though 'twas warum While the cottage w?i Shlazlu'n. ' 'Pill the roof lay on top of the flurs, Widouteblanikte orbod thoy's have freeze in the shed, But for Woods' Great Peppormina Corel
Homebush Sales. [Newspaper Article] — Queanbeyan Age and Queanbeyan Observer — 4 May 1915
Homebush Sales. John Bridge & Co. Ltd. report: Fair ,supplies of sheep were yarded during the past week, really prime quality being again scarce. Compe tjion for: thd better class was: most spiritea and values -well up to the best 'of the' previous week's high rates. Sheep 'of indifferent. quality were' forward, in large numbers,-ana in~ consequence" values showed a slight decline; Lambs, if of good 'quality and good.-weight, are' sell tnig. especially "well prospects are most encouraging. The, supply of cattle 'was welt Wvithin requirements, and values for *prime sorts .well up to the best of late high rates; other descriptions also.,.sold extremely well.
THE DAIRYING INDUSTRY VOUCHES FOR THE "ALFA-LAVAL SEPARATORS. [Newspaper Article] — Queanbeyan Age and Queanbeyan Observer — 4 May 1915
THE DAIRYING INDUSTRY VOUCHES FOR THt "ALFA-LAVAL SEPARATORS. The dictionary definition of the word "vouch" is "to bear witness and testify to the truth of a state ment or fact." This being so, it would be very difficult to imagine a better definition of the word "Vouch" than to say that the great dairying industry everywhere vouches most unanimously and en thusiastically for the "Alfa-Laval" Cream Separator. That such is true is evident to the mosf casual ob server. People who have no connec tion with the dairying industry are necessarily familia'r with the "Alta Laval" Separators as they are to 'be met with everywvhere, especially on wharves and railway stations travel ling to their destinations. 1 If a dairyman is asked what make of separator he is using the chances are twenty to one that he will say "Alfa-Laval"; an odd person here ana there who says he is using some other make, will probably say so in an apologetic manner, conveying the impression that he knows he has made a mi...
A BIG BLAZE. AT HAYES & RUSSELL'S, LTD. A SPLENDID SAVE. [Newspaper Article] — Queanbeyan Age and Queanbeyan Observer — 4 May 1915
A BIG BLAZE. AT HATES & RUSSELL'S, LTD. A SPLENDID SAVE. The clanging of the fire alarm bell at about 8 o'clock on Saturday night was a public notification of an out break of fitr which had just before been discovered at the extensive si ness premises of Mes.rs. Ha eli & Russell, Ltd., in Monaro Street and instantly there was a general rush of willing hands- and sightseers to the locality. The fire had evidently started in an ancient brick building closely hugging the rear of the fine newshopsonly comparatively recently erected by the enterprising firm men tioned. It originally consisted of two brick cottages under one roof, and for many years in bygone days these were tenanted by private residents. The block on which these tenements stood was in the course of time pur chased by the late Mr. John Bull,J P., one of Qneanbeyan's early Mayors; who erected the two-storeyed building now forming part of Hayes and Rus sell's, and carried on a general store therein, which bu...
NEWS AND NOTES. [Newspaper Article] — Queanbeyan Age and Queanbeyan Observer — 4 May 1915
NEWS AND NOTES. i Excitement ran high on Saturday night as a result of the fire. Our firemen are to be congratula ted on the excellent work they per formed. Business was stagnated and m-ny were on " The Cold Water Waggon." * * * * Volunteers did excellent work in cluding some of the clergy. *. * * * Some women, children, and even men became alarmed at the silly re port that the magazine would ex plode and scattered in every direc tion. * * * * The large underground tank oppo site the Court House was the main water supply and proved a great stand by. * .* *. * Senseless idiots -who, after being cautioned, recklessly drove over the .,hose, wanted promptly bringing to their bearings. * *. * * How about another. move being made for a water supply for Quean beyan? Our Civic fathers should again stir in the matter. Cooma Rifle Club is having a big prize meetiig on the 7th June. * * ; Proceeds of Etichre Party and So cial to be devoted to Base Hospital for our soldiers. * * * * Dr. Cowlish...
Bungendore Man Wounded. [Newspaper Article] — Queanbeyan Age and Queanbeyan Observer — 4 May 1915
Buungoidore Man Wounded. Lieutenant A. I-H. Chanipion, se ver ly wounded in the leg in the fighting at the Dardanelles,. is an old student of King's School, Parramatta of which his father, the Rev. A: ,H. Champion, now rector of Bungendore, was formerly head master. He is 29 years, of age, anud at the tine of en listing Was in' the service of the Col-: onial ?Stigar. Refining Coimpany at Sydney.. Don't forget Red Cross Etichre Par ty and Social;. Tuesday, May fith. A fire at Royalla on Saturday night destroyed some out-buildings and a stack of hay' the property of Mr. A. Blewitt, ,whose loss is estimated' to be £70. Wirth's big circus: elephant. "Toby" died last;week. It was So years old, and 'was valued at £xooo.. A big loss to Wirth Bros. Woods' Great Peppermint Cure. For Coughs and Colds never fails, is Gd